Virtual Reality Gets Even More Real

October 23, 2023 0

Researchers from Westlake University have created a new haptic device that could increase the fidelity and realism of virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) environments. The haptic device was inspired by origami, the art of paper-folding. Read More

Robots With Balancing Capabilities?

September 21, 2023 0

Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute (RI) has designed a system that enables a quadruped robot to nimbly walk a narrow balance beam. “This experiment was huge,” said Zachary Manchester, head of the Robotic Exploration Lab. Read More

We Can Now See The World Through A Camera’s Lens

September 14, 2023 0

Researchers from MIT and Rice University have discovered new computer vision technology that utilizes reflections to image the world. Their method uses reflections to turn glossy objects into “cameras,” enabling a user to see the Read More

OrigaMechs, The Fully Foldable Robot

August 28, 2023 0

A multidisciplinary team led by researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have been working on a new fabrication technique for fully foldable robots that can perform a variety of complex tasks without relying Read More

New Camera Reads Volcano’s SO2 Emissions

August 16, 2023 0

Researchers at the University of Sheffield in England have developed an inexpensive and low-power camera for the long-term measuring of sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from volcanoes. Monitoring volcanic gas emissions is critical as they can Read More

Sensors Help Prevent Food Waste

August 11, 2023 0

Researchers at Koç University in Turkey have created a “real-time” food spoilage alert sensor. Studies have shown that an estimated 240 million tons of meat is discarded globally each year, with much of this waste Read More

Germany Automates Making Soft Sensors

August 10, 2023 0

The Munich Institute of Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed an automatic process for making soft sensors. These sensors function as universal measurement cells and can be Read More

Researchers Develop Anti-counterfeiting QR Codes

August 9, 2023 0

Researchers from Nagoya University’s Graduate School of Engineering have developed a method to create anti-counterfeiting QR codes using micrometer-sized spherical cholesteric liquid crystals (CLCs).  The team developed a method for processing CLCs into micrometer-sized spherical Read More

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