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Entries in Sensors (5)

Thursday
Jul242014

The Seatbelt That Can Help You Stay Awake

9 times out of 10, when you get behind the wheel of your car, you’re going one of two places. You’re either dragging yourself to work, still half asleep even though you woke up like an hour ago, or you’re hightailing back home, and the adrenaline of getting to leave for the day is already dwindling. You’re radio is blasting, you’ve got the AC pumping, but you still find yourself drifting.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

CANYON ADVENTURE: THE BEST KINECT VIDEO GAME YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

What’s the first thing that pops into your head when we say “Kinect?” Rehabilitation for stroke victims suffering from hemiparesis, right? Yeah, us too. That’s exactly what we think of now that we know all about a Kinect-based therapy developed by researchers from Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center.

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Thursday
Oct172013

MERMAIDS MAY SOON BE ABLE TO TWEET

It’s a common misconception that mermaids are happy without the Internet; that they’re perfectly content to just swim around and not Instagram pictures of cool looking coral or tweet about how annoying jellyfish are. But in reality, mermaids don’t exist. So we’re a little confused why a team of researchers at the University of Buffalo want to provide underwater Wi-Fi connections. Did they miss the no-mermaid memo or is this “underwater network architecture” meant for us two-legged landlubbers?

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Thursday
Oct172013

In Just the Blink of an Eye

Have you ever considered the fact that we love technology so much that we’re willing to wear it on our body? And we’re not just talking Smartphones, which you could leave at home once you remove your iron-like grip. No, we’re talking smartwatches and Google Glass. We want to be so connected, we’re willing to slap on weird looking glasses that make us look crazy, just to have technology with us 24/7.

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Thursday
Apr052012

Time to Fire Your Tennis Coach

French tennis gear company Babolat thinks you should be able to replace your tennis coach, real or virtual, with its new high-tech racket.

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