Monday, May 2, 2011
Researchers develop low-cost stroke rehabilitation glove: "When the use of a hand is lost due to a stroke, it's important to get that paralyzed hand moving again – this allows the brain and the body to 'relearn' how to use it."
Posted by steve at 12:38 PM
Caterpillars and the next generation of rolling robots: "The millions of years of natural selection that lies behind the immense biodiversity found on our planet is fertile ground for keeping robotics research rolling ... in this case, literally."
Posted by steve at 12:37 PM
WVIL concept: Digital SLR meets mobile phone, with an ingenious twist: "By throwing a whole lot of camera wants into a pot, Seattle design house the Artefact Group has come up with a groundbreaking concept that combines all the connected usefulness of a smartphone with the interchangeable lens capabilities of a digital SLR."
The 30 hp Aquawatt - the world's most powerful electric outboard motor: "Champions of clean emission boating will be thrilled to know that rapid progress is being made in the field and much larger boats can now be powered by electric motors than ever before."
Sharp piles 156 LCDs into multi-screen theme park attraction: "A new immersive video experience is about to open in Japan that offers visitors the chance to be almost completely surrounded by a huge multi-screen display system while an underwater love story unfolds before them. Sharp has provided the 156 LCD monitors and transmission system for the 5D Miracle Tour's walk-in adventure that's said to offer customers a virtually seamless 200 to 300-inch video experience in front, above and below, and at either side of them."
Posted by steve at 12:35 PM