May 17th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have devised a technique called Electrick that uses electric field tomography to turn virtually any surface—including toys, guitars, entire walls, tables, steering wheels, and even Jello—into an interactive touchpad.
February 15th, 2017 | by April Gocha, PhD
A team at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, and Dow Electronic Materials has developed two-way LEDs that can both emit and harvest light—and may enable next-gen, smart touchless displays.
November 9th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Graphene cracks glass corrosion, spacecraft nuclear batteries get a boost from new materials, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 9, 2016.
May 13th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Integrated Roadways (Kansas City, Mo.) is a company with big plans for an uber-connected world—the company is pioneering its namesake to build a world literally and figuratively connected by a mobile Internet of Things.
February 22nd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
An international team of researchers have grown carbon films that allow microchips and power sources to be combined into one, opening the door to integrated power and smaller electronic devices.
November 13th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
What if the key to "smarter" technology literally lies within us? Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research are developing smartwatch technology that uses the human body's electrical connectivity to automatically recognize what objects users are touching and launch specific contextual applications to help support the task at hand.
September 18th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Glass recycling forum, new fingerprint sensors for under glass and ceramics, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 18, 2015.
June 25th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Other materials stories that may be of interest for June 25, 2014.