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Video: Your skin becomes the touchscreen for this futuristic projector smartwatch

By April Gocha / May 9, 2018

Researchers and engineers at Carnegie Mellon University and ASU Tech Co. Ltd. in China have a solution that thinks outside the box—a smartwatch that has a built-in projector that instead turns your skin into the touchscreen.

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Silver nanowires and graphene offer touchscreen alternative to indium tin oxide, could build less breakable screens

By April Gocha / November 3, 2017

Researchers at the University of Sussex have developed a new touchscreen material from graphene and silver nanowires that offers several improvements over the industry standard, indium tin oxide, and could enable smartphone screens that aren’t composed entirely of glass.

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Video: It’s Electrick—Conductive sensing technique turns any surface into an interactive touchpad

By April Gocha / May 17, 2017

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.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 13, 2016

A nanoporous material that breathes, chocolates inspire thin shell designs, and other materials stories that may be of interest for April 13, 2016.

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Gorilla Glass is getting an upgrade, and so is your smartphone—to genius status

By April Gocha / July 1, 2014

Scientists at Corning Inc. and Polytechnique Montreal in Canada have debuted a new technology that will undoubtedly put see-through sensors right into the glass of your soon-to-be-smarter smartphone.

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