Entries for December 2012

NFC-enabled Coffee Mugs
Happy holidays to all the readers, contributors and supporters of all kinds from the editors of the ...
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Light from Gravity Power. Simple Energy for the Developing Countries
The GravityLight is a portable eco-friendly light source. It uses a bag of weight, which when releas...
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IBM Lights up IEDM
CMOS integrated nano-photonics -- coming soon?
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Medical Sensor Shield for Arduino and Raspberry Pi
Ever wanted to build a wearable wireless sensor but didn’t know where to start? A new sensor p...
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Portable Sensor Measures “Sleep Personality”

Ever wake up grumpy after a bad night’s sleep?  There is a correlation between the qualit... More >>
TWINE makes the Internet of Things Simple to Use
What is the Internet of Things? Is it a technology that’s easy-to-use by ordinary people? ...
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Walking on Egg Shells to Reduce EV Charging Time
Sometimes pride shows through, but I think a recent paper by a researcher from the University of Alb...
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Esplora brings hands-on controls to Arduino projects
Arduino Esplora, the newest member of the Arduino family is now on the market. The open-source hardw...
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Nintendo Wii (for) U?

Nintendo recently rolled out its long-anticipated (at least for my kids) successor to their popular ... More >>
Fingerprint Security For Your Smartphone
Fingerprint Security For Your Smartphone
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PopSLATE: a second screen for the iPhone 5
PopSLATE is an innovative iPhone 5 case just out on the crowd funding site Indiegogo.  At a fir...
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Using Your Eyes to Control your Tablet
How will you control your tablet in the future? Will it be by touch, talk or just a look? With a n...
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Self-taught African Teen Wows M.I.T.
A truly inspiring video about Kelvin Doe, a 15-year-old from Sierra Leone. With no engineering or e...
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