Stroke Recovery Brain and Chest Implants

The NorthStar Stroke Recovery System is a new form of stroke treatment that implants electronics in the various nooks of your body. A three-fold design, the system places...
May 5, 2006

Urine-Powered Battery

Singaporean researchers have developed a credit card-sized battery that is powered by urine. Made of copper chloride paper sandwiched between strips of copper and magnesium, that battery...
May 5, 2006

Philip's Future Product Show

Philips recently held a show displaying prototypes and potential future products. Some of the featured products included ambient MRI lighting, lamps that change color depending on the...
May 5, 2006

Virtual Horseback Riding Exercise Program

With summer fast approaching, it's probably time to shed that extra weight with some standard virtual horseback riding exercises. Panasonic has released the "JOBA horse riding fitness...
May 4, 2006

Riot Slimer Non-Lethal Weapon

Researchers in San Antonio have developed a new non-lethal weapon to help break up mobs, riots, and those bothersome peaceful demonstrations. The weapon dispenses a "super-slimy" substance...
May 4, 2006

First Korean Android Revealed

South Korean scientists have unleashed their first android upon an unsuspecting populace. EverR-1 is a humanoid robot that can understand speech, speak responses that are synchronized with...
May 4, 2006

SmartShirt Remote Monitoring System

Sensatex, a leading electronic textile company, has initiated a Beta launch of its flagship SmartShirt System. The SmartShirt measures and transmits a wearer's heart rate, movement, and...
May 3, 2006

Toronto Subway Electronic Vandalism

LED Signs on Toronto's subway cars were flashing messages implying that Canada's prime minister "eats babies." The electronic advertising system, which usually displays transit updates and advertisements,...
May 3, 2006

Full Color Blimp Video Screens

I'm sure you were excited when you found that you could customize your car's wheels with LED pictures, but what about people people whose only mode of...
May 3, 2006

Kaya "See-Through" Filters

Kaya Special Optics specializes in optics and lenses that enable regular cameras to see through various types of materials. Placing Kaya's Infrared filters on certain consumer cameras...
May 2, 2006

VeinViewer Technology Launched

The Medical Technology company Luminetx has begun shipping the VeinViewer, an instrument that uses infrared light to clearly project the location of veins onto the surface of...
May 2, 2006

DARPA Urban Challenge

When you have enough money to fund robotic lobsters, you might as well create a simulated city for robots to destroy. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency...
May 2, 2006

AA Battery Powered Ultralight

Students at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have successfully constructed and flown a ultralight plane that is powered solely by AA batteries. On Saturday, the manned ultralight managed...
May 1, 2006

Levi Shipping RFID-Tagged Jeans

Levi Strauss & Co. has announced that they are now shipping jeans and pants that are individually tagged with radio frequency identification tags. The company is in...
May 1, 2006

Fish-Based Relaxation System

The goal of the ENKI project is to induce a state of "extreme relaxation" through communication signals from electric fish. The project is based around "Brainwave Entrainment"...
May 1, 2006

Eye-Fi Wifi SD Cards

Eye-Fi is a new product that will add wifi connectivity to most digital cameras. Eye-Fi is a specially designed SD-card that contains both storage and a wifi module...
May 1, 2006