The word haptic, from the Greek: ἁπτικός (haptikos), means “pertaining to the sense of touch” and comes from the Greek verb ἅπτεσθαι haptesthai, meaning “to contact” or “to touch”.

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Haptic technology will be more remarkable than any breakthrough in the past technology

Haptic technology will change the way we live and interact with technology in the future. As mobile devices to act more like an extension of our body, so that the connected smart devices will act as an extension of our environments, allowing us to control the world around us in a unimaginable way.

Better products and more choice for European consumers

The European Commission is presenting an Action Plan that sets out ways to provide European consumers with greater choice and better access to financial services across the EU. At the ...
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Innovative ultra-thin glass that is thinner than a single human hair

With support from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), technology development partners Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, SCHOTT AG, VON ARDENNE ...
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A multi-modal route-planning application to encourage “greener” transport behaviour

OPTIMUM, an EU-funded research project, has launched a multi-modal route-planning application (app) that features smart notifications and proactive recommendations to encourage “greener” transport behaviour. The app, within the context of ...
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Europe’s future is digital: EU countries to commit in Rome to go deeper and further on digital

As part of the celebrations of the 60 years of the Treaties of Rome, the Commission will bring Ministers together tomorrow to progress on high-performance computing, connected mobility and industry ...
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Food Scanner Horizon Prize awarded by the European Commission Horizon 2020

Tellspec LTD, a data company that provides predictive intelligence about food by combining spectral sensors and machine learning in a revolutionary technology that analyzes foods at the molecular level, announces ...
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17th Euro Biotechnology Congress

Conference Series LLC extends its warm welcome to 17th Euro Biotechnology Congress during September 25-27, 2017 at Berlin, Germany. Conference Series LLC through its Open Access Initiative is committed to ...
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More efficient sensors to improve environmental sensing in the future

More efficient sensors are needed to be able to detect environmental pollution. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have proposed a new, sophisticated method of detecting molecules with sensors based ...
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Renewable energy in the EU

In 2015, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.7% in the European Union (EU), nearly double 2004 (8.5%), the first year for ...
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New A to G energy scale for existing and upcoming products

A new, tougher, A to G scale showing the energy efficiency of household appliances should be introduced to keep pace with technological progress, agreed the Parliament’s and Council’s negotiators on ...
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Engaging SMEs in space research and development

Specific Challenge: To engage small and medium enterprises in space research and development, especially those not traditionally involved in it and reduce as much as possible the entry barriers to ...
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Development of new alloys with greater endurance

Next-generation steel and metal alloys are a step closer to reality, thanks to an international research project involving a University of Queensland scientist. The work could overcome the problem of ...
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We may become younger!

Our blood stem cells generate around a thousand billion new blood cells every day. But the blood stem cells’ capacity to produce blood changes as we age. This leads to ...
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