09/09/2015

Technology

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”.

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.

European Battery Innovation up to €2.9 billion in funding in the coming years

The Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a second Important Project of Common European Interest (“IPCEI”) to support research and innovation in the battery value chain. The project, ...
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Study finds openness improves manager-employee relations

Employees feel significantly less job distress if they work at companies that are open and transparent about the firm’s finances, including budgets and profits, a new study found. Researchers examining ...
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(Română) Lansare Actiune pilot pentru testarea unui nou Instrument de Audit pentru inovare in cadrul Proiectului DeposIT

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How touchscreens use can affect our attention

Toddlers with high daily touchscreen use are quicker to look at objects when they appear and are less able to resist distraction compared to toddlers with no or low touchscreen ...
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The future of 3D-print bone parts

Scientists from UNSW Sydney have developed a ceramic-based ink that may allow surgeons in the future to 3D-print bone parts complete with living cells that could be used to repair ...
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Green Consumption Pledge

The European Commission is launching its new Green Consumption Pledge, the first initiative delivered under the New Consumer Agenda. The Green Consumption Pledge is part of the European Climate Pact which is an ...
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VR/AR systems more realistic and sensitive to user actions

The tracking of eye movement is one of the key elements of virtual and amplified reality technologies (VR/AR). A team from MSU together with a professor from RUDN University developed ...
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Can price promotions lead to potential positive social consequences and contribute to a better world?

Researchers from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and University of Hong Kong published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines why and how charitable organizations can ...
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A pretty clever battery for mass-market electric vehicles

Range anxiety, the fear of running out of power before being able to recharge an electric vehicle, may be a thing of the past, according to a team of Penn ...
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New haptics technologies for telemanipulation

Researchers at UC San Diego, UCLA, UC Irvine and San Diego State University have been awarded a $1.2 million UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPI) grant to develop an ...
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A new type of ultrafast quantum computer

Scientists at the Institute of Physics of the University of Tartu have found a way to develop optical quantum computers of a new type. Central to the discovery are rare ...
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How to minimize cost overruns in large projects

Researchers from University of Stavanger, University of Melbourne, and University of Wisconsin-Madison published a new paper in the Journal of Marketing that examines how major projects undertaken by temporary organizations can be ...
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