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.

EU’s budget for 2020 priorities that matter to citizens: climate change, jobs, young people, security and solidarity in the EU

Three EU institutions agreed on the EU's budget for 2020. This will allow the EU to focus its resources on the priorities that matter to citizens: climate change, jobs, young ...
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New high-performance materials and therapeutics for Soldiers

Synthetic biologists working on a U.S. Army project have developed a process that could lead to a new class of synthetic polymers that may create new high-performance materials and therapeutics ...
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How much energy societies actually need to satisfy everyone’s most basic needs

Two fundamental goals of humanity are to eradicate poverty and reduce climate change, and it is critical that the world knows whether achieving these goals will involve trade-offs. New IIASA ...
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haptic robot

First medium-sized robot with human-like dexterity, haptic feedback from arm to remote controller

L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has introduced a new medium-sized robot ideal for security operations in urban and space-constrained environments – such as hazardous material (HAZMAT) cleanup, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and ...
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drone energy

Harvest wind energy with drone is on the way to commercialization

To harvest wind energy, you don't necessarily need rotors on steel masts – light kites on thin ropes can do the same. The Empa spin-off TwingTec has been researching this technology for ...
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Flying Fish Robot collect water samples in hazardous and cluttered environments

A bio-inspired bot uses water from the environment to create a propelling gas and launch itself from the water’s surface. The robot had been developed by researchers at Imperial College ...
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A major new step toward building a computer that uses light instead of electricity to process information

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have developed an optical switch that routes light from one computer chip to another in just 20 ...
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Advanced Biomanufacturing lead by Artificial Intelligence

A new proof-of-concept study details how an automated system driven by artificial intelligence can design, build, test and learn complex biochemical pathways to efficiently produce lycopene, a red pigment found ...
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Electricity for the Internet of Things

Thermoelectric materials can convert heat into electrical energy. This is due to the so-called Seebeck effect: If there is a temperature difference between the two ends of such a material, ...
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Drones collisions tests

The rapid rise in the number of drones worldwide has been accompanied by increasing reports of near misses with commercial aircraft. In 2017, while coming in to land, a Canadian ...
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€nergIT 2020 – B2B MATCH MEETING

€nergIT 2020 an international brokerage event targeted at all stakeholders interested in the Energy and Information Technology to create new business opportunities and/or consortium to apply for European funding calls. The ...
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RENEXPO® trade fair and conferences premiere in North Macedonia

For the first time in North Macedonia, international trade fair RENEXPO® opens its doors to business leaders, decision makers, local and international experts for Renewable energy, Water management and Solid ...
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