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.

Haptics device creates realistic virtual textures

Technology has allowed us to immerse ourselves in a world of sights and sounds from the comfort of our home, but there’s something missing: touch. Tactile sensation is an incredibly ...
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Audit expertise holds the key for fair deal valuation

New research by Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) shows that accounting firms leverage their auditing expertise to produce fairer target valuations on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) than investment banks. ‘Accounting ...
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Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics play a key role in strategy work

However, business intelligence is not just a data mass that supplements strategy or a self-evident prop, but, together with the predictions generated by new algorithms and computational models, it can ...
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Research in the time of COVID-19 and beyond

COVID-19 has disrupted financial statement auditing globally and impacted group dynamics in an industry vital to the health of the economy, according to a new study. Pre-pandemic, core audit teams ...
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3D printing leads to fabricating a shape memory alloy with increased superelasticity

Laser powder bed fusion, a 3D-printing technique, offers potential in the manufacturing industry, particularly when fabricating nickel-titanium shape memory alloys with complex geometries. Although this manufacturing technique is attractive for ...
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EU support to help small businesses go international needs better management and visibility

The European Commission has identified the main barriers to the internationalisation of the EU’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and put in place many measures to help them expand their ...
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Internet of Skills enabling real-time transmission of haptic sensation

In the future, human skills will be digitalised and democratised via the Internet of Skills: a future internet that will enable you to use robot technology and haptic feedback to ...
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Partnerships for Regional Innovation

The European Commission announced the 63 regions, seven cities and four Member States selected in the pilot project for Partnerships for Regional Innovation, an initiative developed together with the Committee ...
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Charging ahead: Europe’s quest to become a top global battery producer probed by EU auditors

The European Court of Auditors is launching an audit to find out whether the European Commission has been effective in developing a globally competitive and sustainable value chain for batteries ...
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EU rules on Distance Marketing of Consumer Financial Services

The European Commission has adopted a reform of the current EU rules on Distance Marketing of Consumer Financial Services, which govern financial services sold at a distance. The Proposal will ...
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Commission boosts Horizon Europe budget

The European Commission has adopted the amendment to the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022, increasing the budget by nearly €562 million to further support EU Missions towards innovative solutions to green, health and ...
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How people ability to learn from their successes and failures

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai’s Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain’s frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility ...
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