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”.

  • The Newest RDI projects/products and ideas from Worldwide

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.

A novel nanofiber filter demonstrates better performance in terms of breathability and filtration efficiency

The Department of Mechanical Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has recently developed an electrostatically charged nanofiber filter with multiple separator layers, which can capture pollutant particles that ...
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Broadband World Forum

Broadband World Forum returns for its 19th year! Originally a fixed access event, BBWF has evolved to keep up with the broadband industry’s needs, now boasting a content line up ...
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A self-diagnosing, self-reporting “smart” bridge

Engineers at the University of New Hampshire have designed a unique living laboratory on a heavily traveled iconic bridge which could change the way infrastructure is viewed. The Memorial Bridge, ...
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Being strategic with the maintenance of our highways and byways

As the summer months heat up, so will the asphalt and other materials used to make roads. Pavements, which are vulnerable to increased temperatures and excessive flooding due to sea ...
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A new energy map for energetic losses

A new spectroscopic method now makes it possible to measure and visualise the energetic landscape inside solar cells based on organic materials. It was developed by a research team led ...
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The European Commission launches two projects to support cooperation and innovation in Romanian regions and cities

The Commission is launching two projects to provide expertise to Romanian regions and cities, in cooperation with the Romanian government and the World Bank. Under the first project, Commission and ...
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20 urban projects with €82 million for innovative security, digital, environmental and inclusion projects

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will finance 20 urban projects with €82 million. These projects were put forward by cities under the 4th call for proposals of the Urban Innovative Actions which is ...
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Over €2.2 billion requested for energy infrastructure projects

The 2019 CEF Energy call closed on date 13 June 2019 with INEA receiving a total of 17 proposals in the areas of electricity, gas and cross-border carbon dioxide networks (breakdown ...
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An ultrathin, mechanically imperceptible, and stretchable wearable electronic device

Wearable human-machine interfaces – devices that can collect and store important health information about the wearer, among other uses – have benefited from advances in electronics, materials and mechanical designs ...
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IoT Signals a new research report designed to provide a global overview of the IoT landscape

IoT’s promise will be unlocked by addressing skills shortage, complexity and security Microsoft Corp. today announced IoT Signals, a new research report designed to provide a global overview of the ...
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€55 million investment fund for tech companies operating in Central Europe

Warsaw and New York – based Cogito Capital has reached the first closing of its Cogito Fund I with €55 million in commitments. The Fund is focused on late- and ...
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€44.2 million in funding through grants for European Digital Service Infrastructures

The 2019-2 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call for proposals is now open. It offers co-funding to stimulate and support the deployment of European Digital Service Infrastructures (DSIs) in the areas of ...
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