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.

Drone Strategy 2.0: Creating a large-scale European drone market

The European Drone Strategy 2.0, adopted today by the Commission, sets out a vision for the further development of the European drone market. It builds on the EU’s safety framework for operating ...
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New smart bandage’s biosensing

Some wounds just won’t heal. Infections, diseases like diabetes, and suppressed immune systems often stack up to slow healing. Chronic wounds can last months and lead to anxiety and depression ...
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LEONARDO – Europe’s latest supercomputer

The European Commission together with the European High-Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU), the Italian Ministry of Universities and Research and the CINECA consortium inaugurated Europe’s latest supercomputer: LEONARDO, located ...
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Why consumers develop negative reactions towards acquired brand

Researchers from University of Leeds, University of Vienna, and University of Pennsylvania published a new Journal of Marketing article that examines why consumers develop negative reactions towards acquired brands and explains conditions that ...
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Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds: not yet used to full potential

Synergies between Horizon 2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds: not yet used to full potential, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). Various building ...
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What is the Interoperable Europe Act about?

The Interoperable Europe Act is a cornerstone of the European Union’s policy to substantially reinforce cooperation around interoperability among public administrations in the EU. The proposed Act sets up a ...
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The next-generation VR glove will make virtual worlds tangible

Together with EPFL and ETH Zurich colleagues, an Empa team is developing next-generation VR gloves that will make virtual worlds tangible. The glove is to be tailored to each user ...
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State aid: Commission approves €500 million Romanian scheme

The European Commission has approved an approximately €500 million (RON 2,500 million) Romanian scheme to support companies across sectors in the context of Russia’s war against Ukraine. The scheme was ...
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New options for entrepreneurs, innovators and the European technology market

Jointly organised by the Belgian government, the EPO and the European Commission the conference on the Unitary Patent system taking place on Thursday 17 November provides first-hand information on the new ...
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TIME Inventions of 2022

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope and Space Launch System (SLS) rocket were named 2022 TIME Inventions of the Year. NASA led the international Webb partnership with ESA (European Space Agency) and ...
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Mobile phones waste in 2022

Experts expect roughly 5.3 billion mobile / smartphones will drop out of use this year. Stacked flat atop one another at an average depth of 9 mm that many disused ...
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Next-generation battery materials

Researchers have found that the irregular movement of lithium ions in next-generation battery materials could be reducing their capacity and hindering their performance. The team, led by the University of ...
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