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.

Intelligent metasurface as an emerging research direction involving various disciplines

The manipulation of electromagnetic waves and information has become central to our daily lives. Intelligent metasurfaces have emerged as smart platforms for controlling the wave-information-matter interactions without manual intervention. They ...
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EU and international partners put forward a Declaration for the Future of the Internet

The European Union, the United States, and several international partners have proposed a Declaration for the Future of the Internet, setting out the vision and principles of a trusted Internet ...
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EU Health: European Health Data Space (EHDS)

1. What is the EHDS proposal about? Every second, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, researchers and health regulators all over the EU generate and use large numbers of essential healthcare data that ...
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Intellectual property not fully protected in the EU

Intellectual property rights play a big role in a knowledge-based economy: they ensure that businesses and designers are able to profit from their creations. They also provide assurances to consumers ...
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€1 billion worth of commitments to protect the ocean

At the Our Ocean Conference (OOC) in Palau, the EU has renewed its pledges towards international Ocean governance. Presenting a list of 44 commitments for the 2020-2022 period for an amount of ...
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Commercial UAV Expo 2022

Commercial UAV Expo is the world’s leading trade show and conference focusing on the integration and operation of commercial UAS with more exhibitors than any other commercial drone event. Industries ...
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Paradigm shift urgently needed for forecasting corrosion within civil engineering structures

The most common cause of degradation and failures of reinforced concrete structures is chloride-induced corrosion of its embedded steel. This is a pervasive, urgent problem that requires immediate attention and ...
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EU counters steel subsidies

The EU imposed anti-subsidy duties on imports of stainless steel cold-rolled flat products originating in Indonesia and also India. With Indonesia at the forefront, the EU is countering the highly ...
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FABEX Saudi Arabia 2022

FABEX Saudi Arabia alongside with Metal & Steel Saudi Arabia, since its inception in 2012, has cemented its position as the genuine business class event for steel, steel fabrication, metal processing, forming, ...
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Launch of ‘NEB LAB’ with new projects and call for Friends

The Commission is launching the NEB LAB: a ‘think and do’ tank to make the New European Bauhaus a reality through concrete and tangible projects. By connecting the initiative’s growing ...
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Over €1 billion for the EU climate transition

The Commission signed grant agreements of €1.1 billion with seven large-scale projects via the EU Innovation Fund, funded by revenues from the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS). These projects aim ...
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How prepared the EU’s governing entities are against cyber threats

The number of cyberattacks on EU bodies is increasing sharply. The level of cybersecurity preparedness within EU bodies varies and is overall not commensurate with the growing threats.  Since EU ...
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