25/10/2015

Internet of Things

The network of physical objects or “things” embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity

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 ...
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How the next-generation of AI can be integrated into the innovation process for designing new and existing materials

More than a century has passed since Thomas Edison developed the first electric light bulb, yet Edison’s hallmark approach of ...
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The Seamless Authentication for Everyone

Our everyday lives are protected by passwords on many levels. Passwords protect our personal information, finances and private communications. However, ...
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Ultrasound system targets mouth to create virtual reality haptic effects

Lips are famously sensual but, together with the gums and tongue, they are also surprisingly sensitive, second only to the ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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Increasing efficiency in the manufacturing industry using machine learning assistance

Efficiency rates for production machinery frequently fall far below what technology could achieve. The common reason is experienced employees are ...
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VR therapy helps stroke patients improve their motor skills

After a stroke, patients may lose feeling in an arm or experience weakness and reduced movement that limits their ability ...
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Quantum communication pave the way to become a viable future technology

As digitalization continues to make headway, finding ways of increasing the security of the exchange of sensitive information becomes ever ...
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Neural Holography bridging simulation and reality

Virtual and augmented reality headsets are designed to place wearers directly into other environments, worlds and experiences. While the technology ...
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What if that second medical opinion could be generated by a computer, using artificial intelligence?

It’s an old adage: there’s no harm in getting a second opinion. But what if that second opinion could be ...
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Conclusions about the driver’s activity and analyzed by Artificial Intelligence

In automated driving, the vehicle decides what it needs to do — it steers, brakes and accelerates. However, until vehicles can ...
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Neurotechnologies can be used to enhance our freedom in art and creativity

The latest innovations in neurotechnology allow scientists not only to improve and restore functions brain, but also to effectively influence ...
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Exploring and developing the quantum brain

An intelligent material that learns by physically changing itself, similar to how the human brain works, could be the foundation ...
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How to check if people paying attention in online meetings

The Covid-19 pandemic has made home offices, virtual meetings and remote learning the norm, and it is likely here to ...
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