The Display That Remembers

The Display That Remembers

Bi-stable display technologies such as Eink are useful because they consume little or no electricity when the image does not change. On the other hand, LCDs are attractive because you can make small pixels and create different shades of gray to create photo-style...
Researchers Create New Bionic Sensor Film

Researchers Create New Bionic Sensor Film

In order for a wearable fitness or health device to be helpful, it needs to gather data about the user who is wearing it. One of the key challenges in this area is to create materials that can collect information over a relatively large area, that are sufficiently...
Battle of the Bands, Wearable Tech Style

Battle of the Bands, Wearable Tech Style

We used to call it “portable computing,” and then “mobile computing,” but the bits have become small enough that we can simply attach them to our body somehow so now we call it “wearable technology.” Google Glass may get the...
Sony Demonstrates New OLED Microdisplays

Sony Demonstrates New OLED Microdisplays

Wearable computing devices must be small, lightweight, and energy efficient in order to be successful. When it comes to displaying information, the Google Glass is a prime example of what a head-mounted display can be. The lynchpin in such a design is the imager: a...
LCD Glasses for Therapeutic Use

LCD Glasses for Therapeutic Use

Our son was born with strabismus, commonly known as “lazy eye,” in which the eyes do not track together and typically one eye is turned inward. Part of the treatment involves wearing an eye patch over the “good” eye to strengthen the muscles in...
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