Round Display Includes Touchscreen

Round Display Includes Touchscreen

There’s a good reason why TVs and computer monitors and other flat panel displays are rectangular; the matrix of pixels is driven as a series of rows and columns. This makes it very difficult to make a round display, but that’s the form factor that has...
Dealing with the Inevitable Errors

Dealing with the Inevitable Errors

In general usage, “error” means a mistake. In scientific circles, however, error is part of everyday life where certainty is rare. Whenever you try to measure something, there will always be some level of uncertainty. Maybe something is closer to 2 inches...
Are You Ready for a Mood Watch?

Are You Ready for a Mood Watch?

If you are of a certain age, you may remember “mood rings.” These devices had heat-sensitive liquid crystal layers that would change color, with the idea being that your skin temperature would reflect your mood. A group named Team Turquoise has taken a...
Smart Mouth Guard Detects Grinding While Asleep

Smart Mouth Guard Detects Grinding While Asleep

At least one out of every five people in the U.S. suffer from bruxism. If you’re not familiar with the term, it refers to grinding your teeth together, especially while you’re sleeping. It’s a major problem for some people, with secondary side...