Glass

How We got to Use the Google Glass

How We got to Use the Google Glass

Marc Levoy with Google Glass (Credit: Chris Chabot) Sergey Brin with Google Glass and a Canon 5D MKIII (Credit: Chris Chabot) An image taken by Sergey Brin with the Google Glass during a walk and shoot with journalists With the ...

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GLAS.t Will Protect your iPhone

GLAS.t Will Protect your iPhone

GLAS.t – protecting your iPhone There are endless screen protectors on the market, and the manufacturers themselves are working hard on improving the ruggedness of your precious mobile device displays. In the meantime an LA based company developed a unique ...

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‘Darkfield’ Lasers Let Mice Track on Glass

‘Darkfield’ Lasers Let Mice Track on Glass

Logitech has recently introduced a new technology that allows optical PC mice to operate on glass. This feature can solve the common problem offices encounter when users work on stylish desktops made of glass, crystal or other transparent materials.   ...

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Smart Glass Controls Lighting and Temperature

Smart Glass Controls Lighting and Temperature

Research Frontiers, a New York based research company, has developed a “Smart Glass” that can regulate the level of incoming light through windows. The company developed and patented a film technology called Suspended Particle Devices (SPD) that can vary the ...

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On Wings of Glass

Thanks to scientists at the University of Bristol, it may become possible to build airplanes with wings of glass. Dr. Paddy Royall from the University of Bristol and his colleagues in Canberra and Tokyo, have shown that despite its solid ...

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60X Faster Internet

Scientists at the University of Sydney have developed a switch that would allow the internet to become 60 times faster than current networks. Taking four years to complete, the switch is created using a small scratch on a piece of ...

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Revolutionary Vacuum Glass

Revolutionary Vacuum Glass

Researchers at Guardian Industries have recently introduced a new form of vacuum-glazed super glass. Based on the same principle used in vacuum thermos bottles, these glass panels essentially negate two principal modes of heat transfer. This vacuum-glazed glass may enable ...

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Super Water Repellent

Super Water Repellent

John Simpson, a researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) Department of Energy, recently developed a super-water repellent (superhydrophobic) material. His invention may lead to the creation of a new class of water repellant products, such as windshields, eyewear, ...

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Magic Mirror – Mirrors of the Future

Magic Mirror – Mirrors of the Future

With Ad Notam’s Mirror Image LCD Engine, an ordinary mirror is transformed into a fully integrated TV monitor. The MAGIC MIRROR can change from serving as a reflective mirror to serving as an LCD display screen, and vice-versa. Whether mounted ...

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PocketViewer Digital Magnifying Glass

PocketViewer Digital Magnifying Glass

Ever struggle to read the tiny print on a newspaper, map, or worse yet, a legal contract? The New Zealand-based company HumanWare has come out with the perfect solution. Inside a compact (6.5″ x 3.6″ x 1.4″/166 mm x 90 ...

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