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Omni-Directional Vibrating Speaker

Omni-Directional Vibrating Speaker

The Dwarf 360 is a USB powered device, which produces omni-directional sound. In addition, it vibrates in order amplify the sound. The device could be useful in situations that require circular dispersing of sound, such as conference meetings. This innovative, ...

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Philips Force Feedback Jacket

The globally based company Philips Electronics recently presented research on a new force feedback jacket at the IEEE-sponsored 2009 World Haptics Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. The haptics jacket responds to signals either encoded in a DVD or transmitted ...

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Vibrations Help People Hear Better

Vibrations Help People Hear Better

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on a series of devices that will aid deaf people who rely on lip reading to communicate. While lip reading is used by a majority of people with hearing disabilities, it ...

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Pacesetters – Power from Your Steps

Pacesetters – Power from Your Steps

The British company “The Facility” along with one of its partners created a new technology which converts mechanical movement associated with footsteps or transport vibration into electricity. "The Facility" explains on its web site how the new technology works:   When ...

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