Posts Tagged 'Carnegie Mellon University'

Spray Turns Nearly Any Surface Into A Touch Surface

TheVerge reported –

The world is full of touchscreens these days, but most of them are on flat, smooth surfaces made of glass. Now researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a way to add touch controls to any object, no matter what shape or material it is. The system is called Electrick, and it uses a software algorithm to read the press of your finger by measuring changes in the flow of electricity across a conductive surface.

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Soap Bubble 3D Display Screen

According to BBC –

Viewers may soon be able to watch films on soap bubbles – after researchers developed a technology to project images on a screen made of soap film. An international team produced a display that uses ultrasonic sound waves to alter film’s properties and create either a flat or a 3D image. The bubble mixture is more complex than the one sold in stores for children, but soap is still the main ingredient. The team says the display is the world’s thinnest transparent screen.

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