human-machine interface

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.

E-textiles: Dyeing process gives electronic properties

E-textiles: Dyeing process gives electronic properties

Scientists have shown how smart textiles can be produced in a comparatively easy way, thus opening up new use cases.

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.

Catching Z’s, capturing data: DIY wearable

Catching Z’s, capturing data: DIY wearable

Researchers are creating a wearable electronics device that can read brain waves while allowing the wearer to easily drift off into the various stages of sleep.

3D hand-sensing wristband

3D hand-sensing wristband

Researchers have designed a wrist-mounted device and developed software that allows continuous tracking of the entire human hand in 3D.

Humanoid hands create safer human-robotics interactions

Humanoid hands create safer human-robotics interactions

Engineers have designed and developed a novel humanoid hand that may be able to help.