human-machine interface

Touch screens to enable users to 'feel' objects

Touch screens to enable users to 'feel' objects

Reseachers are working to better define how the finger interacts with a device with the hope of aiding in the further development of technology that goes beyond sensing and reacting to your touch.

Exoskeletons can strain the brain

Exoskeletons can strain the brain

Exoskeletons designed to reduce lower back pain may compete with mental resources at work, canceling out the benefits of wearing them.

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.

A soft electronic material for human-machine-interfacing

A soft electronic material for human-machine-interfacing

Researchers have developed a new material that can facilitate a near-perfect merger between machines and the human body for diagnostics and treatment.

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.

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