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Disney Looking To Add Sense Of touch To Gaming
2013-07-19 16:33:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Disney Research has developed a method to engage the sense of touch to add to the interactive gaming experience. A new technology called AIREAL uses controlled puffs of compressed air to create the impression of a ball bouncing off a hand, a tingling from the flutter of a butterfly's wing, or the rippling of air as a seagull circles a user's head. Scientists used vortices for the virtual experience, which can travel longer...

2013-05-22 16:25:26

Key patent includes claims on haptics, MR compatibility and image-guidance WINNIPEG, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced the allowance of a US patent defining the foundational technologies for its SYMBIS(TM) Surgical System - a minimally invasive and MRI-compatible microsurgical robot system. Currently under development at IMRIS, the SYMBIS Surgical System is an image-guided, micro-neurosurgery robot that will...

2013-04-30 08:35:20

BOSTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at Boston Children's Hospital, using a new man-machine interface, were able to successfully perform simulated robotic surgical procedures using only their sense of touch. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/PH03804-a )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130430/PH03804-b ) Despite all of the advances in robotics, the ability to provide the operator of a robotic system with a sense of touch (haptics) still remains a...

2013-04-23 12:35:16

DUBLIN, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Haptic Touchscreen Market (2013 - 2018) By Components (Kinesthetic & Tactile Sensing, Actuators), Touch Technology (Resistive, Capacitive), Devices (Touchscreens, Input Devices), and Applications (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Medical)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/rdcbrf/global_haptic ] report to their offering. (Logo:...

2013-04-16 08:33:40

DALLAS, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report of "Haptic Technology Market for Touchscreen (2013- 2018): By Components (Kinesthetic & Tactile Sensing, Actuators); Technology (Resistive, Capacitive); Devices (Touchscreens, Input Devices); Applications (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Medical)", published by MarketsandMarkets, is expected to grow at a CAGR of 41% from 2013 to 2018 and reach $51.77 billion in 2018. Browse...

2013-01-07 12:24:46

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Immerz, Inc. today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for SoundKix(TM). Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 29 product categories. SoundKix, is a...

2013-01-03 04:20:39

HONG KONG, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Electric today announced an addition to its growing range of haptic actuator product for touch screen displays and surfaces. Haptic feedback gives a user confirmation, through tactile sensations, that a selection has been made in any type of control system. Launched under the Ledex-HA brand, the HA300 haptic actuator provides the highest G force rating with rapid response times for screens and displays > 375 mm in size. The HA300 has a...

2012-10-01 06:26:36

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A first of its kind program for surgeons has been developed by a team of researchers at the University of Southern California and Mimic Technologies that will help identify which training programs are working for robotic surgery. The new technology, called MShare, provides a forum for surgeons and hospital administrators, worldwide, to communicate and share curricula that have been validated by new research. The new system will be unveiled at the...

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2012-08-07 08:02:16

Enid Burns for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Disney has a long history with augmented reality, beginning with some of the attractions in its theme parks. Now a Disney unit, Disney Research, is ready to present a number of new augmented reality technologies later this week in Los Angeles at SIGGRAPH 2012, the International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques. The first technology Disney plans to present is REVEL technology. Developed by Disney Research in...

2012-07-10 23:02:17

Coronado Ventures Forum, the New Mexico non-profit that educates investors and entrepreneurs on the process of early-stage, private equity funding, presents its monthly forum on Human Computer Interation Beyond the Tablet on Thursday, July 19, 2012, in Albuquerque, NM. Santa Fe, New Mexico (PRWEB) July 10, 2012 Coronado Ventures Forum will explore Human Computer Interaction on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at the Hotel Andaluz, in Albuquerque. The unique setting will allow the audience to...


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BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

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