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Remote Control For Dogs
2013-09-03 13:21:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Canines are already powerful weapons against drug smugglers and natural disasters, but man's best friend is about to get a little more help. Scientists writing in the International Journal of Modeling, Identification and Control say they have created a way for humans to control a dog using a remote control. The team created a device equipped with a microprocessor, wireless radio, GPS receiver, and an 'attitude and heading reference...

2013-07-31 23:03:10

Midé Technology has released a haptic evaluation kit to demonstrate how piezoelectric haptic actuators are able to provide a higher performance and richer tactile haptic feedback experience. Medford, MA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Midé Technology has unveiled SHIVR™, its line of high performance, low-profile piezoelectric haptic actuators - ideal for phones, tablets and other handheld or body worn devices that require communication through the sense of touch. Currently, magnetic...

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...


Latest Haptic technology Reference Libraries

The History Of Virtual Reality
2014-07-01 08:19:17

Virtual reality (also known as immersive multimedia) is a computer-simulated environment that mocks or simulates real-world environments, as well as simulates physical presences in real or imagined worlds. VR technology has traditionally been a virtual sight- and perhaps sound-based experience, but has the potential to recreate other sensory experiences, such as virtual taste, smell, and even touch. As for touch (haptic technology), some systems have already included such experiences in...

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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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