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- Chapter 9: Wearable computing systems - electronic textiles. Kirstein, Tünde; Cottet, Didier; Grzyb, Janusz; Tröster, Gerhard // Wearable Electronics & Photonics;2005, p177
The article discusses wearable computers as being an integral part in every activity. Its characteristics include monitoring of health conditions, does not obstruct the activities of a user, and is user-friendly. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a device called WearArm, a...
- Mimicry turns computers into everyone's best mate. Ananthaswamy, Anil // New Scientist;5/31/2003, Vol. 178 Issue 2397, p17
Noriko Suzuki's team at the ATR Media Information Science Laboratories in Kyoto are trying to personalize computers that can respond in the voice of the owner. Timothy Bickmore, an expert on human-computer interaction at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab in Cambridge, believes...
- Oxygen Takes Breath Away. Ceramalus, Nobilangelo // New Zealand Management;Nov99, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p95
Deals with Project Oxygen, a handheld technology under development at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that aims to bring the Internet to everyone on Earth. Main elements of Project Oxygen; Features of the Handy 21, the Enviro 21 and Net 21 components of Project Oxygen.
- Gizmo garments. // Current Science;11/6/98, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p12
Features computers that can be worn with clothes developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Microprocessors' impact on the development of wearable computers; Benefits expected from the use of wearable computers.
- Penguin boat. D.S. // Popular Science;Nov97, Vol. 251 Issue 5, p37
Focuses on the development of the penguin boat by engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Use of oscillating foils instead of propellers; Efficiency.
- Angela Belcher Wins the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize. // Women in Academia Report;06/11/2013, p1
The article informs that Angela Belcher, the W.M. Keck Professor of Energy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has been named as the winner of the Lemelson-MIT cash prize of 500,000 U.S. dollars for her outstanding work for improving the world through technological invention.
- Gamma gotcha' Proctor, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/18/1995, Vol. 143 Issue 12, p13
Informs about the development of a `fast neutron' technology for the detection of explosives and hidden contraband in baggage or cargo by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Details.
- Novel needle helps characterize tissue. Schofield, Julie Anne // Design News;7/22/96, Vol. 52 Issue 14, p14
Reports on the development of a needle embedded with microchips at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Use of needle to characterize human tissue such as tumors; Advantages over conventional probes; Original use of needle in the hypethermic treatment of cancer.
- Innovative design decreases vibrations in marine cables. Chamberlain, Gary // Design News;5/6/96, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p14
Reports on prototype device which was built by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is used to absorb the vibrations of underwater cables. Advantages of this system; Importance of this device; How the device works; Contact information.