Archive for October 15th, 2009

Sensors smaller than a coin, for high security at a low price


Protecting a building or a property with fences, barbed wire and closed-circuit cameras may be really expensive, but a recent invention coming from Tel Aviv University might revolutionize environmental surveillance and security. The Smart Dew sensors, smaller than a coin, can be scattered at random all around the area that needs to be monitored, in […]

If you lost a hand, you can recover your sense of touch


Robotic prostheses currently used to give at least a bit of dignity to those who lost a hand or an arm due to an accident, have several limitations. First of all, along with the discomfort and trouble in wearing them, comes the lack of response under the sensory point of view, which makes it very […]