Sweet New Tech

Hey everyone! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Over Spring Break I managed to come across some pretty cool articles and videos of innovative tech I hadn't seen before. I decided they would be pretty cool to share!

First is MorpHex! It's a spherical robot that can roll itself around and stand on all... six legs? Here's a video of it in action:


The second one I found is a "Haptic Sensory Feedback" tablet prototype by Fujitsu. That is to say, it uses ultrasonic vibrations to simulate friction on a flat touch screen. That simulated friction can be used to recreate the feel of pulling on a harp string or touching an alligator's hide.

Fujitsu Haptic Sensory Feeback Tablet

It's some cool stuff! Pretty soon we'll probably be seeing scratch and sniff tablets as well!

Posted on Mar 17, 2014 5:59:15 PM by Admin in Geeky Stuff, in tablet, in innovation, in robotics


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