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  • Murata’s Flexible Remote Lets You Control Your TV With Bending And Twisting Motions

    Murata’s Flexible Remote Lets You Control Your TV With Bending And Twisting Motions

    Japanese tech company Murata, in cooperation with Kansai University and Mitsui Chemicals, has developed a remote control that doesn’t require users to push buttons. Instead, TVs or other electric appliances can be controlled by bending and twisting the remote in various ways. The device, currently a prototype named “Leaf Grip Remote Controller”, is essentially a pitch for a… Read More

  • Next step in 3D tech: Computer-synthesized holograms (video)

    Our friends over at Tokyo-based DigInfoNews are calling it the “ultimate in 3D images”: computer-synthesized holograms. And in fact, the video they shot at Kansai University in Osaka shows some amazing tech a team of researchers led by Prof. Kyoji Matsushima is working on. In contrast to conventional holography, the researchers are not using real objects but rather CG images created… Read More