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posted in August 2012

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Comment: re: Making every TV 'smart' - 8/28/2012
Making every TV 'smart'
News & Analysis  
8/28/2012   8 comments
Hillcrest Labs announced a downsized version of its motion processing algorithms that can run on an 8-bit microcontroller inside a television remote control, offering the potential to make any TV a "smart" TV.
Touch sensing software gets robust
Design How-To  
8/24/2012   4 comments
Freescale Semiconductor's latest Touch Sensing Software converts capacitive touch panel readings into the reliably reproducible functions of buttons, dials and sliders and other novel control surfaces—all built right into device's case for very little extra cost.
Freescale MEMS sensors target mobile
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8/14/2012   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a smaller, cheaper MEMS device that doesn't compromise on accuracy, noise and power specifications for the next-generation of low-cost smartphones and tablets.
New algorithm said to scrub nets for threats
News & Analysis  
8/10/2012   4 comments
Researchers in Switzerland are claiming to have developed a new source-location algorithm they say could replace the brute force method of identifying national security threats.
MEMS enable 'human body on a chip'
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8/6/2012   4 comments
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and elsewhere have embarked on an ambitious $32 million "human body on-a-chip" research project that will use MEMS microfluidics to mimic people's reactions to substances-of-interest.
Animated characters brought to life by 3-D printing
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8/2/2012   4 comments
By reverse engineering the computer animation process, Harvard researchers have patented a method of creating personalized action figures using a 3-D printer from any gaming or other animation program.


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