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Clandestinely control your smartphone by stroking your hair

A hair extension interwoven with sensors would allow users to secretly open and control smartphone apps.

By 13 April 2015

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Robotic glove puts rehabilitation into the hands of stroke patients

Researchers have developed a prototype robotic glove aimed at rehabilitating stroke patients through facilitating movement and exercise.

By 6 March 2015

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Samsung prototypes brainwave-reading wearable stroke detector

A group of Samsung engineers has come up with a system that monitors your brain, to warn you of an impending stroke.

By 23 January 2015

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Like stroking beards? Find furry faces with the Bristlr app

Having Movember withdrawals? Fancy facial hair? Bristlr app wants to connect bearded men to those attracted to them.

By 20 December 2014

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Robotics help young runner get back on his feet after stroke

As part of his long journey back from a massive hemorrhagic stroke, an athlete leans on exoskeleton robotics to regain his mobility and strength.

By 5 December 2014

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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By 3 February 2016

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What films? Sundance crowd can't wait to try virtual reality

This year's Sundance Film Festival saw an explosion of interest in VR. We chat with some of the festivalgoers strapping on a virtual-reality headset for the very first time.

By 2 February 2016

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Virtual reality let me paint in space, and it was pure magic

At the Sundance Film Festival, CNET's Richard Trenholm tries out a stunning new tool from Oculus that lets you draw fantastical creations in the air just by waving your hands.

By 27 January 2016

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Pharmacists diagnose stroke risk with iPhone-based ECG

Researchers at the University of Sydney have examined the use of a smartphone-compatible heart monitor to diagnose the risk of stroke.

By 2 April 2014

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PancakeBot makes custom pancakes on demand [Tomorrow Daily 142]

Regardless of where you stand in the pancakes vs. waffles war, you can't deny the PancakeBot is a neat gadget. Trace out designs, cartoons or whatever else you can think of, and this little machine will help you make it a buttermilk reality.

By 12 March 2015