A new chemical iris design developed by researchers in Germany could mean that smaller camera modules for smartphones are on the way.
An NYU graduate student explores what it means to expose ourselves online by creating a dress that translates data sharing into real-life exposure.
The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.
Overnight, the USPTO granted Apple patents on a smart stylus, magnetic iPhone camera lenses and a solar-powered laptop.
Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology says its stick-on film turns glass into a smart window, and can reduce the air conditioning load by reflecting sunlight.
Big building companies back smart-glass startups Soladigm and Sage Electrochromics to get auto-tinting glass out of the labs and into buildings.
Emerging technologies geared toward closing a "thermal envelope" in green building, already the largest growth market in construction, are poised to see increased growth by 2020, report says.
Silicon Valley-based Soladigm raises $30 million to make auto-tinting "electrochromic glass" for green buildings.
Building materials company pays $80 million for stake in Sage Electrochromics and plans to build a large-scale factory to make energy-saving glass.
Mood lighting for your car: The ultimate in Targa tops, the power electrochromic roof is an electrically charged glass panel that goes from 0.5 to 15 percent light transmission.