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university of electro-communications


Splashy! AquaTop turns water into a touch-screen display

Good news for gamers (and rubber duckies). A Kinect-based setup out of Japan transforms water into an interactive surface for playing games, watching movies, and maybe more.

By July 29, 2013


Get a ball's-eye view with camera in football

BallCam shows the perspective from a spinning football, stitching images into seamless midair footage.

By February 27, 2013


Meet Qumarion, an animation supermodel

One day in the future, we might use sensor-equipped action figures like this one out of Japan to create animations.

By May 24, 2012


How to kiss your Facebook friend online for real

A Japanese company creates a device that you put in your mouth and it transmits the feeling of you kissing someone else to them over the Web.

By May 2, 2011


Wheelchairs that see and drive

By September 24, 2006


Weird face mask the next level of multitouch?

Japanese researchers used a face mask comprising see-through gel as a haptic interface, allowing users to press, pinch, or touch the transparent mold to control the computer.

By November 2, 2009


Researchers seek funds to study cell phone safety

Scientists have long debated whether cell phones pose a health risk, and now they're looking for money to fund research to help settle the debate.

By September 2, 2009