Tag Archives: smartphone

31Oct/16

Smart glass taps into beer drinker’s data

A “smart” drinking glass embedded with a microchip gathers data on drinker preferences for beverage companies, with the customer offered perks and promotions in exchange.

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13Oct/15

Tapping into plant energy to charge phones

A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.
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12Oct/15

Magic mirrors and flying origami feature at Japan tech fair

Flying paper origami, magic mirrors and body fat analysing apps are among the high-tech gadgets unveiled by more than 500 companies and organizations at Japan’s Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC).

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