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How do touchscreens affect toddlers’ play, learning and social skills?

November 22, 2018

Toddlers are being sought for a new research project looking into how touchscreens affect young children’s play, learning,…
Researchers create interactive touchscreen for dolphins

May 29, 2017

Dolphins are highly intelligent and social animals, but can they use a smartphone built just for them? Yes,…
Korean Scientists Develop Wearable Touchscreen that Functions even When Stretched to 1,000%

August 13, 2016

A group of Korean materials scientists at the National University of Seoul, led by Chong-Chan Kim, had just…
Mystery Solved: The Case of the Slipping Finger

August 11, 2016

Haptics researchers have long known that applying ultrasonic vibrations to a flat, featureless glass plate makes it feel…
Pre-Touch Sensing for Mobile Interaction

May 4, 2016

There are a lot of ways to interact with smartphone using your fingers, tap, swipe, pinch, or long-press…
Bioinspired Technology

January 26, 2016

The next great technological advance in smartphone screens and solar cells could come from an unexpected source —…
Device That Adds A Touchscreen To Laptops

December 23, 2015

AirBar is a slim USB peripheral that attaches to the bezel of a laptop and adds a touchscreen functionality to…
Official Raspberry Pi Touch Display

September 9, 2015

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched an official touchscreen to compliment its very popular tiny computer. The 7-inch display…
Graphene growth gets greener

June 10, 2015

Graphene growth gets greener It is not often that recycled materials perform better than new ones, but that…
Cracked phone screens might be a thing of the past

April 23, 2015

A University of Queensland start-up company has received more than $3 million in investor support for its scratch-resistant…
Tomorrow’s touchscreens work under water as well

April 8, 2015

“Can’t you come up with a technology for my touch-operated cooker? It doesn’t work when my hands are…
Model of ‘virtual bumps’ could lead to feeling a keyboard on your touchscreen

February 10, 2015

What if the touchscreen of your smartphone or tablet could touch you back? What if touch was as…
Android didn’t supported touchscreens prior to iPhone announcement

April 18, 2014

Android operating system did not supported touch screen functionality in 2006 until the iPhone model was released by…
Touch screens help monkeys relax

November 13, 2013

Perhaps macaques would like Angry Birds too? Jerome Micheletta, University of Portsmouth Zoos are great places to study animals.…
Knife-wielding robot trains for grocery checkout job using new coactive learning technique

November 5, 2013

Cornell University engineers have taught a robot to work in a mock-supermarket checkout line, modifying a Baxter robot…
Printed electronics: A multi-touch sensor customizable with scissors

October 9, 2013

Together with researchers from the MIT Media Lab, they developed a printable multi-touch sensor whose shape and size…
Researchers develop algorithm for rendering 3-D tactile features on touch surfaces

October 8, 2013

A person sliding a finger across a topographic map displayed on a touch screen can feel the bumps…
New potential for touch screens found at your fingertips

September 18, 2013

Our sense of touch is clearly more acute than many realize. A new study demystifies the “unknown sense”…
Penn Develops Computer Model That Will Help Design Flexible Touchscreens

September 4, 2013

Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors. However,…
Pinch, prod, pull on stretchy display by MIT creatives

April 23, 2013

What is an Obake? Two definitions have emerged; MIT inventors would enjoy close attention on the newer one.…
Computer scientists design new keyboard layout on touch screen devices

April 18, 2013

Typing on today’s mobile phones and tablets is needlessly slow. One limitation is that the QWERTY layout is…
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