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Stop Sign Made Out Of Water And Lasers

05/19/2013, Are you a trucker? Assuming you have answered in the affirmative, then you might have come across situations where your truck is a wee bit too large to fit into a tunnel, and there were no road signs before that informed you of the tunnel’s height...

Lockheed Laser Makes Of Incoming Rockets And Drones

05/13/2013, You know something? The kind of laser beams that shoot out from the USS Enterprise against enemy ships seem to make a whole lot more sense compared to those old school lasers fired in the other sci-fi franchise that carries lightsabers and midi-chlorians,...

Humans Welded Together Could Mean The End Of Stitches

05/12/2013, You know the old saying, “a stitch in time saves nine”. Well, stitching up gaping wounds on one’s body used to be an essential skill that surgeons ought to have, as it helps close up a wound and prevent an infection. The thing is, stitches do leave...

Dead Space 3 Plasma Cutter Working Replica Can Fire Real Lasers

05/06/2013, EA’s Dead Space 3 may have come and gone, but one thing fans of the series will never forget is just how awesome the Plasma Cutter is as it can effectively cut up a necromorpth with very little effort. That’s why we absolutely had to feature...

Laser Beams Offer Navy Boats Protection

04/08/2013, Have you ever wondered just how powerful Cyclops’ (of the X-Men fame) optic blasts can be when he unleashes them without his ruby quartz glasses? I guess depending on the writer, the power behind his optic blasts vary, but the idea of firing lasers from...

O-Bow Laser Violin

03/28/2013, It is taken for granted that generally speaking, Stradivarius violins are among the most sought after in the world, but what really matters is, just which hands is the violin in question being played with? Give a Stradivarius violin to a beginner and you...

Sony Laser Light Source Projectors Offer Unparalleled Brightness

01/29/2013, Sony has just announced that they will be rolling out their next generation WUXGA installation projector that will sport Laser Light Source Technology, delivering what Sony claims to be a “world’s first” 3LCD laser, 4,000 lumens WUXGA (1920 x 1200)...

DARPA Equips Jets With Lasers, Are Sharks Next?

01/24/2013, Forget about missiles fired from a fighter jet towards the enemy in a dogfight, and neither do you need to worry about bullets. DARPA, the research arm of the US military, is currently working on two systems, the High Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense...

Laser Beams Aid Pedestrians To Cross The Road Safely

11/22/2012, I clearly remember that laser room in the first Resident Evil movie which was certainly a pants wetting experience for those in there, and I was quite bummed that the leader of the group tried his best to escape before the entire “net” of lasers...

Laser pointers used to create a 1Gbps wireless network

05/03/2012, You probably know that a laser pointer can transport data through the air across a room. But the question right now is: have you tried yourself? Well, to save you time and money in order to prove that it works, a team of engineers at the National Taipei...

Quantum Dots Used to Build RGB Laser

05/01/2012, Lasers produced what can be called almost monochromatic light which means it comes in just one color. By combining 3 single colored lasers, red, green and blue (RGB), it is possible to replicate the whole visible-light spectrum. However, to accomplish...

Acer announces K520 laser-based light projector

03/08/2012, [CeBIT 2012] At CeBIT 2012, Acer announced a new projector the K520 which uses laser instead of a regular projector lamp to display images. The K520 Hybrid LED Laser projector is said to deliver a dynamic contrast ratio of up to 100,000:1, 2000 lumens of...

UK police to trial laser gun designed to handle riots

12/12/2011, With the riots in the UK still fresh in everyone’s minds, it seems that there has been some examination to the methods, tools and tactics employed by the police to handle riots of that scale. So much so that a new laser has been developed which the...

Light barrier keeps mosquitoes away

11/04/2011, I believe that some of us feel that there are just certain insects that we can live without, and surely cockroaches and mosquitoes would rank among them? Here is yet another technique that intends to keep our winged nemesis at bay – where it will...