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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...

Lasers change eye color for good

11/03/2011, Could a permanent eye color change be yet another hot new trend in the world of celebrities, glamor and perhaps, even crime? I suppose so, as a doctor in Laguna Beach, California, managed to discover a way to permanently transform brown eyes to blue. No,...

Laser determines if food is spoiled

10/21/2011, We might soon have less use for our sense of smell – especially mothers who often smell whether that putrid-looking bit of food or drink in the fridge can be consumed safely or not. After all, a new kind of laser has been developed that allows it to...

ZEUS Laser detonates mines from afar

10/21/2011, We all know that Zeus is the god of thunder, hurling thunderbolts down at whom he is displeased with. I guess that is an apt name to describe the US Army’s latest “toy” – laser beams attached to the roofs of Humvees, also known as...

Digital Storm debuts LaserMark service

10/20/2011, Got a personal computer that you want to truly show off as your own machine? Sure you can theme it and customize all your icons and wallpaper – you could even modify the casing of the machine by painting it with your favorite colors and sign. But...

BMW tests out laser headlights to replace LEDs

09/06/2011, Do you feel like the LED headlights on your car aren’t bright enough? Apparently so does BMW, as the company has announced that it has started experimenting with laser headlights to replace the LEDs that we currently have. Some of you might be...

Laser called upon to produce rain

08/30/2011, More primitive civilizations have always looked upwards to the heavens in the past, crying out to a deity to send rain for their harvests whenever the weather starts to run afoul. Well, we’re glad to say that the future might just elicit the same...

Table-top Hadron Collider beckons

08/23/2011, The human mind is surely something that’s impressive – here we are with a group of scientists who have come together, cobbling a powerful atom smasher in the same vein as that of the Large Hadron Collider (which you can see above), although...

Samsung launches new eco-friendly laser printers

08/23/2011, Samsung has just announced a new lineup of monochrome laser, multifunction, eco-friendly printers that are suitable for small-to-midsize businesses. Touted to increase productivity (by getting print jobs done quicker), these high-speed devices can print...