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Gigabyte ECO600 wireless laser mouse arrives at the FCC

05/24/2011, Wireless mice need to run on batteries, and until today, we have yet to see a kinetically powered wireless mouse. Perhaps manufacturers out there should take notice – after all, when you are enraged by all the bad news that you read online as well...

Wheelchair that uses a laser scanner to “see”

05/18/2011, The folks over at Sweden’s Lulea University of Technology have developed an electric wheelchair that can “see” for its user. Designed for visually impaired passengers, the wheelchair uses a laser scanner to generate a 3D map of the...

Lasers to replace spark plugs?

04/24/2011, One of the more important components in your vehicle that enable it to start would be the row of spark plugs – once those are dirty, it will not only make it harder for your engine to start, but increase fuel consumption in the long run as well....

US Navy fires laser gun from ship for the first time

04/11/2011, The US Navy recently took a major leap forward in terms of weapon technology recently. They mounted a solid-state laser called the Maritime Laser Demonstrator aboard a decommissioned destroyer, the USS Paul Foster. With a motorboat a mile away from the...

Sticky Light lets users interact with a laser beam

04/07/2011, The folks over at the University of Tokyo’s Ishikawa Hashimoto Laboratory recently came up with a low-power and potentially low-cost interactive laser display called Sticky Light. It is a device that projects a ball of light onto a surface that can...

Laser allows deaf to “hear”

03/31/2011, Can the condition of being deaf be reversed? A group of boffings from the University of Utah that has Richard Rabbitt at the helm has come across a method that uses lasers to offer deaf people the ability to hear. This is made possible using a low-power...

This “laser harp” makes weird sounds

03/23/2011, As part of a new jewelry collection that was inspired by an alchemist who appears at different points in time and space, designer Hannah Martin came up with a very interesting contraption to keep the jewelry safe. Instead of sounding a blaring siren and...

celluon evoMouse: the mouse evolved

03/14/2011, Who needs mice anymore when you have the ultimate tool at your disposable: your finger. The folks over at celluon have recently demonstrated a new mouse that intends to replace all mice in the future. Called the evoMouse, this device is anything but a...

DIY Pulse Laser Gun is scary

03/08/2011, A hobbyist named Patrick Priebe has come up with one gun you don’t want your kids to be playing around with. Called the DIY Pulse Laser Gun, it does exactly what its name says – it shoots lasers. This device made in the comfort of his own home is...

iGrow gives you your hair back

02/23/2011, Who would’ve thought that lasers could help your hair grow back? Well the folks over at Apira Science think so and have released a new product called iGrow. The iGrow is a helmet-like device that shoots lasers out onto your scalp to help you grow...

“Air lasers” could be used to sniff out bombs from afar

01/31/2011, Some engineers at the University of Princeton have come up with a new system to detect bombs – with the use of lasers. The system works by sending out a beam of light to a volume of air that needs to be sampled, which then returns a beam of laser from...

Rude Gameware Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse v2

01/25/2011, Rude Gameware intends to make the most out of their gaming hardware expertise with the Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse v2, where this is the second iteration of the original Firece Laser Gaming Mouse. It has been injected with proprietary, performance-enhancing...

Laser-propelled rockets in the future?

01/24/2011, We’ve already seen laser-powered helicopters from LaserMotive and perhaps the company will go about sending rockets into space using lasers in the near future too. One of the issues about sending a chemical-powered rocket into space is that you need to...

Using a laser pointer to create popcorn

01/13/2011, You might remember those high-powered Arctic Spyder III blue lasers that we brought to your attention a while back. Now it seems that aside from making you look like a Jedi, this laser has another handy feature as someone decided that it would be good to...