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Film Material For Windows Switches From Translucent to Mirror Mode

02/12/2013, One of the biggest energy requirement for a city is to heat or cool down buildings and houses. It is not easy to design a place that will be warm in the winter, and stay cool in the summer, and one way to do this in an energy-efficient way is by using...

Walls that function as mirrors?

07/16/2012, Do you happen to have a narcissistic streak in you? Assuming you have answered that question in the affirmative, then you might be interested to check out this particular imaging technique that turns your walls into mirrors. Yes sir, this “optical...

Wide-angle non-distorting mirror for cars eliminates blind spots

06/08/2012, Dr. Andrew Hicks of Drexel University has recently been awarded a patent for a car side mirror that can reportedly eliminate “blind spots”. A blind spot is an area around the vehicle that cannot be directly observed by the driver. These blind...

New car mirror eliminates blind spots

06/07/2012, Do you ever wonder that until today, despite the huge advancements made by vehicle manufacturers in other segments of automotive technology, the humble side mirror as well as rearview mirror still suffers from blind spots? There are also plenty of third...

Rearview mirror has front-facing recording capability

06/06/2012, Rearview mirrors with an integrated LCD display is not exactly the newest kid on the block in terms of driving hardware, but this particular model from Hamwha is different from the rest. Why do I say so? While it resembles your standard rearview mirror,...

Cybertecture Mirror brings Augmented Reality to your living room

10/20/2011, Now here is something that I believe most folks would want to have in their living rooms or at least bedrooms – the Cybertecture Mirror that would certainly seem far more capable than any fairy tale magic mirror. It has been described as a...

Interactive Magic Mirror at the New York Times

09/06/2011, We have seen our fair share of interactive mirrors in the past (including an augmented reality one), but this particular model hails from the research & development lab at the New York Times that brings about a page from the future. This mirror is...

Cardiocam mirror displays heart rate

08/12/2011, The next time you stand in front of your mirror at home, take a closer look at all the lines on your face, instead of concentrating only on whether your tie is properly put on or not. Do you think that the crow’s feet that appear out of nowhere are...

HiSense WHDI: wireless HDMI

04/15/2011, In today’s world of modern technology, we’re beginning to see cables being used less and less. The latest one to make the transition to being wireless is HD content. HiSense have come up with a range of new WHDI (Wireless Home Digital...

Interactive Mirror responds to touch

02/16/2011, After being unsatisfied with mirrors that pack LCD panels and didn’t allow any human interaction, the folks over at Lit studios have come up with a solution to the problem. An interactive mirror that allows users to use it like a giant touch screen!...

A lamp that doesn’t run on electricity

01/21/2011, In case you didn’t already know, going green is the way to go and it never gets old. So whenever we hear about a new device or technology that actually helps with the environment, we’ll be glad to cover it. However, even if a device does help...

Daily You Concept Mirror Takes Photos Of You

12/17/2010, If you’re narcissistic and like to look at yourself, chances are that you’ll be in front of the mirror quite often. Now the Daily You concept can let you see even more of yourself, as it’s a mirror that features an embedded camera. This...