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Super Thin And Flexible Circuits Clear The Way For Truly Wearable Computers

ROBERT FERRIS JUL. 29, 2013, 9:28 AM
A wispy new kind of electronic circuit that can conform to every shape your body takes could give amputees greater control over artificial limbs, spawn truly controller-free video gaming, and make wearable devices like fitness trackers and computers so unnoticeable we never bother taking them off.

electronics continue to get smaller, faster, and smarter, but they are still brittle and rigid enough to notice when you put them in your pocket. From phones to insulin pumps, tech is still bulky and heavy enough to notice.

A team of Japanese and European scientists working out of the University of Tokyo have developed an ultra-thin, flexible electronic circuit that

Added: Aug-1-2013 Occurred On: Aug-1-2013
By: Detroit Iron
Science and Technology
Tags: electronic circuit, University of Tokyo, project leader Martin Kaltenbrunner
Location: Tokyo, Japan (load item map)
Marked as: featured
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