A research group at Japan’s Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences has created a working camera prototype called the Ubi-Camera that uses your fingers and face to take photographs.
West African inventor Kodjo Afate Gnikou responded to the inaccessibility of affordable technology to third world countries by building the worlds first 3D printing out of electronic waste.
The Window Socket by Korean designers Kyuho Song and Boa Oh is a solar powered AC socket that suctions to any window, allowing users to easily harness hours of power for their electronic devices – photovoltaic-conversion expertise not required.
The University of Illinois’s material scientist John Rogers and his collaborators are working on ‘transient’ technology that safely dissolves with water, and is predicted to significantly benefit the environment as well as medicinal healthcare.
An economically green material called photocatalytic concrete is sprouting up in cities across the world to help clean up air pollution. The air-cleansing concrete acts as a catalyst to speed up the natural reactions that turn pollutants into harmless compounds.
Orkan Telhan is an artist and professor at the University of Pennsylvania who has been dabbling with interactive media art for many years but now he is shedding light (pun intended) on luminescent, customizable printing.
Designed more for correcting degenerative eye conditions rather than spying, University of California’s Joseph Ford leads a team in developing a new telescoping design for contacts that allows the user to magnify images by almost 3 times.
Designers and scientists from the Self-Assembly Lab at MIT are working on ways to reconfigure how we design, assemble and autocorrect structures in our everyday world.
Watch Google’s time lapse video using satellite imagery gathered from NASA’s Landsat program and US Geological Survey since 1984.