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Technology Skinput — transform skin into a touchscreen

Technology Skinput — transform skin into a touchscreen

Scientists at Carnegie Mellon University (Carnegie Mellon University), and Microsoft has introduced joint development called Skinput. This technology allows to transform human skin into a touch screen. Specifically, holding or pressing your finger over the surface of the skin palm or forearm, you can, for example, to dial a telephone number, use the menus or playing Tetris. The controls are designed for hand and pressed in turn, captures and interprets a special bracelet that fits over the top of the hand. He has piezoelectric sensors, pressure sensitive, movement and so on.


Clicking that occur on the surface of the skin can be transferred from the bracelet to your mobile device or computer wirelessly (eg, Bluetooth).

Solid State Drive OCZ Onyx 32GB costs $ 99

Solid State Drive OCZ Onyx 32GB costs $ 99

It seems that the era of expensive (and therefore inaccessible to most consumers) SSD drives are gradually disappearing. For example, the company announced a new OCZ Solid State Drive in a series of Onyx, whose capacity is 32GB and this product is only $ 99.

OCZ Onyx

Solid State Drive OCZ Onyx 32GB equipped with Indilinx Amigos controller and executed in the form factor of 2.5 inches. New made from NAND memory chips with multilevel-cell (MLC) and has an interface SATA 3.0 Gbps, and cache in the amount of 64 MB and supports features TRIM.

MTBF SSD drive OCZ Onyx 32GB is half a million hours and a maximum speed of read and write data up to 125 and 70 MB / s, respectively.