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GravitySpace is a new approach to tracking people and objects indoors.

<h5 id="ar_title"><a href="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Figure_3.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-68932" alt="Figure_3" src="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Figure_3.jpg&quot; width="550" height="346" /></a></h5> <h5>Pressure-sensing floor adds new dimension to the smart home</h5> Unlike traditional Learn more …

The search for better ways of storing electricity is hotting up

The hope is that at least one of the tubes will start a revolution KRIS PUPEK, an industrial chemist at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, near Chicago, waves a tube of white powder in the air emphatically. A mere pinch of the contents is sufficient for his analytical colleagues to work out if it has … Continue reading

iRobot receives FDA approval for physician avatar RP-VITA

iRobot has announced that its RP-VITA autonomous remote presence robot, co-developed by InTouch Health, has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in hospitals. RP-VITA was developed as part of a suite of remote presence medical robots by iRobot and InTouch Health. The robot provides the usual telemedicine remote presence … Continue reading

Revolutionary Laser Cooling System

Bulky and noisy air-conditioning compressors and refrigerators may soon be a thing of the past. With the latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), current cooling systems which uses refrigerant harmful to the ozone layer could be replaced by a revolutionary cooling system using lasers. This discovery, published and featured on the cover … Continue reading

Amid Long Odds, BlackBerry Maker Unveils New Line and New Name

Analysts are concerned about how long it will take for the phones to go on sale in the United States. One of the most awkwardly named companies, Research in Motion, has decided it should no longer have to define itself as the maker of BlackBerry smartphones every time the company is mentioned. In an event … Continue reading

Green Chemistry: There's an App for That!

Toward a better cyanide antidote for terrorist attacks and other mass casualty events Mention mobile applications, or mobile apps, and people think of games, email, news, weather, productivity and other software for Apple, Android and other smart phones and tablet computers. But an app with broader impact — the first mobile application to foster wider … Continue reading

Graphene and human brain research to get around one billion euro in funding – each

<h5><a href="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/30-01-2013-11-45-10-PM.png"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-68843" alt="30-01-2013 11-45-10 PM" src="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/30-01-2013-11-45-10-PM.png&quot; width="353" height="128" /></a></h5> <h5>The <a class="zem_slink" title="European Commission" Learn more …

Korean nurse bot sniffs the air to detect soiled diapers

<h5><a href="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/kiro-m5.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-68823" alt="kiro-m5" src="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/kiro-m5.jpg&quot; width="530" height="297" /></a></h5> <h5>The robot performs daily wake-up calls, informs residents when food is served, schedules their daily exercise, and has an Learn more …

Are These Spinning Blue Cones The Solar Panels Of The Future

<h5><a href="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/1681287-inline-v3solar-power-tower-array.jpg"><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-68814" alt="1681287-inline-v3solar-power-tower-array" src="http://www.InnovationToronto.com/html/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/1681287-inline-v3solar-power-tower-array.jpg&quot; width="260" height="324" /></a></h5> <h5>While still lacking a Learn more …

Lawns Into Gardens

My guess is that 100 years from now, lawns will be about as common as Hummers The seed catalogs have arrived, and for the roughly 15 percent of Americans who appreciate the joys and rewards of growing some of their own crops, this is a more encouraging sign than Groundhog Day or even the reporting … Continue reading