Innovative Products

Multilayer nanofibre face mask helps to combat pollution

Haze is usually composed of pollutants in the form of tiny suspended particles or fine mists/droplets emitted from vehicles, coal-burning power plants and…

Innovative solar-powered toilet developed by CU-Boulder ready for India unveiling

The self-contained, waterless toilet, designed and built using a $777,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has the capability of heating human…

Sleep well! New pillow encasings combine hygiene and sleep comfort

However, these particletight  covers are also an important hygiene precaution anywhere where bed occupancy changes regularly. Greater use of special pillow…

A Smart Walker That Looks Ahead

Airports and shopping centers can pose problems for elderly people, as they might suffer an accident because they have difficulty seeing structural obstacles…

Equipping a construction helmet with a sensor can detect the onset of carbon monoxide poisoning

This award will be presented at the August 17-21, 2013 Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Conference on Automation Science and Engineering.

Flow restrictors may reduce young children's accidental ingestion of liquid medications

Nevertheless, over 500,000 calls are made to poison control centers each year after accidental ingestion of medications by young children, and the number of…

Robotic insects make first controlled flight

In the very early hours of the morning, in a Harvard robotics laboratory last summer, an insect took flight. Half the size of a paperclip, weighing less than a…

Infrared digital holography allows firefighters to see through flames, image moving people

Firefighters put their lives on the line in some of the most dangerous conditions on Earth. One of their greatest challenges, however, is seeing through thick…

‘Electronic Nose’ Prototype Developed

Research by Nosang Myung, a professor at the University of California, Riverside, Bourns College of Engineering, has enabled a Riverside company to develop an…

An Intelligent Watch for Comfort and Safety

A field test has now begun, in which 35 apartments of older people were outfitted with these systems for a number of months. An important part of the system is…

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