Skip to main content

Eyeglass move device just by blinking eyes

The research team of Chongqing University and China's National Center for Nanoscience and Technology develop the glasses move device by blinking into a truly hands-free life. Eyeglasses are built using sensors based on triboelectric nanogenerators (TENGs) and connected to a pair of spectacle frames to produce electrostatic charges in response to movement.

Tinuku Eyeglass move device just by blinking eyes

Scientists have designed spectacles using sensors integrated with the movement of eye muscles into electrical signals and be used to control external devices such as computers or lights. The sensor produces an electrostatic charge in response to movement and comes into contact with the skin or the flashing senses.

When the contact will generate a small electrical charge sent to the device connected to the computer. The user faces the computer screen and watches as the cursor moves above the letter. If a letter is highlighted, the user blinks to select a letter. The researchers report to Science Advances.

Human-machine interfaces (HMIs) involve communication between human and external devices. Typically, HMI relies on hand gestures or voice control, but such methods may not be appropriate for individuals with disabilities or diseases and impair speech function or major motor function.

Tinuku.com Eyeglass move device just by blinking eyes

"Compared to previous bioelectrical-based HMI technologies such as EOG, TENG-based sensors are highly sensitive and generate hundreds of times the signal over the EOG," said Professor Hu Chenguo of the Department of Applied Physics at Chongqing University and Professor Wang Zhong Lin of the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology.

The research team used TENG-based sensors to translate blinking eyes into commands for external devices and they called the mechnosensational TENG (msTENG) mounted on the sides of glasses. The new device finds more stable, small, light, transparent, flexible, skin-friendly, low-cost, durable and reusable.

Sensors also be used to control other devices including turning on and off lights. The team suggests that sensor devices can be used by people with ALS syndrome or situations where a person can not communicate in other ways.

Comments

Popular posts

European Union and ASEAN to restart Free Trade Agreement

Tinuku - European Union (EU) and ASEAN have agreed to restart the process of forming Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as ASEAN coordinator for EU-ASEAN relations said on Saturday to build a framework to identify potential sectors to finalize the deal.

Lee also said the EU and ASEAN had agreed to restart the process of establishing a free trade agreement between the two blocs. The EU and ASEAN launched talks towards a pact in 2007 but ignored the process two years later as the EU voted to negotiate bilaterally with each country.


"As coordinators, we look forward to forming a framework to identify where areas where we have the potential to make a deal," Lee said.

"Working on a deal may take longer than the end of the year. But if we can identify where the big opportunities are, our trade-offs, then I hope we will have better success," Lee said.

"One of the things we expect is that European nations are able to manage their soci…

Rolls-Royce plans for flying taxi service

Tinuku - Rolls-Royce Holdings plc has designed a propulsion system for flying taxi and is starting search for partners to help develop a project it hopes could take to the skies as soon as early next decade. British jet engine maker said on Sunday it had drawn up plans for an electric vertical take-off and landing (EVTOL) vehicle which could carry to five people at speeds of up 250 mph for approximately 500 miles.

The company joins a variety of companies racing to develop flying taxis, which could revolutionize the way people travel. Aviation and technology leaders are working to make electric-powered flying taxis a reality, including Airbus, U.S. ride- sharing firm Uber and a range of start-ups including one backed by Google co-founder Larry Page, called Kitty Hawk.


Rolls-Royce’s design will be showcased in digital form at the Farnborough Airshow, which starts on Monday. The company is looking for an airframer and a partner to provide aspects of the electrical system to help commerci…

Britain announced its first launch site for the space market

Tinuku - UK on Monday ran an important leap for the construction of the first vertical launch space launch site. The proposed space port at Sutherland in the north of Scotland has been awarded US$3.3 million in funding by the government-owned UK Space Agency to develop a ground-breaking launch site.

Government Business Secretary Greg Clark Monday launched the start of a Great British Space Age that will see vertically-launched space rockets and satellites take off from the new spaceport. UK Space Agency said it selected the Sutherland site because Scotland is the best place in Britain to reach highly sought-after satellite orbits with vertically launched rockets.


The initial funding will go to Scotland's Highlands and Islands Enterprise agency to develop the Sutherland site which will use a combination of proven and innovative rocket technologies to pave the way for a world-leading spaceflight market.

The UK Space Agency is also making available a new 2.65 million U.S. dollar fund…

Psychoengine studio build Honda GL 200 single-cylinder engine turns into Five Dragons 5-cylinder

Tinuku ~ Studio Psycoengine based in Purwokerto, Indonesia, building works Honda Tiger with a 5-cylinder rotary. Custom motorcycle entitled "Five Dragons" by M Yusuf Adib Mustofa emerged as the Best of the Best Kustomfest 2016 Legend Reborn.