Inkjet-Printed Adhesive Sensor Strip To Measure Soldiers' Blast Exposure

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) has become one of the biggest challenges for soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan—shockwaves caused by IEDs and rocket-propelled grenades can cause serious damage that is at times nearly impossible to diagnose. DARPA hopes to change that with a disposable strip »10/14/08 11:30am10/14/08 11:30am being developed by…

Casio PCP-1200 Photo Printer Has 7-Inch Touchscreen, Keyboard for Some Reason

This new photo-printer from Casio is one mixed-up gizmo: As well as standard photo-printing functions, it's got a 7-inch touchscreen and a full keyboard. So is it a mini computer with printer aspirations, or a printer with computing aspirations? Hard to say, but it's supposedly able to edit the photos you pop in from… »8/19/08 6:52am8/19/08 6:52am

Trak Mobile Inkjet Printer Concept Snaps Onto Laptop Lids

Designer Hung Chih Wang thinks the inkjet printer market has room for an ultra-mobile concept: his "Trak" design is a mini printer that snaps onto the lid of your laptop. Handy for hardcopies on-the-go, it's small enough to be USB powered and even has a detachable print head for easy travel storage. There's no mention… »3/05/08 8:19am3/05/08 8:19am

Kodak ESP 3 All-in-One Printer Has Software Facial Retouch

The Pitch: Kodak's ESP 3 all-in-one printer, which has a nice black finish and a software feature for facial retouching with "one click" that "reduces blemishes" and enhances facial features. They also claim that it saves 50% ink when compared to similar inkjet printers.
The Catch: It's hard to tell exactly what the… »1/07/08 12:00am1/07/08 12:00am

Scientists Serve Up Bluetooth Replacement in the Form of Inkjet-Printed Plastic Sheets

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have developed a new 1mm thick plastic sheet inkjet-printed with various nanoparticles and insulating and semiconducting polymers that enables electronic devices placed on it to communicate with one another. A technology like this would have advantages over other means of… »12/14/07 4:30pm12/14/07 4:30pm