Archive for October, 2011

Turn Anything Into a Touchscreen

Having the convenience of a touchscreen on any surface is what researchers from Microsoft have come up with. Two new touch interfaces that let you turn any surface into a touchscreen or control your phone through a trouser pocket. OmniTouch combines a pico projector and a Kinect-like depth-sensing camera to create a shoulder-mounted device that [...]

SAMHSA announces 29 new grants to leverage health information technology

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced today it is awarding up to 29 new grants, totaling up to $25 million over three years, to expand use of health information technology to increase access to behavioral health services. This program will leverage technology to improve access and coordination of the treatment of [...]