Here are the emerging technologies stories for the week of July 28th.
Lasers get in the Groove – Researchers at Harvard and Hamamatsu Photonics are working on a new technique to focus lasers using etched grooves rather than large and bulky lenses. If it works it could revolutionize the use of lasers in a whole host of fields.
A $10 Laptop from India – An institue in India says that they are working on a education laptop that they hope to be able to provide for $10. Not sure how that will be possible for anything but a toy but we’ll see.
What will be our next display options? – Nice little roundup of Boston area companies working on next generation displays, everything from e-paper to display glasses.
Driving with Clippy – Microsoft is announcing a new focus on providing computing resources for automobiles. Intriguing possibilities though jokes about Blue Screens of Death on the highway are inevitable.