Tag: Shyam Gollakota

Researchers 3D print objects that can communicate without electronics

Scientists at the University of Washington (UW), have developed self-tracking 3D printed devices that can provide analytics without using batteries or electronics. Jennifer Mankoff, Engineering Professor at the UW and part of the engineering team, said, “We’re interested in making accessible assistive technology with 3-D printing, but we have no easy way to know how... Read More »

3D printing powers laser-assisted wireless phone chargers at UW

3D printing has been used to help make a laser-powered phone charger in a study at the University of Washington (UW). The high-tech, sci-fi device has been made by the team as a possible wireless power source for rechargeable electronics, and is fully designed with safety in mind. Could the technology untangle the humble plug? Mobile... Read More »