Enduroflex(reg) control cable and power cordage remains flexible in abusive conditions without cracking or softening. The cordage exceeds one million cycles in torsional flex and bend radius tests and features a brittle point of -50C and a high-temperature rating of 105C. The cordage meets UL 62 Class 36 insulation, and passes VW-1 and FT-1 flame tests.
Many scientists have been working battery-free ways to power wearable electronics that can replace bulky battery packs, particularly through the use of energy-harvesting materials. Now a team of researchers in China have upped the game by developing a lightweight and flexible solar cell that can be woven into two-way energy-harvesting fabric.
A Tokyo company, Miraisens Inc., has unveiled a device that allows users to move virtual 3D objects around and "feel" them via a vibration sensor. The device has many applications within the gaming, medical, and 3D-printing industries.
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