University of Washington

Brand Activation & Immersion How REI's #OptOutside Prioritizes Customer Wellness By Forgoing Black Friday

EVP Ben Steele tells PSFK how REI helps its members live life fully by embracing the outdoors and opting out of the consumer frenzy exemplified by Black Friday

Design Plastic Bottle Connects To Wi-Fi Without Electronics

Researchers have created a plastic that relates information on a Wi-Fi signal without needing additional electrical equipment

Health Screen For Cancer Just By Snapping A Selfie

An app from the University of Washington can help users screen for pancreatic cancer and other diseases by measuring bilirubin levels through a selfie

Technology Battery-Free Phone Draws Power From Radio Signals And The Sun

According to new research from the University of Washington, devices in the future may not require a charging cable

Technology Your Body Could Be The Most Secure Password

New technologies are being developed to let people seamlessly unlock and control the devices around them using their biometric signals

Technology Paper Gets Technologically Advanced Thanks to These Sensor Tags

University of Washington and Disney Research teamed up to transform the way we use paper

Technology These Gloves Can Translate Sign Language Into English

Students are working to revolutionize way American Sign Language speakers communicate

Technology This Tiny Computer Doesn't Require a Battery

University of Washington has created quarter-sized computer that pulls power from the air

Design Turn a Heart, Star, or Apple into the Shape of Your Next City Stroll

Make your own scavenger hunt and turn the city into your playground with this Trace walking app

Technology Aging Software Shows What Your Five-Year-Old Will Look Like At 80

New technology quells parents' unwavering curiosity.

Home Kinect System Doubles As A Yoga Teacher For The Blind [Video]

Eyes-Free Yoga uses the motion-sensing technology to read body angles and give feedback on how to do the poses.

Technology Software Generates 3D Models To Illustrate Wikipedia Articles [Video]

Program guides users through popular tourist spots online using Flickr and Google Images.

Advertising Researcher’s Brain Controls People's Movements Via The Internet

Experts have successfully connected two human brains on one telecommunications channel.

Gaming & Play Gesture Recognition Tech Controls Devices Without A Camera [Video]

WiSee lets homeowners control their electronics and appliances from any room using WiFi signals.