chameleon   238

« earlier    

Objects can now change colors like a chameleon • Tech Xplore
Rachel Gordon:
<p>A team from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) has brought us closer to this chameleon reality, by way of a new system that uses reprogrammable ink to let objects change colors when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) and visible light sources.

Dubbed "PhotoChromeleon," the system uses a mix of photochromic dyes that can be sprayed or painted onto the surface of any object to change its color—a fully reversible process that can be repeated infinitely.

PhotoChromeleon can be used to customize anything from a phone case to a car, or shoes that need an update. The color remains, even when used in natural environments.

"This special type of dye could enable a whole myriad of customization options that could improve manufacturing efficiency and reduce overall waste," says CSAIL postdoc Yuhua Jin, the lead author on a new paper about the project. "Users could personalize their belongings and appearance on a daily basis, without the need to buy the same object multiple times in different colors and styles."</p>


What sort of monster buys the same thing in different colours and styles?
chameleon 
6 weeks ago by charlesarthur
Meet Calumma uetzi, a rainbow-colored chameleon from Madagascar that was just named after a VCU professor
“It's one thing to have a species named after you,” he said, “but it's another thing to have a really nice and pretty species named after you.”
weekly  quote  chameleon  vcu 
may 2018 by twwoodward
My Mission: Michelle Tea, Writer » MissionLocal
talks about the Chameleon open mike poetry with Bucky Sinister
personalhistory  chameleon  90s  sanfrancisco  sf 
march 2017 by maltodextrin

« earlier    

related tags

#piday  #raspberrypi  #wearablewednesday  *  10:30am  12:00pm  18  2013  22  39  90s  @raspberry_pi  a  acting  adafruit  advertising  africa  alexei  analysis  android  animal  animal_photography  animals  at  atmega  atmel  awaymsgused  awesome  baby  baby_animal_pictures  baby_animals  backing  bar  behavior  biology  blog  body  bookmarks  boot  boot0_error  booting  bootloader  bots  brick  brothers  browser  browsers  butterflymoth  c++  camouflage  card  cards  care  chameleons  change  changelog  changing  chimera  chinchilla  chrome  cloner  clover  cocish  code  collaborative  color  colors  commodore_64  communication  compiler  contactless  contrast  converter  cool  crime  dead  deer  delicious  diet  doesn  dolphin  dstillery  egg  egypt  elegant  emulate  evolution  explosif  eyes  featured  ferret  fingerprinting  fingerprintingprivacy  fish  flexible  flora  food  fox  framework  france  fraud  fredericbourdin  frequency  frog  from  funny  genetics  giraffe  globalmenu  google  googlereader  grating  grub  gsk  habitat  hack  hackintosh  hamster  health  hedgehog  hid  high  hippo  hollywood  horse  hud  ide  identity  ifttt  imposture  industries  ios  january  japan  javascript  kitten  kona  latest_posts  launcher  learning  light  like  lizard  loader  luminophore  macbreaker.com  manager  markshuttleworth  materials  may  media  mediawiki  metastructure  mifare  missingpersons  morphogenesis  moving  mucus  nature  octopus  of  omar  onesie  optimizer  osx  paint  painting  pangolin  pattern  pearl  penguin  people  personalhistory  pet  photo  photography  piglet  programming  psychology  pyramid  python  quicklists  quote  rabbit  raspbian  remembered  remix  repositories  reptile  research  review  rfid  saliva  sanfrancisco  santacruz  scarf  science  screen  sea-lion  sensor  sf  sharif  silicon  silicone  skin  smart  smartcard  smartmenu  solar  species  spider.io  spit  spy  ssd  stickiness  sticky  structural  substrate  suse  swift  swinton  technology  templates  texture  texturesynthesis  the  themes  ti  tilda  tildaswinton  to  tonymacx86  toothbrushing.net  trashicon  trim  tutorial  types  updates  uv  vcu  video  viscosity  weekly  who  widget  wiki  wildlife  with  wow  youtube 

Copy this bookmark:



description:


tags: