Glasses-free 3D TV system can handle live broadcasts

A new 3D TV technology does away with the need for special glasses -and remains responsive enough to handle live transmissions.

Artificial blood vessels made through 3D printing

German scientists say they're building a 3D printer that can print out artificial blood vessels.

Alternative to antibiotics discovered

With bacteria increasingly developing resistance to antibiotics, German researchers say they've found a replacement.

MP3 for phone calls?

Today's cellphones come with some fantastic features - touch screens, whizzy apps, you name it. The one thing, though, that they often fail to offer is the ability to make yourself heard clearly.

3D movies on a 3G cellphone

Those clever chaps at Fraunhofer have found a way to put 3D on a cellphone by combining the new LTE-Advanced mobile radio standard with a video coding technique.

iPhone security cracked in six minutes flat

German security researchers say they've been able to crack passwords stored on a locked iPhone - and they did it within six minutes.

Interactive window responds to shoppers' commands

A new interactive store window display allows window-shoppers to see merchandise from any angle, read more information and even buy, simply by pointing.

Compression technique allows internet 3D

A new data compression technique could allow 3D movies to be seamlessly transmitted over the internet and via satellite, say its developers.

Gesture controller for phones on the way

A German team has developed printable sensors that could allow electronic devices such as phones to be controlled just by pointing a finger.