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  • In the Palm of Your Hand: ITMO Students Develop Cheap Compact Keyboard for Different Devices

    Students of ITMO’s School of Physics and Engineering have developed a prototype of a portable keyboard that is only 3 mm thick and provides haptic feedback. The new device is compatible with PCs, smartphones, and tablets, while its production cost amounted to less than 1,000 rubles. Learn more about the benefits of the new keyboard in this article.


  • ITMO Students Make a Battery That Can Be Wirelessly Recharged up to 500 Times

    In spite of their many disadvantages, batteries remain one of the key components in contemporary electronics. While changing their structure entirely is impossible due to the chemical and physical processes happening inside, scientists, startups, and major companies are searching for ways to reinvent them or adopt totally new approaches. One such approach was suggested by students of ITMO’s School of Physics and Engineering – their nine-volt battery can be recharged wirelessly with a regular smartphone charger. ITMO.NEWS breaks down the science behind the new device.


  • ITMO Student Daniil Kazantsev on His Sign Language Translation Technology

    Back in the ninth grade, Daniil Kazantsev started working on a new device – a sign language translator that would help deaf people communicate in sign language even with those who do not know it.


  • How ITMO Researchers Are Using Speech Analysis to Diagnose Dementia and Parkinson's

    ITMO University researchers, as part of an international team, have developed a speech analysis algorithm for the elderly that can help diagnose neurological diseases such as dementia and Parkinson's disease in the early stages.


  • Top Tech at CES 2020

    Artificial Intelligence, 5G connectivity and a Mercedes straight out of James Cameron's Avatar were only some of the highlights at CES 2020, which took place on January 7-10 in Las Vegas. Here’s what will be changing our lives in the near future. 


  • Five Simple DIY Devices

    In the spirit of the Kid Inventors’ Day celebrated all over the world on January 17, we at ITMO.NEWS have joined our forces with the ITMO.KIDS Technopark for Children to present five devices that are easy to do at home. All of them have different uses, from doing household chores to playing games or just being very  instagrammable . A hydraulic powered robotic arm, a smart pet feeder, and an air balloon able to pull off a launch into the stratosphere: read on and start creating!


  • The Best of CES 2019: Highlights and Trends

    Despite the economic crisis and rising inflation, smartphones sales in Russia broke all records in 2018. The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which showcases the breakthrough in innovative technologies, has recently kicked off in Las Vegas. ITMO.NEWS gathered information about the latest trends and technological advances in the field and talked to ITMO University lecturer and CES’s participant Andrey Korsakov.