Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Mirrors That Double as Computers

Daisuke Wakabayashi/The Wall Street Journal
A mirror from Panasonic displays digital information such as a patient's movement to help Takao Yamamura, 77, rehabilitate after suffering nerve damage.
A wave of new mirrors are relying not on hocus-pocus but on sensors, cameras, and flat-panel displays to transform the time-tested looking glass. Daisuke Wakabayashi reports on digits. Photo: MIT.