Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The Most Innovative Electrical Engineering Inventions

Written by Seb Murray | Electrical and Electronic Engineering | Thursday 6th November 2014 12:19:00 GMT

Electrical engineers have their fingers on the pulse. Recent innovations have brought the technology world virtual reality, wearable computing and eye-tracking tech.

Electrical engineering innovations helped to create virtual reality technology (© caravia)

Electrical engineering innovations helped to create virtual reality technology (© caravia)

 
People all over the world are beginning to connect and interact in ways that were previously thought impossible. More than 80% of wearable technology users in the United States say that their devices have enhanced their lives. 
 
Some of these technological innovations are spearheaded by engineers. The most innovative products today include wearable computing devices, eye-tracking technology, immersive technology and virtual reality. 
 
Not only have these developments in technology helped to enrich the lives of the general public, but especially of those with disabilities like paralysis, autism, muscular dystrophy and ALS, some of whom can now communicate in ways that they would otherwise not be able to.
 
This infographic, provided by the Russ College of Engineering and Technology at Ohio University, charts the most amazing electrical engineering innovations.
 
 

Ohio University Online

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