At the University of Minnesota, the motion-control gaming device Kinect becomes a tool for identifying attention-deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and autism in kids.

Carmaker Ford combines two safety features – the seat belt and the airbag – to create a rear-seat inflatable seat belt.

Book lovers can read on the go when using the 3M™ Cloud Library eBook Lending Service.

Libraries are offering e-book checkout from 3M™ Discovery Terminals; the books are electronically stored via cloud computing.