Advertisement
The Source on Design and Technology for the Wireless and RF Engineer
Subscribe to Wireless Design and Development All
View Sample

FREE WDD Email Newsletter

Photos of the Day: Autonomous Underwater Vehicles Hunt Navy Mines

June 26, 2014 10:26 am | by Georgia Tech | News | Comments

New sonar research being performed by the Georgia Tech Research Institute could improve the Navy’s ability to find sea mines deep under water... Torpedo-shaped autonomous underwater vehicles are used to map swaths of the sea floor with sonar sensors...  

TOPICS:

Navy Uses Synthetic Aperture Sonar to Find Ancient Mines

June 26, 2014 10:16 am | by Georgia Tech | News | Comments

Since World War II, sea mines have damaged or sunk four times more U.S. Navy ships than all other means of attack combined, according to a Navy report on mine warfare. New sonar research being performed by the Georgia Tech Research Institute could improve the Navy’s ability to find sea mines deep under water...

TOPICS:

New Battery is Cheap, Clean, Rechargeable… and Organic

June 26, 2014 12:30 am | by University of Southern California | News | Comments

The new battery – which uses no metals or toxic materials – is intended for use in power plants, where it can make the energy grid more resilient and efficient by creating a large-scale means to store energy for use as needed. "The batteries last for about 5,000 recharge cycles..."

Advertisement

Advanced Light Source Provides New Look at Skyrmions

June 25, 2014 4:03 pm | by DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

Skyrmions, subatomic quasiparticles that could play a key role in future spintronic technologies, have been observed for the first time using x-rays. An international collaboration of researchers observed skyrmions in copper selenite an insulator with multiferroic properties...  

Collaborative Learning... For Robots

June 25, 2014 3:39 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Machine learning, in which computers learn new skills by looking for patterns in training data, is the basis of most recent advances in artificial intelligence, from voice-recognition systems to self-parking cars. It's also the technique that autonomous robots typically use to build models of their environments...

TOPICS:

New Method Automatically Cuts Boring Parts from Long Videos

June 25, 2014 3:36 pm | by Carnegie Mellon University | News | Comments

Smartphones, GoPro cameras and Google Glass are making it easy for anyone to shoot video anywhere. But, they do not make it any easier to watch the tedious videos that can result. Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists, however, have invented...

TOPICS:

Recent Progress in Whole-Lifecycle Software Architecture Modeling

June 25, 2014 3:33 pm | by Science China Press | News | Comments

The gradually increasing complexity of user requirements and runtime environments of software demands software to be of more capabilities and thus become more complex than ever. In the past several decades, there was a trend that the scale of software has been increasing continuously...

Demonstrating a Driverless Future

June 25, 2014 3:30 pm | by National Science Foundation | News | Comments

In the coming decades, we will likely commute to work and explore the countryside in autonomous, or driverless, cars capable of communicating with the roads they are traveling on. A convergence of technological innovations in embedded sensors...

TOPICS:
Advertisement

Google Shows off Android Auto, Wearables

June 25, 2014 3:19 pm | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference Wednesday in San Francisco. But the online search leader's effort to broaden its focus beyond smartphones and tablets was on full display...

TOPICS:

Ready, Set, GoPro: Camera Maker to Hit Wall Street

June 25, 2014 3:15 pm | by Joseph Pisani, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

GoPro has climbed mountaintops and dived to ocean bottoms. Now it's headed somewhere only slightly tamer: Wall Street. The maker of wearable sports cameras, loved by mountain climbers, divers, surfers and other extreme sports fans, is expected...

TOPICS:

NOAA's GOES-R Satellite Successfully Tested

June 25, 2014 10:25 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The solar array that will provide power to NOAA's GOES-R satellite has been tested, approved and shipped to a facility where it will be incorporated on the spacecraft. The five sections of the solar array come together as one to resemble a giant black wing. On May 13, 2014, the GOES-R satellite solar array panels...

TOPICS:

Photos of the Day: GOES-R Black Wing Ready for Flight

June 25, 2014 10:24 am | by NASA | News | Comments

GOES-R will be more advanced than NOAA's current GOES fleet. The satellites are expected to more than double the clarity of today's GOES imagery and provide more atmospheric observations than current capabilities with more frequent images...  

TOPICS:

New Memristor Study: Metal Particles Aren't as Fixed as They Seem

June 25, 2014 12:32 am | by University of Michigan | News | Comments

In work that unmasks some of the magic behind memristors and "resistive random access memory," or RRAM—cutting-edge computer components that combine logic and memory functions—researchers have shown that the metal particles in memristors don't stay put as previously thought...

TOPICS:

New Technology: The Goose Bump Sensor

June 25, 2014 12:26 am | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Can emotional states be measured quantitatively, and if so what would advertising, manufacturing and social media companies do with that data? Imagine a world in which a consumer's real-time physical and emotional response helped to determine his/her experience...

New Technology Developed to Diagnose and Monitor Adrenal Gland Diseases

June 25, 2014 12:21 am | by Intermountain Medical Center | News | Comments

Diseases of the adrenal gland have long been difficult to diagnose. But now, researchers have found an affordable and easy way to diagnose and monitor endocrine diseases of the adrenal gland by using saliva and a smartphone. Researchers have developed new smartphone technology...

TOPICS:

Pages

X
You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.
Loading