It all begins with an idea. Your company is considering creation of an IoT device or product that requires the use of diverse wireless communications. Perhaps your staff has expertise in Bluetooth or Wi-Fi but has not integrated the wider area of...
by Mitch Maiman, IPS
9.3.2015
4:45pm
Also called remote meter reading, automated meter reading collects consumption data for utilities such as water, gas, and electricity and then automatically transfers this information to a centralized location for billing, analysis, and troubleshooting....
by API Technologies
9.3.2015
12:02pm
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This rocky panoramic scene is the second picture of the Martian surface that was taken by Viking Lander 2 shortly after touchdown on Sept. 3, 1976 at 3:58 p.m. PDT (Earth received time)...
by NASA
9.3.2015
10:35am
Faculty from a number of academic disciplines at Louisiana Tech University are working together to develop new and innovative technologies in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) that could impact industries from public safety to forestry to oil and gas...
by Louisiana State University
9.3.2015
10:13am
Power Partners, Inc. announces the release of their new 115 Watt medical grade open frame AC/DC power supply: The PMAM115 Series. The 115 Watt open frame medical supply is in a compact 2 x 4 footprint (2 x 4 x 1.3) with several superior compliance and...
by Power Partners, Inc.
9.3.2015
10:05am
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Pasternack, a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, introduces a large portfolio of in-stock general purpose multi-market coaxial packaged electromechanical switches for RF, microwave and millimeter wave...
by Pasternack
9.3.2015
9:31am
After a two-day delay due to tropical storm conditions, the Navy's fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite launched at 6:18 a.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 41. MUOS-4, whose signal was acquired approximately three hours after launch...
by Steven A. Davis, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Public Affairs
9.3.2015
9:20am
Mission managers for NASA's Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) observatory have determined that its radar, one of the satellite's two science instruments, can no longer return data. However, the mission, which was launched in January to map...
by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
9.3.2015
9:16am
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5G is the next-generation mobile communications system expected to be commercially introduced in 2020. With ultra wide bandwidths and higher frequencies, the development of 5G chipsets, components and devices will require a unique mix of test and...
by Rohde & Schwarz
9.3.2015
8:22am
A wireless pacemaker may soon offer heart patients a noninvasive alternative to the traditional device, which requires a generator and wires to work—and surgery to implant them...
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9.2.2015
4:47pm
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Conducting science in space is never simple. Imagine trying to study a specific region of the sun, for example, from a vantage point some 93 million miles away, probing that area at a level of precision less than 0.1 percent -- with less than five...
by NASA
9.2.2015
12:05pm
If you don't want to freeze in your electric car, you have to make a few concessions, because heating devours a substantial portion of power supply. Fraunhofer researchers will exhibit the demo model of a highly energy-efficient heating system for...
by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
9.2.2015
11:04am
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Greenvity Communications, a pioneer in Internet of Things (IoT) turnkey solutions for smart LED, home/building automation and security, announces Hybrid MeshTM, an innovative and unique mesh networking technology that provides a highly reliable...
by Greenvity Communications
9.2.2015
10:30am
Earth's thin atmosphere stands out against the blackness of space in this photo shared on Aug. 31, 2015, by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on board the International Space Station. The station's solar panels can be seen in darkness at the right of...
by NASA
9.2.2015
10:28am
Smoke detectors are everywhere, but still thousands of people die in fires annually. Fire gas detectors, which detect carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxide, identify fires at an early stage. Thanks to a new measurement principle developed by Fraunhofer...
by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
9.2.2015
10:09am
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Billy Ó Foghlú, from The Australian National University (ANU), has found evidence that the artifact may have been a mouthpiece from an iron-age horn and not a spear-butt as previously thought. When Mr Ó Foghlú used the replica artifact as a mouthpiece...
by Australian National University
9.2.2015
10:03am
C&K Components has developed an ultra low profile, top-actuated surface mount switch for use in applications that require ultra-miniature components, including wearable electronics, hearing aids, ear buds, mobile phones, and other portable ...
by C&K
9.2.2015
9:46am
Cree, Inc., a leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power products and gallium nitride (GaN) radio frequency (RF) devices, today announced that Wolfspeed is the new name for the Power and RF division of Cree. The company announced in May...
by WDD Staff
9.2.2015
9:36am
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Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and teachers who don't necessarily have any background in the field, either...
by Allison Linn, Microsoft
9.2.2015
9:30am
The two-dimensional physical properties of semiconductor materials depend keenly on a number of factors, such as material purity, surface orientation, flatness, surface reconstruction, charge carrier polarity, and temperature. JQI scientists have...
by Joint Quantum Institute
9.2.2015
9:22am
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ATC Diversified Electronics, a division of the Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies, today announced the global market introduction of its ARC/ARD Series. The ARC/ARD Series is an 8-pin plug-in duplexor, featuring sequence on simultaneous off (SOSO) three-...
by Marsh Bellofram Corporation | ATC Diversified Electronics Division
9.2.2015
9:12am
At the International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems in September, members of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) and their colleagues will describe an experiment conducted over six days at a large public garden in...
by Larry Hardesty, MIT News Office
9.2.2015
8:59am
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LG Electronics will showcase its latest smart home technology at IFA 2015 in Berlin this week to enhance the lives of consumers. LG's new SmartThinQ Sensor can be attached to many traditional home appliances to make them "smart-aware"....
9.2.2015
8:54am
GreenPeak Technologies, the leading low power RF semiconductor company, announced that it has shipped well over 100 million IEEE 802.15.4/ZigBee chips into the Smart Home market. GreenPeak RF chips are used in a wide range of consumer products...
by GreenPeak Technologies
9.2.2015
8:29am
Okay, so it might take a few years (35 to be exact), but German aerospace agency DLR Institute of Space Systems has designed a rocket-propelled jet capable of flying passengers between Europe and Australia in just 90 minutes...
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9.1.2015
2:05pm
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What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveils a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth,...
by TED
9.1.2015
11:02am
A team of researchers with affiliations to several institutions in the Boston area has conducted a study to determine the immediate health benefits to different parts of the country if coal or gas fired plants were replaced with solar or wind farms. In...
by Bob Yirka
9.1.2015
10:58am
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a follow-on contract of $4.1 million to Cree, a leading wide bandgap semiconductor electronics company. This new funding will enable the qualification of a high-performance power electronic module developed for the F-35...
by WDD Staff
9.1.2015
10:45am
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NASA is offering undergraduate students an opportunity to work in the deep end of spacewalk training through the Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT) activity...
by NASA
9.1.2015
10:25am
An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). The John C. Stennis Strike Group is underway following the successful completion of...
by U.S. Navy
9.1.2015
9:53am
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Researchers at University of La Rioja (Spain) have developed a new method to eliminate artificial satellites in highly elliptical orbits when they finish their missions. The methodology, which reduces both cost and risk, has been tested with the European...
by Plataforma SINC
9.1.2015
9:45am
The newest classroom at Harvard's business school has no desks or chairs. Instead, the professor teaches facing a towering digital screen that stretches from wall to wall, filled with the live video feeds of up to 60 students tuned in from their...
by Collin Binkley, Associated Press
9.1.2015
9:42am
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Electrical and computer engineers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating less-expensive, low-power embedded systems – the computing devices found in everything from thermostats to automobiles...
by Alex Dean, North Carolina State University
9.1.2015
9:39am
A next-generation cosmic microwave background (CMB) program should be a top priority for large-scale science efforts at the South Pole, according to a report published this month by the National Academies...
by Emily Conover, American Physical Society
9.1.2015
9:33am
Amid growing concern over sports-related concussions, some athletes are beginning to wear head-mounted sensors that gauge the speed and force of impacts they sustain during competition. Scientists are still working on identifying baseline parameters for...
by Bjorn Carey, Stanford News Service
9.1.2015
9:10am
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In the future, a wireless charging system will allow electric cars not only to charge their batteries, but also to feed energy back into the power grid, helping to stabilize it. The cost-effective charging system achieves high levels of efficiency across...
by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft
9.1.2015
9:04am
Electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego demonstrated a new wireless communication technique that works by sending magnetic signals through the human body. The new technology could offer a lower power and more secure way to...
by University of California - San Diego
9.1.2015
8:57am
Echo Labs has designed a patent-pending wearable that allows for the “noninvasive monitoring and analysis of blood composition,” measuring oxygen, carbon dioxide, PH, hydration, and blood pressure levels...
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8.31.2015
3:59pm
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Marines enrolled in the Infantry Officer Course were able to use Office of Naval Research (ONR)-developed augmented reality technology for the first time as part of live-fire training exercises, ONR officials announced Aug. 31...
by Katherine H. Crawford, ONR Corporate Strategic Communications
8.31.2015
3:51pm
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made history this July when it flew by Pluto, providing us with strikingly close images of the dwarf planet. Now, the craft has been selected for a second potential mission: flying by a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO)...
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8.31.2015
2:34pm
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