Solar chimneys can be teamed with fuel cells to provide more electricity more economically and all year round, according to mathematical analysis. Solar chimneys work best on hot, sunny days, relying on differences in air temperature to generate energy...
by Cristy Burne, Sciencenetwork Wa
9.4.2015
10:27am
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 ...
Associate Editor
|
9.4.2015
9:59am
Advertisement
See that black speck on the Lincoln’s penny-minted nostril? And on the right, notice another three of those specks comfortably framed by the eye of a needle? Those semiconductor chiplets, or “dielets” as DARPA Program Manager Kerry Bernstein calls them,...
by DARPA
9.4.2015
9:34am
Smartwatches, intelligent homes and drones that follow users wherever they go are on show at Berlin's mega consumer electronics fair, which opened its doors to the public on Friday. Here are some of this year's eye-catching trends and ...
by Hui Min Neo, Marie Julien And Romain Fonsegrives
9.4.2015
9:21am
Playing deejay with voice commands will get easier for more Americans this fall as some best-selling cars get updated with software that integrates smartphones into the dashboard. With the 2016 model year, Apple's CarPlay and Google's Android...
by Ryan Nakashima
9.4.2015
9:13am
Advertisement
Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the bathroom lights switch on automatically and you smell fresh coffee brewing. Or an oven that turns itself on and starts warming up ...
by Hui Min Neo
9.4.2015
9:07am
A new approach that uses light to move mirrors could usher in a new generation of laser technology for a wide range of applications, including remote sensing, self-driving car navigation and 3D biomedical imaging...
by University of California - Berkeley
9.4.2015
9:02am
Pasternack announces their expanded offering of gallium nitride (GaN) coaxial power amplifiers. GaN has emerged as the technology of choice in power amplifier designs. The high power density of gallium nitride semiconductor technology dissipates ...
by Pasternack
9.4.2015
8:58am
Advertisement
Murata announced the D1U54-D-1200 series of DC-input front end power supply modules from Murata Power Solutions. This 1000VRMS isolated power supply provides a 12Vdc output at 1200 Watts, with a standby voltage at up to 20 Watts of ...
by Murata Power Solutions
9.4.2015
8:31am
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
Advertisement
Advertisement
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 ...
by API Technologies
9.3.2015
12:02pm
Apparently a sneaky Reddit user (Flattentheskyline) captured a picture of the Hyperloop being built outside of Los Angeles at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. No one is quite sure about whether the pciture is actually real or not, however if...
9.3.2015
10:38am
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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...
Associate Editor
|
9.2.2015
4:47pm
Advertisement
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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...
Associate Editor
|
9.1.2015
2:05pm
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
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
Advertisement
Advertisement