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Photo of the Day: Industry Trends: Wireless Test Equipment

July 24, 2014 | by WDD Staff | Comments

Around 240 readers responded to WDD’s survey on wireless test equipment. This infographic showcases the results...          

       

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CubeSat Packs 874-Gigahertz Submillimeter-Wave Receiver

July 31, 2014 1:09 pm | by NASA | Comments

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate has chosen a team at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to build its first Earth science-related CubeSat mission. The tiny payload, known as IceCube or Earth-1, will demonstrate and validate a new 874-gigahertz submillimeter-wave receiver...

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Pressure Probing Potential Photoelectronic Manufacturing Compound

July 31, 2014 12:40 pm | by Carnegie Institution | Comments

Molybdenum disulfide is a compound often used in dry lubricants and in petroleum refining. Its semiconducting ability and similarity to the carbon-based graphene makes molybdenum disulfide of interest to scientists as a possible candidate for use in the manufacture of electronics, particularly photoelectronics...

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Charging Electric Cars By Induction

July 31, 2014 10:50 am | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | Comments

We already charge our toothbrushes and cellphones using contactless technology. Researchers have developed a particularly efficient and cost-effective method that means electric cars could soon follow suit ...      

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Sensors That Improve Rail Transport Safety

July 31, 2014 10:46 am | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | Comments

A new kind of human-machine communication is to make it possible to detect damage to rail vehicles before it’s too late and service trains only when they need it – all thanks to a cloud-supported, wireless network of sensors ...   

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Panasonic, Tesla to Build Big U.S. Battery Plant

July 31, 2014 10:42 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

American electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs. The companies announced the deal Thursday, but they did not say where in the U.S. the so-called "gigafactory..."

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All-in-One Energy System Offers Greener Power

July 31, 2014 9:57 am | by Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Comments

An innovative 'trigeneration' system fuelled entirely by raw plant oils could have great potential for isolated homes and businesses operating outside grid systems both in the UK and abroad. The small-scale combined cooling, heat and power system has been designed to provide dependable electricity...

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Old-School Pipetting Updated with New-Age Technology

July 31, 2014 9:41 am | by Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research | Comments

A team of Whitehead Institute researchers is bringing new levels of efficiency and accuracy to one of the most essential albeit tedious tasks of bench science: pipetting. And, in an effort to aid the scientific community at large, the group has established an open source system...

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Britain to Test Driverless Cars Next Year

July 31, 2014 9:32 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

British officials says driverless cars will be tested on roads in as many as three cities in a trial program to begin in January. Officials said Wednesday the tests will last up to three years. Sensors and cameras will guide the cars...

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Review: 3Doodler Is Fun but Quirky '3D Pen'

July 31, 2014 9:27 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | Comments

3-D printing is all the rage. You can hit a button on your computer, which sends a file to a printer, which produces a small 3-D object out of plastic. It's a cool technology, but it's not exactly a hands-on way to make things. Enter the 3Doodler: the pen that turns you into the 3-D printer...

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Photo of the Day: Can Your Thermally Conductive Epoxy Do This?

July 30, 2014 11:28 am | by Master Bond | Comments

Master Bond’s Supreme 10AOHT-LO features high peel and shear strengths, superior electrical insulation properties and a thermal conductivity of 9-10 BTU/in/ft²/hr/°F. It has a service temperature range of 4K to +400°F. This one part system is resistant to impact, thermal shock, vibration...

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Amazon to Invest $2B to Expand in India

July 30, 2014 10:39 am | by Kay Johnson, AP Business Writer | Comments

The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees. Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will invest $2 billion to expand its Indian business, a day after local rival Flipkart raised $1 billion to fund its own expansion...

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Microsoft Spreads Cortana Abroad in Windows Phone

July 30, 2014 10:35 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Microsoft is spreading its Cortana digital assistant abroad, starting with China and the U.K. The company's corporate vice president of operating systems, Joe Belfiore, said Wednesday in Beijing that Chinese and British users of Windows Phones will get the voice-recognizing app...

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Photos of the Day: Next-Generation Microshutter Array

July 30, 2014 1:10 am | by NASA | Comments

NASA technologists have hurdled a number of significant technological challenges in their quest to improve an already revolutionary observing technology originally created for the James Webb Space Telescope...                  

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Revolutionary Microshutter Technology Hurdles Significant Challenges

July 30, 2014 1:04 am | by NASA | Comments

NASA technologists have hurdled a number of significant technological challenges in their quest to improve an already revolutionary observing technology originally created for the James Webb Space Telescope. The team has demonstrated that electrostatically actuated microshutter arrays...

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Vision-Correcting Display Makes Reading Glasses So Yesterday

July 30, 2014 12:59 am | by University of California - Berkeley | Comments

What if computer screens had glasses instead of the people staring at the monitors? That concept is not too far afield from technology being developed by UC Berkeley computer and vision scientists. The researchers are developing computer algorithms to compensate for an individual’s visual impairment...

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