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Semtech Launches IoT Revolution Ecosystem with Key Partners at Electronica

November 5, 2014 11:56 am | by Semtech Corporation | Comments

Semtech Corporation is partnering with IBM Research, Microchip, and their distribution partners, to demonstrate the most powerful and advanced technology for Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) ...                           

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Photos of the Day: SkySense Pad Charges Your Drone the Moment it Lands

November 5, 2014 10:42 am | Comments

SkySense is developing a landing pad that doubles as a wireless charging station and promises yet another layer of automation. The SkySense Charging Pad is a gold-plated dock with a 100-240 V power input and a 10 A charge rate. Using the pad to recharge a drone is as simple as landing on it, the company ... 

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New and Innovative Solutions for Industrial and Medical Markets to Be Showcased at Electronica 2014

November 5, 2014 10:21 am | by Maxim Integrated Products | Comments

At electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany, Maxim Integrated Products showcases several new and innovative solutions for the industrial and medical markets ...                                             

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SkySense Pad Charges Your Drone the Moment it Lands

November 5, 2014 10:16 am | by Nick Lavars | Comments

In addition to shotguns, regulations and laser defense systems, limited battery life is an obstacle that drone companies need to contend with in driving widespread adoption. Berlin-based startup SkySense is looking to play a part, developing a landing pad that doubles as a wireless charging station and promises yet ... 

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Innovative Magnetometer for Applications Such as Medical Imaging

November 5, 2014 9:51 am | by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland | Comments

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed an innovative magnetometer that can replace conventional technology in applications such as neuroimaging, mineral exploration and molecular diagnostics. Its manufacturing costs are between 70 and 80 per cent lower than those of traditional technology, and the device is not as sensitive to external ... 

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Spielberg Uses 3-D Printing to Build Everything from Nanoscale Chips to Houses

November 5, 2014 9:43 am | by Julia Sklar, MIT News Correspondent | Comments

At age 13, Nathan Spielberg — now an MIT senior — began building his first guitar, a process that consumed his attention for eight hours a day, every weekend, for 3 1/2 years. Reminiscing now, he calls it a full-time hobby, but it was also pure inspiration: Strumming away on what was once a mere block of wood, Spielberg grew to ...

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Entries Open for Wireless Design & Development EDGE Awards

November 5, 2014 8:42 am | by WDD Staff | Comments

Today, Wireless Design & Development announced the call for entries across 14 product and service categories, three special recognition categories, as well as one custom manufacturing (CM) Innovation category. The deadline for entries is January 19, 2015, and the official awards ceremony will take place on ... 

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MINER Shines in Urban Emergency Response Exercise

November 4, 2014 12:17 pm | by Patti Koning, Sandia | Comments

A nuclear device has been hidden in a high-rise building in a major metropolitan area. Emergency responders have intelligence that narrows down the location to a single city block, but it isn’t safe to search door-to-door. Can they identify the exact location of the device quickly without the culprits realizing a search is on? ...         

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Photos of the Day: Coated Battery Solution Prevent Electrical Current Damage

November 4, 2014 11:52 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | Comments

To help prevent such injuries, researchers at MIT, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital have devised a new way to coat batteries with a special material that prevents them from conducting electricity after being swallowed. In animal tests, they found that such batteries did not damage the gastrointestinal (GI) tract at all ...

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New Way to Make Batteries Safer after Ingestion

November 4, 2014 11:45 am | by Anne Trafton, MIT | Comments

Every year, nearly 4,000 children go to emergency rooms after swallowing button batteries — the flat, round batteries that power toys, hearing aids, calculators, and many other devices. Ingesting these batteries has severe consequences, including burns that permanently damage the esophagus, tears in the digestive tract, and in some cases, even death ...

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Outsmarting Thermodynamics in Self-Assembly of Nanostructures

November 4, 2014 11:12 am | by Rachel Berkowitz, Berkeley Lab | Comments

If you can uniformly break the symmetry of nanorod pairs in a colloidal solution, you’re a step ahead of the game toward achieving new and exciting metamaterial properties. But traditional thermodynamic -driven colloidal assembly of these metamaterials, which are materials defined ...               

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Better Bomb-Sniffing Technology

November 4, 2014 11:06 am | by Vince Horiuchi, University of Utah | Comments

University of Utah engineers have developed a new type of carbon nanotube material for handheld sensors that will be quicker and better at sniffing out explosives, deadly gases and illegal drugs ...                                     

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'God Particle' Researcher to Lead Swiss CERN Lab

November 4, 2014 10:55 am | by Associated Press | Comments

The renowned lab that confirmed the existence of the elusive "God particle" has selected an Italian physicist who played a key role in that research to be its new director general ...                                            

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Multi-Core Optical Fibers Achieve 255 Tbps

November 4, 2014 10:44 am | by WDD Staff | Comments

Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands and the University of Central Florida (CREOL) in the USA, report in the journal Nature Photonics the successful transmission of a record high 255 Terabits/s over a new type of fibre allowing 21 times more bandwidth than ... 

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GreenPeak Wins Deloitte Fast50 Technology Award

November 3, 2014 2:21 pm | by WDD Staff | Comments

GreenPeak Technologies, the industry leading Smart Home semi-conductor/systems company, has again won the prestigious Deloitte Fast50 award for technology companies in the Netherlands. With an impressive 8757 percent growth, GreenPeak moves into the first position ...

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