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IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 Announces Senior Executive & Industry Panel Agenda

October 8, 2014 10:51 am | by IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 | News | Comments

IEEE GLOBECOM 2014 has announced the senior-executive and industry panel agenda for its 57th annual conference to be held December 8 – 12 in Austin, Texas. Declared IEEE Week by Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, the five-day premier, international event will be highlighted by 1,500 presentations covering the latest IoT, networking, broadband, cloud computing, and emerging technology breakthroughs...

Telstra signs NNI agreement with Tata Communications

October 8, 2014 10:36 am | by Telstra | News | Comments

Telstra’s multinational customers will benefit from superior connectivity to and from India thanks to a new agreement with Tata Communications. The Network-to-Network Interconnection will utilise Tata Communications’ 116 Points of Presence, extending Telstra’s reach to tier-2 and tier-3 Indian cities...

Plasmonics That Could Advance Optical Tech, Increase Data-Storage, & Improve Solar Cell Performance

October 7, 2014 4:07 pm | by Cynthia Sequin & Emil Venere, Purdue University | News | Comments

A Purdue-based startup is developing high-temperature "plasmonic metamaterials" that could dramatically increase data-storage capabilities, improve solar-cell and waste-heat recovery performance and provide a new avenue for ...   

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Unconventional Photoconduction in an Atomically Thin Semiconductor

October 7, 2014 4:03 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

It’s a well-known phenomenon in electronics: Shining light on a semiconductor, such as the silicon used in computer chips and solar cells, will make it more conductive. But now researchers have discovered that in a special semiconductor, light can have the opposite effect, making the material less conductive instead...

Robotic Solutions Inspired by Plants

October 7, 2014 3:58 pm | by European Commission, CORDIS | News | Comments

EU-funded researchers are demonstrating revolutionary robotic techniques inspired by plants, featuring a 3D-printed 'trunk', 'leaves' that sense the environment and 'roots' that grow and change direction. Humans naturally understand ...  

A Quick Look at Electron-Boson Coupling

October 7, 2014 10:59 am | by DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory | News | Comments

Imagine being able to tune the properties of a solid material just by flashing pulses of light on it, for example turning an insulator into a superconductor. That is just one potential payoff down-the-road from the physical phenomenon of electrons and atoms interacting with ultrashort pulses of light...

Attix5 Warns on Dangers of No Recovery Strategy for This Year’s IP EXPO

October 7, 2014 9:34 am | by Attix5 | News | Comments

There is widespread mistrust of cloud providers across Europe with seven in 10 businesses accusing them of failing to provide the right information on data recovery solutions. Ahead of IP EXPO this week, Attix5 have looked at urging businesses to review their disaster recovery planning...

Photo of the Day: Past, Present, & Future of IoT

October 6, 2014 5:21 pm | by Hailey Lynne McKeefry, EBN | News | Comments

The Internet of Things is more than the newest buzzphrase. It's set to transform the electronics industry, from what products consumers use to how those products get made ...                    

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DAS Transmission Is Changing Education and Healthcare Environments

October 6, 2014 4:19 pm | by Evan Baker and Jim Otte, SSOE Group | Articles | Comments

Wireless connectivity rules just about everything today. To be “connected” is the key for rapid exchange of information, improving communication, and increasing productivity. To prepare a building or campus to provide extensive, uninterrupted wireless connectivity, the installation of physical equipment known as DAS or Distributed...

AQrate Delivers 5-Fold Increase in Speed to WiFi Access

October 6, 2014 3:59 pm | by Aquantia | News | Comments

Aquantia unveiled AQrate technology, a game-changing product line that delivers 5 times higher throughput than the current Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) solutions without requiring any change to existing copper cabling infrastructure...

Elitecore to Launch Elite Connect Mobile App

October 6, 2014 1:21 pm | by Elitecore Technologies | News | Comments

Elitecore Technologies will soon launch Elite Connect Mobile App. Presenting Elite Connect Mobile App that lays down the marker for Carrier Wi-Fi technologies of the future will be launched...

Farsens to Exhibit and Present at Electronica 2014 and Euro ID 2014

October 6, 2014 1:09 pm | by Farsens | News | Comments

Farsens S.L. announced that it will be exhibiting products from its product portfolio at Electronica 2014 and Euro ID 2014 trade fairs. Our sales team will be showing the newest innovations in battery-free RFID sensor solutions...

Bob Williams Named Vice President of Sales at Tianma NLT America

October 6, 2014 12:46 pm | by Tianma NLT America | News | Comments

Mr. Williams brings extensive experience in the display industry to his new position, to which he has been promoted from Director of Multi-Channel Sales for the Eastern Region. He has served the company in a range of capacities since 1997...

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Presto Engineering Extends HDMI Test Capabilities

October 6, 2014 12:39 pm | by Presto Engineering | News | Comments

Presto Engineering announced its selection of the new Tektronix HDMI 2.0 solution to extend its HDMI test capabilities. In addition to the acquisition of the recently-released Tektronix HDMI platform, Presto Engineering will work jointly with Tektronix to expand its test coverage on high-speed serial bus interfaces...

TIA to UK OfCom for Promoting Investment and Innovation in IoT

October 6, 2014 12:04 pm | by Telecommunications Industry Association | News | Comments

The Telecommunications Industry Association submitted comments to the United Kingdom’s Office of Communications in response to its request for stakeholder views on promoting investment and innovation in the Internet of Things..

Crumpled Graphene Could Provide Unconventional Energy Storage

October 6, 2014 10:47 am | by David Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it's about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene "paper" — a material formed by bonding together layers of the two-dimensional ...  

Untangling Coiling Cables

October 6, 2014 10:39 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | Videos | Comments

Engineers at MIT, along with computer scientists at Columbia University, have developed a method that predicts the pattern of coils and tangles that a cable may form when deployed onto a rigid surface ...         

Fast, Cheap Nanomanufacturing

October 6, 2014 10:29 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Arrays of tiny conical tips that eject ionized materials could fabricate nanoscale devices cheaply. Luis Fernando Velásquez-García’s group at MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) develops dense arrays of microscopic cones that harness electrostatic forces to eject streams of ions...

Photo of the Day: How Field Application Engineers Are Changing the Engineering World

October 6, 2014 10:23 am | by Kasey Panetta, Managing Editor and Eileen Whitmore, Art Director | News | Comments

Field application engineers, also known as FAEs or sales engineers are a hybrid of exactly what the title implies: Sales and Engineering. These folks are unique because they’re essentially in the position of selling a product, but they can ...

Hewlett-Packard Splits off PC, Printer Businesses

October 6, 2014 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard is splitting itself into two companies, one focused on its personal computer and printing business and another on technology services, such as data storage, servers and software, as it aims to drive profits higher. Hewlett-Packard, like other PC makers, has been facing changing consumer tastes...

DecaWave Appoints Gilles Delfassy as Director

October 3, 2014 12:55 pm | by DecaWave | News | Comments

DecaWave has appointed Gilles Delfassy as non-executive director of the company. Gilles Delfassy is a leading figure in the global semiconductor industry, with a career that spans both the US and Europe. Mr. Delfassy is currently the President of the Supervisory Board of Kalray...

Crumpled Graphene Could Provide an Unconventional Energy Storage

October 3, 2014 10:20 am | by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office | News | Comments

When someone crumples a sheet of paper, that usually means it’s about to be thrown away. But researchers have now found that crumpling a piece of graphene “paper” — a material formed by bonding together layers of the two-dimensional form of carbo...                   

Stanford Computer Scientist Selected to Join Ambitious Moore Foundation Program

October 3, 2014 10:17 am | by Tom Abate, Stanford Engineering | News | Comments

Christopher Re, assistant professor of computer science and Robert N. Noyce Family Faculty Scholar, today was named a Moore Investigator as part of the Data-Driven Discovery Initiative advanced by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation...              

Batteries Included: A Solar Cell that Stores Its Own Power

October 3, 2014 9:34 am | by Pam Frost Gorder, Ohio State University | News | Comments

Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery...                                    

Can a Football Stadium Be as 'Smart' as a Phone?

October 3, 2014 9:30 am | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

It's a tough challenge for the National Football League to entice fans off their comfy couches and into stadiums when ticket prices are almost as high as the sport's TV ratings...                       

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