Extension of cable-based telecommunication networks requires high investments in both conurbations and rural areas. Broadband data transmission via radio relay links might help to cross rivers, motorways or nature protection areas at strategic node points, and to make network extension economically feasible.
A recent study led by researchers of the ICFO (Institute of Photonic Sciences) demonstrates that a single nano-diamond can be operated as an ultra-fast single-emitter optical switch operating at room temperature. The scientific results of this study have been published in Nature Physics.
An Israeli nonprofit group has awarded a $1 million prize to a U.S.-based research team that is developing technology that allows paralyzed people to move things with their thoughts.Israel Brain Technologies presented the award on Tuesday to BrainGate. The group is based at Brown University in Rhode Island and collaborates with Massachusetts General Hospital and other institutions.
Sony says its new computerized wristwatch will sell for $200 in the U.S. and will work with a variety of Android phones. Sony's SmartWatch 2 hasn't gotten as much attention as Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Gear, but it's cheaper and compatible with a broader range of phones.
Twitter will be coming off its biggest quarterly loss in the past three years when the online messaging service brings its IPO to the New York Stock Exchange later this fall. A regulatory filing Tuesday revealed that Twitter will list its shares on the NYSE instead of the traditionally tech-friendly Nasdaq Stock Exchange.
The G2 and the G Pad 8.3, the flagship smartphone and tablet from LG Electronics, are great mobile devices that have fantastic screens, top-end cameras and ample processing power. But making an impressive device is not enough to stand apart from the crowd in the ultra-competitive mobile phone market.
A growing category of devices and software applications promises to measure the mundane details of our daily lives: calories burned, diaper changes, how much and how well we sleep, caffeine intake, kids' studying habits, household chores, even whether a baby is nursing more frequently on Mom's left breast versus her right.
When a large manufacturing facility with 70 rooftop air conditioning units in Grand Terrace, California wanted to address the need for an automated demand reduction solution for the purposes of allowing their utility to unload portions of their load from the grid, a collaborative solution pairing wireless and wired, was the perfect solution.
Stanford engineers have helped create what may be the next big thing in particle accelerators – and it fits on a fingertip. This “accelerator on a chip” was reported September 27th in the journal Nature. The project included scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a linear accelerator two miles long.
Apple said Tuesday that Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, who used technology to drive a remarkable turnaround at her luxury fashion house, will take charge of the company's expansion plans and retail operation. Bailey, who will become Burberry CEO on Ahrendts' departure, live-streamed his catwalk shows to fans worldwide through online channels like Twitter.
Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations. Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., and GOP leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky could seal an agreement on Tuesday, just two days before the Treasury Department says it will run out of borrowing capacity.
Telit Wireless Solutions announced the market roll-out of the LE910 LTE module series with initial variants for North America and Europe. The 3GPP Release 9 compliant products are positioned to expedite migration to 4G for new and existing designs including those already based on 2G or 3G members of the xE910 family.
The acquisition of Renfro Associates by Rotork Plc heralds the expansion of Renfro’s valve adaptation and accessories business to cover all of the USA. From its home in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Renfro Associates has been designing and manufacturing valve automation packages...
On this episode of Kickstarter of the Week, brought to you by National Instruments, we are counting down the days until we die with Tikker, the death watch that wants you to think about life. Smart watches keep you connected to your email, but this death watch counts down your remaining years to the second that you will die.
Agilent Technologies announced the availability of Radar Principles and Systems courseware from DreamCatcher, for educators at universities and technical training centers. The courseware provides students instant access to high-quality professional instruction and hands-on experience for the latest radar systems and operating principles.
Industry-leading supplier of embedded development tools IAR Systems announced that IAR Embedded Workbench has been selected by Analog Devices as the recommended toolchain for development of the ADSP-CM40x series of mixed-signal control processors.
Techspray’s new ForeverSolvTM solvent reclaim program makes it possible to recycle and reuse vapor-degreaser cleaning solvents. This eliminates the need for expensive waste disposal, and reduces the material cost 10-20% compared to original solvent prices.
Spirax Sarco announced their partnership with J.M. Electrical Company Inc., the premier professionals in advanced automated building systems. J.M. Electrical Company Inc. is now a Factory Authorized service supplier of Spirax Sarco and will now assist them in servicing and commissioning its commercial and industrial accounts throughout New England.
EnSilica has announced that it has successfully collaborated with Kili Technology Corporation of Canada on the development of the Kili 3.1 FIPS 140-2 Level 3 (Federal Information Processing Standard) compliant secure processor IC. The Kili 3.1 secure processor IC is designed to meet the stringent requirements of payment, authentication and identity applications...
The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) has introduced its Fall 2013 wireless training schedule specifically-designed to enhance the real-world skills and in-field knowledge of global industry professionals. The ongoing program, offering both online and in-person learning experiences, highlights the latest fundamental details and advanced applications in key growth areas...
Recently recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the North American Customer Value Enhancement Award winner in test asset management solutions for Aerospace & Defense, the Sente Group has produced significant results for customers by challenging companies’ common approaches to test capital equipment savings.
When a natural disaster strikes and too many people take to their mobile phones at once, cellular networks easily overload. But a University of British Columbia graduate student has developed a solution to ensure that calls don’t get dropped and texts make it to their destination.
4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. announced availability of the VZ20M and VZ21M modules, the newest members of its EZLinkLTE family of single-mode LTE modules. The VZ20M, recently certified by Verizon Wireless, is a complete M.2 connectivity solution for the design of tablets, notebooks, and laptop computers...
Evans Analytical Group announced that it has launched a comprehensive electronics system failure analysis service. Extending its proven microelectronic test and engineering services portfolio, EAG is now one of the only companies to focus on the entire system, from electronics to materials, all the way down to failure mechanisms occurring at the IC transistor level.
Agilent Technologies announced that AT4 wireless’ Bluetooth Qualification Test Facility in Malaga, Spain, has upgraded its laboratory with an Agilent T1111S Bluetooth RF Conformance Test System. This system will increase AT4 wireless’ capacity for Bluetooth RF qualification testing to better serve the global market.