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Photo of the Day: Seeing Superconductive Materials with Spectroscopy

March 3, 2014 10:19 am | by DOE/Ames Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are revealing the mysteries of new materials using ultra-fast laser spectroscopy, similar to high-speed photography where many quick images reveal subtle movements and changes inside the materials...

Ultra-fast Laser Spectroscopy Lights Way to Understanding New Materials

March 3, 2014 9:52 am | by DOE/Ames Laboratory | News | Comments

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory are revealing the mysteries of new materials using ultra-fast laser spectroscopy, similar to high-speed photography where many quick images reveal subtle movements and changes inside the materials...

Optical Nano-tweezers Take Over the Control of Nano-objects

March 3, 2014 9:42 am | by ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences | News | Comments

As science and technology go nano, scientists search for new tools to manipulate, observe and modify the "building blocks" of matter at the nanometer scale. With this in mind, researchers demonstrate for the first time the ability to use near-field optical tweezers to trap a nano-size object and manipulate it...

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Aeroflex Affirms Commitment to 5G Research and Development

February 28, 2014 12:30 pm | by Aeroflex | News | Comments

Aeroflex has announced that it is actively working on developing technologies towards potential Fifth Generation (5G) wireless systems, and is a founding member of the 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) program, led by the University of Surrey, UK. Aeroflex is one of the founding partners in 5GIC...

The Power of Watson in the Palm of Your Hand

February 28, 2014 12:26 pm | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM has launched the IBM Watson Mobile Developer Challenge, a first of its kind, global competition to encourage developers to create mobile consumer and business apps powered by Watson. IBM announced the challenge at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona...  

High-reliability Cellular 4G Communication and Monitoring System

February 28, 2014 12:21 pm | by B&B Electronics | News | Comments

B&B Electronics has provided Quatro Electronics with a high-reliability Cellular 4G communication and monitoring system for the oversight of equipment in remote locations. Founded in the UK in 1996, Quatro Electronics have been trusted to protect, manage and monitor remote and vulnerable sites...

Shedding the Restraints on Enterprise Storage

February 28, 2014 12:13 pm | by Diablo Technologies | News | Comments

Enterprise storage has historically been hampered by technical and architectural factors that severely limit application performance. The I/O limitations of hard disk-based arrays, and the latency imposed by PCI-Express based SSDs and architectures such as SAN and NAS...

Virtual Orchestra

February 28, 2014 11:07 am | by Mendelssohn – Bartholdy museum | Videos | Comments

The Mendelssohn – Bartholdy museum in Leipzig has recently installed a virtual orchestra, Effektorium...                                  

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Engineering Newswire 79: AirMule UAV Is a Flying Donkey

February 28, 2014 10:38 am | by Alex Shanahan, Multimedia Production Specialist | Videos | Comments

Today on Engineering Newswire, we’re driving 270 miles per hour at Kennedy, in a car, engineering face melting metal, and saving lives in a flying donkey ...              

Photos of the Day: AllSee Enables 'Internet of Things'

February 28, 2014 10:27 am | by University of Washington | News | Comments

Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your "This American Life" podcast with a small wave of the hand. This kind of gesture control for electronics could soon become an alternative to touchscreens and sensing technologies...

Battery-Free Technology Brings Gesture Recognition to All Devices

February 28, 2014 10:20 am | by University of Washington | News | Comments

Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your "This American Life" podcast with a small wave of the hand. This kind of gesture control for electronics could soon become an alternative to touchscreens and sensing technologies...

Dramatic Shifts for Test Equipment

February 27, 2014 10:48 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by API Technologies, next generation mobile devices are becoming more powerful and more complex...                          

Noting Tech Needs, Mining Companies Seek Graphite

February 27, 2014 10:32 am | by DAN JOLING, Associated Press | News | Comments

Experts say the promise of expanded uses for "pencil lead" in lithium-ion batteries — used in cars, cellphones and tablet computers — as well as a decrease in supply from China has helped touch off the largest wave of mining projects in decades...                 

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A Cavity That You Want

February 26, 2014 2:37 pm | by University at Buffalo | News | Comments

Associated with unhappy visits to the dentist, “cavity” means something else in the branch of physics known as optics. Put simply, an optical cavity is an arrangement of mirrors that allows beams of light to circulate in closed paths. These cavities help us build things like lasers and optical fibers used for communications...

The Beginning of the End of Full-Body Scanners?

February 26, 2014 2:22 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

Standing in a full-body scanner at an airport isn't fun, and the process adds time and stress to a journey. It also raises privacy concerns. Researchers now report in ACS' The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters a more precise and direct method for using that "terahertz" technology to detect explosives from greater distances...

Software Maps Ambiguous Names in Texts to the Right Person

February 26, 2014 2:15 pm | by Saarland University | News | Comments

If a name is ambiguous and given without context, even humans struggle. When reading the last name "Merkel", people do not know if it refers to the Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel or the famous soccer coach Max Merkel. It is a drawback for web search, too...

Meaghan's Minute: LTE Broadband Internet Access

February 26, 2014 11:00 am | by Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development | Videos | Comments

Coming straight from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Altair Semiconductor and WNC have launched a new router designed to offer high-speed internet connectivity over 3.5GHz LTE bands in markets where wired Internet connections such as cable or DSL are not feasible or economical...

'Nordic is All Around You' Demonstrations

February 25, 2014 5:19 pm | by Nordic Semiconductor | News | Comments

Ultra low power RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA confirms details of exhibits, demonstrations, and partner companies that it will be hosting on its booth (Hall 6 Stand 6H20) at Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC is the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and is organized by the GSM Association...

Sierra Wireless and Tech Mahindra Provide Global Turnkey M2M

February 25, 2014 5:08 pm | by Sierra Wireless | News | Comments

Sierra Wireless and Tech Mahindra have announced they have signed a formal teaming agreement to work collaboratively to develop and deploy end-to-end M2M solutions for customers worldwide. The collaboration leverages Sierra Wireless device-to-cloud offerings and Tech Mahindra’s system...

TI Delivers Highest Efficiency Dual-mode Qi, PMA Wireless Power Receiver

February 25, 2014 5:03 pm | by Texas Instruments | News | Comments

Improving the mobile charging experience, Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s smallest, most efficient wireless power receiver to support both the Wireless Power Consortium 1.1 Qi and Power Matters Alliance specifications. The new bq51221 inductor-less, 5-watt receiver’s high efficiency and programmable output reduces power loss...

7Layers Selects R&S to Enhance Conformance and Carrier Acceptance

February 25, 2014 4:54 pm | by 7Layers | News | Comments

7Layers has selected the R&S TS8980FTA and R&S CMW500 wireless test platforms for conformance and carrier acceptance testing of 3GPP Release 8 & 9 devices. With these capabilities, 7Layers can support emerging technologies...

Cloudpath Brings Automated Device Enablement to Healthcare Industry

February 25, 2014 4:43 pm | by Cloudpath Networks | News | Comments

Cloudpath Networks has introduced its XpressConnect Enrollment System 3.0 for healthcare organizations looking to bring scalability, sustainability and security to their Wi-Fi networks. XpressConnect ES provides self-service, automated onboarding...

Certified Wireless Network Professionals Announce First CWNE

February 25, 2014 4:34 pm | by Certified Wireless Network Professional | News | Comments

Certified Wireless Network Professional has announced its first Certified Wireless Network Expert in China, Kevin Zhu, has obtained the most advanced skills available in the current enterprise Wi-Fi market. Zhu is the 134rd person worldwide to hold this prestigious title...

TI and NSN Collaborate on Indoor Small Cell Base Stations

February 25, 2014 4:27 pm | by Texas Instruments | News | Comments

Texas Instruments and Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN) have announced their collaboration on NSN's next generation of indoor small cell base stations. Based on NSN's Flexi Zone suite of products, the new indoor small cell base stations are expected to support a record 400 active indoor users...

Meeting the 'Yottabyte Era' of Data Consumption

February 25, 2014 4:21 pm | by Texas Instruments | News | Comments

Mobile World Congress-- As the mandate for capacity continues to skyrocket, networks carrying yottabits of traffic will become a reality in the not too distant future. To achieve this kind of capacity operators have begun deploying small cell wireless base stations to offer the best solution for backhaul connectivity...

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