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DIY micro-technology for SMEs

A European project has developed a one-stop shop to support companies, especially SMEs, in the rapid design and manufacture of novel micro-devices for use in applications ranging from medical diagnosis to ...

dateJul 23, 2010 in Engineering
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Europe's first mobile robotic bin-on-call

European researchers have built a robot for 'on-demand' rubbish collection - just make a call and it will soon arrive at your door. It's ideal for collecting waste in the narrow streets of many historical ...

dateJul 19, 2010 in Robotics
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The city, 2.0. (w/ Video)

Augmented reality tours of real monuments, instant visualisation of virtual objects on living cityscapes and user-generated, digital story telling around famous landmarks are just some of the new applications ...

dateJul 16, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Mixed reality cookbook

What we perceive in the world is highly influenced by what we are looking for. That is old news. Now European researchers have used this theory to create a convincing and engaging 'mixed reality', and they ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Solving the crisis of choice online

In an age of information overload, a team of European researchers are developing technology to solve the “crisis of choice” people face when surfing the web, shopping for products online or watching TV.

dateJul 12, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Submarine robots learn teamwork

New technology developed by European researchers will allow autonomous underwater vehicles to work together as a team. It increases the scope of submarine applications for autonomous vehicles. Even better, ...

dateJul 06, 2010 in Engineering
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Turning remote control into intimate support

(PhysOrg.com) -- All the remote controls lying around our houses or fixed to our walls can be combined via new standardised middleware. Combined control enables new levels of home support to the elderly and ...

dateJul 05, 2010 in Engineering
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Future computing in the ether

(PhysOrg.com) -- As computer networks become more complex and pervasive, and their development is in a state of constant flux, leaving their design and management to human intervention is becoming increasingly ...

dateJun 29, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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New tools for earlier breast cancer diagnosis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Modern techniques for investigating suspected breast cancer are now complementing conventional mammography. A team of European and US researchers is developing ways to combine all this data ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Cancer
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Tasty new standards for systems-on-chips

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed breakthrough standards that will let microchip designers integrate more complex circuits more easily. It will mean a faster design process, more energy ...

dateJun 18, 2010 in Semiconductors
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Nanospheres stretch limits of hard disk storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new magnetic recording medium made up of tiny nanospheres has been devised by European researchers. The technology may lead to hard disks able to store more than a thousand billion bits ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Traffic technology for a cooperative commute?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Could chatty cars spearhead a peaceful revolution and traffic communications act as force to unite commuters instead of a curse to enrage them? Thanks to new 'intelligent traffic' technology ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Telecom
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