ICT Results

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 ...

Jul 23, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 19, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 16, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 14, 2010
5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

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.

Jul 12, 2010
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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, ...

Jul 06, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 05, 2010
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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 ...

Jun 29, 2010
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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 ...

Jun 25, 2010
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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 ...

Jun 18, 2010
5 / 5 (9) 0 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Jun 15, 2010
4.9 / 5 (16) 2 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Jun 10, 2010
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