Ring and bracelet system designed to help the hearing-impaired
Fujitsu semiconductor introduces innovative methodology for leading-edge "Customized soC" design
Fujitsu Semiconductor today announced that it has developed a new design methodology that enables both the higher circuit density and the shorter development time, for advanced 28nm SoC (System on a Chip) ...
Nanotech drug smugglers
Tiny capsules of carbon are invisible to the chemical gatekeeper that flushes potentially harmful substances out of our bodies' cells, according to research published in the International Journal of Computational Biology an ...
New solar cell is more efficient, less costly
(Phys.org) —American innovators still have some cards to play when it comes to squeezing more efficiency and lower costs out of silicon, the workhorse of solar photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules worldwide.
A Reconfigurable Antenna Array (RAA) integrated with RF Switches
The recent rapid development of wireless communication systems has created a strong need for the development of new antenna structures. The research described in this project introduces the concept of reconfigurable antennas ...
Students practice hands-on STEM activities to define problems and determine solutions
In Georgia, young students often feel disconnected from the real world when studying math and science, a perception that poses serious challenges to the state's future economic and workforce development, ...
Designing optimal menus with no effort
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics and Saarland University have constructed a menu optimizer for a GUI builder. Based on a model of user performance, MenuOptimizer evaluates the efficiency of the current ...
Booming Philippine outsourcing industry faces worker shortage
The Philippines' outsourcing industry faces a shortage of trained personnel after a decade of rapid growth which saw it become a pillar of the economy, the industry association said Tuesday.
Google Web Designer to simplify the building of ads
New life for old TV screens
Television sets have changed dramatically in recent years, with the introduction of flat-screen LCD, plasma and LED monitors. These new technologies have virtually eliminated the old-fashioned cathode ray ...
Research Project: Robotic Fabrication in Timber Construction
Researchers at the University of Stuttgart develop a lightweight timber construction system combining robotic prefabrication with computational design and simulation processes, as well as three-dimensional ...
Micro cameras flex their way into the future of imaging
Imagine sticking a thin sheet of microscopic cameras to the surface of a car to provide a rear-view image, or wrapping that sheet around a pole to provide 360-degree surveillance of an intersection under construction.
Russia threatens to block Facebook over drug ads
Russia on Thursday threatened to block Facebook for allegedly publishing ads for illegal designer drugs on its website.
CYGNSS hurricane satellite mission passes key review milestone
The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) recently passed NASA's Systems Requirements Review and Key Decision Point-B and can now move into the next phase of development.