Leaner Fourier transforms: Algorithm separates signals into their individual frequencies using minimal number of samples
The fast Fourier transform, one of the most important algorithms of the 20th century, revolutionized signal processing. The algorithm allowed computers to quickly perform Fourier transforms—fundamental ...
Electronic whisper: New technology transmits audio messages via finger's touch
Disney Research, Pittsburgh, has added a new dimension to interpersonal communication, creating a microphone that enables a person to record an audio message, transmit it silently through his body and reproduce it with the ...
TV-over-Internet service Aereo continues expansion
Aereo is accelerating the expansion of its $8-a-month service providing broadcast television over the Internet.
Use digital signal processing engineering to prevent a flash crash on Wall Street, prof says
NJIT Associate Professor Ali Akansu, PhD, wants to prevent another flash crash on Wall Street. An electrical and computing engineer who is an expert in the relatively new field of adapting signal processing ...
Engineers discover unique fingerprint for cell phones
TV-over-Internet service Aereo will expand to Utah
(AP)—Aereo, which provides broadcast television over the Internet for $8 a month, says it will expand to Utah next month.
TV-over-Internet service Aereo heading to Chicago
(AP)—Aereo, a startup that is trying to challenge cable and satellite TV packages with an $8-a-month offering over the Internet, says it will expand to Chicago in September.
New approach to mobile video fuses streaming and downloading to dodge delays, improve quality
It's the bane of streaming media—the endlessly spinning cursor on a dark screen, or the final minutes of a favorite show freezing to a halt when the wireless signal weakens. A new technology developed by ...
Fishing for chips
Traditional methods of marking larger farm animals rely on branding with hot irons or on ear-tagging. Dogs and cats are instead identified by the implant of a microchip transponder. With very few exceptions, it is now mandatory ...
Low energy consumption circuit for neural network systems with world's first ferroelectric memristor on a circuit
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it has developed a low energy consumption circuit for neural network systems, by forming the world's first ferroelectric memristor, which can record continuous analog data as resistance, on a CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Sem ...
TV-over-Internet service hits Atlanta next month
Aereo, the startup that offers television stations over the Internet starting at $8 a month, says it will start service in Atlanta on June 17.
Computer scientists, electrical engineers devising algorithms that look for useful new patterns in medical sensor data
Medical radiography is basically a species of photography. Historically, the patient's limb would be positioned between an x-ray source and a photographic plate. The plate would be exposed and developed, ...
World record silicon-based millimeter-wave power amplifiers
Two teams of DARPA performers have achieved world record power output levels using silicon-based technologies for millimeter-wave power amplifiers. RF power amplifiers are used in communications and sensor ...
Shifting the Internet into high gear
(Phys.org) —A new-generation analog-to-digital converter (ADC) developed by a joint IBM-EPFL team has the potential to greatly increase the speed and volume of data that can be transferred over the Internet.