Technology essential to children's success, professor says
(Phys.org)—Children need access to technology if they want to succeed in the 21st century with so many of the world's transactions done over the internet, says Massey Professor Mark Brown.
Panasonic steps up 3D camera tech for virtual world tours
Panasonic develops new tablet with 20-inch 4k IPS Alpha LCD panel
Panasonic announced the development of a new tablet computer that features a 20-inch IPS Alpha LCD panel with more than four times the resolution of Full High Definition, as well as a high precision digital pen. With the ...
Smart search engines for news videos
Searching for video recordings regularly pushes search engines to their limit. The truth of the matter is that purely automatic algorithms are not enough; user knowledge has to be harnessed, too. Now, researchers ...
3-D printing gives businesses a low-cost option for odd jobs
What does a business do if the vintage aircraft part a customer needs hasn't been made in decades? For a solution, Airflow Systems of Capistrano Beach, Calif., turned to Rapid Tech at University of California-Irvine. Through ...
Toshiba smartphone camera sensor has eye on future
Intelligent 3-D image technology could enable targeted out-of-home advertising
(Phys.org)—Directed advertising is common in online shopping and in social media but is not currently an option in the out-of-home digital environment due to the technical challenges involved.
Ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell presented at IEDM2012
Imec has developed an ultra-thin hybrid floating gate cell with demonstrated functionality. The results, which are presented at this week's 2012 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM, San Francisco, ...
Fast forward to the past: Technologists test 'game-changing' data-processing technology
It's a digital world. Or is it? NASA technologist Jonathan Pellish isn't convinced. In fact, he believes a computing technology of yesteryear could potentially revolutionize everything from autonomous rendezvous ...
Innovative teaching not technology alone has 'greatest impact' in the classroom, report finds
Digital technologies in the classroom must go hand in hand with innovative teaching to have a true impact on educational achievements, research involving academics at The University of Nottingham has shown.
Aakash tablet not cheap Chinese import: DataWind
Makers of India's low-cost Aakash tablet on Saturday denied a local media report that said the computer was a cheap Chinese import and not an Indian innovation as was claimed.
Technology to help weather bushfires, floods and more
While technology can't prevent catastrophic events, a CSIRO report released in Canberra today reveals how emerging technologies help emergency services better manage natural disasters and minimise their effects ...
Motion sensor: Increase your activity for a healthier lifestyle
People are increasingly leading a sedentary lifestyle that may lead to weight gain issues; efforts are being made across Europe to encourage people to become more active and as a result, healthier. Researchers ...
Technology only a tool in search for solutions to poverty
Technology can serve as a tool to bridge the digital divide, but it is unlikely to be a complete solution in helping people find jobs and escape poverty, according to a Penn State researcher.