News tagged with energy

Putting software on a diet

Concerns about battery life, heat creation, fan noise and overall high energy costs have driven the development of more energy-efficient computers and mobile devices over the past two decades.

dateJul 20, 2016 in Software
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Internet of Things for smarter living

EPFL scientists are developing a new concept of a smart building that adjusts to your lifestyle, by allowing you to control your preferences. An important component, called the Internet of Things, involves monitoring your ...

dateJun 17, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Sonic net could save birds and aircraft, study suggests

Introducing a noise net around airfields that emits sound levels equivalent to those of a conversation in a busy restaurant could prevent collisions between birds and aircraft, saving passenger lives and billions in damages, ...

dateMay 06, 2016 in Ecology
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