Tracking gunfire with a smartphone
(Phys.org) —You are walking down the street with a friend. A shot is fired. The two of you duck behind the nearest cover and you pull out your smartphone. A map of the neighborhood pops up on its screen ...
Supercomputer Titan to get world's fastest storage system
Nebula One steps forth as world's first cloud computer
Designing a better satellite
(Phys.org) —If you have ever plugged your digital camera into your desktop to download photos, then you have used what is known in computing circles as a "plug and play" interface. Basically, plug and play refers to any ...
Researcher slashes optics laboratory costs using customizable 3-D printable designs
(Phys.org) —Just as the power of the open-source design has driven down the cost of software to the point that it is accessible to most people, open-source hardware makes it possible to drive down the cost ...
At Samsung, the brains of TVs matter as much as their size
For the world's No. 1 TV seller, it's no longer all about bigger screens and thinner panels. Televisions have to be smart too.
Apple granted patent on new augmented reality technology
Slump deepens for video game sector, survey says
US videogame sales extended their decline in February with a 25 percent monthly drop compared with a year ago, according to an industry tracker.
SpaceX on verge of 3rd supply run to space station (Update)
The International Space Station is about to get another commercial shipment.
Metaio announces AR processing unit for phones
Sony PlayStation 4 expected at NY event Wednesday (Update)
Sony is expected to unveil its next-generation gaming system at a New York event Wednesday evening, a development that would give the struggling electronics company a head start over Microsoft and an Xbox 360 successor.
Vagaries of real-world circuitry affect performance of promising new technique in signal processing and imaging
The last 10 years have seen a flurry of research on an emerging technology called compressed sensing. Compressed sensing does something that seems miraculous: It extracts more information from a signal than ...
Will iPads revolutionize in-flight entertainment?
Paul Tamburelli prefers flying United Airlines or British Airways when traveling internationally. It's not just because of the price and schedule. Tamburelli, a vice president of government relations for a Phoenix company, ...
New DARPA challenge is looking for innovative approaches to adaptive, software-based radio communications
Radios are used for a wide range of tasks, from the most mundane to the most critical of communications, from garage door openers to military operations. As the use of wireless technology proliferates, radios ...