Details of the 200lm/W TLED lighting technology breakthrough unraveled
Philips is the world's first to present a lamp prototype that produces a record 200 lumen per watt (lm/W) of high quality warm white light. This LED technology breakthrough brings energy-efficient LED light suitable for general ...
Study finds sighted babies of blind mothers find other ways to bond
New green technology squeezes out building leaks
(Phys.org) —A new building-sealing technology developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis, will get a real-world test today at a Habitat for Humanity home in Stockton, Calif.
NASA selects astrobotic to demonstrate asteroid and moon landing technology
Last week Astrobotic successfully flew a sensor package designed to guide spacecraft safely to the surface of asteroids, moons, planets, and beyond. The flight occurred on an unmanned helicopter operated ...
Panorama from NASA Mars rover shows Mount Sharp
(Phys.org) —Rising above the present location of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity, higher than any mountain in the 48 contiguous states of the United States, Mount Sharp is featured in new imagery from the rover.
Hiding in plain sight
A couple years ago, researchers introduced a new material that they said could make any object invisible to both radar and the human eye. Invisibility cloaking would have a major impact on defense technology, they explained, ...
Researcher at UPNA develops 3-D reconstruction algorithms less complex and more accurate
In his PhD thesis, Leonardo de Maeztu-Reinares is proposing 3D reconstruction algorithms; they are on a par with the results of the best available techniques and can be executed more rapidly on a computer. His work is based ...
In your face: Near-infrared glasses thwart face recognition
'Sensorless sensing' technology enables accurate correction of temperature effects on LED performance
When comparing LEDs to incandescent light bulbs, there is a noticeable difference in light quality: LED lamps when dimmed are perceived to be "colder" than incandescents. At CES 2013 this week, NXP Semiconductors ...
Samsung's curved OLED TV boasts immersive viewing experience by creating panorama effect
Today at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Samsung Electronics unveiled Samsung's Curved OLED TV, breaking the barrier of innovation in home entertainment.
Tobii's eye tracker REX will showcase at CES (w/ video)
New image-reconstruction method yields clear images of subsurface features
Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a popular imaging modality for obtaining three-dimensional, micrometer-resolution pictures of structures that lie beneath the surface of, for example, the human eye or ...
Doctoral student unravels 'tin whisker' mystery
(Phys.org)—Americans love their electronics, and millions will undoubtedly receive everything from flat-screen TVs and e-readers to video games and coffee makers this holiday season. Over time, even the ...
Goodbye, fluorescent light bulbs: New lighting technology won't flicker, shatter or burn out
Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for large-scale lighting.