Kor Ecologic Urbee 2 car will move from 3-D printer to road
Next generation solar cells: Trapping sunlight with microbeads
In five to seven years, solar cells will have become much cheaper and only one-twentieth as thick as current solar cells. The trick is to deceive the sunlight with microbeads.
Record-setting p-type transistor demonstrated: New design boasts the highest 'carry mobility' yet measured
Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel improvements ...
Samsung will open up on big.LITTLE processor at ISSCC
Fujifilm will introduce 1TB optical disc in 2015
Thermogenerator from the printer
Wireless sensor networks monitor machinery and equipment in factories, cars and power stations. They increasingly "harvest" the energy they need to transmit measurement data from the environment, thus making ...
New FJVPS capable of producing 3-D assembly procedure videos in fewer than 3 hours
Fujitsu and Digital Process Limited today announced the availability of FJVPS V15L13, a new Virtual Product Simulator from Fujitsu (FJVPS) digital production preparation tool for customers in the assembly ...
Chemist develops process that allows iron to serve as platinum catalyst
PUFFIN offers graphics card breakthrough versus break-in
Manufacturers in developing countries have competitive edge
(Phys.org)—Manufacturing plants in developing countries have more potential competitive advantages over their industrialized counterparts than just lower costs, a University of Melbourne study has found.
3-D laser sintering technology creates possibility of significant weight savings in aircraft fabrication
More than 50 percent weight savings in aircraft construction is now possible using hypermodern production techniques. A process called 3-D laser sintering of the raw material permits a completely new kind of fabrication. ...
Most biofuels are not 'green', researchers show
(Phys.org)—First tops, then flops. That is one way of summing up the history of biofuels so far. A new study led by Empa gives an up-to-date picture of the ecobalance of various biofuels and their production ...
Apple's Siri fuels boom in voice technology
Call it the "Siri effect." With Apple expected to unveil on Wednesday a new iPhone with added capabilities for Siri, its voice-activated digital assistant, industry experts say two factors are driving an explosion of voice-enabled ...