FingerShadow is proposed as screen power-saving technique
Shift towards renewable energy and technology for a smarter grid
The partners in the FI-PPP FINESCE project are developing solutions to optimize the interoperability of the grid and manage variations of wind and solar power. The shift towards renewable energy imposes challenges on the ...
Live long and phosphor: Blue LED breakthrough for efficient electronics
In a step that could lead to longer battery life in smartphones and lower power consumption for large-screen televisions, researchers at the University of Michigan have extended the lifetime of blue organic ...
NTT Electronics ships industry's first 20nm low-power coherent DSP
NTT Electronics (NEL), a leading supplier of coherent Digital Signal Processor (DSP) solutions to system and module manufacturers worldwide, announced shipment of industry's first 20nm 100G Long-haul/Metro ...
Data visualisation page illustrates the power consumption of smartphones
An infographic developed by University of Helsinki researchers presents the first side-by-side comparison of the power consumption and fragmentation of Android and iOS devices. ...
Experiment makes energy savings a game
Let's face it: We're energy hogs. We want more light, we flip a switch. If we're hot, we crank up the AC, without a second thought on the power grid strain. It's what economists call inelastic demand – the resource is widely ...
Ineda developing low power companion processors to increase battery life for wearables
Physicists 'freeze time' to manipulate spin information in graphene
Researchers from the FOM Foundation and University of Groningen have found a way to preserve spin information for much longer than previously possible. They isolated the spin information from the influence ...
A bump circuit with flexible tuning ability that uses 500 times less power
A bump circuit with flexible tuning ability that uses 500 times less power and is smaller than previous circuits has been demonstrated by researchers at the University of Tennessee in the US.
Researchers build first 3D magnetic logic gate
Designing exascale computers
"Imagine a heart surgeon operating to repair a blocked coronary artery. Someday soon, the surgeon might run a detailed computer simulation of blood flowing through the patient's arteries, showing how millions ...
Team at Raspberry Pi advance with Model B+
Agile aperture antenna tested on aircraft to survey ground emitters, maintain satellite connection
(Phys.org) —The Georgia Tech Research Institute's software-defined, electronically-reconfigurable Agile Aperture Antenna (A3) has now been tested on the land, sea and air.
'Smart glass' micro-iris for smartphone cameras
A small, low-powered camera component made from a "smart glass" material has been created by a group of researchers in Germany with the hope of inspiring the next generation of smartphone cameras.