Wireless power transfer enhanced by metamaterials
Researchers test radiation-resistant spintronic material
A team of researchers from the University of Michigan and Western Michigan University is exploring new materials that could yield higher computational speeds and lower power consumption, even in harsh environments.
Body motion energy harvester may power medical and consumer wearable devices
A body motion energy harvester, with the flexibility and elasticity to be applied to high-flexion joints and suitable for integration with fabrics, is being developed by researchers at Sogang University in ...
New research points way to less vulnerable computer memory
(Phys.org)—Have you ever been working on a document on your computer and it suddenly crashes? Maybe the power goes out or there's a software glitch that causes it to freeze and you lose everything you've been working on ...
Energous at CES shows wire-free charging tech
Bamboo bike recharges mobile devices and external batteries by pedaling
Bambootec, a consortium from Yucatán, has designed a bamboo bicycle that transforms the kinetic energy generated by pedaling into a source of electricity that has the ability to simultaneously recharge mobile ...
How to make mobile batteries last longer by controlling energy flows at nano-level
Electronic devices waste a lot of energy by producing useless heat. This is one of the main reasons our mobiles use up battery power so quickly. Researchers at University of Luxembourg have made a leap forward ...
Beating battery drain: Power-conserving chip may increase smartphone battery life
Stream video on your smartphone, or use its GPS for an hour or two, and you'll probably see the battery drain significantly. As data rates climb and smartphones adopt more power-hungry features, battery life ...
Elliptic Labs powers up ultrasound for touchless gesturing
'Smart material' chin strap harvests energy from chewing
A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements has been created by a group of researchers in Canada.
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. ...
Greater capacity for batteries makes smaller devices
In a joint project, scientists optimized the electrical power of capacitors which will store and release energy charges.
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 ...