Performance enhancing sensor ready for commercialisation
A wearable device being developed by the University of Strathclyde will provide real-time data analysis of fluid loss during exercise to enhance the performance of fitness enthusiasts and elite athletes.
Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star
They're gonna need a bigger Twitter. An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the creatures they've been monitoring started gaining a loyal social media following. @MaryLeeShark ...
Skype opens door to real-time translation feature
Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time.
Engineering students create real-time 3-D radar system
Spencer Kent stands nervously in front of Team D.R.A.D.I.S.' booth at Rice University's annual Engineering Design Showcase. Judging begins in about 10 minutes, and his teammate Galen Schmidt is frantically ...
New study examines relationship between electricity usage and stock market return
A new study by Zhi Da, Viola D. Hank Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Notre Dame, shows that the growth rate in industrial electricity usage negatively predicts next one-year stock market ...
Researchers build real-time tunable plasmon laser
How the first smart shopping mall in Europe works
Researchers from Zendos Tecnología and the IMDEA Networks Institute have developed an innovative tool to analyze the behavior of customers and visitors to shopping malls. The result is a technological platform called Ubicua ...
Augmented reality for drones
Affordable eyes in the sky, drones have fast become a popular and versatile tool for land mapping. Now ESA-backed startup Sysveo has developed a way of integrating user-made augmented reality objects into ...
Techies snatching up more real estate in Southern California
Internet moguls like Amazon's Jeff Bezos aren't the only techies snatching up real estate in Southern California.
Characterizing catalytic reactions in aqueous environments
Whether producing fuel cells or fertilizer, catalysts instigate reactions without being consumed. Despite their ubiquitous nature, solid catalysts in liquids are not completely characterized because scientific ...
Mathematical formula boosts renewable energy efficiency
A mathmatical framework for rating transmission lines aims to help relieve power grid congestion to make more efficient use of renewable energy.
Green light for the world's first intelligent oil pipelines
Electronics installed in Norwegian oil pipelines have been tested both at sea and in transport vessel reeling simulations. All that now remains is to install them offshore.
Researchers develop algorithm to make simulation of ultrafast processes possible
When electronic states in materials are excited during dynamic processes, interesting phenomena such as electrical charge transfer can take place on quadrillionth-of-a-second, or femtosecond, timescales. ...
Sensor economy opening expanding services and opportunities for individuals, industry
A new economy is taking shape – one in which sensors unblinkingly monitor the health of machines, and machines, production lines and entire factories trade logistical information in real time. Largely invisible ...