Researchers build Quad HD TV chip
It took only a few years for high-definition televisions to make the transition from high-priced novelty to ubiquitous commodity—and they now seem to be heading for obsolescence just as quickly. At the ...
UK's RobotCar demonstrated (w/ Video)
Fujifilm shows off bendable 'Beat' diaphragm speaker
PBS stares back at 1.8-gigapixel ARGUS drone imaging system
Novel metamaterial sensor provides bigger picture
Duke University engineers have developed a novel sensor that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners and collision avoidance systems for ...
Microsoft Research does Cloud-Offloaded GPS
Study reveals new factor that could limit the life of hybrid and electric car batteries
(Phys.org)—A new study of the batteries commonly used in hybrid and electric-only cars has revealed an unexpected factor that could limit the performance of batteries currently on the road.
Calgary rolls out Bluetooth travel time system
CyPhy Works takes wraps off long-endurance UAVs (w/ video)
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.
Japan's newest floating train is one blistering maglev
339 Gbps: High-energy physicists smash records for network data transfer
(Phys.org)—Physicists led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have smashed yet another series of records for data-transfer speed. The international team of high-energy physicists, computer ...
Implantable medical devices powered by the ear itself
Deep in the inner ear of mammals is a natural battery—a chamber filled with ions that produces an electrical potential to drive neural signals. In today's issue of the journal Nature Biotechnology, a team ...