Researchers invent smart window that tints and powers itself
Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists have developed a smart window which can darken or brighten without the need for an external power source.
BMW to reveal driverless innovations that allow for 360- degree collision avoidance and valet parking
NREL demonstrates 45.7% efficiency for concentrator solar cell
The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has announced the demonstration of a 45.7 percent conversion efficiency for a four-junction solar cell at 234 suns concentration. This achievement ...
Developing a reliable wind 'super grid' for Europe
EU researchers are involved in the development of a pan-European 'super grid' capable of dispersing wind power across Member States. This will bring more renewable energy into homes and businesses, help reduce ...
EDAG car with textile skin set for Geneva show
Cook farm waste into energy
It takes some cooking, but turning farm waste into biofuels is now possible and makes economic sense, according to preliminary research from the University of Guelph.
'Draw me a picture,' say scientists: Computer may respond
Like the rest of us, scientists wish they could just ask a computer a question and have it respond with an answer presented in an easy-to-understand picture. Today's visualization tools can translate huge ...
Cheaper, more powerful VR system for engineers
It's like a scene from a gamer's wildest dreams: 12 high-definition, 55-inch 3D televisions all connected to a computer capable of supporting high-end, graphics-intensive gaming.
Technology turns eyewear into a smart device capable of displaying visual information
Sony Corporation announces the development of an attachable Single-Lens Display Module that can turn eyewear of varying designs into smart devices.
BlackBerry launches Classic in last-ditch effort
(AP)—BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones—and most smartphone customers—have embraced touch screens.
Nokia HERE prepares maps for autonomous cars
New Minecraft modding software revolutionizes the way we teach kids coding
A new e-learning software, developed by San Diego education start-up ThoughtSTEM, teaches K-12 students how to code by allowing them to write mods ("modifications") to the popular video game, Minecraft. The ...
Website shines light on renewable energy resources
A team from the University of Arizona and eight southwestern electric utility companies have built a pioneering web portal that provides insight into renewable energy sources and how they contribute to the ...
A look at North Korea's cyberwar capabilities
Most North Koreans have never seen the Internet.