Category Archives: High tech


    This is part 2 of our 3 article series on Elon Musk. Part 1 covered the early stages of Musk's life. In this article, we explore Elon Musk, the visionary: The 'why' and 'how' behind his incredible plans to make the world a better place. Since the successful launch of SpaceX's ... READ MORE

    By: Rebecca Alexander

    This is part 1 of our 3 article series on Elon Musk. In this article, we explore Musk's intriguing journey from South Africa to the U.S. and his first major successes as an entrepreneur. "That's one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind." Most people would recognize these words uttered by Neil Armstrong when he first stepped on the moon because this was one of those milestones that pushed the known limits of h .. ... READ MORE

    By: Rebecca Alexander
  • The coolest tech innovations used during the 2018 Winter Olympics

    The Olympics, whether they take place in the winter or the summer, are about more than just athletics. They are the perfect place for companies to show off their latest technologies - and this year’s event brought the best of the best. From robots to virtual reality cameras, here are the coolest technologies that were used during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Intel .. ... READ MORE

    By: Mariam Jomha
  • These advanced technologies are reshaping semiconductor fabs

    The semiconductor industry and the billions of products they fabricate are helping to pave the way for advanced emerging technologies like advanced analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence that are radically transforming the market. A tremendous continuous n .. ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • What are the latest innovations in sleep technology?

    A good night’s sleep is one of the key elements for good health. In fact, good sleep has been proven to have many health benefits, such as improving concentration and productivity, maximizing athletic performance and even decreasing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and strokes. As many people are now sleeping less, and sleep quality has decreased as well, many companies are busy developing sleep aid technologies. Here, we go over some of t .. ... READ MORE

    By: Adnane Saoud
  • The Future of Antennas: What to Expect?

    As electronics have developed in recent years, product engineers have found ways to largely eliminate the use of antennas on most smartphones and personal electronics. Think about it – when was the last time you had to adjust the antenna on your iPad or Samsung phone in order to get better reception? Whereas previous generations knew how to manipulate an antenna in order to get better reception, millennials, teenagers, and young kids today ha .. ... READ MORE

    By: Joe Humphries
  • How will 5G impact different industries?

    A little something about the Gs: We are living in a decade where wireless technologies have become an irreplaceable part of our daily life. It all started in the 80s with the analog technology referred to as the first generation wireless technology - 1G. The “large brick phones” had a poor battery life and a maximum speed of 2.4 Kbps. Then, 2G came in as a big leap in mobile technologies and .. ... READ MORE

    By: Abhinaya Baskaran
  • PreScouter Journal 2017 Roundup & 10 Most Read Articles

    It has been quite a year for the PreScouter Journal. Thanks to our great team and valued readers, the journal received 3 unique awards in 2017: PreScouter Journal named one of the Top 50 Innovation Websites and Blogs for Innovators & Inventors. PreScouter Journal named one of the ... READ MORE

    By: PreScouter Journal
  • What Technologies Are Redefining Shopping this Holiday Season?

    Holiday shopping was once a straightforward process. As technology changes the world around us, simple activities like shopping are becoming simplified. Social media and online stores are having a significant and growing influence on the holiday market, year after year. The majority of us will incorporate our computers and mobile devices in the way we shop this year, in one way or another. Retailers are beginning to capitalize on this trend, ta .. ... READ MORE

    By: Jesse Bereta
  • Attractive opportunities in the semiconductor industry

    The semiconductor industry lies at the intersection of several high-growth sectors that are now reaching commercialization. The electronic components that are manufactured by the various players in this industry are essential for the manufacture of the billions of devices comprising the Internet of Things and mobile device ecosystems. High demand exists for the chips that power ou .. ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • What emerging technologies will improve the semiconductor industry?

    We live in exciting times. In the past few years, we have seen the acceleration and emergence of a wide slew of technologies that are revolutionizing nearly all industries. From deep learning and IoT (the Internet of Things) to additive manufacturing (3D printing) and blockchain, these emerging technologies are starting to appear in products and services throughout the marketplace, creating immense value for both individuals and organizations. In this article, we will expl .. ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • Insights into the State of the Chip Market in 2017

    Many people still associate chip manufacturers with pre-built desktop PCs. However, those days are long gone. As Dave Stevenson of Tech Advisor recently put it: "The pre-built desktop PC is all but a dead .. ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • The Impact of Lithium-Ion Batteries on the Automobile Industry

    We have come a long way since German inventor, Siegfried Samuel Marcus manufactured the first gasoline powered automobile in 1870. Living in an era where electric cars are set to revolutionize transportation with the promise of a cheaper, .. ... READ MORE

    By: Aritra Ghosh
  • RFID: A Technological Revolution

    RFID technology has changed the face of many industries- including various areas of transportation, but what is it exactly? And how does it (and will it in the future) affect your transportation needs and uses? RFID: The Basics RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification, and it describes the use of electromagnetic fields .. ... READ MORE

    By: Paula Hock
  • Can DNA Solve the Data Storage Problem?

    Mankind is producing more data than ever. Globally, digitally stored data is projected to reach 44 trillion gigabytes by 2020 which is a threefold increase in just three years. Data storage capacities of conventional media like hard drives and magnetic tapes are hitting their physical limits. A great promise to this escalating data storage problem is provided by our own ancient form of .. ... READ MORE

    By: Rajeswari Jayaraman
  • A New Material is Furthering 3D Printing in Space

    3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, has enabled many advancements in several industries, and it's about to make a significant impact in a new environment - space. The International Space Station Uses 3D Printing: Last year, astronauts began 3D printing tools on the International Space Station using their advance .. ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • Quantum Communication Strong in China

    Last Sunday, Chinese government officials and scientists announced the world’s first ultra-secure quantum encrypted network, to be used in Jinan, in the Shandong Province, between governments and Party offices. The system reportedly cost up to $20 million to implement, and has been in testing mode since May to validate the approach. The network has exchanged secure telephone calls, faxes and files - with a success rate of ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • A ‘Jetsons’ Reality Is Closer Than You Think

    With recent buzz surrounding automation, most notably autonomous vehicles, the next question to ask is what comes next? For Boeing, the next step is self-flying planes, a step they may begin to take as early as next year. Boeing’s Recent Announcement At last week’s Paris Air Show, Boeing’s vice president for product development Mike Sinnett ... READ MORE

    By: Paula Hock
  • LG’s new futuristic 77-Inch OLED TV

    Last week, LG unveiled its new 77-inch transparent OLED panel. The futuristic visions of large transparent screens that are clear to use and non-invasive when not in use like those seen in the 2002 hit movie Minority Report are now feasible. The Features of LG's New OLED Panel Thanks to OLED technology, the screen is flexible, so it can be made to fit numerous geometries. ... READ MORE

    By: Sofiane Boukhalfa
  • Beyond IoT: Internet of Underwater Things to Network the Oceans

    The grand goal of the Internet of Underwater Things (IoUT) is to create a worldwide network of smart interconnected underwater objects and to digitally link our oceans, streams, and lakes. The current count ... READ MORE

    By: Rajeswari Jayaraman
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