Tag Archives: electronics

  • 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
  • How AI Is Redefining the Consumer Goods Industry

    Artіfісіаl intеllіgеnсе (AI) is currently taking the retail world by storm and will increasingly continue to do so. Thе mаrkеt ѕіzе оf AI ѕоftwаrе аnd ѕуѕtеmѕ is expected to reach $38 million by 2025, and the potential opportunities for interacting with customers in new and increasin .. ... READ MORE

    By: Daniel Morales
  • The Airplane Laptop Ban: Everything You Need to Know

    You’ve probably seen a variety of news headlines and articles on the laptop ban and still wondered: What is it really about? What are the motivations behind it? How will it affect me the next time I travel and what will this mean for airplane travel moving forward? If you are looking for the 101 on the latest laptop flight ban, you’ve come to the right place. The Airplane Ban Facts: Earlier this year, the ... READ MORE

    By: Paula Hock
  • Wireless Innovations in the Audio and Healthcare Industries

    Once upon a time, every electronic device had a wire or cord dangling from it. As technology advanced, cords became thinner and thinner until they finally disappeared. The wireless revolution took the world by storm and still continues to leave us in awe at what levels and industries wireless technology can be applied. What's New in the Audio Industry and World of Bluetooth Headphones? One of the most prolific recent advances that audio technology has .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shehwar Ali
  • Self-Healing Circuits That Are Indestructible

    CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CA, USA. A team of researchers has successfully developed self-healing integrated chips. If these chips can be applied to any electronic system, they can operate independently without the need for human intervention in diagnosing and fixing their problems. They will be very useful for imaging, radar applications, and next-generation communications and sensing. The team is composed of the following: Steven Bowers, Kaushik Dasgupta, Kaush .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Using Bacteria In Creating UltraLight, Low-Cost, Fire-Resistant & Flexible Carbon Nanofiber Aerogels

    UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF CHINA, HEFEI, ANHUI, CHINA. The development of aerogels that are made from bacterial cellulose that use a low-cost biomass is a great innovation. The development of an environment friendly method of making carbon nanotube aerogels has numerous applications in various fields such as optics, architecture, nanotechnology, material science and electronics. The researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China's Hefei Nati .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • 3D Printing Your Personal Electronics

    UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK, COVENTRY, UNITED KINGDOM. A material named carbomorph allows anyone to incorporate sensors and electronic tracks as part of a 3D printed structure. This will allow the printer in creating touch-sensitive areas that can be connected to simple electronic circuit boards. The advancement in our technology has made it possible to print out intricate models of various devices like remote controls and even mobile phones. However, they are good for display .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Self-Destructing Gadgets And Medical Implants Made From Silk

    UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS, USA. Researchers have come up with nanometre-thick devices using a special silk coating. They are aiming to control the actual lifespan of the devices with the special silk coating that it is actually made with. It is supposed to melt away or self-destruct when it's no longer needed whenever they want to. It is not just aimed to be used for electronic gadgets but also for medical purposes. That way, it will be easier to co .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • First-Ever All-Optical Nanowire Switch Recently Developed

    UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, PENNSYLVANIA, USA. Researchers have finally created the first ever all-optical photonic switch using cadmium sulfide nanowires. The photonic switches are combined together to form a logic gate which is the main component that processes information in all computer chips. With it, nanowires will be able to transmit and process information with just light pulses instead of using electricity. We all know that newer and faster computers are being dev .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Smart Sutures For Faster Healing And Recovery Process

    UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS, USA. Smart surgical sutures have recently been developed and this time, these mindless threads will soon be coated with sensors to help monitor and speed up the healing process. It contains ultrathin silicone sensors that are embedded on silk strips or polymer. That way, it can be inserted through surgical needles easily. Catching up with the modern times is not an easy task. Right now, it would be really a breakthrough .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Restoring Eyesight Through Self-Powered Bionic Eyes

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY, CALIFORNIA, USA AND UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM. A self-powered bionic eye that can restore the eyesight of older adults with severe or limited eyesight. The device is better when compared with other retinal implants since it is photovoltaic. This means that the battery-powered setup does not require any complicated surgery. People who are in their fifties are prone to experiencing age-related macular degeneration diseases. When .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • The Advance: Flexible Medical Electronic Implants

    NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, ILLINOIS, USA; UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS, USA; KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DAEJEON, SOUTH KOREA; DALIAN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, LIAONING, CHINA. The Advance utilizes the combination of liquid metal and porous polymer. It will allow electronics stretch and bend to more than 200% of their original size. This is like 4 times greater to what is achievable with the current technology that we have. One .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Radiation-resistant Circuits: Providing Help When Nuclear Plants Are Damaged

    UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, UTAH, USA. MEMS (Micro-Electromechanical Systems) are radiation-resistant circuits that are impervious to to conditions like high-radiation environments. Incorporating MEMS in computers or robots can provide great assistance in situations where it is impossible for typical silicon microchips to endure extreme radiation. MEMS could possibly deal with extreme cases in damaged nuclear plants, nuclear attacks and extreme bursts of space radiation. Typically .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Creating Biodegradable Transistors From Human Body Proteins

    TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY, TEL AVIV, ISRAEL. Protein-based transistors that are made from milk, mucus proteins and blood can now be the foundation of new generation of electronic devices. These transistors are biodegradable and flexible. These transistors completely deviate from the typical silicon-based transistors. Prof. Michael Gozin, Dr. Shachar Richter, Ph.D. students Netta Hendler, Elad Mentovich and Bogdan Belgorodsky employed distinct combinations of mucus proteins, milk .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Artificial Fingerprint For Trademark Protection

    UNIVERSITY OF BAYREUTH, BAYREUTH, GERMANY. It is a trademark label that is used to avoid product piracy. It consists of a periodic, three-dimensional surface structure. The individual structure is invisible to the naked eye making it unforgeable. Also, it has low production cost compared to holograms and RFID tags. In 2007, a report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development stated that at least 10% of the world's global trading volume is affect .. ... READ MORE

    By: Shinji Tutoru
  • Mobile phones that can see through walls

    UT DALLAS, USA. An imager chip that could turn mobile phones into devices that can see through walls, wood, plastics, paper and other objects. Dr. Kenneth O, director of the UT Texas Analog Center of Excellence and a professor of electrical engineering and his team have created approaches that open a previously untapped portion of the electromagnetic spectrum for consumer use and life-saving medical application. "The terahertz range is full of unlimited potential th .. ... READ MORE

    By: Susan Smith
  • Lytro: Photography’s giant leap forward

    STANFORD UNIVERSITY, USA. A still camera technology that generates an image that can be refocused by photographers after the photo has been taken. Lytro lets you take pictures like never before. Unlike a conventional camera that captures a single plane of light, the Lytro camera captures the entire light field, which is all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space. By instantly .. ... READ MORE

    By: Susan Smith
  • Taiwanese university’s electric vehicles spark interest from European dealer

    NATIONAL PINGTUNG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, TAIWAN. Three electric vehicle models developed at a Taiwanese university show promise. In response to rising fuel prices, a university in southern Taiwan unveiled three newly invented electric vehicles Thursday, one of which is being considered by a European dealer for mass production Taiwan’s National Pingtung University of Science and Technology unveiled three new electric vehicles (EV) which .. ... READ MORE

    By: Susan Smith
  • A camera that can see around corners

    MIT, USA. Ultra-fast camera can create images of hidden objects using scattered laser light. A new imaging system developed at MIT's Media Lab could use opaque walls, doors or floors as 'mirrors' to gather information about scenes outside its line of sight. In doing so, the camera is able to see objects hidden behind walls. Such a camera could be invaluable in dangerous or inaccessible locations, such as inside machinery with moving parts, or in highly con .. ... READ MORE

    By: Susan Smith
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