2016-08-18 - Vivek Nanda

Fujitsu uses GPU parallelisation to speed deep learning

Using "AlexNet," 64 GPUs in parallel have achieved 27x the speed of a single GPU for what Fujitsu is claiming…

2016-08-12 - Liezel Labios

Flexible skin patch monitors blood alcohol from sweat

The device coprises a temporary tattoo, which sticks to the skin and induces sweat, and a portable flexible electronic circuit…

2016-08-04 - KAIST

Semi-transparent solar cells reflect away heat

A research team at KAIST has developed a top transparent electrode that works well with perovskite solar cells.

2016-08-02 - Steve Taranovich

How Juno’s solar array gathers power from the sun

NASA's Juno spacecraft is a study in low power equipment improved solar-cell efficiency and array-structure design.

2016-08-01 - University of Utah, University of Minnesota

Oxide combo boosts power semi performance

Gallium nitride is often used for transistors in power supplies, but that has been explored for many years and likely…

2016-07-18 - R. Colin Johnson

EU targets holy grail of quantum superconducting

One grant for an ultra-sensitive superconducting photon director could clear the way to a universal supercomputing quantum computer.

2016-06-30 - Vivek Nanda

IBM discovers how to convert old smartphones cases into high-strength plastic

The one-step approach converts BPA-leaching plastics in consumer electronics into environmentally safe material for water purification and medical devices.

2016-06-24 -

Novel device boosts PV system power output

Researchers from the Masdar Institute have developed a technology that independently tracks electrical currents generated by each solar panel, significantly…

2016-06-23 - Julien Happich

Rambus samples lens-less eye tracker for headmount displays

The Lensless Smart Sensors rely on a phase anti-symmetric diffraction grating and co-designed with computational algorithms that extract the relevant…

2016-06-06 - R. Colin Johnson

Diamond MEMS resonator surpasses 20GHz speed

The Russians have claimed a new world record in the microwave regime with a diamond substrate MEMS resonator whose speed…