2016-09-05 - Nano Dimension Technologies

DragonFly 2020 system flies to first customer

The supply was made to an Israeli defence company for evaluation purposes, according to Nano Dimension Technologies.

2016-08-31 - Walt Mills

Tackling power consumption in miniature devices

Experiments show metallic wires can be created using bilayer graphene sheets, but researchers said they're still a long way from applications.

- Walt Mills

Controlling electron ‘colour’ step forward in valleytronics

The experimental device of bilayer graphene proves the ability to control the momentum of electrons, offering a path to electronics that could require less energy and give off less heat.

2016-08-24 - Jennifer Langston

How interscatter tech eliminates backscattering by-products

The backscattering process creates an unwanted mirror image copy of the signal, which consumes more bandwidth as well as interferes with networks on the mirror copy Wi-Fi channel.

- Jennifer Langston

Interscatter technique allows implants to talk Wi-Fi

Interscatter communication backscatters existing signals like Bluetooth in the air, transforming wireless transmissions from one technology to another.

2016-08-22 - Tom Butler

Software learns to perfectly mimic handwriting

The system is flexible enough that samples from historical documents can be used with little extra effort.

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 is the world's fastest.

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 board. Does it spell an end to drunk driving?

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.