Researchers from INNOVENT e.V. and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH have developed a measurement technique to detect nanoscale fluorescent thin films for the first time without using expensive laboratory equipment. Fluorescent thin films are used in areas such as security, logistics and merchandise management.... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-29
As applications of artificial intelligence spread, more computation has to occur—and more efficiently with lower energy consumption—on local devices instead of in geographically distant data centers in order to overcome frustrating delays in response. A group of University of Tokyo engineers have for the first time tested the use of... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-13
William Shakespeare might have been talking about Apple's recently released M1 chip via his prose in A Midnight Summer's Dream: "And though she be but little, she is fierce."... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-13
As far as data security is concerned, there is an even greater danger than remote cyberattacks: namely tampering with hardware that can be used to read out information—such as credit card data from a card reader. Researchers in Bochum have developed a new method to detect such manipulations. They monitor... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-07
Even though consumers won't see it for years, researchers around the world are already laying the foundation for the next generation of wireless communications, 6G. An international team led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin has developed components that will allow future devices to achieve increased speeds... Read more
Published on: 2022-06-02
The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory earned the top ranking today as the world's fastest on the 59th TOP500 list, with 1.1 exaflops of performance. The system is the first to achieve an unprecedented level of computing performance known as exascale, a threshold of... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-30
In forests where the foliage is thick, it can be challenging to detect and track moving targets, such as people and animals, using the current technology for collecting aerial images and videos. Researchers have developed a drone-operated 1D camera array that uses airborne optical sectioning to detect and track moving... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-24
The ability to precisely control the position and movement of miniature devices is being taken into new territory as KAUST scientists develop tinier and simpler devices without a single sensor.... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-19
New digital tools developed and tested at Simon Fraser University have the potential to revolutionize wilderness search and rescue efforts.... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-16
The sense of touch is important for human development, interpersonal communication, and social attachment. For situations where one is separated by distance affective haptic devices (AHDs) can be used as a new form of sense communication. AHDs are communication technologies that address the tactile or haptic modality. For her Ph.D.... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-13
Have you ever been trapped in an unexpected torrential downpour? Weather forecasting systems have always tried to anticipate adverse weather events. These systems, however, are heavily dependent on bulky, stationary, expensive equipment such as weather radar, impeding timely updates on local weather conditions for personal use. Tackling this gap in... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-13
Cheap, reliable audio recorders developed at Imperial have been used to reliably identify birds by their songs in a large trial in Norwegian forests.... Read more
Published on: 2022-05-03
E Ink Corporation has announced the development of E Ink Gallery 3—its next generation electronic color paper for the eReader and eNote devices. In its announcement, the company notes that the new generation of color ePaper is based on their ACeP Advanced Color ePaper platform, which in turn is based... Read more
Published on: 2022-04-26
Most research operations and missions require winches for hauling and retrieving equipment over the side of ships. A winch is used to hoist items to and from the deck such as nets, vehicles and other scientific equipment. Typically, marine winches in use today have large on-deck footprints, can be difficult... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-16
A team from the Computer Architecture and Memory Systems Laboratory (CAMEL) at KAIST presented a new compute express link (CXL) solution whose directly accessible, and high-performance memory disaggregation opens new directions for big data memory processing. Professor Myoungsoo Jung said the team's technology significantly improves performance compared to existing remote... Read more
Published on: 2022-03-16