- A group of engineers in Germany is developing a low cost 3D printing interface for BeagleBone boards.
- New RF connector system for small cell applications to make its debut alongside recently launched cable assembly systemHUBER+SUHNER will display a wide variety of radio frequency (RF), fibre optic, high voltage, and power and data transmission solutions at Electronica 2016.Among these products will be innovations such as the SUCOFLEX 526V – which is the first product from the SUCOFLEX 500V assembly family to be shown to the public – and the Quick-Fit Plus. The NEX10,...Source: RealWi
- Researchers have found an unexpected way to control the thermal conductivity of two-dimensional (2-D) materials, which will allow electronics designers to dissipate heat in electronic devices that use these materials.
- Engineers are developing cheap, energy-efficient lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles from silicon in diatomaceous earth. The research could lead to the development of ultra-high capacity lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and portable electronics.
- A newly-developed form of transistor opens up a range of new electronic applications including wearable or implantable devices by drastically reducing the amount of power used. Devices based on this type of ultralow power transistor could function for months or even years without a battery by ‘scavenging’ energy from their environment.
- Electronics that can be embedded in clothing are a growing trend. However, power sources remain a problem. Scientists have now introduced thin, flexible, lithium ion batteries with self-healing properties that can be safely worn on the body. Even after completely breaking apart, the battery can grow back together without significant impact on its electrochemical properties.
- A new approach for obtaining functional surfaces consisting of organized polymers has been developed by researchers.
- Scientists have demonstrated a highly efficient method for wirelessly transferring power to a drone while it is flying. The breakthrough could in theory allow flying drones to stay airborne indefinitely -- simply hovering over a ground support vehicle to recharge -- opening up new potential industrial applications.
Inspiration from the ocean: Non-toxic, high-quality surface treatment for organic field-effect transistorsIn a development beneficial for both industry and environment, researchers have created a high-quality coating for organic electronics that promises to decrease processing time as well as energy requirements.
- A new extensible wiring technique capable of controlling superconducting quantum bits has now been developed, representing a significant step towards to the realization of a scalable quantum computer.
- Worldwide Augmented Reality markets are poised to achieve significant growth with the use of smartphone apps and headsets or glasses that are platforms to project digital information as images onto a game image or a work situation. ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new report entitled “Augmented Reality (AR): Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, […]
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- ELECTRONICS.CA PUBLICATIONS announces the availability of a new report entitled “Optical Transceivers: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2016 to 2022”. The vendors in the optical transceivers industry have invested in high-quality technology and processes to develop leading edge broadband network capability. Internet, enterprise augmented reality, and IoT Drive optical network adoption as the mega […]
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Landmark agreement further strengthens global trade and broadens market access for European and international companiesThe IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) and CENELEC the European standards organization commit to further increase alignment between International and European standards.Geneva, Switzerland; Brussels, Belgium; 17 October 2016 – Friday, during the annual IEC General Meeting in Frankfurt, the IEC, which publishes the large majority of International Standards for electrical and electronic devices and systems, and CENELEC, its counterpart at the European level, have signed an agree
- Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technology with multi-mile ranges and multi-year battery lifetimes has created a growing smart city developer opportunity, according to a recently published report. “In the last few years, city IT administrators have been leveraging Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud services and infrastructures. LPWANs with integrated cloud stacks and simplified […]
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- Researchers have made a discovery that could lay the foundation for quantum superconducting devices. Their breakthrough solves one the main challenges to quantum computing: how to transmit spin information through superconducting materials.
- Researchers are sweating the small stuff in their efforts to develop a wearable device that can monitor an individual's glucose level via perspiration on the skin. They have demonstrated the capabilities of a biosensor they designed to reliably detect and quantify glucose in human sweat.
- 'Ferroelectric' materials can switch between different states of electrical polarization in response to an external electric field. This flexibility means they show promise for many applications, for example in electronic devices and computer memory. Current ferroelectric materials are highly valued for their thermal and chemical stability and rapid electro-mechanical responses, but creating a material that is scalable down to the tiny sizes needed for technologies like silicon-based semiconduct
- A layer of diamond can prevent high-power electronic devices from overheating. This becomes particularly important in devices made from gallium nitride. Now a team of researchers show that a layer of diamond can spread heat and improve the thermal performance of these devices.
- Quiet Mark reveals Britain’s quietest hand dryersLondon, October 10th, 2016: Drying your hands almost instantly in a public toilet is a welcome benefit of the latest technology in electric hand dryers. But there’s a price to pay. Some super-fast hand dryers have the same impact on the human ear as a subway train, causing discomfort to all, and unnecessary stress to those with hypersensitivity to noise, hearing problems or conditions such as dementia and autism.However,...Source: Real
- New research has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems that can mimic the human brain. Artificial neural networks (ANNs) exhibit learning abilities and can perform tasks which are difficult for conventional computing systems, such as pattern recognition, on-line learning and classification. Practical ANN implementations are currently hampered by the lack of efficient hardware synapses; a key component that every ANN requires in large
- Engineers have been eyeing the finish line in the race to shrink the size of components in integrated circuits. Now, a team of researchers has succeeded in creating a transistor with a working 1-nanometer gate. For comparison, a strand of human hair is about 50,000 nanometers thick.
- Researchers have created a high voltage and high frequency silicon carbide (SiC) power switch that could cost much less than similarly rated SiC power switches. The findings could lead to early applications in the power industry, especially in power converters like medium voltage drives, solid state transformers and high voltage transmissions and circuit breakers.
- The development of novel integrated circuits for next generation implantable medical devices has now been advanced, according to an international team of researchers.
- Geneva, Switzerland/ Frankfurt, Germany 2016-10-06 – More than 3,500 experts from over 70 countries are due in Frankfurt am Main from 10 to 14 October, 2016, to discuss and develop the technical foundation for innovation and sustainability. They are participating in the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) 80th General Meeting organized by the IEC National Committee of Germany, DKE. In electrotechnology, harmonized technical rules are more important today than ever before. Elect
- Electrical and computer engineers have directly observed -- for the first time -- negative refraction for electrons passing across a boundary between two regions in a conducting material. First predicted in 2007, this effect has been difficult to confirm experimentally. The researchers were able to observe the effect in graphene, demonstrating that electrons in the atomically thin material behave like light rays, which can be manipulated by such optical devices as lenses and prisms. The findings
- Though they're touted as ideal for electronics, two-dimensional materials like graphene may be too flat and hard to stretch to serve in flexible, wearable devices. "Wavy" borophene might be better, according to scientists.
- Researchers have engineered a material that could lead to a new generation of computing devices, packing in more computing power while consuming a fraction of the energy that today's electronics require.
- More than a decade ago, Ralph Hollis invented the ballbot, an elegantly simple robot whose tall, thin body glides atop a sphere slightly smaller than a bowling ball. The latest version, called SIMbot, has an equally elegant motor with just one moving part: the ball.
- Peptides that could help bridge the gap where artificial meets biological have been unveiled by researchers, offering the potential to harness biological rules to exchange information between the biochemistry of our bodies and the chemistry of our devices.
- Researchers have proposed a design for the first DNA sequencer based on an electronic nanosensor that can detect tiny motions as small as a single atom.
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