Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
New Bluetooth System Orients Blind and Sighted Pedestrians
Posted on September 22, 2008 at 11:17:00 am
A new Bluetooth system designed primarily for blind people places a layer of information technology over the real world to tell pedestrians about points of interest along their path as they pass them.
Finding The Fourth Dimension
Posted on September 08, 2008 at 09:05:00 pm
How did the universe come to be? What is it made of? What is mass? Can science prove that there are other dimensions?
Explosives Go 'Green' ... And Become Yery Precise
Posted on August 29, 2008 at 10:05:09 am
Certain explosives may soon get a little greener and a little more precise. LLNL researchers added unique green solvents called TATB (1,3,5-triamino-2,4,6-trinitrobenzene) and improved the crystal quality and chemical purity of the material.
Sign Language Over Cell Phones Comes to United States
Posted on August 24, 2008 at 10:01:22 pm
Researchers have developed software that for the first time enables deaf and hard-of-hearing Americans to use sign language over a mobile phone.
Ultrafast Computers And Electronics On The Horizon?
Posted on August 18, 2008 at 11:11:33 am
physicists successfully controlled an electrical current using the "spin" within electrons – a step toward building an organic "spin transistor": a plastic semiconductor switch for future ultrafast computers and electronics.
Stretchable Silicon Camera Next Step To Artificial Retina
Posted on August 07, 2008 at 11:38:34 am
Digital cameras have transformed the world of photography. Now new technology inspired by the human eye could push the photographic image farther forward by producing improved images with a wider field of view.
Making Solar Energy Storage Cheap & Efficient
Posted on August 01, 2008 at 10:58:45 am
a revolutionary leap that could transform solar power from a marginal, boutique alternative into a mainstream energy source, MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power.
Electrons That Behave Like Light Discovered
Posted on July 27, 2008 at 03:06:17 pm
A team of researchers at Princeton University's Materials Research Science and Engineering Center has observed electrons moving through a crystal of bismuth metal behaving like light.
Europe’s next-generation broadband
Posted on July 27, 2008 at 02:36:57 pm
An enormous research effort by Europe’s leading broadband players has helped accelerate dramatically the rollout of next-generation broadband services reaching speeds in the 10s of Mbit/s in many European countries. That is just the start.
Cow Power Could Generate Electricity For Millions
Posted on July 26, 2008 at 10:28:50 am
Converting livestock manure into a domestic renewable fuel source could generate enough electricity to meet up to three per cent of North America's entire consumption needs