Williams to work with General Dynamics on SCOUT SV backbone
20.08.2015 - 12:37
Williams Advanced Engineering has been awarded a £17million contract to bring technologies from Formula One to General Dynamics UK's SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV).Under the deal, Williams will develop the SCOUT SV's Core Infrastructure Distribution System featuring in the 589 vehicles due to be delivered to the British Army betwee...
World's first comprehensive IoT platform for device makers
20.08.2015 - 12:34
Redpine Signals has launched what it claims is the world's first comprehensive IoT platform for device makers. The WyzBee platform includes a hardware platform, development environment and cloud software and services framework.The WyzBee IoT platform is said to reduce the time it takes to develop and bring to market IoT devices by providing...
Atmel chooses Intel technology to provide more IoT security
20.08.2015 - 12:30
Atmel says it is working with Intel to enable more secure IoT applications. As part of this approach, Atmel will support Intel's Enhanced Privacy ID (EPID) technology on its SmartConnect wireless solutions, a move which it says will improve mutual authentication of the IoT node with the cloud."Implementing Intel EPID offers IoT designe...
Superionic conductors set to enable solid state electrolytes in Li-ion batteries
19.08.2015 - 12:28
Researchers at MIT and Samsung, in conjunction with the University of California at San Diego and the University of Maryland, have developed a solid state electrolyte for lithium ion batteries and say their work could greatly improve device lifetime and safety, while boosting the amount of power stored in a given space.The results, reported in...
Stanford researcher shines light on new approach to optical applications
19.08.2015 - 12:24
While optical technologies have the potential to reduce the power consumption of computers, speed telecommunications and make better chemical and biological sensors, the basic building blocks are mirrors and lenses, which lack the versatility to perform these functions and are difficult to scale. A new approach to designing optical technol...
Google challenged by smart contact lens developer over technology progress
19.08.2015 - 12:21
California based EPGL Medical Sciences says it holds what it believes to be the most potentially valuable patents pending in the field of smart contact lenses and is challenging Google to provide an update on the progress it has made.The move appears to be part of a fund raising exercise by the company. "We are actively seeking potential p...
Signal generators offer boosted performance
18.08.2015 - 23:24
Tektronix has expanded its AFG3000C Arbitrary/Function Generator Series with two 150MHz models that are claimed to deliver more performance than competitive offerings.Slotting between existing 100 and 240MHz models in the Tektronix AFG3000C line-up, the AFG3151C and AFG3152C are said to deliver 25% more bandwidth and 59% more output zone with &...
Rambus launches server memory chipset
18.08.2015 - 23:21
Rambus is adding fabless semiconductor company to its list of capabilities with the launch of the R+ DDR4 server memory chipset. The offering is said to bring better performance and capacity to enterprise and data centre applications.The RB26 will be the first in a family of R+ chips. JEDEC compliant, the memory module chipset is designed to ac...
Airbus and Lime partner for the development of a GNSS receiver
18.08.2015 - 23:19
Lime Microsystems and Airbus Defence and Space, with funding from Innovate UK, have announced a joint development of robust Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) products. Airbus D&S, using Lime's Field Programmable RF (FPRF) transceiver technology, is developing a robust timing receiver that exploits signals from the Galileo satellite...
Atomic layers 'sandwiched' to make new materials for energy storage
18.08.2015 - 23:15
Drexel University researchers are testing combinations that may create faster, smaller, more efficient energy storage, advanced electronics and wear-resistant materials.Led by postdoctoral researcher Babak Anasori, PhD, a team from Drexel's Department of Materials Science and Engineering created a material-making method that can sandwich 2D...
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