Wireless Charging for Cell Phones, Laptops, More

Wireless Charging for Cell Phones, Laptops, More

Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have designed a new device for wireless ...

Wireless Charging for Cell Phones, Laptops, More

Wireless Charging for Cell Phones, Laptops, More

Researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have designed a new device for wireless energy transfer that will, for example, charge mobile phones or laptops without needing wires.   The system, patented by the UPV, is based on the use of resonators designed with radial photonic crystals; one of them would act as an [...]

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Data Center Trend: Distributed Power in the White Space

Data Center Trend: Distributed Power in the White Space

Cloud computing vendors and colocation data centers make every effort to maximize the scalability, efficiency and agility of their data centers. As a result, more and more of them are investigating replacing older, transformer-based centralized power protection schemes with distributed architectures in which uninterruptible power systems (UPSs) reside in the white space (or data hall). [...]

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Most Complete Antarctic Map for Climate Research Made Public

Most Complete Antarctic Map for Climate Research Made Public

The University of Waterloo has unveiled a new satellite image of Antarctica, and the imagery will help scientists all over the world gain new insight into the effects of climate change.   Thanks to a partnership between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), the prime contractor for the RADARSAT-2 program, [...]

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Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore

Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore

Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. Understanding customers’ needs in great detail is essential to positioning their company ahead of the competition. Download this whitepaper to learn about the Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsized Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore. Download Whitepaper

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New Tool Makes a Single Picture Worth a Thousand – and more – Images

New Tool Makes a Single Picture Worth a Thousand – and more – Images

A photo is worth a thousand words, but what if the image could also represent thousands of other images?   New software developed by UC Berkeley computer scientists seeks to tame the vast amount of visual data in the world by generating a single photo that can represent massive clusters of images. This tool can [...]

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7 Myths and Realities of “Top-to-Shop” in Manufacturing

7 Myths and Realities of “Top-to-Shop” in Manufacturing

Manufacturers know that “Top-to-Shop” isn’t an urban legend anymore. Any disconnect in the enterprise means that people don’t understand the true impact of actions. That lack of insight typically costs a lot of money. Download this whitepaper to learn what is a myth and what is a reality of top-to-shop in the manufacturing industry. Download [...]

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Laser Makes Microscopes Far More Sensitive

Laser Makes Microscopes Far More Sensitive

Laser physicists have found a way to make atomic-force microscope probes 20 times more sensitive and capable of detecting forces as small as the weight of an individual virus.   The technique, developed by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU), hinges on using laser beams to cool a nanowire probe to minus 265 degrees [...]

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Business VoIP Buyers Guide

Business VoIP Buyers Guide

Learn about Business VoIP Phone Technologies, Features & Services Acquiring new technology for your small business can be critical—you want to make sure that whatever you implement will help your company grow, while helping you keep an eye on the bottom line. Enter business VoIP phone systems. This technology is geared to helping your business [...]

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Can Our Computers Get Smaller, More Powerful?

Can Our Computers Get Smaller, More Powerful?

From their origins in the 1940s as sequestered, room-sized machines designed for military and scientific use, computers have made a rapid march into the mainstream, radically transforming industry, commerce, entertainment and governance while shrinking to become ubiquitous handheld portals to the world.   This progress has been driven by the industry’s ability to continually innovate [...]

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How Fast You Drive Might Reveal Exactly Where You Are Going

How Fast You Drive Might Reveal Exactly Where You Are Going

In our constantly connected, information-rich society, some drivers are jumping at the chance to let auto insurance companies monitor their driving habits in return for a handsome discount on their premiums. What these drivers may not know is that they could be revealing where they are driving, a privacy boundary that many would not consent [...]

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