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One of this year’s “Oscars of Invention” goes to

R&D 100 Award

One of this year’s “Oscars of Invention” goes to

Osram has been announced as one of the winners of this year’s “R&D 100 Awards” for the development of the first LED/laser-based white light module. With the Itos Phaser 3000, developers have succeeded in producing a highly compact and powerful light module. lesen...

Trends and highlights for your bike

Eurobike

Trends and highlights for your bike

Looking ahead to the 2015 model year, the e-bike market will continue to be dynamic, exciting and diverse. The fact that automotive supplier Brose recently celebrated the start of production of e-bike drives at its Berlin facility is also exemplary of an important trend in the e-bike segment. lesen...

Asian inventions dominate energy storage systems

Energy Storage Technologies

Asian inventions dominate energy storage systems

The number of patent applications for electrochemical energy storage technologies has soared. According to a study, the largest volume of applications is submitted by developers of lithium batteries. In this area Asian companies apply for a substantially high number of patents. lesen...

Effective protection against bad USB

Network Solutions

Effective protection against bad USB

Malicious software obtains unnoticed control over external computers, anti-virus programs may fail: The so-called "Bad-USB" vulnerability has made headlines in recent days. The infiltration is not caused by a virus, but rather by hijacked microcontroller on USB mass storage devices. lesen...

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

Aquos Crystal

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

AQUOS Crystal breaks the mold of traditional smartphone design. From its stunning picture quality and immersive, vibrant display to its sleek, 5-inch edge-to-edge HD screen, AQUOS Crystal revolutionizes the mobile phone experience. lesen...

A robot swarm which assembles into complex shapes

Kilobots

A robot swarm which assembles into complex shapes

Just as single cells can assemble into complex multicellular organisms, the individual Kilobots can follow simple rules to autonomously assemble into predetermined shapes. The vast scale of this swarm is a milestone in itself. lesen...

Solar charging station ready for use at BMW Welt

Solar charging

Solar charging station ready for use at BMW Welt

The first model of the solar charging station Point.One S from EIGHT has just been installed right in front of the entrance of BMW Welt and is ready for use. lesen...

Full speed ahead to Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Fair

Drive Solutions

Full speed ahead to Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Fair

WEG will showcase its wide range of reliable, robust and efficient systems for the shipbuilding and offshore industry at this year’s SMM (Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology Fair) in Hamburg. lesen...

New material structures bend like microscopic hair

Biotechnology Materials

New material structures bend like microscopic hair

MIT engineers have fabricated a new elastic material coated with microscopic, hairlike structures that tilt in response to a magnetic field. Depending on the field’s orientation, the microhairs can tilt to form a path through which fluid can flow; the material can even direct water upward, against gravity. lesen...

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

LED Technology

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

High temperatures can reduce an LED’s light output and cause a color shift and, at the same time, shorten the component’s useful effective life. Heat dissipation design is a key factor in the performance of power LEDs. lesen...

New Material allows for Ultra-Thin Solar Cells

Photovoltaic

New Material allows for Ultra-Thin Solar Cells

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for a new kinds of solar cell. lesen...

Research alliance for the digital revolution

Digital Revolution

Research alliance for the digital revolution

Partners from industry and science are joining forces in a novel collaborative research alliance to address the future-oriented fields of automation and digitalization. lesen...

Tiny UWB modules for more secure connected devices

Wireless microsystems

Tiny UWB modules for more secure connected devices

The ALBIREO project was launched to develop miniaturized ultra-wideband (UWB) technologies for enabling precise positioning between connected devices. Location awareness offers enhanced security for applications such as building access and mobile payments. lesen...

Vision-correcting display makes reading glasses so yesterday

Display technology

Vision-correcting display makes reading glasses so yesterday

What if computer screens had glasses instead of the people staring at the monitors? That concept is not too far afield from technology being developed by UC Berkeley computer and vision scientists. lesen...

Rugged Digital HDR-CMOS Cameras for Automotive Applications

Digital camera module

Rugged Digital HDR-CMOS Cameras for Automotive Applications

The automotive camera module Blue Eagle with very light sensitive HDR-CMOS image sensors and excellent thermal and mechanical stability contains is based on INAP378TAQ APIX2 transmitter from INOVA Semiconductors. lesen...

LXI for Collider Signal Monitoring at CERN

Measurement Technology

LXI for Collider Signal Monitoring at CERN

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, has come to the forefront of public attention with the discovery of the Higgs boson. lesen...

Open standard for the smart homes of the future

Internet of Things

Open standard for the smart homes of the future

ABB, Bosch, Cisco, and LG aim to set up a consortium to provide a software platform for smart homes. The companies have now signed a memorandum of understanding to this effect. The plan is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities. lesen...

What should be considered in relay diagnosis

Relay applications note

What should be considered in relay diagnosis

In many relay applications, it is necessary to diagnose the switching status of the relay contacts. Electromechanical relays differ in their switching performance of semiconductors, which must be taken into account in particular with regard to the contact resistance and switching times of diagnostic routines. lesen...

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Semiconductor Research

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos

Researchers have succeeded in embedding nearly perfect semiconductor crystals into a silicon nanowire. With this new method of producing hybrid nanowires, very fast and multi-functional processing units can be accommodated on a single chip in the future. lesen...

History of the Dev Kit

Development kits

History of the Dev Kit

Development kits have shaped the technology-led world we know today. Originally a basis for prototyping products and applications, Development Kits are now being used to produce some of the world’s most innovative new technologies. lesen...

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History of the Dev Kit

Development kits

History of the Dev Kit

24.07.14 - Development kits have shaped the technology-led world we know today. Originally a basis for prototyping products and applications, Development Kits are now being used to produce some of the world’s most innovative new technologies. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

16.07.14 - One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. lesen...

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

LED Technology

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

14.08.14 - High temperatures can reduce an LED’s light output and cause a color shift and, at the same time, shorten the component’s useful effective life. Heat dissipation design is a key factor in the performance of power LEDs. lesen...

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

Embedded Software Development

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

03.06.14 - Tracing is an important method to detect program errors in embedded systems. Visualization tools lend support to a better understanding of the tracing results. lesen...

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

Lighting technology

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

09.07.14 - The world's gaze falls on Brazil and its brand-new soccer stadia, in which 32 international teams compete over a period of four weeks. lesen...

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

Internet of Things

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

12.05.14 - TÜV Rheinland has joined the IP500 Alliance as a partner for the worldwide certification of IP500 products. IP500 is the global wireless standard / platform for security and safety applications in the IoT (Internet of Things) landscape. lesen...

Trends and highlights for your bike

Eurobike

Trends and highlights for your bike

27.08.14 - Looking ahead to the 2015 model year, the e-bike market will continue to be dynamic, exciting and diverse. The fact that automotive supplier Brose recently celebrated the start of production of e-bike drives at its Berlin facility is also exemplary of an important trend in the e-bike segment. lesen...

FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

Image Processing

FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

15.07.14 - The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Production of the Final Match was a 360-degree viewing experience thanks to a panoramic, Ultra HD OmniCam developed by scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin. lesen...

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