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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...

Vibration harvester power supply opens door to “fix-and-forget” sensor

Energy Harvesting

Vibration harvester power supply opens door to “fix-and-forget” sensor

OMRON and Holst Centre/imec have unveiled a prototype of an extremely compact vibrational energy harvesting DC power supply with highest efficiency. The prototype was demonstrated first at the TECHNO-FRONTIER 2014 exhibition. lesen...

A dialogue without words

Head-up displays

A dialogue without words

Since the head-up display (HUD) was launched on the market, it has gone from being an innovation to a technology for the mass market. It is not least thanks to its visible usefulness and improved technology that vehicle manufacturers are increasingly using it in mid-range vehicles as well. lesen...

Ultra-Low Jitter Crystal Oscillators

Oscillators

Ultra-Low Jitter Crystal Oscillators

The MX55/MX57 product line is an ultra-low jitter family of industry standard crystal oscillators (XO) designed to maximize performance in networking, storage, server, and telecommunications equipment. lesen...

Mutual- and self-capacitance methods plus high-touch sensitivity

Capacitive Touch Sensing

Mutual- and self-capacitance methods plus high-touch sensitivity

Renesas Electronics Europe announced development of innovative new intellectual property (IP) that implements industry-leading capacitive touch sensing technology suitable for home appliances, and healthcare equipment. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

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...

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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...

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...

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...

Future Truck 2025 Heralds a New Era in Long Distance Traffic

Future Truck 2025

Future Truck 2025 Heralds a New Era in Long Distance Traffic

26.09.14 - The technology of tomorrow is already reality at Daimler Trucks, in the shape of the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. The autonomously driving truck was presented on the International Motor Show for commercial vehicles in Hanover, Germany. 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...

Automation Keeps the Show Going at the Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest 2014

Automation Keeps the Show Going at the Oktoberfest

22.09.14 - Let the good times roll: Over the next two weeks, millions of people from all around the world will be enjoying themselves at the Oktoberfest in Munich. As in past years, Siemens has supplied drives and control systems for the festival's rides as well as the technologies used by many breweries. lesen...

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

Aquos Crystal

Sharp's AQUOS Crystal is all screen

25.08.14 - 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...

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