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February 13, 2018 2:37 pm
Stanford University
As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery. One solution for extending the battery life of wireless devices under development by researchers at Stanford University is to add a wake-up receiver that can turn on a shut-off device at a moment's notice...
January 30, 2018 10:47 am
Sol Jacobs, Tadiran Batteries
Single-use military/aerospace systems are becoming more sophisticated and miniaturized. Meanwhile, the battery technologies used to power these devices have remained essentially unchanged for decades, creating bottlenecks to innovation...
January 17, 2018 10:37 am
Megan Crouse
The Design Thinking for Business panel at CES International 2018 examined the emotional heart of design. With representatives from several industries including beauty, branding, and automotive, the panel did not focus on any one industry but...
January 8, 2018 3:04 pm
National University of Singapore scientists have developed energy efficient ultra-thin light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for next generation communication technologies.Light sources that reliably convert electrical to optical signals are of fundamental importance to information processing technologies. Energy efficient and high speed LEDs that can be integrated onto a microchip and transmit information are one of the key elements in enabling high volume data communication. Read more at:
January 5, 2018 3:14 pm
Lee Goldberg
With several companies introducing efficient, affordable solutions for power-at-a-distance charging systems, consumers and commercial users may indeed be able to “cut the cord” on their wearable devices and mobile electronics.
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