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Tweaking chips to locate concealed explosives

September 13th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Sep 13 (IANS) Israeli engineers have developed small affordable chips that will be able to see through packages and clothing to image whether they are carrying contraband and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, drones to keep eye on trouble-makers in crowds

May 4th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) Eyebot drones, the latest in surveillance technology, would promptly spot mischief makers during major sporting or social events, or act as high-resolution 3D street imaging systems, ... Read more...

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Short, on-chip light pulses to boost data transfer speeds on computers

November 25th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): University of California - San Diego electrical engineers have designed ultra compact, low power pulse compressor on a silicon chip, which will enable ultrafast data transfer within computers.This ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One tiny satellite in space, whiz kids plan two more (With Image)

July 17th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, July 17 (ANS) Ignited by their maiden success in placing a tiny satellite in the polar orbit early this week, its young pioneers are raring to launch two ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Finlike design can create smaller transistors and powerful computer chips

November 11th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 11 (ANI): Purdue University researchers are making progress in developing a new type of transistor that uses a finlike structure instead of the conventional flat design, possibly enabling engineers to ... Read more...

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Scientists create all-electric spintronics

October 28th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 28 (ANI): A multidisciplinary team of University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers is the first to find an innovative and novel way to control an electron's spin orientation using purely electrical ... Read more...

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Indian-American designs energy efficient super microchip

February 10th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) A team led by an Indian-American scientist has developed a superfast microchip that is seven times faster, but uses 30 times less energy than the best that technology ... Read more...

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Wireless systems to rapidly transmit high-definition films come closer to reality

January 25th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 25 (ANI): Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have reached a step closer to realising rapid transfer of a high-definition movie from a PC to a cell phone, along with ... Read more...

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Scientists design first see-through computer chip

December 10th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Korean scientists have fabricated a functional computer chip that is almost completely clear - the first of its kind. The technology could spur development of clear computer and ... Read more...

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Computer screens, TV embedded inside transparent plastic come closer to reality

December 10th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 10 (ANI): Computer monitors and televisions embedded inside glass or transparent plastic may soon hit the market, thanks to the creation of a working computer chip that is almost ... Read more...

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World’s smallest silicon sensor to monitor environs

July 7th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Researchers are fabricating the world's smallest silicon sensor that will be extremely powerful and yet consume very little power. The sensor, with applications in bio-sensing and ecological monitoring, ... Read more...

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Student develops new alternative to silicon chip

May 14th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 14 (ANI): Every household is filled with dozens of silicon-based electronics, whose main component is usually a silicon-based transistor. But now, a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students invention will ... Read more...

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Soon, a mere $10 chip may turn your mobile into a fully-fledged computer

February 22nd, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, February 22 (ANI): Your cell phones may soon start receiving transmissions of high-definition films from nearby video shops, and then upload them to a home computer within a few seconds.Well, ... Read more...

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Rice Universitys computer chip makes it to Technology Review’s top 10

February 20th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): The gambling computer chip technology by Rice University, which can boost battery life as much as tenfold on cell phones and laptops while slashing development costs for chipmakers, ... Read more...

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