portable electronics

Solar cells that convert windows into energy producers


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 23 (IANS) Researchers have fashioned a new transparent solar cell that will not only permit windows at homes to generate power but also enable people to see outside.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Powering iPods, tiny sensors with a whiff of air


June 30th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) A new genre of tiny sensors - like airborne and stationary spy cameras - may require just a whiff of air, not a battery, to operate, ... Read more...

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Heart beat, finger pinch could help charge iPods, mobiles


March 30th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Out jogging and your iPod has run out of battery? Well, don't worry, your heart could soon be powering your iPod and your mobile phone too.Scientists ... Read more...

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iPod and other gadgets could soon be ‘charged by pinch of the fingers’


March 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Scientists are reporting the development of the first commercially viable nanogenerator, a flexible chip that can use body movements to generate electricity.They described boosting the device's power output ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, spray-on polymer to produce full-colour e-readers powered by Sun


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): E-readers are set to shed their black and white font and embrace all colours of the rainbow, all thanks to a new spray-on polymer that can change colours ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, wireless recharging for mobile phones


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) You will soon be able to recharge your mobile wirelessly. Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system that is capable of charging multiple portable electronic devices like ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Soon, recharge laptops and cell phones with soda pop, vegetable oil


August 26th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Ever thought of "recharging" your cell phones, laptops and other portable electronics with a sugar fix from a shared sip of soda pop or even a dose of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spintronics: Next ‘eco friendly’ generation of electronics


August 10th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Researchers at Ohio State University have demonstrated the first device that utilizes the spin of electrons to read and write data.An alternative to traditional microelectronics, so-called "spintronics" could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, cheap and durable touch screen for your phone


June 24th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Looking for touch screen phone but not willing to spend big bucks on something that could be easily breakable? Well, here's a solution to your dilemma- a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian origin scientist reveals new applications for carbon nanomaterials in hydrogen storage


March 13th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin is part of an international research team, which has revealed new applications for carbon nanomaterials in hydrogen storage.The scientist in question is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

50 % more efficient fuel cell may revolutionise portable electronics


May 16th, 2008 - 1:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 16 (ANI): MIT researchers claim they have boosted the power output of one type of fuel cell by more than 50 percent through technology that could help these environmentally ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hydrogen-generating power system would lighten soldiers’ load in battlefield


March 30th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 30 (ANI): Researchers are developing a portable, hydrogen-generating power system that would transform jet fuel into hydrogen and will relieve soldiers from having to carry heavy loads of batteries. Being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, an energy-efficient microchip that could lead to longer-lasting cellphones


February 5th, 2008 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin from MIT, along with colleagues and researchers from Texas Instruments (TI), has developed an energy-efficient microchip for portable electronics, which could lead to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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