Solar installations built for Facebook
The Tennessee Valley Authority announced an agreement with two solar developers to build the largest solar installations in Tennessee and Alabama at 150 and 227 megawatts, respectively. The 377 megawatt output from these facilities is part of a historic agreement to support Facebook's data center in Huntsville, Ala., with 100 percent renewable energy.
Ynvisible Interactive Inc appoints industry leaders to Advisory Board
Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the creation of an Advisory Board and the appointment of its first members: Dr. Michael Okoroafor, Dr. Harlan Byker, and Dr. Harri Kopola.
Smart Materials Replace Components in a Box:Billion Dollar Opportunity
It is a technological megatrend providing billion dollar business opportunities. The unique new IDTechEx Research report "Smart Materials as Structural Electronics and Electrics 2019-2029" explains how structural materials can be electronically, electrically, mechanically, magnetically and optically smart nowadays.
Ynvisible scales production with new printing line & customer training
Ynvisible Interactive Inc is pleased to announce the opening of a new production and customer training facility. The new sheet-to-sheet production line will enable ynvisible to produce electrochromic devices for orders in the hundreds of thousands of unit per production run for products such as smart labels and Internet of Things devices.
Particle physicists team up with AI to solve toughest science problems
Researchers from SLAC and around the world increasingly use machine learning to handle Big Data produced in modern experiments and to study some of the most fundamental properties of the universe.
Self-Powering Smart Cities
The cost of renewable energies such as tidal and wave power in the open sea, wind and solar power have come down greatly in recent years but they are rarely considered viable for base power, largely because of the energy storage needed.
Facebook cancels Aquila microgrid drone
Google has cancelled its Titan drone project with a drone the size of an airliner first launched August 2015, intended to beam the internet to over one billion people lacking it. This 5kW microgrid was intended to stay up for weeks or years.
Phoneme project creates new haptic communications future
Communication could step beyond reading a cellular phone screen with a new technique by researchers to learn and read messages through a person's sense of touch.
Preparing for the surgical robot boom
With greater investment from healthcare organisations and surgical robot technology about to become generic, the conditions are perfect for a boom in the surgical robotics market. But how can design engineers and technical medical staff ensure these new systems operate reliably and safely?
Drones: large size means large market
The hobbyist market for drones has turned out to be something of a passing fad. Professional use is enduring and growing with modest numbers and a strong software and services aspect.
Off Grid Steals the Emperor's Clothes
On grid electricity has demonstrated outstanding reliability, flexibility and cost advantages for the last century, off grid production declining as a percentage of the mix - the "use it if you have to" option. However, as off grid costs have tumbled and grid prices have rarely dropped at all, it is off grid sources that increasingly claim the crown of reliability, flexibility and cost.
Wearables to boost security of voice-based log-in
A security-token necklace, ear buds or eyeglasses eliminate vulnerabilities in voice authentication -- the practice of logging in to a device or service with your voice alone.