12 Jun 2018
Partnership to develop next generation AR smart glasses
Vuzix Corporation is partnering with Plessey Semiconductor to develop advanced display engines for Vuzix waveguide optics to enable next generation AR Smart Glasses.
25 Aug 2017
Using machine learning to improve patient care
In a new pair of papers, researchers explore ways for computers to help doctors make better medical decisions.
21 Feb 2017
Low-power chip could make speech recognition ubiquitous
Whereas a cellphone running speech-recognition software might require about 1 watt of power, the new chip requires between 0.2 and 10 milliwatts, depending on the number of words it has to recognize.
29 Dec 2016
One step closer to reality: devices that convert heat into electricity
The same researchers who pioneered the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity have figured out how to make their technique work in a form more suitable to industry.
22 Jan 2016
Good solar cells from bad effects
Researchers used numerical simulations to demonstrate that energy dissipation and decoherence, which were thought to reduce solar cell efficiency, are counterintuitively helpful for the development of more efficient photovoltaics
31 Oct 2012
Biomimetic aircraft snatch power aloft
Solar powered aircraft are old news. However, if we benchmark what is happening with other electric vehicles such as Autonomous Underwater Vehicles AUV, then multiple energy harvesting should be the order of the day, even with aircraft.
24 Oct 2012
Untethered, flying wind power plant
The idea of harnessing high altitude winds blowing at 10,000 meters altitude seems to be promising.