The hidden world of the IIoT: Between sensors and the cloud
When you think about the Internet of Things (IoT), chances are that you think about sensor-enabled devices or cloud-based applications. But what’s happening between the sensors and the cloud? The answer: complicated and necessary processes that turn lots of small data into big data. These proc...
Random Roads Less Travelled
A uniform city street plan may produce heavy traffic everywhere, whereas a random network of road connections leaves some roads open, according to a mathematical model. Image: A. Chesseron & I. Neri/Univ. of Montpellier 2
XeroCoat's antireflective material might add zeros to the bottom line, megawatts to the power line
Anyone who''s been driving yield enhancement in a chip fab, conversion efficiencies in solar cells and modules or productivity improvements in either sector knows that a few percent here, a few percent there can add up to millions of dollars in savings or improved bottom-line margins.
uCertify upgrades its Exam Simulation PrepKit for the MCSE 2003 exam
uCertify (June 07, 2005) uCertify, a leading IT certification exams preparation and training solutions provider, has upgraded its Exam Simulation PrepKit for the MCSE 2003 exam (70-296).
Compound-eye-based multidimensional imager
Compound-eye optics enable a simple and scalable 2D scanner to observe more than 2D optical signals without sacrificing spatial or temporal resolution.
Gated STED microscopy licensed to PicoQuant
The Max Planck Society and the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ) have granted permission to PicoQuant to use gated stimulated emission depletion (gSTED) microscopy technology in its new time-resolved confocal microscope
Space odyssey for Raspberry Pi
A new frontier will open up for the Raspberry Pi next year, when two of the credit-card sized single board computers will accompany British astronaut Tim Peake on his mission to the International Spac...
Data transmission above Vienna
Greg Blackman speaks to Mario Krenn at the University of Vienna on work sending light-encoded images 3km through the air across the city`s skies
Is RAID Fading Into The Sunset?
With the arrival of faster networks and SSDs, RAID can no longer keep up. Data protection alternatives such as replication and erasure codes are gaining traction.
The Bloch Wave effect
Periodic reflections result in a dip in insertion loss in PCB traces.