The UK Ministry of Defence Invests £2m in EOIR Sensor Technologies
The UK government has announced that the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded contracts to various respected organisations. The contracts will fund short and long-term investigations aimed at improving electro-optic and infrared (EOIR) sensor technology for military use.
Arm Announces Its Hardware and Software-Focused Devsummit Conference Is Going Virtual
In the wake of the lockdown, computing giant Arm has unveiled that DevSummit—the new name for its developer and designer-targeted, software and hardware-focused tech conference—will be hosted virtually (online) from the 5th to the 9th of October, 2020.
Biotechnology Materials Science Breakthrough Enables Enhanced Biocompatibility in Bioelectronics
Columbia University researchers have developed a materials science technology they call ‘MCP’, which enables the bonding of soft and rigid components—thus facilitating bioelectronics that can safely process complex neurological signals within the user’s skin.
Improving Lithium-ion Battery Performance: Hybrid Material Proven to Extend Silicon Capacity
Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) have discovered a way to improve silicon performance within Lithium-ion batteries. The accomplishment involves a hybrid material consisting of silicon microparticles and carbon nanotubes.
New Neuromorphic Memristor Could Lead to Electronics with Power Efficiencies Similar to the Human Brain
A team of electrical engineers in the U.S. has reportedly designed a device that is capable of efficiently mimicking human brain synapses, marking a potential breakthrough in the so-called field of “neuromorphic computing.”
NXP Introduces Wi-Fi 6 Portfolio to Accelerate Adoption of the Latest Wi-Fi Standards
NXP has announced a new portfolio of SoCs with native support for Wi-Fi 6, promising to bring the benefits of the next generation of Wi-Fi to a broader range of products and accelerate adoption of the latest standard.