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Here's what it looks like to ride inside a Waymo self-driving car

Here's what it looks like to ride inside a Waymo self-driving car

Riding in a car piloted by an invisible AI might sound like a thrilling, disquieting experience. But for the people of Phoenix, Arizona who volunteered to ride in Waymo’s self-driving cars, the experience started out thrilling but ended up relaxing – even boring.  At this year’s SXSW, Waymo CEO John Krafcik showed a short videoRead more about Here's what it looks like to ride inside a Waymo self-driving car[…]

Picture of the Day: Smart e-threads weave in antenna technology

Picture of the Day: Smart e-threads weave in antenna technology

Of course, various forms of technology have already been added to clothing – such as LED dresses – but elements such as antennas and batteries, would need to be detached before washing the garment. Asimina Kiourti, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The Ohio State University, has been working to change things. Specifically,Read more about Picture of the Day: Smart e-threads weave in antenna technology[…]

Nvidia may launch new graphics cards designed for cryptocurrency miners

Nvidia may launch new graphics cards designed for cryptocurrency miners

Word from the GPU grapevine is that Nvidia will soon be launching new dedicated graphics cards aimed at cryptocurrency miners. This might lead you to hope that pressure could be eased when it comes to miners pushing prices up by purchasing gaming GPUs. But sadly, we’re inclined to believe that may prove to be aRead more about Nvidia may launch new graphics cards designed for cryptocurrency miners[…]

Xilinx demos 112G PAM4 for optical networks

Xilinx demos 112G PAM4 for optical networks

The  transition to 58G and 112G transceivers is a step towards 400G and 800G+ data rates on the same existing footprint. Xilinx is demonstrating full-duplex 112G PAM4 signaling on a single lane.  112Gb/s transceiver performance is necessary to address next-generation optical networking and line card densities.  Programmable devices with 112G transceivers will be in Xilinx’sRead more about Xilinx demos 112G PAM4 for optical networks[…]

Google to unveil high-resolution OLED-on-glass display for VR headsets

Google to unveil high-resolution OLED-on-glass display for VR headsets

Google is preparing to introduce a 4.3-inch display technology with 18MP resolution at the Display Week 2018. According to a newly-published advanced program for the expo, Google will be showcasing a screen targeting virtual reality headset with wide field-of-view and 1443ppi pixel density using OLED display technology. The presentation, listed as “18 Mpixel 4.3-in. 1443-ppiRead more about Google to unveil high-resolution OLED-on-glass display for VR headsets[…]