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6mm nuclear battery lasts for 100 years

6mm nuclear battery lasts for 100 years

[ad_1] The cell used the beta (fast electron) decay of nickel-63 and diamond Schottkys for energy conversion. The prototype has a stack of 200 diamond converters interleaved with nickel-63 and stable nickel foil layers, and achieved ~1μW output, equating to ~10μW/cm3 – enough for a modern pacemaker, according to the team – which was assembled from the MoscowRead more about 6mm nuclear battery lasts for 100 years[…]

Philips Hue Sync app transforms video into a brilliant light show

Philips Hue Sync app transforms video into a brilliant light show

[ad_1] The new Philips Hue Sync app for macOS and Windows 10 is available today, and it’s ambitiously being touted as a way to create “surround sound for your eyes.” It’s akin to the Ambilight and AmBX ambient light technology Philips has used on TVs and gaming monitors in the past. Except the idea hereRead more about Philips Hue Sync app transforms video into a brilliant light show[…]

Spin current switch demonstrated

Spin current switch demonstrated

[ad_1] “This is significant because although the technology behind detecting and generating the spin current has been established for some time, a long-missing component in the history of spintronics has been a spin current switch,” said Tohoku University, equating it to a transistor in charge-based electronics. The device has a three layer structure, which sandwichesRead more about Spin current switch demonstrated[…]

How can mobile technology unleash your creativity?

How can mobile technology unleash your creativity?

[ad_1] The first Industrial Revolution changed the way people worked forever. For the UK, this meant a shift from an agricultural economy towards a more urban one.   We are now in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and are experiencing a new world of work, dominated by the introduction of exciting and innovative technology such as AIRead more about How can mobile technology unleash your creativity?[…]

TI mass-producing UWB 76-81GHz mmWave radar sensors

TI mass-producing UWB 76-81GHz mmWave radar sensors

[ad_1] The radar sensors, which will first appear in vehicles on the road in late 2018, to enable ADAS applications, which include long-, short- and medium-range radar. Outside of ADAS, engineers are using the automotive-qualified AWR1642 sensor to detect free space and obstacles near doors and trunks, occupancy detection inside the cabin, intruder alert andRead more about TI mass-producing UWB 76-81GHz mmWave radar sensors[…]

Optus is offering exclusive phone plans to keep Virgins from fleeing

Optus is offering exclusive phone plans to keep Virgins from fleeing

[ad_1] With Optus having officially sacrificed Virgin Mobile, many former Virgin customers are likely now looking to take up new phone plans that offer similar value to what they had before.  Optus, which already hosts the Virgin network, has decided to throw those displaced Virgins a bone, announcing a number of plans and phone bundlesRead more about Optus is offering exclusive phone plans to keep Virgins from fleeing[…]

Comment: Hype misleads drivers in a hurry to go driverless

Comment: Hype misleads drivers in a hurry to go driverless

[ad_1] Most technology predictions are harmless because they don’t affect they way we live but, with driverless cars it’s different. Because of all the publicity, it seems that some people have come to believe that driverless cars are safe. Californians post videos of themselves sitting in the back-seats of cars while cruising highways; Tesla callsRead more about Comment: Hype misleads drivers in a hurry to go driverless[…]

Moto G6 now available at Amazon Prime-exclusive price

Moto G6 now available at Amazon Prime-exclusive price

[ad_1] Motorola’s latest budget champion, the Moto G6, has finally launched. And there’s good news for Prime subscribers. It’s now available as an Amazon Prime Exclusive phone. That means that this already impressive budget phone just got even more affordable. Motorola’s Moto G line has long been known for its solid budget offering. It pairedRead more about Moto G6 now available at Amazon Prime-exclusive price[…]

Maxim USB fault protector

Maxim USB fault protector

[ad_1] It protects data and power lines from industrial equipment powered at 24VAC and 40VDC, while also reducing solution size by more than 50% for industrial voltage applications. Industrial environments continue striving to reduce solution footprint to increase productivity and throughput while demanding system robustness and increased uptime. As a result, there has been aRead more about Maxim USB fault protector[…]

Intel’s 5GHz-toting Core i7-8086K anniversary processor listed by retailers

Intel’s 5GHz-toting Core i7-8086K anniversary processor listed by retailers

[ad_1] Last month, a rumor emerged that Intel was preparing a special anniversary edition Core i7-8086K processor – to mark the 40th birthday of the release of the first 8086 chip on June 8, 1978 – and now multiple retailer listings for the CPU are being spotted. As Videocardz reports, the niftily-named Core i7-8086K hasRead more about Intel’s 5GHz-toting Core i7-8086K anniversary processor listed by retailers[…]