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Cruden simplifies hardware driving simulator design 

Cruden simplifies hardware driving simulator design 

As an example, Cruden installed a driver simulator merged with a dSPACE HIL set-up at the Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences in Germany, where students can integrate hardware into the driving simulator. HIL set-ups, for testing sensors, controllers and actuators for example, often rely on synthetic or pre-recorded input signals that lack the typical closedRead more about Cruden simplifies hardware driving simulator design […]

Samsung TVs can now stream Amazon Prime Video in brilliant HDR10+

Samsung TVs can now stream Amazon Prime Video in brilliant HDR10+

If you have one of Samsung’s latter-day QLED or UHD high-end TVs like the Samsung Q9F, you’re in for a treat. As of today,  you can stream in HDR10+ now on the units through Amazon Prime Video.  Samsung claimed in a press release that it’s the first time this kind of quality has been achievedRead more about Samsung TVs can now stream Amazon Prime Video in brilliant HDR10+[…]

Fingersound hopes for a thumbs-up for smart control

Fingersound hopes for a thumbs-up for smart control

It’s from Georgia Tech where researchers have developed a computerised thumb-ring that can be used to communicate with a computer screen. A gyroscope and a tiny microphone on the device allow it to track – and then interpret – small gestures made by moving the thumb in relation to adjacent fingers. Using a system dubbedRead more about Fingersound hopes for a thumbs-up for smart control[…]

China Mobile launches MVNO, ropes in EE as partner

China Mobile launches MVNO, ropes in EE as partner

Despite not having access to UK spectrum, China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile network operator by subscribers, has decided to launch in the UK as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) using the CMLink brand. EE will be China Mobile’s launch partner for the service, with Transtel rumoured to be the designated MVNE. CMLink isRead more about China Mobile launches MVNO, ropes in EE as partner[…]

Toshiba and Western Digital settle

Toshiba and Western Digital settle

The companies ‘have entered into a global settlement agreement to resolve their ongoing disputes in litigation and arbitration, strengthen and extend their relationship, and enhance the mutual commitment to their ongoing flash memory collaboration.’ Toshiba and Western Digital will participate jointly in future rounds of investment in Fab 6, the state-of-the-art memory fabrication facility nowRead more about Toshiba and Western Digital settle[…]

Samsung Galaxy A8 may shift the dual camera concept to the front

Samsung Galaxy A8 may shift the dual camera concept to the front

(Above) The Samsung Galaxy A7. Selfies are probably about to get a lot more artsy, at least if you plan on picking up a Samsung Galaxy A8 or A8 Plus next year. How do we know? Why, it’s in the manual. Somehow the manual for the still-unannounced Samsung Galaxy A8 got uploaded to Samsung’s website,Read more about Samsung Galaxy A8 may shift the dual camera concept to the front[…]

Android platform stats: Nougat swells its share in December

Android platform stats: Nougat swells its share in December

To be precise, the stats are based on active devices interacting with Google Play over the period of a week. (“Data collected during a 7-day period ending on December 11, 2017. Any versions with less than 0.1% distribution are not shown”) The main takeaway is the slow increase for Android “Nougat” 7.x. It has only gained 2.7 extra points in percentageRead more about Android platform stats: Nougat swells its share in December[…]

The best gaming monitor 2017: the 10 best gaming screens of the year

The best gaming monitor 2017: the 10 best gaming screens of the year

The things you can experience with PC gaming are quite unlike anything else – it can truly transport you to another world, making you all but forget that you’re still in the real one. However, when you’re not using one of the best gaming monitors, you risk missing out on a lot of the experience.Read more about The best gaming monitor 2017: the 10 best gaming screens of the year[…]

Comment: Post-Brexit UK will depend on engineering

Comment: Post-Brexit UK will depend on engineering

The government’s industrial strategy for a post-Brexit economy seems to depend on UK companies making a success of emerging technology markets such as artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous vehicles and big data. It also puts a new urgency into pressure for both industry and the educational community to address the desperate need for digital skills, soRead more about Comment: Post-Brexit UK will depend on engineering[…]

Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday

Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday

If you want lightning-fast fibre optic internet, stacks of TV channels, the ability to record your favourite shows and half a year of free Netflix, then Virgin Media’s premium TV and broadband bundles have a 100% hit rate. And for the next couple of days, Virgin will also give you a £100 voucher with aRead more about Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday[…]