01/06/2016

Software

Software turns webcams into eye-trackers

New software created by Brown University computer scientists could help website owners and developers easily determine what parts of a page are grabbing a user's eye.

Energy & Green Tech

Nanomaterials can help make windows more efficient

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Argonne National Laboratory is using nanomaterials to improve the energy efficiency of existing single-pane windows in commercial and residential buildings. ...

Engineering

A new dimension in analyzing metal structures

A new software program reduces the time needed to identify weak points in large structures like cranes, bridges and mining equipment from several days to several minutes. The program, which was developed by Akselos, a company ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Coding tidings: BBC micro:bit set to increase audience

(Tech Xplore)—In Tuesday's news: The BBC micro:bit, the little pocket sized computer that was originally designed to get UK children coding, is going commercial and selling via pre-sale signups.