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A technique to automatically generate hardware components for robotic systems

As robots become increasingly sophisticated and advanced, they will typically require a growing amount of hardware components, including robotic limbs, motors, sensors and actuators. In addition, robots have integrated computers ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Porotech announces the development of micro-display based on native red indium gallium nitride

Officials at Porotech, a gallium nitride material technology development spinoff begun by a team at the University of Cambridge, announced on its news page the development of a micro-display based on native red indium gallium ...

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A universal system for decoding any type of data sent across a network

Every piece of data that travels over the internet—from paragraphs in an email to 3D graphics in a virtual reality environment—can be altered by the noise it encounters along the way, such as electromagnetic interference ...

Hardware

New design kit opens door to next generation of chips

Researchers from NC State University and Synopsys are unveiling a new computer chip design kit to facilitate the development of new chips – and are making it freely available in order to encourage growth and innovation ...

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Turning the tables into touchscreens

Scientists from Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) used a synchronized projector and camera to produce a touchscreen-like interface on a flat surface. Because the camera only registered the user's fingers when ...

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Reappraisal of Moore's law through chip density

Researchers at The Rockefeller University have shed new light on Moore's Law—perhaps the world's most famous technological prediction—that chip density, or the number of components on an integrated circuit, would double ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Looking Glass develops second-generation holographic displays

Holographic display maker Looking Glass has announced that it has developed two versions of its second-generation holographic display. On its website, the team at Looking Glass provide a video showing off features that buyers ...

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Intelligent carpet gives insight into human poses

The sentient magic carpet from 'Aladdin' might have a new competitor. While it can't fly or speak, a new tactile sensing carpet from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) can estimate human ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Nvidia to stop support for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and Kepler GPUs soon

Nvidia, founding company of the GPU, has announced that on August 31 of 2021, support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, as well as for all Kepler GPUs, will be dropped. The majority of these GPUs used to sell as part of the 600 and ...