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Hearing better with skin than ears: Research team develops a sound-sensing skin-attachable acoustic sensor

"Hey, Siri, how's the weather today?" Voice recognition technology is increasingly prevalent. It is a convenient technology with broad applications. However, to get the most of its intended functions, users must stand near ...

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Detecting fluorescence signals from nanoscale thin films: New possibilities in product labeling

Researchers from INNOVENT e.V. and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH have developed a measurement technique to detect nanoscale fluorescent thin films for the first time without using expensive laboratory equipment. Fluorescent ...

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6G component provides speed, efficiency needed for next-gen network

Even though consumers won't see it for years, researchers around the world are already laying the foundation for the next generation of wireless communications, 6G. An international team led by researchers at The University ...

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Supercomputer debuts as world's fastest, breaking exascale barrier

The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory earned the top ranking today as the world's fastest on the 59th TOP500 list, with 1.1 exaflops of performance. The system is the first ...

Consumer & Gadgets

E Ink announces next-generation color ePaper, E Ink Gallery 3

E Ink Corporation has announced the development of E Ink Gallery 3—its next generation electronic color paper for the eReader and eNote devices. In its announcement, the company notes that the new generation of color ePaper ...

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Immersive motion ball a potential VR training tool

Professor Rob Lindeman, Director of the University's Human Interface Technology Lab (HIT Lab NZ), says the NOVA, purchased at the end of last year, has huge potential for training as well as educational purposes. The device ...

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Samsung develops a slim-panel holographic video display

A team of researchers at Samsung has developed a slim-panel holographic video display that allows for viewing from a variety of angles. In their paper published in the journal Nature Communications, the group describes their ...

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Vulnerability found in Apple's T2 security chip

Security firm IronPeak has found a vulnerability in Apple's T2 security chip. They claim in a blog post that the vulnerability allows would-be hackers to gain root access to a wide variety of Apple computers.

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Microsoft turns to holographic solutions for cloud storage

When people think of holograms, they may think of the small insignia on credit cards that appear to move as you rotate the card. Or they may think of recent rock concert spectacles featuring realistic 3-D performances by ...

Consumer & Gadgets

AMD brings Ryzen and Athlon to Chromebooks

AMD announced Tuesday a series of Chromebook mobile processors that are based on optimized Ryzen hardware and VEGA graphics. The CPUs are based on 14 nm and 12 nm process nodes and will give the popular entry-level notebook ...

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Nvidia brings Ampere A100 GPUs to Google Cloud

Just over a month after announcing its latest generation Ampere A100 GPU, Nvidia said this week that the powerhouse processor system is now available on Google Cloud.

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Fuji envisions 400TB tape drive

Fujifilm announced a technological breakthrough that will allow it to construct a massive 400 terabyte tape cartridge by the end of the decade.

Hardware

Building a path to extreme-scale computing

High-performance computing (HPC), typically used for solving advanced problems through modeling, simulation, and analysis, is increasingly deployed in scientific and engineering research. In addition to compute-intensive ...

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Nvidia unveils PCIe 4.0 version of Ampere A100 GPU

Following on the heels of last month's display of its next generation, high end Ampere A100 GPU, Nvidia this week unveiled a PCIe 4.0 version of the graphics unit.