#electronic

New technique doubles distance of fibre optic communications

6 years ago — Quick Read

UCL researchers have demonstrated a new way to process fibre optic signals that could double the distance data travels error-free through transatlantic sub-marine cables, and cut long-distance transmission costs. As...

Beyond smartphones: Samsung’s bet on having your watch talk to your car

6 years ago — Long Read

Samsung is facing a challenge as the internet enters a new era and there are signs that it may have peaked as a major force in technology. Sophie Curtis talks...

Formula One technology to be used in jet engines

6 years ago — Long Read

Aerospace engines will incorporate Formula 1 gearbox technology and jets’ landing gear will use electric motors to cut fuel consumption under projects announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable. The schemes...

Office puts chips under staff’s skin

6 years ago — Long Read

Want to gain entry to your office, get on a bus, or perhaps buy a sandwich? We're all getting used to swiping a card to do all these things. But...