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ANTOLIN i.JUMP open innovation challenge enters second phase

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The ennomotive Grupo Antolin ANTOLIN i.JUMP open innovation challenge - which gives engineers the chance to win a cash prize of 10,000 euros - has entered its second phase. Back in May we reported on ennomotive's latest challenge with Grupo Antolin. The aim of the challenge was to...

ANTOLIN i.JUMP open innovation program offers 10k Euro Prize for the best in-vehicle UX ideas

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ennomotive and Grupo Antolin have launched the ANTOLIN i.JUMP open innovation program. The first challenge gives you the chance to win a cash prize of 10,000 euros. The aim of the programme is to look for new technical solutions that improve the 'in-vehicle' experience. Specifically, they want you...

Honeycomb structures might be the key supercharging batteries

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Material Scientists have developed a new material to extend the life of the batteries up to 100 times. The new material, developed by a team from the University of Missouri, works by uses a unique “honeycomb” lattice structure that has some distinctive electronic properties. The projects lead Deepak...

New gesture control tech can turn everyday objects into remote controls

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Lancaster Engineers have created new gesture control technology that can turn everyday objects, such as the humble cup of tea, into a remote control The team believes that the new technology, called Matchpoint, will allow you to do everything from changing the channel of your TV simply by...

Cambridge Engineers have created a transistor that functions for years without a battery

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Engineers at the University of Cambridge have created a new design for transistors that can operate on ‘scavenged’ energy from their environment. This new technology might form the basis for devices which could function for months (or years) without needing a recharging. Future devices based on these ultra-low...

MIT device identifies power-hungry home appliances

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Engineers at MIT have created a new device that can identify appliances in your home which are using too much power. In a paper published this week in the IEEE Sensors Journal, the team's described their the culmination of several years of research. Unlike existing approaches, the device...