#electronics

New gesture control tech can turn everyday objects into remote controls

4 weeks ago — 1 min read

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...

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

1 year ago — 2 min read

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...

MIT device identifies power-hungry home appliances

1 year ago — 1 min read

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...

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20 years of its launch. These tiny crafts are designed to...

Nanomotors could allow for self-healing electronic systems

2 years ago — 0 min read

A team from the American Chemical Society have developed self-propelled gold and platinum nanomotors which can locate and repair miniscule scratches, thus allowing electronic systems to repair themselves. The nanomotors...

Built-in grocery store unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show

2 years ago — 0 min read

South Korean technology giant Samsung unveiled an array of new technologies at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas, the most popular of which was a fridge with a built-in grocery...