Video “Improving Lithium-Ion Batteries with Nanowires”

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New research led by electrical engineer Shadi Dayeh of the University of California, San Diego is aimed at improving lithium-ion batteries through possible new electrode architectures with precise nano-scale designs.

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Nanowires are starting to show promise – Great new direction for Li-ion batteries, 

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Video “Ultrasonic Gesture Recognizer for Portable Electronic Devices”

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Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed an ultrasonic graphic recognition system that can track a user’s movements and translate them into inputs to an electronic device.

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): A graphic recognition software that can put them a device

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Watch Video “3D Printing Electronic, Optical, and Biological Interconnect Devices”

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Richard Hague, a professor at the UK’s University of Nottingham and Director of the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing, discusses the direction and current developments in additive manufacturing and 3D printing and…

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of Iot & Wearables):  New tech applications, nice 

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Ultra-Low Power Wireless Sensors Network Helps Find Parking Space in … – AZoSensors

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Ultra-Low Power Wireless Sensors Network Helps Find Parking Space in …

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables):  Been hearing about this tech for sometime, please someone get off your backside and make this a reality, parking sucks in every major metropolitant city on the east and west coasts, what part of the market don’t you get?

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High-tech Skully helmet: A Google Glass that’s born to be wild – CNET (blog)

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High-tech Skully helmet: A Google Glass that’s born to be wild CNET (blog) To help riders deal with big, boxy, and often lethal vehicles, the Skully P1 motorcycle helmet sticks a Google Glass-style heads-up display, rear-view camera, and Bluetooth…

Richard Platt‘s insight:

(from the Curator of IoT & Wearables): Get Your Order in for a Skully Helmet now, these are likely to go fast

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U.S. Pilot Scares Off Iranian Fighter Jet like Top Gun

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The United States Air Force has a simple, but tested, message for the Iran: Don’t mess with our drones. Recently a pair of F-22 Raptor stealth jets were (I bet the Iranian didnt see this one coming….
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Richard Platt‘s insight:

Couldn’t resist postin this, since I am long time fan of fighter jocks and their abilities to do cool stuff with the training and technology that Uncle Sam gives them..  A shout out to my (former) brothers in arms.

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Self-driving 2.0: Cars pass, change lanes

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Even as automakers introduce technology that lets cars drive themselves in congested highway traffic, their engineers and suppliers already are working on the next steps, such as automatic passing and lane changing.

Richard Platt‘s insight:

What’s next a robot taxi driver?  Wait didn’t I see that in a movie w/ Arnold back a few years, oh yeah….the 1st version of "Total Recall"

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Amazon.com: Motorcycle Radar Detector Wireless Heads Up Display – The H.A.R.D. System – Receiver Mounts To Your Helmet Transmitter to Radar Detector – Receiver Has Bright Red Led Light Flashes When…

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Find the largest selection of car electronics, GPS, MP3 players and their accessories at the lowest price at Amazon.com. (The new HARD system is now selling on Amazon! This is a heads up display unit for your Escort, Beltronics or…

Richard Platt‘s insight:

For the motorcylist enthusiast in your house who also happens to have a thing for "A need for speed" 

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Robots Allow Doctors To Remotely Advise, Diagnose Patients – Huffington Post

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Robots Allow Doctors To Remotely Advise, Diagnose Patients
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(The company’s customers include Samsung, Dell, Sony and LG).

Richard Platt‘s insight:

Not a new technology per se, but it is getting more press these days, tech price should come down in  a competitive environment, unless there is collusion (suspicion of the curator, due to high cost of med tech)

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Developing Cost-effective Materials for Magnetic Storage Devices

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An international team of European and Japanese scientists led by the University of York has launched a €4.6m collaborative project funded by the European Commission (EC) and the Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST) to develop new materials…

Richard Platt‘s insight:

EU Commission and JST(Japanese Science & Technology) Agency doing collaborative research on how to get rid of need for Iridium since it’s a scarce metal, used in magnetic storage devices  

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