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Metaio announces AR processing unit for phones (Phys.org)—Metaio this week announced its AREngine, an augmented reality chip that closes in on the future of smartphones as AR devices for daily use. The hardware chipset being introduced is a jump up for Metaio which has in the past focused on AR software. The AREngine is being promoted as a move to make "all-day AR possible" for mobile device users, a feature that will be easily appreciated by tourists, not to mention developers eager to gain from a riper ecosystem. The company announced it has struck a deal with Geneva-based ST-Ericsson, which supplies wireless platforms and semiconductors to device makers. What is referred to as Metaio's "proprietary hardware acceleration technology" will go into ST-Ericsson smartphone chipsets. According to ST-Ericsson, the hardware acceleration coming out of the Metaio pact will enable larger screen sizes, better resolution and better tracking accuracy yet "without the power-drain penalty associated with competing solutions."

Cabin Porn Sign language recognition and translation with Kinect Ils ont fabriqué une pile en bois! Terre — Énergie : S’inspirant des arbres, une équipe de chercheurs de l’Université du Maryland (Maryland Nanocenter)… a mis au point une batterie (une pile) fabriquée à partir d’une lamelle de bois recouverte d’étain. Ce système semble prometteur, car cette batterie est aussi minuscule que durable, efficace et plus écologique. Minuscule, disais-je ? Oui, elle est 1.000 fois plus fine qu’une feuille de papier ! En bois ? Pour quelle application ? Sur le sujet, je vous propose la publication officielle >>> Clic Clic Clic Voici le communiqué de l’Université du Maryland >>> Clic Clic Clic WordPress: J'aime chargement… Connexe Ils découvrent des champignons mangeurs de plastique! Microbiologie - Pollution: Très souvent utilisé pour remplacer le caoutchouc, le bois, certaines peintures ou certains métaux, le polyuréthane (une matière plastique) ne pouvait déjà être recyclé afin d'en faire d'autres… Dans "Ecologie"

Graphene Aerogel Is The World's New Lightest Material The world has a new lightest solid material. Graphene aerogel weighs just 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimetre, making it just twice as dense as hydrogen gas. Created by researchers at Zhejiang university in Hangzhou, China, a large block of the material can be balanced on top of a flower without coming close to crushing the petals. It is made of freeze-dried carbon and graphene oxide, based on Nobel prize-winning research by professors at Manchester University, who first came up with graphene when playing with Scotch tape. Professors Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov found that by pulling at graphite with sticky tape they could remove ever-thinner layers of material and transfer them to silicon. Developments of this research led to the creation of graphene. Pure graphene itself is a two-dimensional crystal of carbon in a hexagonal pattern. Recently a graphene antenna was proposed which is capable of terabit-per-second internet downloads.

Google Glass : 1280 x 720 pixels et 3000 ppi pour la version finale De la même façon qu’un smartphone haut de gamme de 2010 n’a rien à voir avec un modèle dernier cri de cette année, les Google Glass, encore en plein développement, évoluent également. Un constat assez évident directement lié à ce qu’on appelle un cycle d’amélioration dans l’industrie. Ainsi, les lunettes connectées de Google proposent à l’heure actuelle des caractéristiques techniques nettement plus pointues, à commencer par la résolution d’écran. Telles qu’on les connait, les Google Glass proposent une résolution d’écran de 640 X 360 pixels. Une fois croisées avec la taille des verres, ces données chiffrées apparaissaient comme tout à fait acceptables sur le papier. Les Google Glass auront une densité de 3000 ppi. Si à cela on ajoute le fait que leur consommation énergétique se limité à 150 Milliwatts, on saisit alors aussitôt l’ampleur du bénéfice pour le consommateur. Les lunettes connectées de Google pourraient elles ainsi devenir de vraies tueuses ?

Technology Update: Building bridges to tomorrow A cheap nanowire ink that can boost existing solar cell efficiency by 25% Sol Voltaics, a Swedish startup founded by nanotech master Lars Samuelson, has announced its first product: Solink — an ink made from nanowires that, when slathered onto existing solar panels, can boost efficiency by 25%. Not only could this give solar power the efficiency boost needed to compete with other energy sources, such as fossil fuels, but the method in which the ink is created is also very exciting. Solink, which is added to conventional solar cells towards the end of the production process, is an additive that contains galium arsenide (GaAs) nanowires. As we’ve covered in the past, galium arsenide is one of most efficient photovoltaic materials out there — but it’s much more expensive than silicon. In essence, Sol Voltaics, building on advances made by Lars Samuelson’s research group at Lund University in Sweden, has found a way of cheaply producing large quantities of galium arsenide nanowires, and then producing an ink that is easy to apply to existing solar cells.

Google Glass + Revolv BIG Vortex - A Building-Site Art Installation by realities:united for Amagerforbrænding, Copenhagen Researchers create versatile 3D nanostructures using DNA 'bricks' (w/ video) Researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University have created more than 100 three-dimensional (3D) nanostructures using DNA building blocks that function like Lego® bricks—a major advance from the two-dimensional (2D) structures the same team built a few months ago. In effect, the advance means researchers just went from being able to build a flat wall of Legos®, to building a house. The new method, featured as a cover research article in the 30 November issue of Science, is the next step toward using DNA nanotechnologies for more sophisticated applications than ever possible before, such as "smart" medical devices that target drugs selectively to disease sites, programmable imaging probes, templates for precisely arranging inorganic materials in the manufacturing of next generation computer circuits, and more. But there's a "twist" in the new method required to build in 3D. Explore further: Innovative strategy to facilitate organ repair

Présentation de Jean-Pierre Petit au Colloque international de MHD de Corée Acci Traslado de Grua .MOV Metamaterials manipulate light on a microchip Using a combination of the new tools of metamaterials and transformation optics, engineers at Penn State University have developed designs for miniaturized optical devices that can be used in chip-based optical integrated circuits, the equivalent of the integrated electronic circuits that make possible computers and cell phones. Controlling light on a microchip could, in the short term, improve optical communications and allow sensing of any substance that interacts with electromagnetic waves. In the medium term, optical integrated circuits for infrared imaging systems are feasible. Further down the road lies high-speed all-optical computing. The path forward requires some twists on well-known equations, and the construction of structures smaller than the wavelength of light. Light bends naturally as it crosses from one material to another, a phenomenon called refraction that can be seen in the way a stick seems to bend in water.

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