News

Samsung Gear S2 3G Carrier Price News

Thursday, October 22, 2015

The Samsung Gear S2 3G version will cost just $50-60 more than its Wi-Fi-only counterpart ($299.99) depending on carrier.

The end of 2015 is shaping up to be a good one for wearable tech. Samsung, LG, Motorola, all have great new smartwatches that have gathered more attention than last year’s releases.

From all above, Samsung has got a lot of praise for its latest smartwatch, the Gear S2. The new watch comes in two different designs and a rotating bezel used to interact with the device.

IBM Is Collaborating With Apple On Artificial Intelligence Health Program

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Experts in health care and information technology agree on the future’s biggest opportunity: the creation of a new computational model that will link together all of the massive computers that now hold medical information. The question remains: who will build it and how?

Qualcomm Introduces Industry’s First Wave 2 802.11ac Wi-Fi System-on-Chip for Routers, Gateways and Access Points

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., today introduced the industry’s first fully integrated, smart gateway system-on-chip (SoC) incorporating its next generation Qualcomm® Internet Processor (IPQ), Qualcomm® VIVE™ with Qualcomm® MU | EFX MU-MIMO technology, built-in Gigabit Ethernet, Qualcomm® StreamBoost™, with support for dual band simultaneous (DBS) transmission and LTE backhaul.

5 Key lessons for Indian smart cities from Sweden

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

India and Sweden have a lot in common in terms of demography, people, culture and implementation of modern technology. While the sub-continent is looking at building smart cities, Sweden's indigenous knowledge of its smart-city building model called 'Symbiocities' can actually transfer best practices to make the smart cities in the country with economically viable infrastructures providing optimum benefit for the dwellers. There are a few key lessons that India can take away from Symbiocities that Sweden has already built since years.

In the future we will wear robots,' says MIT 'bionic' professor

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

by Rachel Barnes

Hugh Herr, who heads the Biomechatronics research group at the MIT Media Lab and has been dubbed 'the leader of the Bionic Age', took to the stage at DigitasLBi's New Front conference to discuss the potential of a "transcendent human."

Herr told the story of his transformation from double amputee after a climbing accident, to exceeding what he was previously physically capable of on the rock face.

"With technology I am released from these shackles of disability - we will end disability in this century."

Straight Path aims to demonstrate viability of 5G at 39 GHz within 12-18 months

Saturday, October 17, 2015

by Monica Alleven

Straight Path, which is developing a 5G phased-array transceiver prototype in the 39 GHz band, expects to complete its work within 12 to 18 months and hopes the prototype will demonstrate the viability of using 39 GHz for 5G services.

With this new universal wireless charger, compatibility won't be an issue

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Engineers develop a new technology for concurrently powering multiple devices that support different wireless standards

A wireless charger that’s compatible with different consumer electronics from different brands is one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to research by electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego.

'LISTEN': Your smart home is LISTENing to you

Monday, October 12, 2015

by Volker Buddensiek

LISTEN is a new hands-free system for controlling smart home applications that is being developed as part of a new EU project. Partners from Germany, Greece and Italy are working together on a natural language interface to control Internet services as well as functions in intelligent homes.

Healthcare Goes High-Tech

Friday, October 9, 2015

By Josh Baxt

Eric Topol is not satisfied with the health care status quo. The practicing cardiologist and director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute has seen the future of medicine and, in his view, we’re not getting there fast enough.

“We all recognize that the world has gone wireless,” Topol says. “Before we know it, 80 percent of adults will have a smartphone with broadband access. This digital infrastructure is moving at warp speed, but medicine basically hasn’t gotten out of the parking lot.”

A new measure for wireless power transfer

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Supporting the construction of highly efficient transfer links through a real-time kQ display

Wireless power transfer has many promising applications, such as contactless powering, electric vehicles, and energy harvesting. To construct a wireless power-transfer system, a "wireless transfer coupler" is necessary to deliver the energy from a high-frequency power source to a load, with no physical contact.

Pages