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Scientists Invent Fast Way To Make Solar Modules Greener

Posted in Hardware, Science on 27th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

"If we can build a perovskite module that lasts 30 years, we could bring down the cost of electricity below 2 cents per kilowatt-hour"

Emissive Brings VR Expeditions To Museums

Posted in Hardware, Software on 6th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

Virtual expeditions are also timely given current restrictions around global travel.

NASA Provides $370 Million For Breakthrough Space Technologies

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 6th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

NASA provided $370 million in funding for space technologies that are at a tipping point.

New Display Could Paint Stunning VR Worlds

Posted in Business, Hardware on 4th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

They're looking beyond headsets too, writing, "An ultrahigh density of 10,000 pixels per inch readily meets the requirements for the next-generation microdisplays that can be fabricated on glasses or contact lenses."

Giving Robots A Hybrid, Human-Like ‘Brain’ Can Make Them Smarter

Posted in Hardware, Software on 4th Nov, 2020
by Alex Muller

The robot the researchers have built is small and rudimentary, and the algorithms being run on the analog circuit are fairly basic. But the principle is a promising one, and there is currently a huge amount of R&D going into neuromorphic and memristor-based analog computing hardware.