hardware

Speeding Up Tree Planting By One Hundred Times Using Drones

Posted in Business, Science on 1st May, 2019
by Alex Muller

BioCarbon Engineering wants to counter act climate change and carbon emissions by speeding the planting of trees by one hundred times by using drones.

Apple’s Q2 2019 earnings call: iPad, wearables, and services are solid

Posted in Business on 1st May, 2019
by Alex Muller

Wearables grew almost 50% year-over-year, with the Apple Watch having its best results ever in a non-holiday quarter, and AirPods demand continuing to outpace supply.

Brain implant developed that turns brain signals into synthesized speech

Posted in Hardware, Medicine on 25th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

This innovative piece of technology could one day give a voice to people otherwise unable to communicate.

Artificial Intelligence could steer hypersonic vehicles

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

What Sandia wants to do is use the pattern recognition capabilities of artificial intelligence to combine localization and data gathered about what is in front of the hypersonic vehicle to make predictions and select flight paths.

Snow-powered nanogenerator works where solar panels don't

Posted in Hardware, Science on 16th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Snowy places aren't ideal for harvesting solar energy – panels can't do much if they're buried under blankets of snow, of course. Now a team from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has developed a new device that can produce electricity from snow itself.