Smart Home

Alexa, Cortana, Siri? How to Choose a Smart Voice Assistant for Your Smart Home

Smart home devices are getting momentum. According to reports, over 39 million people in the United States alone own a smart voice assistant, also called smart speaker. Smart Speakers are ...
Researchers create scalable platform for on-chip quantum emitters

Researchers create scalable platform for on-chip quantum emitters

Household lightbulbs give off a chaotic torrent of energy, as trillions of miniscule light particles—called photons—reflect and scatter in all directions. Quantum light sources, on the other hand, are like ...
LED bangle, including a lithium-ion battery, was made entirely by 3D printing

3D-printed lithium-ion batteries

Electric vehicles and most electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptop computers, are powered by lithium-ion batteries. Until now, manufacturers have had to design their devices around the size ...
The system establishes a "fingerprint" for any one printer, based on a combination of factors

PrinTracker tech could match sketchy objects to 3D printers that made them

Although 3D printers are able to produce some amazing objects, they can also crank out counterfeit goods, illegal firearms, and other not-so-nice creations. Soon, if someone is suspected of making ...
"Ultra high-definition TVs have four times the pixels of a current high-definition TV, but still have fewer pixels than the images from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO). This image from SDO was captured on Nov.13, 2012, and shows a star-shaped solar flare in the lower left-hand corner."

World’s fastest camera at 10 trillion frames per second

The world's fastest camera has been developed. Called the T-CUP the camera operates by 'freezing time' at 10 trillion frames per second. This new camera is said to be so ...
carbon dioxide battery lithium

This New Lithium Battery Tech Can Simply Suck Up CO2 to Power Itself

Everybody knows the world's got a serious carbon dioxide problem, but an ingenious and potentially cost-effective way of dealing with our surplus CO2 could provide the means of tomorrow's battery ...
3D print metal

We Can Now Easily 3D Print With Metal

THE NEXT LEVEL. We can now 3D print pretty much anything from seemingly any material. Want to print a house out of concrete, a human cornea out of a bio-ink, or a pizza out of dough, sauce, ...

Devolo Magic doubles the speed of your home Powerline Wi-Fi network

We've already seen plenty of weird and wonderful gadgets at IFA 2018, but sometimes the most useful devices come in the plainest packages – and so it is with the ...
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Industry-research collaboration highlights printable solar panels

An Australian physicist is leading a push to pioneer a new type of low-cost solar energy he believes could make signing up for energy accounts as straightforward as signing up ...