Eight-Core 64-bit Processor for Mobile Devices

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MediaTek has announced the MT6795, which the company is targeting at the high-end Android 4G smartphones and tablet segment. According to the press release, the eight-core processor also supports 2560 × 1600 resolution displays, FDD/TDD LTE technology, 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, … Continue reading

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Teaching Photonics with Lego Bricks

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To inspire children to get involved in science you need low-cost, open-source, learning-by-doing projects with a high cool factor. A Lego-based Michelson Interferometer developed by the University of Osnabrück is all that. Professor Mirco Imlau presented their project at the … Continue reading

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WIZnet Design Challenge Deadline August 3 (Sponsored Post)

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The WIZnet Connect the Magic Challenge deadline is fast approaching — ​August​ 3, 2014! This is your shot to win a share of $15,000 in prizes and gain international recognition as innovator!  We encourage you to finish up your Entry … Continue reading

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New Raspberry Pi Model B+

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The Raspberry Pi foundation announced what it calls “an evolution” of the Raspberry Pi SBC. Compared to the previous model, the new Raspberry Pi Model B+ has more GPIO, and more USB ports. In addition, it uses Micro SD memory … Continue reading

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Novel Wearable Optical Display

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Trulife Optics together with the UK’s National Physics Laboratory has demonstrated a new type of transparent head-up display device. According to Simon Hall, lead scientist of Adaptive Optics at the NPL the new technology is unlike existing solutions: “Google’s solution … Continue reading

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