Glass heart

Interposer made at Georgia Tech The penetration of glass into mass production has been slow so far, but could the pressure to obtain a higher flow rate be lower if the material plays a greater role? For more than half Read more…


Introduction to Bluetooth 5

The latest version of the Bluetooth standard includes a number of enhancements that will be useful for many applications, but perhaps more important for the Internet of Things (IoT). The main changes discussed in this article are higher speed, greater Read more…


Implantable interface innovation

The NESD program aims to develop technologies that can interact with individual brain neurons. In April 2013, while President of the United States, Barack Obama launched a research initiative to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain. With a budget Read more…


Mobile Convergence: The Next Generation of Wireless Communication?

If someone gave you a Hytera PDC760 phone, you would be forgiven if you were a little confused about what you saw. The touch screen and built-in 13MP camera have brought a lot to the smartphone camp. But apart from Read more…


Tracking the maintenance of railways

The Konux ‘KORA’ is a wireless sensor on the track that collects acceleration and vibration data to provide a more efficient train service. As more and more trains run on the British railways, efficient track maintenance has become essential. The Read more…


New analytical approaches

Innovative device architectures containing new materials require new solid state analyzes. In order to follow Moore’s law, the semiconductor industry is pursuing the development of new device architectures using innovative materials. This in turn requires new possibilities for solid state Read more…