At Intel Research Day, the company demonstrated some of its silicon photonics technology for the first time. The goal of this work is to speed data transfer by replacing today’s electrical wiring with faster, more efficient fiber-optic connections.
See how free software can recreate an object in detailed 3-D using photos of it taken from different angles.
The future of mobile gaming will merge the virtual and real worlds.
Technology Review visits Leyden Energy's pilot production line in Fremont, California to see how batteries are made.
Carson Darling and Thomas Lipoma, who cofounded Nyx Devices with Pablo Bello, and neurologist Matt Bianchi, demonstrate the Somnus sleep shirt. The nightshirt is embedded with fabric electronics to monitor the wearer’s breathing patterns. A small chip worn in a pocket of the shirt processes that data to determine phase of sleep, such as REM sleep (when we dream), light sleep or deep sleep.
Startup company QD Vision demonstrates their full color quantum-dot display. This prototype is the first step towards a low-power, richly colorful display.
A new interface lets you keep your phone in your pocket and use apps or answer calls by tapping your hand.
The youngest of the space shuttles blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida at 8:56 AM EDT on May 16. It is headed to the International Space Station for its final 16-day mission.
Researchers at Draper Laboratory and MIT discuss and display the small satellite they have built. It will detect Earthlike planets outside our solar system.
The company's director of research, Peter Norvig, discusses how Google bases its products and its internal processes on data -- and how such data comes in a cascade of new forms.