25/10/2015

Industry 4.0

The Newest Technology from Worldwide

A new type of camera that could greatly improve the ability of cars to spot hazards in challenging imaging conditions

Inspired by the visual system of the mantis shrimp—among the most complex found in nature--researchers have created a new type ...
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Smart textiles will be used to treat skin wounds

Drug-releasing textiles could, for instance, be used to treat skin wounds. Empa researchers are currently developing polymer fibers that can ...
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World speed record for polymer simulations

Star polymers are within the most topologically entangled macromolecules. For a star to move the current theory is that one ...
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New Model to Continuously Update Genetic Test Results

Maybe the genetic test report your doctor ordered says your DNA contains many “variants of unknown significance.” Currently, up to ...
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A way to implement an optical sensing system by using spatial multiplexing

Researchers at EPFL have found a way to implement an optical sensing system by using spatial multiplexing, a technique originally ...
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World’s first self-healing lab-grown skeletal muscle

Biomedical engineers at Duke University have found a critical component for growing self-healing muscle tissues from adult muscle—the immune system ...
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A new material that could make the vehicles of the near future more comfortable

A new material that is as stiff as metal but flexible enough to withstand strong vibrations could transform the car manufacturing ...
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First European quantum satellite to come in four years

Soon, powerful quantum computers will be able to easily crack conventional mathematically encrypted codes. Entangled photons generated by a spaceborne ...
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A new solution for robots to see in all directions

Where am I? Like humans, robots also need to answer that question, while they tirelessly glue, weld or apply seals ...
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Could now make installing an antenna as easy as applying some bug spray

The promise of wearables, functional fabrics, the Internet of Things, and their “next-generation” technological cohort seems tantalizingly within reach. But ...
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String art – a complex task that digital fabrication can solve

String art is a technique for the creation of visual artwork where images emerge from a set of strings that ...
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Joining process with reactive nano-multilayers

Reactive nano-multilayers are considered to be a revolution in joining technology. They are envisaged for joining heat-sensitive materials that would ...
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Hydrogels enabling the formation of complex 3D shapes and motions

Living organisms expand and contract soft tissues to achieve complex, 3D movements and functions, but replicating those movements with man-made ...
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Wood foam and metal sponge – can they be combined?

That was the question that experts at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut WKI delved into in a project ...
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New Plastic Innovation Prize for a new class of biodegradable and compostable material

Humankind has already produced more than eight billion tons of plastic. Every year, we add another 80 million tons of ...
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