25/10/2015

Industry 4.0

The Newest Technology from Worldwide

A new ultrafast solar cells manufacturing process

Most solar cells today are made with refined silicon that turns sunlight into clean electricity. Unfortunately, the process of refining ...
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Haptic training to be super skilled

In JST Strategic Basic Research Programs, Drs. Masato Hirano and Shinichi Furuya, Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc., discovered a training ...
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Photovoltatronics viewed as smart solar revolution

Imagine you’re walking through the city on a sunny summer day. You look at the skyscrapers, the shop buildings, lampposts ...
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Microrobots will one day revolutionise the field of medicine

Robots so tiny that they can manoeuvre through our blood vessels and deliver medications to certain points in the body ...
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AI system to discover new materials without requiring additional training from scientists

When the words “artificial intelligence” (AI) come to mind, your first thoughts may be of super-smart computers, or robots that ...
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Future of miniaturisation brings us one step closer to nano factory

The vision of the future of miniaturisation has produced a series of synthetic molecular motors that are driven by a ...
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Printable, high-performance solid-state electrolyte films for next-generation batteries

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are widely used in portable electronic devices, electric vehicles, and grid-scale energy storage systems. Safety of Li-ion ...
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Future of bionics with fully wireless implantable chip to stimulate the brain

Researchers have developed a chip that is powered wirelessly and can be surgically implanted to read neural signals and stimulate ...
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An imperceptible thin-film sensor to record movement and the sense of touch

Researchers have developed an ultrathin pressure sensor that can be attached directly to the skin. It can measure how fingers ...
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Robots learning new tasks from demonstrations

Imagine if robots could learn from watching demonstrations: you could show a domestic robot how to do routine chores or ...
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Wireless communications to next level

Modern communications technology, regardless of use, relies on a similar formula: devices send signals and information through data centers, towers ...
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Better ways to power the devices

We are increasingly using more smart devices like smartphones, smart speakers, and wearable health and wellness sensors in our homes, ...
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Physical AI to pave the way to human-robot ecosystems

The research suggests that teaching materials science, mechanical engineering, computer science, biology and chemistry as a combined discipline could help ...
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Unmanned Aerial Sensor Placement for Cluttered Environments

A team of researchers from Empa and Imperial College London developed drones that can attach sensors to trees to monitor ...
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How to reproduce and virtually test machines in a software simulation

The process of developing new generations of commercial vehicles and heavy equipment is complex. The hardware-in-the-loop technique gives researchers at ...
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