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Harvesting energy from wooden floors

Researchers have created a nanogenerator that enables wooden flooring to generate energy from our footfalls — enough to power LED lightbulbs and small electronics.

Power 28 September, 2021

LoRA SoC helps automate rubber-tapping plantation

STMicroelectronics' STM32WLE5, a LoRa system-on-chip (SoC), has been deployed to automate the extraction of latex from rubber trees.

Components 24 September, 2021

Stretchable, sweat-powered battery developed for wearables

Scientists have developed a soft and stretchable battery, measuring 2 x 2 cm and as flat as a small paper bandage, that is powered by human perspiration.

Power 21 September, 2021

Ergonomic inspection tool features a 'real-life' view

Advanced Technology & Manufacturing had been using the Mantis tool to inspect PCBs for more than 15 years, so upgrading to the Mantis Elite was an easy decision.​

Data acquisition & management 17 September, 2021

'Charging room' powers devices without wires

Researchers have developed a system to safely deliver electricity over the air, potentially turning entire buildings into wireless charging zones.

Power 14 September, 2021

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Celebrating 40 years of <em>What&#39;s New in Electronics</em>

Celebrating 40 years of What's New in Electronics

In recognition of the 40th anniversary of What's New in Electronics (and Westwick-Farrow Media), Lauren Davis steps back in time for a...

Article 02 August, 2021
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Molecular memory device inspired by the human brain

Molecular memory device inspired by the human brain

Unlike hard-wired standard circuits, the molecular device can be reconfigured using voltage to embed different computational tasks.

Article 10 September, 2021
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Compact device converts infrared light into images

Compact device converts infrared light into images

The imager detects a part of the infrared spectrum called shortwave infrared light (wavelengths from 1000 to 1400 nm), which is right outside of...

Article 12 May, 2021
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