Gentag, Inc. Engages US and UK Firms to Explore Strategic Options
... has pioneered the concept of combining cell phones
with MEMS, RFID and other sensors to create low ... of Gentag. "With the global adoption of RFID cell phones
by all major OEMs and the need to reduce medical ... patents. The effective combination of cell phones
with a disposable wireless sensor platform has ...
Researchers develop method for transmitting medical images via cell phones
... A process to transmit medical images via cellular phones
that has been developed by a Hebrew University ... estimated that more than 60 percent of all cell phones
currently in use in the world are in developing ... to demonstrate the feasibility of using cell phones
in medical imaging. EIT is based upon the ...
New Wireless ID Skin Patch Technology Designed to Reduce Medical Errors
... production of the patches. "By combining cell phones
with RFID skin patches, we feel that ... disposable skin
patches with RFID tags and cell phones
and will allow physicians and nurses
to use their cell phones
or wireless PDAs to update medical charts, time ...
Virtual world is sign of future for scientists, engineers
... computers. All they need is a browser, which they could have on their cell phones
if they want. So they could take the cell phones
with a browser, go to the nanoHub, go to the VEDA tools, enter the ...
Plastics that convert light to electricity could have a big impact
... solar cells could be put into use on a broad scale, he said. As a start, they could be incorporated into purses or backpacks to charge cellular phones
or mp3 players, but eventually they could make in important contribution to the electrical power supply.
Most researchers make plastic solar ...
Swine Flu Fears Generate Interest in UV Disinfection Technologies...Again
... germicidal UVGI systems since 1963. "Every few years, there seems to be a new pandemic threat," said Chuck Dunn, President of Lumalier, "and our phones
ring off the hook with each event." UVGI fixtures generally install into air handlers or onto walls to disinfect air in a classroom or high-risk ....
MIT: New material could lead to faster chips
... findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones
and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster.
The key to the superfast chips is the use of a material called graphene, a ...
IEEE Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary Presenting Emerging, World Changing Technologies During Its 'Embracing Human Technology Interactions' Media Event
... chip technology, a technology which trades off precision in calculations for significant reductions in energy use allowing devices such as cell phones
to be recharged every few weeks rather than every few days. Using this technology, Dr. Palem has created an LED roll-up "slate" allowing access to ...
Nanogenerators produce electricity from running rodents and tapping fingers
... Institute of Technology researchers have also generated electrical current from a tapping finger moving the users of BlackBerry devices, cell phones
and other handhelds one step closer to powering them with their own typing.
"Using nanotechnology, we have demonstrated ways to convert even ...
Alere Offers Single-Source Solution for Health Plans Seeking to In-Source Health Management Programs
... personalized health content, interactive member messaging, an online care plan, auto-generated reminders to member email addresses and/or cell phones
for tasks and appointments, and an auto-populated claims and medication history system
Initiate chronic interventions 60 to 90 days ahead of ...
Self-powered devices possible, says Texas A&M researcher
... demand for compact portable and wireless devices with extended lifespans.
Battery life remains a major concern for popular mp3 players and cell phones
that are required to perform an ever-expanding array of functions. But beyond mere consumer convenience, self-powering devices are of major interest ...
Zounds Offers the Gift of Hearing This Holiday Season With a Range of New Products
-- Wake & Shake features, vibrating pads and flashing lights as
alternative forms of alarm-clock signaling while sleeping
include adjustable handsets, vibrate & visual ringers and
amplification adjustments, making talking on the phone convenient for those
with or ...
Miniaturizing memory: Taking data storage to the molecular level
... Computers are getting smaller and smaller. And as hand-held devices from mobile phones
and cameras to music players and laptops get more powerful, the race is on to develop memory formats that can satisfy the ever-growing demand for ...
PointCross Releases Catalyst for Building Business-Ready SharePoint Solutions in 1/10th the Time
... an effective companion for SharePoint for online users, as
well as for offline users and remote workers who are only connected by
their web-enabled phones
"Companies are looking for technology that can be rapidly deployed and
re-configured to meet the changing needs with minimal labor and ...
Nonprofit Puts the Power to Cure Neurological Disease in the Hands of the Masses: Texting Technology Brings Awareness & Supports Research
US Wireless Market Stats: -- 240 Million US Mobile Subscribers -- 30 Billion Text Messages sent per month in US -- 95% of mobile phones
support text messaging
"Mobile technology sets the stage for true impulse giving by removing
traditional barriers such as communicating credit card ...
NTU and SIMTech announce the first antenna-in-package solution for single-chip 60 GHz radio
... Emerging applications using highly-integrated 60 GHz radios include home video streaming, high speed wireless LAN, sychronisation of mobile phones
with desktops/laptops, and instantaneous file transfer using wireless USB.
The team behind this project, comprising Assoc Prof Zhang Yue Ping, Dr ...
New carbon material shows promise of storing large quantities of renewable electrical energy
... improving the efficiency and performance of electric and hybrid cars, buses, trains and trams. Even everyday devices such as office copiers and cell phones
benefit from the improved power delivery and long lifetimes of ultracapacitors.
Ruoff says significant implementation of wind farms for generation ...
Flexible nanoantenna arrays capture abundant solar energy
... the arrays at a rate of several yards per minute. The sheets could potentially cover building roofs or form the "skin" of consumer gadgets like cell phones
and iPods, providing a continuous and inexpensive source of renewable energy.
Pharmacy Students Taught Improved Medication Adherence and Holistic Health Services Through Program Incorporating InforMedix's Med-eXpert(TM) System
... and The Med-ePhone(TM), which prompts, monitors and records
medication adherence and health status assessment delivered to patients
over mobile phones
and landlines using Interactive Voice Response Systems
(IVRS). Mission-critical information can be uniquely customized for each
customer's and ...
Better business decisions with real-time data
... hospital and at home to provide better care and reduce costs.
Public safety applications include capitalizing on the information provided by cell phones
with built-in GPS. During an emergency situation, you can track exactly where people are and provide them with appropriate information, says Jain.
Engineers harness cell phone technology for use in medical imaging
... produces a map based upon pressure waves.
The researchers chose electrical impedance tomography (EIT) to demonstrate the feasibility of using cell phones
in medical imaging. EIT is based upon the principle that diseased tissue transmits electrical currents differently than does healthy tissue. The ...
InnovationRx, a Prescription Adherence Solutions Company, and InforMedix Partner to Market and Sell End-to-End Medication Adherence Solutions
... Med-ePhone(TM) System (in testing) prompts, monitors and records
medication adherence and health status assessment delivered to patients
over mobile phones
and landlines using Interactive Voice Response Systems
(IVRS), combined with 24/7 monitoring. The Med-eMonitor System
("Medication, Safe and ...
Engineers make first 'active matrix' display using nanowires
... Chemistry in Northwestern's Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of materials science and engineering.
OLEDS are now used in cell phones
and MP3 displays and prototype television sets, but their production requires a complex process, and it is difficult to manufacture OLEDs that are ...
Purdue leads center to simulate behavior of micro-electromechanical systems
... on and off for a variety of purposes in national defense and for routing satellite communications. Potential civilian applications include cell phones
and other telecommunications products, automotive sensors, and liquid-crystal-display projectors for large screens.
The technology will make it ...
UD's Appelbaum wins NSF Career Award for research on silicon spintronics
This emerging field focuses on harnessing the magnet-like spin property of electrons to produce electronics ranging from computers to cell phones
that are faster, yet use less energy than today's power-hogging devices.
The highly competitive funding award, designed to support the integrated ...
Researchers at Leeds mine the 'Terahertz gap'
... new nano-electronics.
Terahertz radiation is found in the electromagnetic spectrum between the microwave region (where satellite dishes and mobile phones
work) and infra-red light, but ways to generate detect and analyse terahertz radiation are not as advanced as other imaging techniques.
Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics
... in moving "electronic holes" -- a key measure of speed.
The new technology could find almost immediate use in radio electronics, such as cell phones
and other wireless devices that require high power output, Chou said. Depending on the level of interest from industry, the technique could be ...
Make way for the real nanopod
... sensitivity becomes even greater at the nanotubes flexural resonance frequency, which falls within the frequencies of radio broadcasts, cell phones
and GPS broadcasting. Because of this high resonance frequency, Alex (Zettl) suggested that nanotubes could be used to make a radio.
World's smallest radio uses single nanotube to pick up good vibrations
... work as a transmitter, is 100 billion times smaller than the first commercial radios, and could be used in any number of applications - from cell phones
to microscopic devices that sense the environment and relay information via radio signals, Zettl said. Because it is extremely energy efficient, it ...
Video: New Survey Finds Technology Plays a Critical Role in Lives of People with Multiple Sclerosis, Yet Many Are Not Using it to Overcome Disease-Related Challenges
... use computers versus 80 percent of the general population.* -- Ninety-three percent use the Internet versus 75 percent; 91 percent use cell phones
versus 69 percent.* -- When asked how technology keeps people with MS connected to important people in their lives, 67 percent of those surveyed ...
ASU researchers improve memory devices using nanotech
... on the market within a few years.
What it means is we could replace all of the memory in all sorts of applications from laptops to iPods to cell phones
to whatever with this one type of memory, Kozicki said. Because it is so low energy, we can pack a lot of memory and not drain battery power; and ...
Celebrities and Notables From the Worlds of Film, Television, Music and Sports Join Lifetime Television's 13th Annual Multi-Platform 'Stop Breast Cancer For Life' Campaign
... features news on medical research, celebrity advocates and survivors, and ways to take action. * Lifetime's audience can also use their mobile phones
to show support by texting PINK to 58463 and sending the name of a loved one to appear on- air or online. * Sprint is also supporting the ...
Yale scientists make 2 giant steps in advancement of quantum computing
... on demand and control single, discrete microwave photons as the carriers of encoded quantum information. While microwave energy is used in cell phones
and ovens, their sources do not produce just one photon. This new system creates a certainty of producing individual photons.
It is not very ...
Rice, Nanyang Tech collaborate on sustainable nanoelectronics
... dollars, aims to slash the design and production costs for embedded microchips -- special-purpose computer chips that power everything from cell phones
and digital cameras to jet airplanes and MRI machines.
"A major goal of the collaboration is to help sustain Moore's Law and exploit the ...
UW-Madison technology to advance cell phones
Wireless communications devices, such as cell phones
or cordless computer keyboards, rely on a small ... internal battery. The end result could mean cell phones
that receive more data, reach towers farther away ... Alumni Research Foundation, Ma says that cell phones
not only will be better, but also cheaper to ...
Calling all computers: VoIP goes mainstream
... Voice traffic leaps to the Internet and phones
become computer devices
Chances are you ... voice and data over the same Ethernet connection. phones
coming out now have Ethernet switches built into ... functionality that VoIP brings over traditional phones
systems is driven by the fact that your telephone ...
VoIP experts assess early implementations
... everything the system has to offer.
operating over existing data networks, the theory ... solid business reasons to replace existing phones
entirely with VoIP.
He said implementation ... But Meier cannot justify replacing all of CUNAs phones
Another potential problem is ...
Will mobile phones go back to school?
... pencils, high-schoolers are packing cell phones
in their backpacks.
That has some school ... school officials are concerned that camera phones
will be used to snap photos of test papers. ... distractions from the classroom. Ringing phones
and electronic note passing diminish the learning ...
Is your employee handbook evolving with technology?
... innovations, instant messaging and cellular phones
with cameras installed, has left employee ...
In 2002, vendors shipped 18.2 million camera phones
worldwide. In 2003, they shipped 50 million. ... in the world.
In addition, the use of camera phones
can easily lead to harassment and/or ...