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Laser Technology Breakthrough to Revolutionize Self Driving Cars

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a new breed of laser technology that could significantly reduce the size and power consumption of LIDARs, or motor sensors on self-driving cars, thus potentially revolutionizing self-driving cars of the future. Self-driving cars use LIDARs that are quite large and expensive as seen above, Google’s car used  $80,000 worth LIDARs.  “This ...

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Korean Scientist Develops Paper Battery Based on Origami Concept

  Japanese paper art origami has given birth to a new battery model at Binghamton University where a Korean engineer developed the technique that can be applied to building batteries. Seokheun “Sean” Choi has developed an inexpensive, bacteria-powered battery made from paper, that generates power from microbial respiration, delivering enough energy to run a paper-based biosensor with nothing more than ...

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Did you sleep well? Japanese firm Nintendo device will show

Japanese video game company Nintendo Thursday announced it will develop a device to track and improve the quality of sleep, the latest venture of the company to get into the “eHealth” business. The new device will be developed in collaboration with American firm ResMed which specialises in technology to treat sleep disorders, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata said in a press ...

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New radar captures images behind wall but can’t see through as we wish

Seeing through walls was always a fiction and even shown in an Arnold Schwarznegger’s movie more than a decade ago. But the technique which was most-awaited by the defense and security forces all over the world has finally come true partially, if not fully, with a radar developed by MIT’s Lincoln Laboratory. The researchers have developed a new radar technology ...

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