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businessUsing Dynamic LED Billboard Technology to Promote Your Brand

Billboards seem to have been around forever. Putting forward their offering for anyone passing to see. When they were invented they almost reigned supreme. They were big, they were noticeable and they got the message out there.  Now, with smartphones …

augmented realityQuantum Dots Shrink Pixels from 30 Microns to 4 Microns

Nanoco Technologies and Plessey Semiconductors have partnered to shrink the pixel size of monolithic microLED displays using Nanoco’s cadmium-free quantum-dot (CFQD quantum dots) semiconductor nanoparticle technology. Using its existing gallium nitride (GaN)-on-silicon monolithic process, Plessey will integrate the CFQD quantum …

displaysPaper thin flexible screens at only $5 for a 5 inch screen

Optoelectronic engineers in China and Hong Kong have manufactured a special type of liquid crystal display (LCD) that is paper-thin, flexible, light and tough. With this, a daily newspaper could be uploaded onto a flexible paperlike display that could be …

displaysUltrathin Quantum Dot Display Wearable Electronics shows animated tattoo display

Translational Flextronics Group aims to develop technologies for high performance flexible and stretchable electronic devices by using high quality nano-scale materials, which enable new biomedical and energy systems with novel/multiple functions. A video of an ultrathin 16×16 QLED display shows …

businessSub-$100 12V battery size pico projectors by Christmas for 70 inch projection everywhere

Currently Picoprojectors like Moto Insta-Share Projector cost about $200-300 but a new Texas Instrument DLP solution released today offers a $19.99 DMD chip plus matching controller, power management, and driver chips. The evaluation module, priced at $99, is the most …

displaysChina begins construction of small modular floating reactor and a land based small modular reactor

Construction of China’s first floating nuclear power plant has officially begun, China General Nuclear (CGN) announced. The demonstration unit is expected to be completed by 2020. China Guangdong Nuclear Power Research Institute deputy chief engineer and small reactor lead designer …

displaysRussia orders 6 New Attack Submarines

Russia’s Pacific Fleet will receive six new Project 636.3 Kilo-class (aka Vashavyanka-class) diesel-electric attack submarines by 2021. “The term of delivery of the six boats two in 2019, two in 2020 and two in 2021,” the head of Admiralty …

displaysGene Therapy produces Dopamine in the Brain as path to Parkinsons treatment

Parkinson’s patients who take the drug levodopa, or L-Dopa, are inevitably disappointed. At first, during a “honeymoon” period, their symptoms (which include tremors and balance problems) are brought under control. But over time the drug becomes less effective. They may …

augmented realityLockheed and Elbit are working together on upgrading the British Challenger 2 tank

Lockheed Martin UK is to bid for the Ministry of Defence’s contract to upgrade the British Army’s Challenger 2 tanks. In collaboration with Elbit Systems UK, Lockheed Martin UK will submit a proposal to undertake the Life Extension Project (LEP) …

displaysChina claims two Japanese F-15J jets weapons locked onto two Chinese Su-30 fighters in East China Sea

Beijing claims a pair of Japanese fighters locked weapons radar on their planes over the East China Sea, while Tokyo denies the accusation. During the June 17 incident, Chinese defense officials said two Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) Mitsubishi …