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artificial intelligenceImage Sensor chip key to augmented reality in smartphone

The REAL3™image sensor chip from Infineon Technologies AG plays a key role in the newest innovative Augmented Reality (AR) smartphone by ASUS. The mobile device was launched yesterday at International CES ® 2017 (International Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. …

chinaPokemon Go and other games will be the nexus of making the augmented reality everywhere and gaming enhancing wearables on everyone

Pokemon Go became the top US mobile game within days of its launch. Many see it reaching 1 billion global installs to surpass the 550 million peak of Candy Crush. Pokemon Go and the follow on Mario and Zelda augmented …

architectureUSA SM-3 and Russia S500 Deployment of Continental Range Anti-ICBM systems

The RIM-161 Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) is a ship-based missile system used by the US Navy to intercept short-to intermediate-range ballistic missiles as a part of Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. Although primarily designed as an anti-ballistic missile, the SM-3 …

futureCarnival of Space 377

The Carnival of Space 377 is up at Everyday Spacer The Meridiani Journal – MESSENGER takes first images of ice near Mercury’s north pole Nextbigfuture – The HARPS instrument at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile has been used to …

exaflopIEEE panel agree Moore’s Law via Lithography scaling will be dead by 2035 and explore Beyond CMOS

An IEEE symposium panel concluded that “there is no chance that it (Moore’s law) will continue until 2035”. Moore’s Law is not dead, but it has clearly reached old age, and no fundamental technology has emerged to replace it. Whatever …

communicationSpacex reusable test rocket has exploded in midair

A SpaceX rocket exploded in mid-air early Friday evening. The unmanned rocket exploded shortly after launch around 5:45 p.m. during a test flight at the SpaceX testing facility in McGregor. According to a statement from the company, no injuries were …

energyGenetically modified T cells induced complete remissions in 88 percent of advanced leukemia patients treated

Investigators from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have reported more encouraging news about one of the most exciting methods of cancer treatment today. The largest clinical study ever conducted to date of patients with advanced leukemia found that 88 percent …

ASICSHigh dielectric constant enables Superconducting Meissner Transition at 77 degrees celsius or 170 degrees fahrenheit

Superconductors.ORG reports high Tc has been advanced to 77 Celsius (170F, 350K) with the discovery of the compound Tl7Sn2Ba2MnCu10O20+. This exceedingly high transition temperature (Tc) was achieved by substituting manganese into the titanium atomic sites of the 65 Celsius superconductor …

bitcoinDNA Sequencing of IVF Embryos

Researchers are testing whether high-throughput DNA sequencing can help screen out abnormal embryos during in vitro fertilization. In a trial, researchers will use DNA sequencing to count the number of chromosomes in each of the embryos they create by fertilizing …

adiabatic quantum computerYou can get a lot more channels and movies than Chromecast with no monthly fee but with a few caveats

The Google Chromecast ($35) is following devices that have already been available in China and Asia for over one year. A homegrown Chinese product could be bought for $40 in 2012 and it was sporting the latest ARM core at …