R. Colin Johnson
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Moore's Law Has No End in Sight
R. Colin Johnson  
9/12/2014   (3) comments
Gallium arsenide (GaAs) will soon outpace silicon as a higher-performance choice for implementing integrated circuits, according to POET Technologies.
Google Glass & Lookalikes Find Niches
R. Colin Johnson  
8/26/2014   (17) comments
Head-mounted displays such as Google Glass are interesting technologies, but what about real-world applications? A new offering from Thalmic Labs might hold the key.
The Limits of Moore's Law Limits
R. Colin Johnson  
8/15/2014   (1) comment
It’s a debate that electrical engineers have been arguing for a long time: When will Moore’s Law end? However, who says it will end?
IBM Puts Brain On-a-Chip
R. Colin Johnson  
8/11/2014   (17) comments
IBM has announced another breakthrough with its SyNAPSE project. The latest chip offers 1 million artificial neurons and 256 million synapses for storage.
MIT Wrist-Robot Adds Extra Fingers
R. Colin Johnson  
7/22/2014   (5) comments
MIT doctoral candidate Faye Wu has developed a new type of wearable robot that mimics the motions of the human hand and wrist.
Pedestrian Dead Reckoning Enables Indoor Navigation Without WiFi
R. Colin Johnson  
12/24/2013   (5) comments
Sensor Platforms Pedestrian Dead Reckoning (PDR) addition to its FreeMotion Library gives original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) the means to enable indoor navigation, more detailed activity monitoring, sports/health applications, and a whole range of new location-based services.
The Power of Tiny Bubbles
R. Colin Johnson  
11/28/2013   (5) comments
IBM wins the Gordon Bell Prize.
Qualcomm's Tricorder X-Prize: Mobile Redefining Medicine
R. Colin Johnson  
11/20/2013   (9) comments
Wearable medical sensors monitored with an app mark the beginning of the end for bulky, traditional medical instruments.




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