World’s First Self-powered Nano-device With Wireless Data Transmission

john June 17, 2011 2 Comments
A lot has been explained about Nanotechnology and its various researches in CircuitsToday.com. In a study in ACS’s journal Scientists, another major advancement of Nanotechnology has been explained. According to the study, a new self-powered nano-device has been developed which has the ability to transmit data in wireless mode at very long distances. The device can be made feasible enough for developing various other devices like sensors that can be planted inside the human body, airborne and stationary cameras...
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Latest Miniature Electrodes for Your Body

john June 15, 2011 1 Comment
The brain and heart may be the vital parts of our body, but the external force that controls the whole body is electricity. Electricity is responsible for the neuron firing and the transmission of current by the heart. The use of electrodes for the monitoring of various activities in our body has not yet been introduced inside the body. If it could be used, millions of people with neural damage and other problems in the heart and brain could...
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Here comes the first living laser

john June 14, 2011 2 Comments
With the help of researchers and biologists from the Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, the world’s first living laser has been developed. The laser, which emits a green light, has been obtained by coaxing single cells that includes special proteins that act as an optical amplifier. The figure below shows the microscopic image of a single cell living laser.   Living Laser The protein is called GFP (Green Fluorescent Protein), and is said to have a distinct...
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Convert Unwanted Exhaust Heat into Useful Energy

john June 13, 2011 4 Comments
  Image From   We have heard of a lot of approaches where the heat and unwanted stuffs from vehicles and factories are converted to useful energy. But, there has not been a well defined system till now that is able to convert all these wasted heat into useful energy with high efficiency rates. The earlier attempts were able to produce efficiency rates only from 15 to 20%. A new prototype has been developed by the engineers at the...
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Moneta – The Future of Computer Storage

john June 6, 2011 3 Comments
Here comes a device that uses “phase-change” memory solid state device that provides a way better performance than the conventional hard discs and other solid state drives (SSD) used today. The device also known as Moneta was developed in Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego. Due to its success, the developers have decided to exhibit it at DAC 2011, one of the world’s leading technical conference and trade show on latest electronic circuits and design automation. The device...
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Beware: Your car may be hacked!!

john April 28, 2011 No Comments
We have always been scared about our mobiles and computers getting hacked. Now it is time to know that there will be a time in the near future where people can easily hack cars. The car designs are becoming more and more sophisticated and you can also notice the change of simple mechanical automobile designs to a sophisticated network which includes almost 70 computers, collectively called Electronic control Units (ECU’s). All these computers are connected to each other and...
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Transmissive Film – Working

john April 26, 2011 No Comments
All the possible technologies come in the form of gadgets in automobiles like cars. These gadgets not only help in reducing accidents, but may also make the car more luxurious and comfortable. Some cars like the latest BMW X5 has almost 50 latest technologies integrated inside which no other cars can even think about. There will be different types of 3-D displays along with anti-crash sensors a the rear end of the vehicle. All these ideas were provided by...
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Here comes power from a magic cube!!

john April 20, 2011 6 Comments
Our days of exploiting non-renewable sources of energy for electricity are going to end soon!! The reason?? – BLOOM BOX 😀 It may sound like some small generator box but a whopping $400,000,000 has already been invested for developing this technology all around the world. The idea behind this technology was proposed by a rocket engineer named K.R. Sridhar. He was working for NASA in a project that could produce oxygen in Mars. When NASA scrapped the Mars mission,...
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Ever heard of refurbished electronics?

john April 18, 2011 1 Comment
Refurbished Electronics Suppose you are looking for a new laptop for your college. You have a brand in mind, but is a little too expensive for your budget. You leave the idea behind and search a web portal for a laptop with lesser features of memory and processor for your budget. This is when you suddenly see a link in the website that says “Refurbished Computers”. You don’t know what it is and so click on the link to...
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Wireless Power Transmission

john April 16, 2011 3 Comments
Wireless Power Transmission Most of us at home maybe using multi-plug to connect all the electronic devices with power cords. You may have even got confused to get the right cord for unplugging it among the other cords that lead to the same outlet. At last you pull one out and hope that it is the right one. This is one of the main problems with electric connections. Though it makes the life of people simpler, it can also...
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