Nanotechnology researchers are developing the perfect complement to the power tie: A "power shirt" able to generate electricity to power small electronic devices for soldiers in the field, hikers and others whose physical motion could be harnessed and converted to electrical energy.
New flexible secure IC from STMicroelectronics (ST) offers NFC technology implementation in mobile phones and consumer products, enabling short range wireless services such as payment and transport applications.
Europe is in the vanguard of the emerging field of nanosciences and nanotechnologies (N&N), a developing field of science with the potential for major positive impact economically, socially and environmentally. Nevertheless, knowledge gaps remain about the impact of these technologies on human health and the environment, as well as issues relating to ethics and the respect of fundamental rights.
Keithley Instruments, a provider in solutions for emerging measurement needs, announces a partnership with Stratosphere Solutions, a provider of innovative parametric yield improvement solutions for integrated circuit manufacturers.
Comtech Group, a provider of customized design solutions for the technology manufacturing sector in China, is forming a alliance with Freescale Semiconductor, one of the world's largest semiconductor companies for the automotive, consumer, industrial, networking and wireless markets. New business expected to generate results in second half of 2008.
Intel Corporation and STMicroelectronics reached an industry milestone as they began shipping prototype samples of a future product using a new, innovative memory technology called Phase Change Memory (PCM). Companies begin sampling new, innovative memory technology with customers.
Sculpting a surface composed of tightly packed nanostructures that resemble tiny nails, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and their colleagues from Bell Laboratories have created a material that can repel almost any liquid.
Toshiba to develop 16-Gigabit NAND flash memory with 43-Nanometer CMOS process technology. To ship 16-Gigabit and 32-Gigabit single chip, fabricated with cutting-edge process technology co-developed with SanDisk.