• ELECTRONICS
    Larson Electronics LLC Releases 45 KVA Power Distribution System with Voltage Selector Switch

    KEMP, Texas, April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Larson Electronics LLC, a leading industrial lighting company, released a power distribution substation that converts 480V AC three phase current into three phase 208Y/120V AC and features a rotary switch allowing step-down voltage selection. This portable power distribution system makes it safe and easy to tap into […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Heat switch developed for electronics

    Schematic of the thermal switch showing the (a) ON-state with the liquid metal droplet bridging the heat source and sink and (b) OFF-state with liquid metal removed from the channel. (c) Side view image of the fabricated thermal switch device. (d) The ON and OFF thermal resistance circuits based on a 1-D heat transfer model. […]

  • NEWS
    ‘Press the Big Red Button’: Computer Experts Want Kill Switch to Stop Robots From Going Rogue

    Pop culture wants us to fear the artificially intelligent robot: The titular “Terminator” characters goes back in time to kill a mother and her child. Cylons of “Battlestar Galactica” fame destroy Earthly civilization and, bloodthirst not slaked, pursue the remnants of humanity through space. “The Matrix” begat two sequels and “Jupiter Ascending.” Today’s artificial intelligence […]

  • COMPUTERS
    ‘Press the Big Red Button’: Computer Experts Want Kill Switch to Stop Robots From Going Rogue

    Pop culture wants us to fear the artificially intelligent robot: The titular “Terminator” characters goes back in time to kill a mother and her child. Cylons of “Battlestar Galactica” fame destroy Earthly civilization and, bloodthirst not slaked, pursue the remnants of humanity through space. “The Matrix” begat two sequels and “Jupiter Ascending.” Today’s artificial intelligence […]

  • COMPUTERS
    ‘Press the Big Red Button’: Computer Experts Want Kill Switch to Stop Robots From Going Rogue

    Pop culture wants us to fear the artificially intelligent robot: The titular “Terminator” characters goes back in time to kill a mother and her child. Cylons of “Battlestar Galactica” fame destroy Earthly civilization and, bloodthirst not slaked, pursue the remnants of humanity through space. “The Matrix” begat two sequels and “Jupiter Ascending.” Today’s artificial intelligence […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Attosecond physics: A switch for light-wave electronics

    Atoms in silicon dioxide are hit by the light wave, causing the electrons around each atom to oscillate. At the end of the cycle the absorbed energy is returned to the light wave. Recording the temporal evolution of the light field allows the first real-time observation of attosecond-scale electron motions within solids. Image: Christian Hackenberg […]

  • HOME & GARDEN
    Home services startups switch to subscription based business model

    Home services company Gapoon would like to have 25% of his customers on its subscription model, which will offer monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual packages. Bengaluru: Gapoon Online Consumer Services Pvt. Ltd, a home services company, will launch a subscription model for services such as home cleaning, electricians, appliance maintenance, plumbing, pest control and […]