Flexible electronics in wearable cardiac monitoring technologies
In today's digital age, focus on digital health and the quantified self have led to the rapid rise of heart rate monitoring technologies through wearables such as fitness trackers and smartwatches. Such devices have already proven their ability in detecting hidden heart conditions such as tachycardia and atrial fibrillation in seemingly healthy people.
Autonomous shuttles: the future of last-mile mobility
The autonomous mobility industry is tackling part of the last-mile problem that many commuters encounter when using public transportation by replacing large, diesel buses with a fleet of electric, self-driving shuttle buses that transport small groups of people along defined and planned routes.
System-on-chip supports Bluetooth 5.2 features
The nRF52820 multi-protocol system-on-chip (SoC) from Nordic Semiconductor is in stock at distributor Mouser Electronics.
Strategic partnership to accelerate LiFi
Signify and EDZCOM, the Nordic specialist in edge connectivity, will join forces to introduce Trulifi by Signify, two-way wireless network connectivity through infrared and visible light, into industrial applications. The partnership will apply to Signify’s LiFi solutions, branded Trulifi, in the manufacturing industries.
5G autonomous electric vehicle trial in Stockholm
Keolis, in partnership with Urban ICT Arena, Telia, Ericsson Intel and T-engineering, has launched a new autonomous self-driving, electric minibus trial in Stockholm, Sweden, using 5G technology to remotely control and supervise the vehicle.
Choosing transformers for critical medicine
Modern examination and operating methods would not be possible without the use of electricity. Transformers used in these applications are designed to protect patients, staff and the equipment used in their care, and as such are required to meet demanding specifications. Steve Hughes, Managing Director at REO UK, explains the key considerations when specifying a medical transformer.
Answering the cyber security demand in Africa
Cyber Risk Aware has been selected as the security awareness education and phishing simulation solution for Liquid Telecom, a pan-African telecommunications group, within its newly unveiled Cyber Security unit.
Fujitsu develops technology to block facial authentication fraud
Fujitsu Laboratories has announced the development of a facial recognition technology that uses conventional cameras to successfully identify efforts to spoof authentication systems. This includes impersonation attempts in which a person presents a printed photograph or an image from the internet to a camera.
MoD taps into new technologies to embrace data at scale
Oracle has announced that Defence Digital, a department in the UK’s Ministry of Defence, is making Oracle Cloud Infrastructure available within the MODCLOUD Multi-Hybrid suite of secure services, meeting the rapid demand for real time information advantage. Oracle’s flexible hybrid cloud infrastructure enables the choice and scale of technologies to manage data in a highly compliant environment.
KNX-RF Software helps save energy in smart buildings
STMicroelectronics has released KNX-RF software for the S2-LP ultra-low-power radio transceiver to enable energy-saving standardised wireless connectivity for smart-building controls.