Research & Technology
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Industrie 4.0 | 31 Jan. 2018
Bosch unveils IoT campus for Berlin’s digital scene
Bosch has opened an IoT campus in Berlin for creative thinkers and digital experts. Up to 400 employees are to work in this creative...
Integrated Energy | 30 Jan. 2018
Hydrogen from solar rays
Scientists at the University of Twente have discovered how to directly convert energy from sunlight into usable fuel. To do so, they use...
Cobots | 29 Jan. 2018
Freiburg researches interfaces between humans and machines
Make way for the Freiburg Institute for Machine-Brain Interfacing Technology. Starting in late 2019, the institute – based at the University...
Industrie 4.0 | 24 Jan. 2018
Aircraft maintenance will control itself in the future
Researchers at Centrum Industrial IT (CIIT) want to work with project partners to develop a measurement method that enables automated...
Integrated Energy | 20 Jan. 2018
Two half-cell salt water batteries already work
Empa researchers from Switzerland experiment with a special salt solution as an electrolyte with sufficient electrochemical stability....
Energy | 18 Jan. 2018
Single-sheet stacking makes batteries more compact
The electrode bands in large-format lithium-ion cells will in future be stacked on top of each other instead of being wound, as has usually...
Artificial Intelligence | 18 Jan. 2018
VW and Google conduct research using quantum computers
The two companies want to use quantum computing for traffic simulations, among other things – and for developing new machine learning...
Artificial Intelligence | 16 Jan. 2018
AI gains demographic insights with Street View
US researchers have collected demographic data and traced motor vehicle correlations with the help of artificial intelligence and Google...
Artificial Intelligence | 16 Jan. 2018
Tesla and Neoen install second wind-energy storage unit in Australia
A wind farm, paired with a 20 MWh stationary battery, has been constructed in the Australian state of Victoria. Developers of the unit are...
Research & Technology | 16 Jan. 2018
EHLA proves a great solution to the chrome ban
The extreme high-speed laser material deposition process provides a cost-efficient alternative to the ban on hard chrome plating in force...
Energy | 14 Jan. 2018
The German battery cell Gigafactory starts operations
In January 2018 a consortium of 17 companies and research institutes is commencing research and development for the large-scale production...
Digital Twin | 10 Jan. 2018
Great Britain wants to create a digital infrastructure model
A digital twin is supposed to support the future decision-making of the British in the planning of transport systems and energy supply.
Research & Technology | 10 Jan. 2018
A nose for social responsibility
Business students at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) have a nose for how to make environmental management more...
Integrated Energy | 10 Jan. 2018
Production waste ensure energy supply
Alternative concepts for electricity and heat supply are on the rise in the commercial sector as well. Even the waste from neighboring...
Integrated Energy | 08 Jan. 2018
Bio-battery supplies itself according to the electric eel principle
A new energy technology has been developed at the University of Friborg that works in a similar way to the hunting weapon of the electric...
Research & Technology | 08 Jan. 2018
Living tattoos turn the hand into a sensor
Biosensors that are placed on the skin with 3D printing and work with an ink of genetically modified living cells that can detect pollutants...
Cobots | 08 Jan. 2018
Sensor skin and AI attire of feeling robots
An artificial skin for industrial robots is currently being developed in Austria, which is supposed to prevent collisions with humans and...
Research & Technology | 07 Jan. 2018
Chemnitz researches printed microelectronics
A key priority of functional printing is printed electronics, which could teach almost any device the necessary Industry 4.0 intelligence.
Research & Technology | 06 Jan. 2018
3D printing works on multi-component parts
In many industries, additive production processes become interesting only if they can combine material components. Research in this area is...
Lightweight Construction | 04 Jan. 2018
Injection molding can compose material properties
Many companies want injection molding components for cars or planes with tailor-made properties. An award-winning materials engineer has...