Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) device serves the same purpose as a bar code or a magnetic strip on the back of a credit card, it provides a unique identifier for that object. The same as a bar code must be scanned to get the information, the RFID device must be scanned to retrieve the identifying information.
Any firm senior management's dream is to grow through innovations by a steady and predictable stream of breakthrough products, high margins and growth due to first-mover advantages, rapid development and efficient use of scarce resources, and investments in new technologies address new markets and customer needs.
Annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 in Las Vegas this year brought great new electronic consumer products.
The event highlighted new consumer technology coming out later in the year, like laptops and tablets. The main U.S. mobile phones companies like Google and Apple don't present products at the show and they prefer to introduce their new mobile devices and software at their main events. The auto companies made great impact in the first day of the show while presenting their next generation electronics for cars., which will be available later this year.
In an attempt by the FAA to address drones safety fear, on Dec. 14, 2015 the agency announced new rules which will require drones owners to register their devices in a registry database system. The registry went live on Dec. 21, 2015 a head of the holidays season where 800,000 drones are expected to be purchased.
With Apple introduction of ResearchKit software for its iPhone in March, Google's Android platform is embedding similar capability called ResearchStack. Both apps were developed with the help from medical researchers and professors.
Medical devices implants are devices that are placed inside or on the body surface. The risks of medical implants include risks during placement or operational time. Medical devices are implanted to monitor body functions, deliver medication, or provide support to organs and tissues.
The most popular trends in home design is the smart-home technology. Home automation systems provide residents with control over their house environment. Smart home systems are convenient, remotely controlled and easy to use. Some features smart home systems includes home security, climate control, energy management, remote lighting and climate control. The main design advantage of home automation is to save the user time and money.
Motion control technologies is more advanced than ever. Control systems are ubiquitous, they appear in our homes, in cars, in industry and in systems for communication and transport. Control is increasingly becoming mission critical, processes will fail if the control does not work. Control has been important for design of experimental equipment and will be even more so in the future.
Emerald Therapeutics, a startup in Silicon Valley, claims to have modernized the burdensome process of developing cure for a disease, which might make drug discovery faster and cheaper. Last week the company unveiled a service that lets other labs send it instructions for their experiments via the Web. Robots then complete the work.