Ural Federal University and Samsung will train experts on the Internet of Things

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Russia can consolidate its leadership in the field of the Internet of Things due to the signing of an agreement between UrFU and Samsung on the creation of the Academy of the Internet of Things. The meeting of representatives of the parties took place within the framework of the exhibition «Innoprom». The rector of the university […]

Adidas 3D prints shoes

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Adidas plans to release 100,000 pairs of shoes by the end of this year with 3D-printed soles from startup Carbon. James Carnes, vice president of strategic brand development for the company, also said they have an ambitious plan to further grow volumes and establish themselves as the world’s largest manufacturer of 3D printed products. Joseph […]

Scientists have invented threads that change color when dangerous gases appear in the air

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Engineers have developed a method for manufacturing gas analyzing filaments that change color when various hazardous gases are detected in the air or under water. They can be woven into clothing, do not get wet and allow you to visually identify even complex mixtures of toxic substances. According to scientists from Tufts University, the sensitivity […]

The main technical progress of the DeepBrain Chain. Successfully testing a machine learning model in real life

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  DeepBrainChain project talks about its developments, prospects and events.     Artificial Intelligence — the result of processing data arrays using algorithms. Computing power and algorithms are not only essential in achieving responsiveness and materialization of relevant functions in AI, but are fundamental building blocks. Currently, the high price of equipment severely limits AI companies, […]

Found a new way to measure gravity using pairs of atoms

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Researchers used differences in pairs of atoms suspended in air to accurately measure gravity. Currently, standard gravity experiments involve dropping objects in shielded tubes for measurements with special instruments. Although this method is effective, but it provides only short-term observation of gravitational interactions, and may be affected by external magnetic fields. Recently, a team of physicists from […]

Chinese drone tank teaches children programming and robotics

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Chinese robotics manufacturer DJI will give kids outside of China the feel of being part of the prestigious RoboMasters competition, with the finale gaining over 1 million views on live Twitch streams and a $ 75,000 first place prize. DJI has been organizing a large-scale competition for 5 years. To popularize DJI technology, the company […]

New electrolyte makes lithium sulfur batteries safe and durable

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Otis Energy has developed a stable and durable lithium-sulfur battery with double the capacity of existing lithium-ion batteries.. Lithium sulfur batteries have been around since the 1960s and are well known for their high energy density and low cost. Their main disadvantage is that lithium polysulfides dissolve well in the electrolytes used., because of what the […]

Hidden mining malware is often disguised as textbooks and abstracts

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Kaspersky Lab has discovered that some malicious programs for hidden mining are disguised as rare textbooks, ready-made works or come bundled with them. After analyzing the history of infections of Kaspersky users related to files on school and student topics, 233 thousand cases of downloading infected books and abstracts to computers were identified. More than […]

IBM will soon be a competitor to R3

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IBM has teamed up with payment system CLS to create LedgerConnect, a blockchain platform offering financial services solutions. Nine financial companies have already started testing the project, including Barclays and Citibank.. IBM believes that the work of banks and financial companies in a single system will greatly simplify their activities. The platform will also allow […]

New ceramics welding technology does not require heating parts in a furnace

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Engineers used an ultra-fast, low-power pulsed laser to melt ceramic parts along the joint and their welding in ambient conditions. Ceramic materials are of great interest because they are biocompatible, hard and durable. However, current methods for welding ceramics are complex and require high temperatures that can cause cracking. It also prevents electronic components from being […]

Italian Parliament approved a bill defining the conditions for the use of blockchain

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The Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament passed a bill establishing legal norms for the use of distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain. Further, the agency Electronic Italy within 90 days will have to determine the technical criteria that smart contracts will have to meet in order to gain legal force. According to the […]

The Frenchman will try to fly the English Channel on a jet flyboard in 20 minutes

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The creator of the jet flyboard said that on Thursday he will try to get from France to England across the English Channel on his invention in 20 minutes.. Frenchman Frankie Zapata became famous as «flying soldier» at the Bastille Day parade. Following his recent success, he decided to make his dream come true and […]

Scientists have created a self-healing aluminum that is 25 times more durable than normal

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Researchers have found a way to change the microstructure of aluminum alloys so that they can withstand dynamic loads by repairing weakened areas by trapping new particles. Due to its lightness and good corrosion resistance, aluminum has found many applications in various industries, especially mechanical engineering..  However, its main disadvantage is its tendency to rapidly […]

Russians reach the final of the Boeing-sponsored personal aircraft design competition

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The Moscow drone company Aeroxo has reached the final of the international competition for the development of individual flying vehicles GoFly, the largest sponsor of which is Boeing. More than 850 teams from 103 countries took part in the competition, but only five reached the final. Basic requirements for participation in GoFly is the development of […]

Created a “rubber” battery that can be bent, stretched and twisted

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Researchers have used tensile materials to design a battery that can be bent, stretched, and twisted. Ideal for flexible electronics. Manufacturers of smartphones, laptops, smart gadgets and sensors are paying more and more attention to elastic and foldable elements. However, they all need a power source, which is now usually a lithium-ion battery. Unfortunately, these […]

Scientists have found a way to increase the speed of electronics millions of times

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A group of researchers showed how the transfer of electrons can be accelerated with the help of light pulses, and in this way they were able to switch electron currents at a speed of about 600 attoseconds (10-18). Components of modern electronics, usually based on semiconductor technologies, are able to turn on or off in […]