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Razor-sharp TV pictures
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:30:00 +0200
The future of movie, sports and concert broadcasting lies in 4K definition, which will bring cinema quality TV viewing into people’s homes. 4K Ultra HD has four times as many pixels as today’s Full HD...

Customized surface inspection
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
The quality control of component surfaces is a complex undertaking. Researchers have engineered a high-precision modular inspection system that can be adapted on a customer-specific basis and integrat...

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Treating rare tumors effectively +++ Effective identity management in the cloud +++ Monitoring road bridges

Crash-testing rivets
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Rivets have to reliably hold the chassis of an automobile together – even if there is a crash. Previously, it was difficult to predict with great precision how much load they could tolerate. A more ad...

Simulation models optimize water power
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
The Columbia River basin in the Pacific Northwest offers great potential for water power; hydroelectric power stations there generate over 20 000 megawatts already. Now a simulation model will help op...

Presentations collectively prepared
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Today, every speaker compiles his or her own presentations to accompany their lectures. With a new Internet platform that uses Wikipedia as its model, slide show presentations can now be drafted, dist...

Sensors that improve rail transport safety
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
A new kind of human-machine communication is to make it possible to detect damage to rail vehicles before it’s too late and service trains only when they need it – all thanks to a cloud-supported, wir...

Charging electric cars efficiently inductive
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
We already charge our toothbrushes and cellphones using contactless technology. Researchers have developed a particularly efficient and cost-effective method that means electric cars could soon follow...

Comfortable climate indoors with porous glass
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Proper humidity and temperature play a key role in indoor climate. In the future, establishing a comfortable indoor environment may rely on porous glass incorporated into plaster, as this regulates mo...

Nano-supercapacitors for electric cars
Tue, 1 Jul 2014 09:30:00 +0200
Innovative nano-material based supercapacitors are set to bring mass market appeal a good step closer to the lukewarm public interest in Germany. This movement is currently being motivated by the adva...