Update: DoE's Chu pushes to speed ARPA-E funding News & Analysis 3/17/2009 Post a comment Energy Secretary Steven Chu told the House Science and Technology Committee that organizing a new R&D agency will move ahead on several fronts despite initial estimates that it could take a year before the agency is fully operational.
Gartner sees solar PV poised for long-term growth News & Analysis 3/16/2009 Post a comment After years of double-digit growth, the modern incarnation of the solar industry has run into its first major market cycle, but remains well positioned for long-term growth, according to report by market research firm Gartner.
Light-emitting nanotube efficiency boosted News & Analysis 3/9/2009 Post a comment Light-emitting nanotubes have been demonstrated, but their efficiency was mysteriously lower than theory would predict. Now researchers claim to have discovered the mechanism limiting efficiency along with a remedy to the problem.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.