RFID was the prototype for the entity-connected domains now being brought into the Internet of Things – but are the two technologies necessarily destined to contend with each other? Renewed interest in RFID suggests that it still has an important part to play.
25 July 2014
A report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has called for hospital trusts to take more seriously the challenges of keeping increasingly-complex equipment in order, to avoid cancelled operations and avoidable patient death and injuries.
17 July 2014
Researchers at Imperial College London have used two common characteristics of cancer cells to help nanoparticles home in on them and, if developed successfully for medical use, show-up tumours much more clearly on MRI scans than is currently possible.
Ten cities around the world will play host to an experiment to use racing to push electric vehicle design as Formula E takes to the streets later this year.
Despite claiming real-time support, many embedded systems only have a passing relationship with the clock. That is beginning to change as designers try to build safer systems.
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