Archive for the 'Electronics' Category

5 Interesting Concepts from Electrolux Design Lab 2010

Electrolux Design Lab 2010 is global competition geared towards undergraduate and graduate industrial design students to create home appliances that consider shrinking domestic spaces. These ideas will actually shape how people prepare and store food, wash clothes, and do dishes in the future ( year 2050) when 74% of the world’s population are predicted to […]

World’s Biggest Radiotelescope Unveiled

Researchers in the Netherlands officially launched the biggest radiotelescope on the planet yesterday, stating it was able to uncover weak signals from almost as far back as the Big Bang. The LOFAR (LOw Frequency ARray) is made of 25,000 little antennas approximately between 50 centimetres and 2 metres across, rather than a conventional large dish, […]

Robot Suit for Aging Farmers

This is perhaps one of the new invention ideas inspired by fictional superhero robots like Iron Man and Robocop. The only difference is this so-called Power Assist Suit is specifically developed for everyday heroes in Japan – the farmers. Professor Shigeki Toyama and his team invented the power-enhancing suit at the Tokyo University of Agriculture […]