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1st December 2018
World's first 8K TV channel
Japan is launching the world's first 8K TV channel – featuring image dimensions of 7680×4320, also known as 4320p.
22nd November 2018
China plans 6G mobile with terabit speeds by 2030
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology confirms that it started work on 6G earlier this year, but the first commercial networks are likely at least 12 years away.
22nd October 2018
Hi-tech glasses change focus at the touch of a button
A Japanese company has developed next-generation eyewear that can change focus – from far to near and back again – simply by touching a button in the frame.
21st October 2018
VR can enhance empathy
A study by Stanford University finds that the use of virtual reality can induce greater compassion in people than other forms of media.
2nd October 2018
Satellite company will partner with Amazon to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) network
Telecommunications company Iridium is collaborating with Amazon on the development of "CloudConnect" – the first and only satellite cloud-based solution that will offer truly global coverage for the Internet of Things (IoT).
20th September 2018
Swiss tech company raises $80m for holographic AR displays in cars
WayRay has announced $80 million in Round C funding. This new investment will enable the development of futuristic, holographic AR solutions for cars.
13th September 2018
Amazon to open checkout-free store in NYC
Online retailer Amazon is to open another of its automated, cashier-less "Go" stores, this time in New York City.
9th September 2018
New "powered clothing" can enhance physical abilities
A startup company seeks to improve quality of life through quality of motion, fusing apparel with discreet robotics to create "powered clothing".
17th August 2018
Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles
Engineers in the U.S. are developing smart textiles by creating flexible nanotech coatings on a wide range of fibres.
1st August 2018
Nanotechnology and innovation in vehicle manufacture
A guest piece by car expert and all-round motoring enthusiast, Giles Kirkland.
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