8K Association lays out 'key performance attributes' for 8K TVs

[ad_1] They’re pushing this spec as a set of display performance for HDR, color performance and more that establishes what customers can expect when they see a TV with its logo, and are working on a compliance test. Resolution: 7680 x 4320 pixels Input Frame Rate: 24p, 30p and 60p frames per second Display Luminance: […]

Digital tax deal in works but key questions 'outstanding': OECD

[ad_1] Pascal Saint-Amans is overseeing talks aimed at establishing a global framework for taxing the operations of technology multinationals G7 leaders announced at their Biarritz summit meeting this week a pledge to update international tax rules, in particular with regards to technology giants whose operations span the globe, by next year. For Pascal Saint-Amans, who […]

A new coating could be the key to lighter lithium metal batteries

[ad_1] The problem with lithium metal batteries is that they frequently develop small, tendril-like protrusions called dendrites. Over time, dendrites can puncture the protective film that separates the positive and negative ends of the battery. And when the two sides start interacting with one another, there’s the potential for a short circuit, which in turn […]

A new coating could be the key to lighter lithium metal batteries

[ad_1] The problem with lithium metal batteries is that they frequently develop small, tendril-like protrusions called dendrites. Over time, dendrites can puncture the protective film that separates the positive and negative ends of the battery. And when the two sides start interacting with one another, there’s the potential for a short circuit, which in turn […]

A web application to extract key information from journal articles

[ad_1] A screenshot of the DIVE website. Credit: Gupta et al. Academic papers often contain accounts of new breakthroughs and interesting theories related to a variety of fields. However, most of these articles are written using jargon and technical language that can only be understood by readers who are familiar with that particular area of […]

Tesla Model 3 owner implants key card chip into her arm to unlock and start her vehicle

[ad_1] When smartphones and keyfobs are impossible to keep up with, some say you could just implant them into your body so you can always unlock your car. That’s the idea behind one Tesla owner’s decision to implant the RFID chip from her Model 3’s key card into her arm. Unlike most cars that come […]

Cobalt hits headlines as Glencore shuts key mine

[ad_1] Cobalt has been losing its lustre Cobalt hit the headlines Wednesday after Glencore shut a key African facility that mines the rare metal—and blamed prices that have been tumbling from highs seen in recent years on battery demand. Zurich-based resources giant Glencore, which also announced slumping first-half profits, decided to temporarily halt output at […]

Data-driven elections and the key questions about voter surveillance

[ad_1] Using data during election campaigns is nothing new. But as the Canadian federal election approaches, authorities must be diligent that data tracking doesn’t become surveillance. Credit: Shutterstock The upcoming Canadian federal election once again raises the spectre of interference and disruption through the misuse and abuse of personal data. This is a surveillance issue, […]

Barn owls may hold key to navigation and location

[ad_1] Split-gated transistor for mimicking the neurobiological algorithm that mimics sound localization in barn owls. Credit: ennifer McCann & Sarbashis Das, Penn State The way barn owl brains use sound to locate prey may be a template for electronic directional navigation devices, according to a team of Penn State engineers who are recreating owl brain […]