Device generates light from the cold night sky

[ad_1] In this photograph, the thermoelectric generator harnesses temperature differences to produce renewable electricity without active heat input. Here it is generating light. Credit: Aaswath Raman An inexpensive thermoelectric device harnesses the cold of space without active heat input, generating electricity that powers an LED at night, researchers report September 12 in the journal Joule. […]

A Revogi smart light strip adds some awesome to your space

[ad_1] A smart home should have kickass smart lighting. Make your home epic with this smart light strip that you can control with your phone or voice assistant. The Revogi smart USB light strip can reflect a mood, add some swagger to a room, or even visualize music in an array of color. The colors […]

A Revogi smart light strip adds some awesome to your space

[ad_1] A smart home should have kickass smart lighting. Make your home epic with this smart light strip that you can control with your phone or voice assistant. The Revogi smart USB light strip can reflect a mood, add some swagger to a room, or even visualize music in an array of color. The colors […]

New design advances optical neural networks that compute at the speed of light using engineered matter

[ad_1] Engineered optical neural network applied to a conventional machine learning task. Credit: UCLA Engineering Institute for Technology Advancement Diffractive deep neural network is an optical machine learning framework that uses diffractive surfaces and engineered matter to all optically perform computation. After its design and training in a computer using modern deep learning methods, each […]

Technique uses magnets, light to control and reconfigure soft robots

[ad_1] Shape memory cantilever containing chained magnetic particles. (A) Actuation and (B and C) simulations of a DiAPLEX cantilever film containing chained magnetic particles. The permanent magnet (∇H) and LED are indicated in the top left panel. (B) The contours show the degree of actuation (0, flat; 1, contacting magnet) of a simulated filament across […]