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25.04.2014

Emmy for the “MPEG-2 Transport Stream standard”

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Emmy is a very prestigious award for excellence in television in America, and this year an Emmy Award in the Technology & Engineering category has been given to the...[more]


21.04.2014

Sensors monitor cerebral pressure

If the pressure in a patient’s brain is too high, physicians implant a system in the head that regulates the pressure. A sensor is now able to measure and individually adjust brain pressure. The sensor system is approved to be...[more]


18.04.2014

App analyzes the sound of coughing

Coughing is not always just coughing. The sound you make when you cough may give doctors their first clue as to how to treat it. On behalf of Boehringer Ingelheim, scientists at the Oldenburg-based Project Group Hearing, Speech...[more]


14.04.2014

Close enough to touch the stars

It’s almost as if you were weightless. You can reach out and touch the Big Dipper and all around you is the glowing band of the Milky Way. In short, the perfect illusion – numerous projectors broadcasting a recreated version of...[more]


07.04.2014

“There is still a lot of unused potential”

Whether you’re a creator, a vendor, or a consumer: FreshSCAN can be used at any time to test for freshness. It allows the entire length of the food supply chain to be monitored. In the future, it is intended to apply the results...[more]


04.04.2014

New epitaxy system promises improved lasers to protect aircraft

When helicopters or airplanes are threatened by approaching missiles, there is only a very narrow time frame in which to react to the attack. Modern missile defense systems use infrared lasers for this detection. That is because...[more]


31.03.2014

From the “FreshScanner” to the “WoundScanner”

The hand scanner developed under the name “FreshSCAN” for use in quantitative determination of microbacterial contamination of meat and other foodstuffs is about to enter a new generation: the newest development at Fraunhofer IZM...[more]


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