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A small spherical inspection robot for nuclear reactor underground pipes

By Damir Beciri
21 July 2011

mit-spherical-robot-for-nuclear-plantsCurrently, nuclear powerplant inspectors use indirect methods to monitor buried piping by generating a voltage gradient to identify areas where pipe coatings may have corroded, and by using ultrasonic waves to screen lengths of pipe for cracks. A team of researchers from MIT is developing small, egg-sized robots designed to inspect nuclear reactor underground pipes… »


‘Sensing skin’ could be used to detect potential cracks in structures

By Damir Beciri
30 June 2011

sensing-skin-researchersUnlike other researchers who are developing self-repairing materials, civil engineers at MIT cooperated with physicists at the University of Potsdam, Germany, went in a different direction and developed a flexible skin-like fabric with electrical properties which could be applied to areas of structures where cracks are likely to appear and be used to detect cracks… »

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Prysm TD1 Laser Phosphor Display plunges competition?

By Damir Beciri
24 June 2010

prysm-td1-lpdA company from California named Prysm has presented their high definition television with a Laser Phosphor Display (LPD) based on their patented method of using lasers reflected off a bank of mirrors to excite pixels on the television screen in a similar way to cathode ray tubes. Aside the high image quality and wide viewing… »

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VESA introduces DisplayPort v1.2 – double performance

By Damir Beciri
One Comment24 January 2010

vesa-display-port-v12The Video Electronics Standard Association (VESA) has unveiled the long awaited DisplayPort Version1.2 digital display interface that brings with it a host of enhanced features. Aside from a doubled data rate of 21.6Gbps and bi-directional USB data transfer of an impressive 720Mbps, the upgrade also offers multi-monitor support from a single plug, improved audio synchronization… »