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Sharp begins production of 1080p display for smartphones: 443 ppi crammed into a 5-inch LCD

www.engadget.com
Layoffs and loans may be dominating our Sharp coverage at the moment, but that just makes this type of news all the sweeter. The company has announced its LCD panel type 5 -- a 5-inch full HD (1,920 x 1,080) display packing a Retina-busting 443 ppi (just trumping LG's...
Sharp begins production of 1080p display for smartphones: 443 ppi crammed into a 5-inch LCD

Move Over, Intel: IBM's New Chip Tech Could Change Everything (IBM)

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IBM has put the chip industry on notice by inventing a new technology that would replace silicon with a new material, carbon nanotubes. IBM has found a new way to put what seems like an impossibly large number of transistors into an insanely small area, the width of only a...
Move Over, Intel: IBM's New Chip Tech Could Change Everything (IBM)

Revolutionizing medicine, one chip at a time

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In the past several decades, microchips have transformed consumer electronics, enabling new products from digital watches and pocket-sized calculators to laptop computers and digital music players.The next wave of this electronics revolution will involve biomedical devices, say electrical engineers in MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratory (MTL) who are working on tiny,...
Revolutionizing medicine, one chip at a time
Sharp starts production of 5-inch smartphone displays with 1080p resolution

Sharp is bringing full-HD LCD viewing to the masses with new 5-inch mobile displays

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Sharp is doing its part to bridge the gap between big screen technology and mobile devices after it revealed that it has begun producing 5-inch full-HD LCD panels that it says bring the pixel density of a full HD-LCD TV to smartphone screens. The 1,080 by 1,920 pixel panels generate...
Sharp is bringing full-HD LCD viewing to the masses with new 5-inch mobile displays

Compact cameras die in a flash thanks to smartphones

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The technology was primitive but now photographers such as Annie Leibovitz can't be parted from smartphone camerasIn an August, 2010 Monday Note called Smartcameras in our future?, I hoped for smartphone-like apps running on a nice compact camera such as Canon's S90 (now replaced by the S100). At the time,...
Compact cameras die in a flash thanks to smartphones

Sharp's new 443 ppi 5-inch smartphone displays on show at CEATEC 2012 (eyes-on)

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Here at CEATEC, the Japanese display maker is showing of its latest portable displays. Although the vivid 1080p displays were scurried away in the corner of Sharp's stand, we managed to grab a few photos of its 443 PPI smartphone screen yet. From these prototype samples (the screen will...
Sharp's new 443 ppi 5-inch smartphone displays on show at CEATEC 2012 (eyes-on)
iPhone down, Galaxy next? Sharp starts making 5″ HD smartphone screens

Living organ-on-a-chip could soon replace animal testing

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If a team of Harvard bioengineers has its way, animal testing and experimentation could soon be replaced by organ-on-a-chip technologies. Like SoCs (system-on-a-chip), which shoehorn most of a digital computer into a single chip, an organ-on-a-chip seeks to replicate the functions of a human organ on a computer chip.In Harvard’s...
Living organ-on-a-chip could soon replace animal testing
Silicon nanophotonics: IBM's light chips could save data centers from bandwidth traffic jams
Report: Cisco's aboard Intel foundry effort
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