Audiobooks with paper loudspeakers

A photo book incorporating the sound of the sea and birdsong, a novel with spoken dialog – this is all… more


Nobel Prize for Physics: The most sensitive “sensor” in the world

Supermassive black holes with masses millions of times that of the sun emit gravitational waves when they collide that can… more


IoT: Five forecasts for the next year

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing quickly. Very quickly. In the future, we can look forward to vast numbers… more


Passive WiFi: Transmitting data with almost no electricity

Wireless communication with increasingly negligible energy consumption—it sounds almost too good to be true. And yet the idea is as… more


Using embedded software strategically

Embedded software is developing into a strategic tool that companies use to compete. Structures and budgets for hardware and software… more


A generation donation for single-atom electronics

Electronic components with the size of an atom are nothing new, but until now they only existed in the laboratory…. more


TREND E-Mobility: Tesla killer wanted!

The diesel scandal, the CO2 dilemma and improved batteries deliver a charge to electromobility. But many of the concept cars… more


The hardware Trojan: The “Greek” virus

Unlike its software counterpart, manipulated hardware enjoys a dangerous existence in the shadows. However, the threat that Trojans present to… more


TREND Automated Driving: The “German” AI button

For years, automakers in Germany have been accused of missing out on trends. However, when it comes to autonomous driving,… more


Over-the-air update: Securing cars over their lifetime

The cars that most people buy today will forever run the same software. In the future over-the-air updates keep them… more


LCD headlamp with endless opportunities

The use of LCDs in headlamps is a further step towards digitalizing lighting. It enables complex functions that will also… more


Portable steering wheels

Steering wheels might disappear as self-driving cars hit the road. But they could also be the only part of the… more


Sensor plasters for permanent health checks

Wafer-thin, self-adhesive and packed with electronic – that’s what the medical wearables of the future will look like. A new… more


The most dangerous AI myths

If you listen around, artificial intelligence seems to be like the eighth wonder of the world. If you fall for… more


Smart City made in Germany

What has made Vienna the “smartest” city of 2017 is to also finally find its way into German cities. A… more


Hearing aid with AI and “telepathy”

Hearing aids are already marvels of technology. But in the future, scientists promise they will be almost “fantastic”.


bauma Open Innovation starts a new challenge

The new bauma Open Innovation Challenge is to improve fault-prone sensors in locking systems. Submissions must be received by 11:59… more


RoboCup: Cute World Champions

Artificially intelligent machines have already spoiled a lot of games for us, just think of chess, checkers and Go. But… more


“Revolutionary” materials and big data

Whether electric cars, smartphones or bio-implants – many technical innovations are based to a considerable extent on new materials. And… more


Piezosensor: As if by magic

Humans and machines are moving closer together. So it is important for them to “understand” one another. An amazing solution… more


Software obsolescence: the underestimated risk

Nothing is possible without software. And like hardware, software is changing all the time. These changes can soon pose a… more


Car with built-in crystal ball

Our cars constantly make decisions on their own that we cannot control. Networking them with their surroundings combined with appropriate… more


IT job market 2017: Software overtakes hardware

Software developers are the needle in the current employment haystack. That is according to the latest DEKRA Employment Market Report…. more


pWLAN: VW cars will talk to each other

Connected cars will make traffic safer and more efficient. Therefore, in the future, VW cars will allow drivers to effectively… more


TREND Tactile Internet: The magic of real time

5G is more than just a new mobile standard. By enabling haptic communications, it will have a marked impact on… more