"The world is currently looking toward new possibilities that help generate electricity from waste, and auto manufacturers don’t want to let go of the possible use of exhaust gases as electricity to fuel the hybrids of tomorrow. New research conducted by Amerigon Incorporated will let cars do just that. With a $1.1 million backing from the U.S Department of Energy, the company is expected to complete the technology in March 2010.
The technology makes use of thermocouples that harnesses the change in temperatures for electricity. Electric cars of today face a major drawback as they need hours of recharge before they can be driven for a few miles. This new technology will be a boon for hybrids, as they will be able to recharge their batteries when running on the fossil fuel-powered engine by converting waste heat into electricity."
Parents can be hard to buy for. They have all the “stuff” they want, and as their lives slow down, they have fewer needs. Tech gifts can actually be really helpful for older adults, but both the giver and recipient can find these kinds of presents daunting. Many elderly parents are intimidated by technology and as their child, you worry that either the gift will never get used or you’ll spend the next few months explaining over and over “where the Google is.” Read more
Nowadays, for every person, mobile phones are their constant companion that aids them in both personal and professional use. The importance of mobile phones is growing day by day and their prices are also rising with their importance. For a middle-class person, purchasing the Samsung smartphone is an investment that he wants to use for a long period of time. Read more
Today’s electronics, starting from smartphones to complex computers, is incomplete without Printed Circuit Boards (PCB). These boards are self-contained modules of various interconnected components via a complex array of circuits. Read more