Articles tagged with ‘A*STAR’

Credit: Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science
21 January 2014
Nanowires are 10,000 times thinner than a human hair, but show promise as components of small-scale electrical devices. This article outlines a few of the developments in nanowire technology which bring us closer to their mainstream use in a variety of sensors...
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A coloured nanoscale rendition of a standard test image used in image processing experiments
13 August 2012
Inspired by colourful stained-glass windows, researchers from Singapore have demonstrated an innovative method for producing sharp, full-spectrum colour images at 100,000 dpi which can be applicable in reflective colour displays,
Barnacles anchor themselves to rock and other surfaces.
16 July 2012
Researchers at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore have found that engineering the texture of metal surfaces may help to eradicate the problem posed by barnacles in the shipping industry.
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mobile camera
2 July 2012
A new application for mobile phones which identifies places and objects from photographs is set to create an array of new marketing opportunities.
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Microtag embedded in a pig intestine
28 June 2012
A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME) in Singapore is developing miniature devices that seek out and tag diseased cells in the gut. It is hoped that these ‘mini doctors’ will improve diagnostic capability and lead to more effective treatments for patients.
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U-STAR and its Members
27 June 2012
Speech Translation in 23 Languages will allow up to 5 users to chat simultaneously. International Research Consortium (U-STAR) with members from 23 Countries unveils a Speech Translation
14 June 2012
Global air travel continues to increase year upon year. It has been estimated that over 30,000 new passenger jetliners and freighters could be in operation worldwide by 2025. The aircraft fleet in Asia alone is expected to triple over the same period....
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8 May 2012
Researchers in Singapore have developed a technique which allows the transmission quality of optical fibres to be tested without the need to take measurements at both ends.
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