Davide Reaches Out for Cicadas9th June 2013
Davide Zilli has had a summer of presentations and outreach activities, to engage the public in his research into the use of smartphones in biodiversity monitoring.
Davide at New Forest BioBlitz, 2013
The New Forest Cicada is the only cicada native to the UK and, having not been seen for many years, is at great danger of becoming extinct.Davide's research is investigating whether or not the millions of annual visitors to the New Forest National Park can be turned into mobile biodiversity sensors, using the smartphones that they carry.
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Energy Harvesting 201228th March 2012
Following from the success of our conference "Energy Harvesting 2011", held in London last year, today we held this year's conference. Energy Harvesting 2012 was held in London on 28th March 2012.
Speakers included Prof Peter Woias (IMTEK, Germany), Frank Schmidt (CTO Enocean), Prof Vittorio Ferrari (University of Brescia, Italy), Roy Freeland (Perpetuum) and Prof Eric Yeatman (Imperial College, London).
The event provided a platform for disseminating energy-harvesting advances in the UK, ... [more]
D4 2011 (HG WELLS): Back to the Future27th May 2011
Second-year Electronics students were presented with a testing and unusual 'time-travel' challenge in this year's Systems Design Exercise. Known to generations of students as 'D4', the project was sponsored for the second time by Detica, with components provided by TI.
Working in teams of four to six students for just 11 days, the students were asked to use state-of-the-art components to build a handheld video game system that could be taken back in time and marketed competitively in 1985. Ju... [more]