Flying Camerabots

Camera Drones That Follow You

Follow Me mode is the latest adventure in autonomy -- it allows you to be your own one-man aerial film crew! Capture yourself in action, with all the freedom of spontaneity and zero pre-planning, even when there's no one around to helm the sticks for you!...Read More


Bologna, Italy, June 23/26, 2014

European Conference on Networks and Communications

The EC has sponsored a successful series of conferences in the area of Telecommunications/Networks, since many years ago, in order to showcase the results of the consecutive programmes on R&D, and the projects co-financed by these programmes

Vacuum Transistor

Introducing the Vacuum Transistor: A Device Made of Nothing

This curious mash-up of vaccum tube and MOSFET could one day replace traditional silicon

By Jin-Woo Han & Meyya Meyyappan

Vaccum Triode Tube
In September 1976, in the midst of the Cold War, Victor Ivanovich Belenko, a disgruntled Soviet pilot, veered off course from a training flight over Siberia in his MiG-25 Foxbat, flew low and fast across the Sea of Japan, and landed the plane at a civilian airport in Hokkaido with just 30 seconds of fuel remaining. His dramatic defection was a boon for U.S. military analysts, who for the first time had an opportunity to examine up close this high-speed Soviet fighter, which they had thought to be one of the world’s most capable aircraft. What they discovered astonished them.