New collaboration to create “forever battery” for IoT

Atmosic Technologies is teaming up with SMK Electronics to power connected devices like remote controls and sensors with a battery that do not need to be replaced, the companies say. Image: iStock In the always-connected workplace, keeping devices powered and ready for use is not just important, but critical—a dead […]

US Navy wants to create a ‘hardware factory’

WASHINGTON — A new request for information from the U.S. Navy outlines the service’s interest in launching a “hardware factory and hardware pipeline” to keep its fleet computing platforms up-to-date. According to an Aug. 25 request posted by the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), the sea service wants the factory […]