Articles - how does that work?
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HOW DOES THAT WORK - Kettle switch-off
Electric kettles use a very simple method to overcome a tricky problem: how to switch themselves off.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - 3D facial recognition technology
3D facial recognition technology is becoming more commonly used for identification purposes.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Beamforming
5G technology will use a technique called beamforming to direct radio energy.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Speech recognition
Speech recognition software is a common feature in several devices, including smartphones, computers and virtual assistants.
HOW DOES THAT WORK - Driverless cars
Advances in technology, such as improved sensing and sophisticated data processing, mean that driverless cars are becoming a reality.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? Birds flying in a V formation
The reasons for birds flying in a V formation follow from the applications of aeronautics, fluid dynamics and energy minimisation.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Robots
While there are many different types of robots, many share the same components that help them move.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Drones
The technology used in drones is becoming more advanced as their use becomes more widespread.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Blockchain
Blockchain technology records secure online transactions through a shared and continually reconciled database.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Spectrum
Radio spectrum is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum, a continuous range of wavelengths, that is widely used in modern technology.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Powerline networking
Powerline networking is a form of communication that uses electrical wiring to carry both data and alternating current (AC) electrical supply through existing electrical infrastructure.
HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Lithium-ion batteries
Li-ion batteries have revolutionised modern life, through their application in consumer electronics and by powering applications as diverse as medical implants, grid-scale storage and satellites