Articles - how does that work?

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - Global positioning system

GPS applications range from aviation safety to enabling personal navigation systems.

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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.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - 3D facial recognition technology

3D facial recognition technology is becoming more commonly used for identification purposes.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - Beamforming

5G technology will use a technique called beamforming to direct radio energy.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK - Speech recognition

Speech recognition software is a common feature in several devices, including smartphones, computers and virtual assistants.

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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.

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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.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Robots

While there are many different types of robots, many share the same components that help them move.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Drones

The technology used in drones is becoming more advanced as their use becomes more widespread.

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HOW DOES THAT WORK? - Blockchain

Blockchain technology records secure online transactions through a shared and continually reconciled database.

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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.

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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.

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