Day: September 11, 2020

scientists developed a new way to charge gadgets

MOSCOW, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists from NUST MISIS have developed a new type of energy-efficient devices – thermocells that convert heat into energy. This will make possible creation of portable batteries that can be applied to virtually any surface, including clothing, to generate electricity directly from the surface of the body. The results are presented in the Renewable Energy journal.

Thermoelectricity – electricity obtained from heat due to temperature potential differences – is one of the most promising areas of “green energy”. This potential difference (the so-called temperature gradients) surrounds us everywhere – a building heated in the sun, a working transport, even the heat of the human body. The problem is that the modern thermoelectrochemical cells (thermocells) have a rather low output power.

Scientists from NUST MISIS have found solutions to this problem by developing a new type of thermocell consisting of metal oxide electrodes and

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FUJIFILM Brings Speed with the XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens; More Info at B&H Photo Video

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — B&H is pleased to announce the FUJIFILM XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens for its X System of mirrorless digital cameras. This 76mm-equivalent prime lens is clearly characterized by its impressively fast f/1 maximum aperture, which benefits working in low-light conditions and also helps to achieve shallow depth of field and selective focus effects. This bright design pairs with the short telephoto focal length and rounded nine-blade diaphragm to realize an ideal lens for portraiture, fashion, and other applications where isolating subject matter with depth of field is desired.

FUJIFILM XF 50mm f/1 R WR Lens

Key Features

  • X-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 76mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1 to f/16
  • One Aspherical Element

Beyond just speed, the 50mm f/1 also features an advanced optical design that includes one aspherical element and two extra-low dispersion elements to reduce a variety of aberrations and

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Hunter Communications Named Oregon’s Fastest Business Internet

Hunter Communications (Hunter), the premier fiber-optic communications services provider in southern Oregon and northern California, was recognized by BroadbandNow with four 2020 Internet Service Provider Awards, including for fastest business internet speeds in Oregon and among the top 10 nationwide.

BroadbandNow, an organization that tracks and analyzes broadband speeds and overall customer satisfaction, annually recognizes excellence among internet service providers. Hunter won four awards for fastest average speed, customer satisfaction and affordable plans in the mid-size provider categories:

  • #1 Fastest Business Internet in Oregon
  • #1 Fastest Business Fiber Service in Oregon
  • Top 10 Fastest Business Internet Nationwide
  • Top 10 Fastest Business Fiber Service Nationwide

“Our employees and team have worked very hard to deliver an exceptional service to our customers, while building a world class fiber network right here in southern Oregon,” said Michael Wynschenk, CEO of Hunter Communications. “It’s great to be recognized by BroadbandNow, a nationwide broadband rating

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