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Europe: DTU project to study consumer traffic in food court

By monitoring mobile phones searching for Wi-Fi signals, students from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) are testing a tracking system to show how...

Americas: Researchers devise sensor to find bacteria – alive or dead

A new type of electronic sensor that might be used to quickly detect and classify bacteria for medical diagnostics and food safety has passed...

Asia Pacific: Fujitsu company to grow, sell kale in Japan

Smart Agriculture Iwata (SAC iWATA) will begin full-fledged sales in Japan of kale that can be eaten fresh and uncooked as the first product...

Asia Pacific: Scientists in Singapore invent material that kills E Coli in 30 seconds

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR have developed a new material that can kill the E. coli bacteria within...

Europe: Checking quality of chocolate with ultrasound

The quality of Belgium's famous chocolate largely depends on the crystals that form during the hardening of the chocolate. Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium,...

Americas: Frozen bakery goods company goes digital in factory

Frozen bakery goods company Specialty Bakery has deployed technology company NetSuite to run its entire core business including sales, purchasing, order management, supply chain...

Americas: Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

Tufts University biomedical engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an...

Asia Pacific: Zebra Technologies offers Asset Visibility Service

Zebra Technologies Corporation expands the Zebra OneCare managed services portfolio with Asset Visibility Service (AVS). Designed to increase mobile computer and thermal printer performance, AVS...

Europe: Researcher makes durable plastics from plants, clay

A new more sustainable material developed by reinforcing commercial bioplastic using additives from plants such as nanocellulose and oregano extracts can solve the most...

Americas: Amcor introduces metal-free, high barrier packaging

Amcor introduces AmLite Ultra to its existing line of AmLite, which is metal-free packaging. It offers an even higher barrier, using Amcor’s Ultra SiOx coating,...

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