Sharp is a company that many have come to associate with displays. The company creates display panels used by other companies, and they create them for their own use as well such as in their Sharp-branded TVs. However it seems that the TV market in the Americas region might be a bit too fierce for the company’s liking.
In a statement issued by Sharp, it looks like the Japanese display company will be exiting the Americas market following a deeper-than-expected quarterly loss, particularly due to its weak sales of smartphone displays. The company will also be selling off its TV manufacturing plant in Mexico and will license its brand to be used in the Americas by China’s Hisense Group. Read full post →Sharp To Exit The Americas TV Market
Remember a few years ago, scientists created a robot that had the ability to jump on water? That particular robot was created by scientists at China’s Harbin Institute of Technology, and it looks like scientists at the Seoul National University and Harvard University have joined forces to create a similar styled robot.
Similar to the water strider insect, scientists first studied how the insect was able to propel itself off the water. What they discovered was that the insects are pushing down on the water, but rather accelerate their legs so as not to break the water’s surface tension, and pulling their legs inward which helps increase the force of their push. Read full post →Scientists Create Water Strider-Like Robot That Can Jump On Water