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Laptops could get an amazing battery boost from this new tech
2020/06/27 16:10
Scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are the latest to put forward a solution, and it doesn't involve discovering vibranium. The key is a method that can reduce the energy consumption of a device when it is performing memory-intensive processes by up to 80%
2020/06/27 16:11
The solution in this case is a new network-on-chip that achieves its energy conservation goals via a slight reduction in quality that can result in a considerable amount of power savings
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One potential implementation would be allowing for the video quality on your device to be decreased slightly in the event that you are not looking at your screen, or if you are in a dark environment, or if your battery is below an established threshold. 
2020/06/27 16:11
The team's goal sounds slightly more Orwellian as they want to build a "new breed of low-power cameras that could operate almost perpetually under the tight power budget being extracted from the environment such as via a centimeter-sized solar cell."
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