A type of wireless or wired video surveillance system marketed to parents who want to use an in-home surveillance device to monitor their caregiver’s interactions with their children. Many video surveillance systems used as nanny cams can be hidden in small objects such as a child’s stuffed toy. There are privacy and legal issues to consider when using a nanny cam without permission being given by the caregiver to be recorded.
A computer with circuitry so small that it can only be seen through a microscope. Nanocomputers can be electronic (where nanolithography is used to create microscopic circuits), biochemical or organic (such as DNA computers), or quantum (such as quantum computers). Nanocomputers deal with materials at a molecular level and hold the promise of creating increasingly […]
Lithography at a microscopic scale, nanolithography is used in the creation of nanocomputers.
Commonly used in nanotechnology, a nanometer is a measurement of one billionth of a meter. In is abbreviated as nm. For example 90 nanometer would be written as 90 nm.
A billionth of a second. Many computer operations, such as the speed of memory chips, are measured in nanoseconds. Nanosecond is often abbreviated as ns.
A field of science whose goal is to control individual atoms and molecules to create computer chips and other devices that are thousands of times smaller than current technologies permit. Current manufacturing processes use lithography to imprint circuits on semiconductor materials. While lithography has improved dramatically over the last two decades — to the point […]