Emerging Tech

Patrick Marshall

Emerging Tech

  • Energy consumption dashboard helps conserve energy

    Power to the people: CMU dashboard puts a face on energy use

    A Web-based dashboard developed by a Carnegie Mellon University team shows that energy may be used more efficiently when end users are handed control.

  • Big data analysis tools

    The hidden dangers of big data tools

    While big data tools are very powerful, the results they deliver tend to be only as good as the strategy behind their deployment.

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  • traffic camera

    Recognition as a service joins cloud's roster of options

    The CitySync license plate RaaS solution lets governments access the recognition engine with any camera and store data in the cloud.

  • A phased-array radar system for UAVs

    Miniature radar may put UAVs in the air

    Researchers at the University of Denver's Unmanned Systems Research Institute have developed 'sense and avoid' technology for unmanned aerial vehicles – a phased-array radar system that weighs only 12 ounces.

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  • GenieMD app powered by Watson

    IBM's Watson to supercharge personal medical app

    GenieMD, one of three winners of IBM's Watson Mobile Developer Challenge, aims to tap the supercomputer to provide sophisticated analysis and information to health care queries.

  • Cellphone low on batteries during emergency

    Making smartphones work for us during disasters

    Similar to a phone’s airplane mode, a 'disaster mode' would help Android devices conserve energy and share information that could improve planning for disaster assistance.

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  • Penguins on a melting iceberg

    USGS Climate Change Viewer opens window on our future

    The viewer visualizes data on projected changes in snowpack, soil moisture, runoff and evaporative deficit for U.S. states and counties.

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  • LatentGesture from GaTech and GOTCHA from CMU in background

    Inkblots and gestures: Getting creative about security

    Because today’s cell phones contain more data than many desktop computers, improving security for mobile devices is becoming a priority.