Emerging Tech

Emerging Tech

  • Can brain scans spot insider threats?

    Can brain scans spot insider threats?

    Researchers have found that they can detect people who are potential cybersecurity risks by reading their neural activity.

  • New app delivers situational awareness to protect travelers

    New app delivers situational awareness to protect travelers

    Stabilitas combines data, maps and local intelligence help organizations operate abroad with greater confidence by knowing the risks they face.

  • Smartphone earthquake warning

    Early earthquake warnings? There's an app for that

    Smartphones can transmit an earthquake’s detected location and magnitude to the U.S. Geological Survey, which can then send alerts to others in the path of the shock waves.

  • Can Bluetooth power the IoT mesh network?

    Can Bluetooth power the IoT mesh network?

    With its market penetration and low power requirements, Bluetooth Smart is positioned to network the Internet of Things.

  • Lenovo

    Lenovo's AnyPen eliminates the need for a stylus

    The AnyPen technology lets users write with a ballpoint pen or graphite pencil, delivering more precise navigation than a finger and eliminating the need for a proprietary stylus.

  • IoT conundrum: How to power buried sensors

    A researcher at Michigan State University has developed technology that can generate electrical power to buried or implanted sensors.

  • Using smartphones for ID authentication

    Using smartphones for ID authentication

    The technology built into most smartphones can provide more sophisticated authentication than a paper drivers’ license or passport.

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  • DARPA makes strides in searching the ‘deep web’

    DARPA makes strides in searching the ‘deep web’

    The Defense Department’s research arm has developed a search engine that lets investigators find and analyze data in the ‘deep web,’ a swath of the Internet inaccessible with conventional tools.

  • Pushing cell service to remote areas, disaster zones

    Pushing cell service to remote areas, disaster zones

    Endaga's CCN1 low-power, open source cellular network provides voice and data service to standard mobile phones.

  • Sensors on a combine enable precision agriculture

    Sowing the Internet of Things into agriculture

    The National Agricultural Statistics Service wants to use the Internet of Things to glean data from sensors on farm machinery in an effort to boost precision agriculture.