Emerging Tech

Patrick Marshall

Emerging Tech

  • The soft robot works well in snow, fire, water – or traffic

    Soft robots will go where first responders can’t

    Researchers have produced the first untethered soft robot that works well in snow, fire, water – or traffic.

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  • Open Garden connects IoT devices on the fly

    Open Garden connects IoT devices on the fly

    The biggest challenge in building an Internet of Things is delivering network connectivity everywhere for every thing.

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  • NASA’s SMAP will track ground moisture from space

    How satellites track ground moisture from space

    The soil moisture data from NASA's SMAP mission will benefit farmers and ranchers as well as those who do flood modeling and drought monitoring.

  • Machines learning to work with humans … and each other

    Machines learning to work with humans … and each other

    Recent research shows machines are getting smarter and more agile, giving them the potential to replace humans in a wide array of jobs.

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  • Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard

    Disaster dashboard taps local open data

    The Disaster Assessment and Assistance Dashboard enables citizens, businesses and governments to share resources, request assistance and better understand the potential and timeline for recovery.

  • Dousing wildfires with big data

    Dousing wildfires with big data

    Researchers at the San Diego Supercomputer Center are using sensor data and satellite information for situational wildfire surveillance.

  • UW researchers use ambient Wi-Fi for power and communications

    Cutting the cord: Using ambient Wi-Fi for power and communications

    Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a way to harvest power from Wi-Fi signals and use that power to communicate with standard Wi-Fi routers.

  • Georgia Tech building a tool to monitor web censorship

    Georgia Tech automates monitoring of web censorship

    Georgia Tech’s Encore automates the process of monitoring web censorship using a single line of code.

  • Digital Democracy

    Using tech to open the legislative sausage factory

    The Digital Democracy site will not only feature a searchable video database of state legislative committee meetings and hearings but transcripts of what was said.

  • Yamaha R-Max helicopter unmanned aerial vehicle being tested by Georgia Tech’s Rotorcraft Center of Excellence

    Making UAVs more maneuverable

    Georgia Tech's Rotorcraft Center of Excellence is developing guidance technologies to allow unmanned aerial vehicles to fly more efficiently and safely.