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  • Mapsense aims to tame location data streams

    Mapsense aims to tame location data streams

    The company is building tools to visualize and analyze streaming location data from smartphones and sensors.

  • State CIOs get advice on drones

    State CIOs get nudge on drone policies

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers tells state officials to put unmanned aerial systems on their radar.

  • Building the next-gen transportation network

    Building the next-gen transportation network

    Future mobility depends on having the openness and flexibility needed to build a better urban network.

  • Virtual training: Next best thing to being there

    Virtual training: Next best thing to being there

    NASA uses virtual reality training to prep astronauts for space, and the Marines reimagine their live training environments with augmented reality.

  • Is swipe technology the future of authentication?

    Is swipe technology the future of authentication?

    The technology lets users unlock devices based on the patterns of their swipe on a touchscreen.

  • smart computers on the battlefield

    Smart computers for the battlefield

    But researchers are developing tools to improve man-machine interfaces -- to the benefit of both.

  • 3d printed model of a baby

    DIY bio now possible via 3D Print Exchange

    The National Institutes of Health’s open source platform lets users search, download and share biomedical 3D print files, tutorials and educational materials.

  • 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.

  • brain computer interface helps humans identify ocean mines

    The cyborg approach to spotting mines at sea

    Researchers tested a new system that combines computer algorithms with a brain-computer interface to help humans more quickly identify underwater mines.

  •  Is ‘sentient data’ the future of battlefield comm?

    Is ‘sentient data’ the future of battlefield comm?

    Implanted sensor systems could transmit information among soldiers and systems both.

  • 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.

  • IARPA, IBM lay foundation for quantum computing

    IARPA, IBM lay foundation for quantum computing

    IBM scientists say they have solved a crucial problem in quantum computing, just in time for an upcoming IARPA event on the subject.

  • Bodyprint uses ear scans for authentication

    Unlock your phone with your ear

    Researchers at Yahoo have developed a biometric authentication system that uses the whole touchscreen as the image sensor and verifies biometrics with low-resolution scans.

  • Spike turns smartphones into remote-measuring tools

    Spike turns smartphones into remote-measuring tools

    ikeGPS Spike offers emergency-response managers a new mobile tool for making rapid in-the-field measurements that can easily be integrated into responders’ databases.

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