emerging technology
 
  • 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.

  • Chris Estes, State Chief Information Officer, North Carolina (moderator) Eric Ellis, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, State of North Carolina & Director, North Carolina Innovation Center  Bill Oates, Commonwealth Chief Information Officer, Massachusetts David Fletcher, Chief Technology Officer, Utah

    'How do we adopt new technology? Painfully'

    State IT leaders discuss the realities of implementing innovative tech.

  • 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.

  • DARPA’s strategy for 100-year software

    The research agency’s BRASS program aims to ensure that applications can continue to function in a rapidly changing technology ecosystem.

  • NASA gets practical with 3D printing

    NASA gets practical with 3D printing

    The tools astronauts manufactured in space have been sent back to Earth for testing.

  • 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.

  • Atlantic cod

    NOAA partners with fisherman to save cod populations

    The unusual partnership combines fishermen’s experience with unmanned underwater vehicles to locate and protect spawning clusters of cod.

  • IoT needs synchronicity

    The secret to IoT could be timing, literally

    Integrating the cyber and physical worlds really is a matter of timing, according to a new report by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

  • 3D printed weather stations predict flash floods

    3D printed weather stations predict flash floods

    USAID is using 3D printers to build weather stations to better predict flash floods in underdeveloped nations.

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