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  • DARPA to test neuroprosthetic devices that help restore memory loss

    DARPA to test devices that help restore memory

    DARPA researchers aim to develop 'neuroprosthetics,' implantable wireless interfaces to help restore memory to victims of traumatic brain injury.

  • HP Apollo 8000 water-cooled system packs more power, less heat for data centers

    Water-cooled system packs more power, less heat for data centers

    Because of its cooling power, the HP Apollo 8000 can pack more servers in a smaller space than traditional systems – up to 144 servers per rack.

  • Army tests driverless vehicles in 'living lab'

    Federal installations and universities are test beds for implementing autonomous vehicles in public environments.

  • 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.

  • Artificial intelligence schedules the massive Hong Kong subway system

    Fears and fantasies about artificial intelligence

    Despite the controversy it sparks, artificial intelligence is no longer an exotic rarity that only thrives in research labs and ivory towers; instead, AI applications are becoming mainstream in the public and private sectors.

  • DARPA 'system on a chip' to broaden connectivity of troops

    DARPA demos an all-silicon, microchip-sized transmitter that sets the stage for wireless communications to multiple systems from a single chip.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • RFID and NFC enabled government identification

    The future of government ID cards

    Employee IDs cards are incorporating some relatively mature technologies that increase the level of interaction and tracking potential.

  • 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.

  • 3D printed model of an influenza virus

    NIH launches 3D print exchange

    The public website lets users share, download and edit biomedical 3D print files that can be used to print custom laboratory equipment or models of bacteria and human anatomy.

  • 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.

  • A convoy of driverless U.S. Army trucks uses Lockheed Martin AMAS technology to move along a South Carolina roadway at 40 mph.

    Unmanned convoy passes second driving demo

    The Army’s Autonomous Mobility Appliqué System successfully completed the latest round of tests validating the concept of driverless military-truck convoys.

  • DARPA's Plan X tech visualizes battle's cyber effects

    Plan X's 3D touch table and Oculus Rift will help military planners assess the cyber battlefield.

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