Emerging Tech

Emerging Tech

  • Sensor-equipped cockroaches to the rescue

    Sensor-equipped cockroaches to the rescue

    Biobots can be dispatched into damaged buildings or other hazardous environments to collect data.

  • Self-learning software that builds itself

    Self-learning software that builds itself

    Researchers have developed a machine-learning system that can assemble code components into a program to meet goals set by the human developers.

  • ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    ‘Living Bridge’ pioneers smart infrastructure

    Lights and sensors monitoring the structure and environmental conditions around New Hampshire’s Memorial Bridge are powered by underwater turbines.

  • Pushing the potential of piezoelectric devices

    Pushing the potential of piezoelectric devices

    States are exploring the use of piezoelectric sensors for generating electricity, detecting stress on bridges and monitoring pavement conditions.

  • Sending passwords securely…through your body

    Sending passwords securely…through your body

    Researchers at the University of Washington have come up with a way to secure passwords by sending them through the human body, beyond the reach of wireless sniffers.

  • Computer security

    Hacking your data without touching your network

    Cybersecurity researchers show how data can be captured by near-field analysis of electromagnetic leakage.

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  • Predicting traffic congestion from cell signals

    Predicting traffic congestion from cell signals

    Researchers at MIT are working on a tool that may help city planners and traffic managers better anticipate potential traffic problems by analyzing cellphone signals.

  • Rooting out hidden code in media files

    Rooting out hidden code in media files

    In recent months steganography has gotten more sophisticated with data hidden in music and in Instagram images.

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  • Turning the IoT side channel from liability to asset

    Turning the IoT side channel from liability to asset

    By monitoring the electromagnetic emissions produced by sensors on the Internet of Things, researchers hope to be able to detect when those devices have been compromised.

  • Finally, a way to defang ransomware

    Finally, a way to defang ransomware

    Developed by University of Florida researchers, CryptoDrop can halt a process that appears to be tampering with a large amount of the user’s data.

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  • Can two-speed IT bridge traditional and digital approaches?

    Can two-speed IT bridge traditional and digital approaches?


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