The use of social media as a public outreach and data collection tool is now actively promoted by government agencies. But do the data samples paint an accurate representation of public sentiment?
A team from Autodesk is integrating 3D technologies, including photogrammetry, LiDAR and SONAR, to create digital models of Pearl Harbor icon USS Arizona that will be used for 3D printing a model of the ship.
The National Academies Press’s AcademyScope makes it easy to browse related research and to download reports in PDF format.
The Navy and Esri are combining the massive amounts of data available from satellite and other remote-sensing platforms with the analytic tools of geospatial information systems.
Using the Virtual Battlespace platform and a Kinect controller, a computer scientist at the Naval Research Lab built ROVER, a simulator that allows human handlers to practice emergency response with canine partners.
Researchers have just demonstrated a device with an optical sensor that can grab an unattached USB cable and insert it into a USB port.
Researchers at MIT have demonstrated a simple system that uses virtual tokens tracked over wireless networks to detect traffic congestion and reroute traffic.
Researchers are building teams of robots that can be sent unattended into damaged facilities to detect the power requirements and reconnect or deliver power from batteries they carry.
Lawrence Berkeley researchers were able to use existing data collected by the National Agriculture Imagery Program to analyze and display the albedo – or solar reflectance – of rooftops.
Dartmouth’s ZEBRA program uses a sensor bracelet that compares subtle wrist movements with keyboard inputs to authenticate -- and deauthenticate -- computers users.