Wi-Fi, cellular LTE and digital television signals can -- with a lot of technical magic -- be retasked to track locations.
With data on soil moisture collected from a NASA satellite, researchers were able predict power outages with 91 percent accuracy five days before Hurricane Matthew raked the East Coast in early October.
Biobots can be dispatched into damaged buildings or other hazardous environments to collect data.
Researchers have developed a machine-learning system that can assemble code components into a program to meet goals set by the human developers.
Lights and sensors monitoring the structure and environmental conditions around New Hampshire’s Memorial Bridge are powered by underwater turbines.
States are exploring the use of piezoelectric sensors for generating electricity, detecting stress on bridges and monitoring pavement conditions.
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.
Cybersecurity researchers show how data can be captured by near-field analysis of electromagnetic leakage.