Emerging Tech

Emerging Tech

  • next-gen robots

    This year’s drones will soon look like kid stuff

    A quick sampling of recent advances shows that the pace of innovation is picking up steam.

  • Researchers patching cellphone leaks of personal data

    Researchers patching cellphone leaks of personal data

    Many mobile apps transmit user identifiers, locations and passwords without providing any obvious benefit to the user.

  • RF-Capture

    Seeing through walls with Wi-Fi

    Despite the low energy of Wi-Fi signals, they can be used to effectively penetrate concrete to detect human movement and to map spaces and objects inside buildings.

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  • Can big data predict violent behavior?

    Can big data predict violent behavior?

    A team from Harvard Medical School is applying machine learning models to U.S. Army personnel datasets to predict violent behavior.

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  • Building a better network for connected cars

    Building a better network for connected cars

    To expand the number of connected cars, researchers are developing middleware that uses Wi-Fi and LTE cellular services to enable vehicle communications.

  • DHS puts $14M toward better DDoS defenses

    Mozilla ignites gigabit application development

    Hive learning networks will bring students, informal educators and technologists together in five cities with gigabit Internet service.

  • Gamification research to improve driver habits

    DOT's plan to turn driving into a real-life computer game

    The Department of Transportation is hoping to change drivers’ bad habits with a game-based platform to encourage consumers to drive more safely.

  • protecting images in the cloud from hackers

    A target-centric approach to cloud security

    The XDet system associates a single block of data with a file and creates reference points within that block as a signature.

  • Targeting emergency alerts where they’re needed most

    Targeting emergency alerts where they’re needed most

    Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting technology is designed to ensure that only those who need to take action receive the warnings.

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  • CivicAR augmented reality for public sector

    Augmented reality: Coming to a city near you

    Using their smartphone’s camera and location data, users can tap into CivicAR’s augmented reality data for transit schedules or local events.

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  • Does broadband speed always matter?

    Does broadband speed always matter?