Emerging Tech

Emerging Tech

  • 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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  • SiteMap on a Microsoft Surface Table

    Quick-and-easy GIS for first responders

    SituMap lets multiple users navigate maps and draw on them while collaborating on a Microsoft Surface table.

  • Dashboard for Oakland police

    Oakland builds real-time crime apps for residents, police

    When the city’s IT team created a public-facing app for its 911 data, it simultaneously built a more detailed dashboard for officers.

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  • Millions of formerly secret CIA documents available online (Photo by ShutterStock)

    Millions of formerly secret CIA documents available online


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