Emerging Tech

Emerging Tech

  • Sensors on a combine enable precision agriculture

    Sowing the Internet of Things into agriculture

    The National Agricultural Statistics Service wants to use the Internet of Things to glean data from sensors on farm machinery in an effort to boost precision agriculture.

  • Veniam’s networking service collects data from sensors and delivers Wi-Fi connectivity

    A network for the Internet of (moving) Things

    Veniam’s networking service not only collects data from sensors – whether stationary or deployed on fleets of vehicles – but also delivers Wi-Fi connectivity to those within range of the vehicles.

  • Apps, not malware, should be your biggest MDM concern

    Apps, not malware, should be your biggest mobile concern

    A two-pronged approach to mobile security focuses on enforcing security from the center while showing users the security risks at the endpoints of their mobile devices.

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  • Are agency researchers being misled by Twitter data?

    Are agency researchers being misled by Twitter data?

    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?

  • U.S.S. Arizona surveyed with 3D photogrammetry

    3D modeling, printing help preserve Pearl Harbor relics

    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.

  • AcademyScope visualizes research library

    Picture this: AcademyScope visualizes research library

    The National Academies Press’s AcademyScope makes it easy to browse related research and to download reports in PDF format.

  • battlespace awareness for the Navy

    Battlespace awareness through big data

    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.

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  • Video game trains soldiers to work with dogs

    Video game trains soldiers to work with dogs

    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.

  • Giving robots a (better than) human touch

    Giving robots a (better than) human touch

    Researchers have just demonstrated a device with an optical sensor that can grab an unattached USB cable and insert it into a USB port.

  • RoadRunner traffic routing system

    Traffic cure? RoadRunner automates routing

    Researchers at MIT have demonstrated a simple system that uses virtual tokens tracked over wireless networks to detect traffic congestion and reroute traffic.

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    Tracking down 'most wanted' insurance fraud suspects

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