Computer scientist Jerry Kaplan talks about automation and its implications for many government functions
Questions on safety standards and cybersecurity still need to be answered before connected and autonomous vehicles make their way onto the nations roadways.
The latest example: The Naval Research Lab is testing a mathematical formula to help autonomous sail drones find thermals.
The Agile Robotics for Industrial Automation Competition aims to make industrial robots more capable, versatile, collaborative and easier to program.
At two upcoming proposers’ days, researchers can learn about the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity’s plans to optimize human-machine forecasting and to build tools that will enable development of a superconducting computer.
Using image-compression technology with a meta raster format that breaks files into three parts that can be cached separately, users not only get faster performance but also lower storage requirements.
Neurally inspired computing principles could deliver practical benefits for next-generation computers, according to the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity.
Facial recognition technology now being tested to identify autism in children may help screen for other illnesses, such as post traumatic stress disorder.
The Army Research Lab recently won funding as a finalist in the Head Health Challenge II for its solution to mitigate and prevent head injuries.
Researchers at Brown University have found a way to make 3-D scans from inexpensive digital cameras.
The latest technology transfer report highlights technologies that have come out of the nation’s space program and entered Earth-based markets.
The Office of Naval Research’s new laboratory leverages both augmented and virtual reality for more efficient and cost-effective training, maintenance and operations.
Because wearable technology has yet to take off, governments are proceeding with caution, primarily creating citizen-facing apps.
A quick sampling of recent advances shows that the pace of innovation is picking up steam.