Echo Labs has designed a patent-pending wearable that allows for the “noninvasive monitoring and analysis of blood composition,” measuring oxygen, carbon dioxide, PH, hydration, and blood pressure levels...
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8.31.2015
3:59pm
Marines enrolled in the Infantry Officer Course were able to use Office of Naval Research (ONR)-developed augmented reality technology for the first time as part of live-fire training exercises, ONR officials announced Aug. 31...
by Katherine H. Crawford, ONR Corporate Strategic Communications
8.31.2015
3:51pm
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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft made history this July when it flew by Pluto, providing us with strikingly close images of the dwarf planet. Now, the craft has been selected for a second potential mission: flying by a small Kuiper Belt object (KBO)...
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8.31.2015
2:34pm
The July/August issue of Wireless Design & Development (WDD) is packed full of content from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to Securing Software and Mobile Apps, Powering DAS abd Small Cells, and beyond. Find out what our top industry leaders have to say...
8.31.2015
2:33pm
A UCSF-led team has developed a technique to build tiny models of human tissues, called organoids, more precisely than ever before using a process that turns human cells into a biological equivalent of LEGO bricks...
by California Institute of Technology - San Francisco
8.31.2015
11:42am
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Caltech engineers have created flat devices capable of manipulating light in ways that are very difficult or impossible to achieve with conventional optical components...
by California Institute of Technology
8.31.2015
11:39am
The radio of the future will know the listener's preferences. It will also know when background music is needed and when the user wants to listen intently. The prototype of this online radio learns from user's listening habits...
by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
8.31.2015
10:55am
Demand for specialized integrated circuits for military electronics continues to surge exponentially with no end in sight. Systems that synchronize the activity of unmanned aerial vehicles; real-time conversion of raw radar data into tactically useful 3-...
by DARPA
8.31.2015
10:33am
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This week on WDD's HotSpot: A team from the University of Michigan and NASA have come up with a new self-healing material to be applied to vulnerable areas on the body of a rocket or spacecraft...
by Jon Dipierro, Sarah Goncalves, Janine E. Mooney, Eric Sorensen
8.31.2015
10:25am
Easily manufactured, low cost, lightweight, flexible dielectric polymers that can operate at high temperatures may be the solution to energy storage and power conversion in electric vehicles and other high temperature applications, according to a team of...
by Pennsylvania State University
8.31.2015
10:14am
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A new chapter in clean energy is starting in Hawaii. At Young Brothers Ltd.'s Port of Honolulu facility, Sandia National Laboratories is leading the Maritime Hydrogen Fuel Cell project to test a hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered generator as an alternative...
by Sandia National Laboratories
8.31.2015
10:10am
When disaster strikes, who's first on the scene? More and more, it’s a robot. In her lab, Robin Murphy builds robots that fly, tunnel, swim and crawl through disaster scenes, helping firefighters and rescue workers save more lives safely...
by TED
8.31.2015
10:01am
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Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a mouth guard that can monitor health markers, such as lactate, cortisol and uric acid, in saliva and transmit the information wirelessly to a smart phone, laptop or tablet...
by University of California - San Diego
8.31.2015
9:28am
For decades, U.S. military air operations have relied on increasingly capable multi-function manned aircraft to execute critical combat and non-combat missions. Adversaries’ abilities to detect and engage those aircraft from longer ranges...
by DARPA
8.31.2015
9:18am
Swans and geese are the envy of aeronautical engineers. Even plump geese can perform remarkable aerial acrobatics – twisting their body and flapping their powerful wings while keeping their head completely still...
by Bjorn Carey, Stanford News Service
8.31.2015
9:06am
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The race for high speed data transfers and high-tech gadgets has officially begun. Now, please don’t misinterpret my headline here, as 4G isn’t going away. In fact, the wireless industry is still working to deploy higher-speed 4G wireless networks. But...
8.31.2015
8:58am
Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 0.8mm pitch BGA 177 pin device. The SG-BGA-6434 socket is designed for an 13x13 mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 27 GHz with less...
by Ironwood Electronics
8.31.2015
8:47am
This week was chock full of exciting new happenings, including but not limited to drone videos and more drone videos. Oh and 3D-printing microscopic fish. Coooool! Check out some of the tech stories from this week...
8.28.2015
4:00pm
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Well established companies like Apple and Google are gearing up to play in the smart clothing sector, but even more notable are the millions of startups that are popping up and are truly beginning to push the envelope with their new wearable wardrobes....
8.28.2015
10:59am
About a quarter of all drinking water is lost on its way to consumers. A new type of online platform equipped with networked measuring devices, sensors, and pumps, promises to provide the information needed to improve efficiency...
by Susanne Gold And Julia Hesse, Siemens
8.28.2015
10:49am
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The Nymi Band is a heart beat identification device that is bringing biometric payment confirmation to consumers. The Band uses HeartID, electrocardiogram heartbeat recognition technology, to authenticate the user and is specially designed with NFC-...
8.28.2015
10:41am
NASA has completed the first developmental test series on the RS-25 engines that will power the agency’s new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on missions deeper into space than ever before...
by NASA
8.28.2015
9:56am
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This week's photos feature Airmen from around the globe involved in activities supporting expeditionary operations and defending America. This weekly feature showcases the men and women of the Air Force...
by Defense Media Activity, U.S. Air Force
8.28.2015
9:45am
Over the last several months, our staff has concentrated its efforts on what you want the most: breaking news, expert panels, live reporting from industry events, tailored research, and weekly web series that dig into trending topics...
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8.28.2015
9:32am
Consumers aren't embracing electric cars and trucks, partly due to the dearth of charging stations required to keep them moving. Even the conservation-minded are hesitant to go electric in some states because, studies show, if fossil fuels generate...
by Case Western Reserve University
8.28.2015
9:31am
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A Florida State University engineering professor has developed a new highly efficient and low cost light emitting diode that could help spur more widespread adoption of the technology...
by Florida State University
8.28.2015
9:15am
Smart temperature-control devices — such as thermostats that learn and adjust to pre-programmed temperatures — are poised to increase comfort and save energy in homes...
by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office
8.28.2015
9:01am
Drones are in the headlines a lot these days. But messy debates over aerospace and property legalities aside, they make for fun and surprising amateur filmmaking. Here's a roundup of five videos that you might have missed this week...
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8.27.2015
4:49pm
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Okay, so they’re not the same palm trees that yield coconuts. These “smart” trees were designed to harness the sun’s power, but not for photosynthesis; rather, they offer free Wi-Fi and power to beach goers in Dubai, India...
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8.27.2015
2:11pm
Today, the most advanced phones on the market are typically category 4 phones that require two component carriers (2CC) with 10MHz bandwidth and 2x2 MIMO, or a single carrier with 20MHz bandwidth using 2x2 MIMO...
by Paul Gooding, Technical Sales Support Specialist at Rohde and Schwarz
8.27.2015
11:26am
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The vision of the automated home has been proposed as a template for modern living for several years now, initially offering homeowners the opportunity to relax and be pampered by technology. This has tended to attract the high-end residential market and...
by Kjetil Meisal, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Novelda AS
8.27.2015
10:57am
Say goodbye to uncomfortable mouse grips and unnatural body positions that cause discomfort or injury. ThumbTrack is an ergonomic touch, ring-mouse, controlled by the tip of your thumb, enabling you to choose the most comfortable body posture while...
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8.27.2015
10:47am
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The shimmering colors visible in this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image show off the remarkable complexity of the Twin Jet Nebula. The new image highlights the nebula’s shells and its knots of expanding gas in striking detail. Two iridescent lobes of...
by NASA
8.27.2015
10:19am
The C-5 System Integration Lab at Robins Air Force Base has been preparing to accommodate upcoming changes to the weapon system's color weather radar capabilities for the last several months. Full-scale development is now underway by Lockheed...
by Jenny Gordon, 78th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
8.27.2015
9:53am
A group of children proved that they had better manners than a robot as they tried to program it to move, stop, and react to touch as part of a research project at the University of Sussex. The four children were learning how to program a small Lego...
by University of Sussex
8.27.2015
9:43am
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One of the most complex, 3-D printed rocket engine parts ever made, a turbopump, got its “heartbeat” racing at more than 90,000 revolutions per minute (rpms) during a successful series of tests with liquid hydrogen propellant at NASA's Marshall...
by NASA
8.27.2015
9:34am
Earlier this year Uber established a sizeable research lab in Pittsburgh to work on driverless cars. Today it announced a second project in partnership with the University of Arizona, to work on technology for “mapping and safety.” Little more has been...
by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review
8.27.2015
9:31am
Combine mechanical engineering, experimental theater, and an old dark church, and you're bound to get some interesting results—a new navigation device, for instance. That's what happened when Yale University engineer Adam Spiers...
by William Weir, Yale University
8.27.2015
9:23am
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The phrase "artificial intelligence" saturates Hollywood dramas – from computers taking over spaceships, to sentient robots overpowering humans. Though the real world is perhaps more boring than Hollywood, artificial intelligence...
by Anne Ju, Cornell University
8.27.2015
9:16am
North Dakota-based company 3Dom is on a mission to deliver a range of specialized 3D printing filaments that are also eco-friendly and sustainable. As part of that, it recently released a bio-material made from coffee...
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8.26.2015
4:23pm
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