Research team proposes mathematical model that examines multiple walking patterns and movements in adults older than 65
Older adults diagnosed with brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease often feel a loss of independence because of their lack of mobility and difficulty walking. To better understand and improve these mobility ...
Atheer Labs demos 3-D virtual object-manipulation goggles
Wearable computing goes to the dogs
The wearable computing craze went to the dogs on Wednesday with startup Whistle introducing a smart pendant that tracks physical activity levels and sleep patterns in canines.
Caterpillar will install no-doze system for mining trucks
Cellphone technology helps horses recover from surgery
Technology that's used in smartphones and other electronic devices also is being used by veterinarians at the University of Illinois to help horses recover safely from anesthesia.
New technique helps robotic vehicles find their way
(Phys.org) —A Wayne State University researcher understands that the three most important things about real estate also apply to small ground robotic vehicles: location, location, location.
First precise MEMS output measurement technique unveiled
The commercial application of MEMS, or micro-electro-mechanical systems, will receive a major boost today following the presentation of a brand new way to accurately measure the power requirements and outputs ...
US army seeks new technology to replace GPS
The US army is working to limit its dependence on GPS by developing the next generation of navigation technology, including a tiny autonomous chip, the director of the Pentagon's research agency said Wednesday.
Smart bracelet uses RFID to bleep dirty hands
Robot snake automatically wraps around an object when thrown (w/ Video)
Low-power chip for intra-cardiac ventricular fibrillation detection
Imec demonstrated a low-power (20µW), intra-cardiac signal processing chip for the detection of ventricular fibrillation at this week's International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2013) in San Francisco ...
Diagnosis and treatment now possible for osteoarthritic cats
(Phys.org)—Scientists at the University of Montreal's Quebec Research Group in Animal Pharmacology have found a way to recognize and treat osteoarthritis in cats – a condition that the owner might not ...
A system that improves the precision of GPS in cities by 90 percent (w/ Video)
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid have developed a new system which improves the ability of a GPS to determine a vehicle's position as compared to that of conventional GPS devices by up to 90 ...