News tagged with infrared sensor

Aerial Imagery System Helps Save Water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are developing a system that saves water by using aerial imagery and ground-based sensors to determine the irrigation needs of small sections ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Environment
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Researchers Hope to Mass-Produce Tiny Robots

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tiny robots the size of a flea could one day be mass-produced, churned out in swarms and programmed for a variety of applications, such as surveillance, micromanufacturing, medicine, cleaning, ...

dateAug 28, 2009 in Robotics feature
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NYPD looking at futuristic weapons technology

(AP) -- The New York Police Department is looking into adapting futuristic technology that would allow officers' guns to recognize one another in an effort to avoid the type of friendly fire incident that left a cop dead ...

dateJun 06, 2009 in Engineering
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Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

Although most Americans take the safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of Tel Aviv University's School of Physics ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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