TiiMS and NASA-Langley developing structure for noise reduction in commercial aircraft
(Phys.org) —A team from the Texas Institute for Intelligent Materials (TiiMS) at Texas A&M University along with researchers from the ASME Active and Multifunctional Materials Technical Committee at NASA-Langley have begun ...
New technology targets slick winter highways
In the annual battle to keep roads clear of snow and ice, snowplows are about to get much more intelligent.
Dim traffic sensors dull how 'smart' freeways are
California's freeways aren't as smart as they used to be.
University team has AR See-Through System for safe driving (w/ Video)
Trials for Singapore's first driverless vehicle
Singapore's first clean and green driverless shuttle transportation system will soon see passengers shuttling between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation's (JTC) CleanTech Park.
New model to improve vehicle-to-vehicle communication for 'intelligent transportation'
Imagine a transportation system where vehicles communicate directly with each other in real time, giving drivers warnings about traffic delays, allowing a single driver to control multiple vehicles or routing vehicles around ...
100-megapixel camera developed
A Chinese institute has successfully developed a camera featuring a 100-megapixel charge-coupled device (CCD) chip, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced on Wednesday.
New reports define strategic vision, propose R&D priorities for future cyber-physical systems
If designed and built efficiently, flexibly and securely, next-generation cyber-physical systems (CPS) now sprouting from interconnections that join the digital and engineered physical worlds will deliver ...
Driverless vehicles expected to navigate intersection of safety, speed
How do driverless vehicles navigate through intersections? Faster and safer than if humans were in charge, according to researchers with the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.
US agency dumps BlackBerry, chooses iPhone
A US government agency has decided to buy iPhones for its employees, dumping its BlackBerry smartphones, citing their unreliability.
'Green routing' can cut car emissions without significantly slowing travel time
The path of least emissions may not always be the fastest way to drive somewhere. But according to new research from the University at Buffalo, it's possible for drivers to cut their tailpipe emissions without significantly ...
IBM looks to take pain out of parking
US technology stalwart IBM and Internet startup Streetline on Wednesday will begin courting cities with a system designed to take the pain out of parking.
Cell phone signals help manage traffic
In a pilot project in Texas, Siemens is developing intelligent transportation technology for the fast and orderly evacuation of citizens. In this project, traffic light timing systems register traffic flow ...