SideWays eye-tracking system shown at Paris conference (w/ video)
E-text rivals paper in these 'United Slates'
(Phys.org) —If you're reading a textbook, checking reference volumes, viewing online documents, compiling handwritten notes, flipping paper pages or marking text with a highlighter, you're no longer a casual ...
Help 'Merlin' become a wizard at identifying birds
(Phys.org) —Soon, when you see a bird you can't identify, Merlin, a new online bird ID tool from Cornell, will be able to help.
InSight team's wearable glass system identifies people by clothes
Mind-controlled exoskeleton to help disabled people walk again
Every year thousands of people in Europe are paralysed by a spinal cord injury. Many are young adults, facing the rest of their lives confined to a wheelchair. Although no medical cure currently exists, in ...
Agreement will lead to grid-friendly electric vehicle charging
A technology that will allow widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles without negatively impacting the electrical grid is the subject of a commercial license agreement between Battelle and AeroVironment, ...
Solar energy to get boost from cutting-edge forecasts
Applying its atmospheric expertise to solar energy, the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is spearheading a three-year, nationwide project to create unprecedented, 36-hour forecasts of incoming energy from the ...
Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues
Endlessly frustrated by congested roads, computer scientists at California State University, in Fullerton have developed a satellite navigation system, GeoTNavi, which hooks into historical traffic data and current vehicle ...
Reducing the impact of a terrorist attack on our trains and metros
Blast-resilient carriages that are better able to withstand a terrorist attack and ultimately save lives have been developed by a world-leading team of engineers.
New system for aircraft forecasts potential storm hazards over oceans
(Phys.org)—The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has developed a prototype system to help flights avoid major storms as they travel over remote ocean regions. The 8-hour forecasts of potentially ...
Raspberry Pi posts news about camera board and prize winner
Navy evaluating second electromagnetic railgun innovative naval prototype
The Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Electromagnetic (EM) Railgun program is evaluating the second of two industry railgun prototype launchers at a facility in Dahlgren, Va., officials announced today.
MIT spinoff spiffs up desktop 3-D printing with Form 1
Automatic building mapping could help emergency responders
MIT researchers have built a wearable sensor system that automatically creates a digital map of the environment through which the wearer is moving. The prototype system, described in a paper slated for the ...