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Weight loss program for infrared cameras

Infrared sensors can be employed in a wide range of applications, such as driver assistance systems for vehicles or thermography for buildings. A new camera is providing a test bed for development of new ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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Robot inspects pipes in petrochemical platforms

With the purpose of verifying onshore and offshore platforms such as Pemex's and detect cracks or corrosion, the Mexican Corporation of Material Research (COMIMSA) designed RoboPipe, a robot capable of inspecting ...

dateSep 19, 2013 in Robotics
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Air conditioner 'evolves' in novel study

Played out on a computer over hundreds of generations, a survival-of-the-fittest programming method adapted by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) researchers has spawned, of all things, ...

dateSep 04, 2013 in Engineering
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New and under the sun

A group of Cambridge students are hoping that their game-changing design of solar car will make them the first British winners of the World Solar Challenge.

dateJul 05, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Simulating Mars on Earth

A little corner of ESA's technical heart that is forever Mars: this rubble-strewn model of the Red Planet is used to put prototype planetary rovers through their paces. Officially known as the Automation ...

dateJul 05, 2013 in Space Exploration
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