News tagged with sensor technologies

iHome for smart elderly

The first smart home, "iHome", has newly opened in Yau Ma Tei in Hong Kong revealing the future of home care for the elderly. Established by PolyU in collaboration with the Hong Kong Housing Society and the ...

dateApr 04, 2012 in Other
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Istanbul—The earthquake risk of a megacity

Today the drilling starts for a seismic monitoring network on the Marmara Sea near Istanbul. Specially designed seismic sensors in eight boreholes on the outskirts of Istanbul and around the eastern Marmara ...

dateSep 07, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Fujitsu technology puts big data to use in minutes

Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has developed new parallel distributed data processing technology that enables pools of big data as well as continuous inflows of new data to be efficiently processed ...

dateApr 05, 2012 in Hardware
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Testing smart homes technology

A safer and healthier old age – that is the aim of GiraffPlus, an international project led by researchers at Örebro University, Sweden. With a focus of developing sophisticated aids for the elderly in ...

dateJun 11, 2013 in Engineering
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A system to automate traffic fines designed

Researchers at Universidad Carlos III in Madrid have designed a system that automates the administrative sanctioning process by applying communication and information technologies to traffic flow and using sensors built into ...

dateOct 09, 2012 in Engineering
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Wireless patients

A wireless monitoring system for people with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) could allow healthcare workers to assess a patient's health and the development ...

dateMay 26, 2010 in Engineering
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The deep sea, from a robot's perspective

Robots do not have to breathe. For this reason they can dive longer than any human. Equipped with the necessary sensor technology they inspect docks or venture down to the ocean fl oor to search for raw materials. ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Engineering
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Mars and the machine

Without hi-tech magnetic sensors, rovers wouldn't be able to roam around Mars. These same sensors will soon boost terrestrial travel by improving the machinery that moulds parts for cars and aircraft here ...

dateApr 23, 2013 in Space Exploration
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