News tagged with sensors

Bio-inspired eye stabilizes robot's flight

Biorobotics researchers at the Institut des Sciences du Mouvement - Etienne-Jules Marey (CNRS/Aix-Marseille Université) have developed the first aerial robot able to fly over uneven terrain that is stabilized visually without ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Robotics
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New sensor array changes the data collection game

As urban populations increase, so too does the complexity involved in maintaining basic services like clean water and emergency services. But one of the biggest barriers to making cities "smarter"—for example, comprehensively ...

dateMar 08, 2015 in Engineering
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Scanning Earth, saving lives

A high-speed camera for monitoring vegetation from space and combating famine in Africa is being adapted to spot changes in human skin cells, invisible to the naked eye, to help diagnose skin diseases like cancer.

dateMar 06, 2015 in Space Exploration
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