Scientists, lawyers mull effects of home robots
(AP) -- Eric Horvitz illustrates the potential dilemmas of living with robots by telling the story of how he once got stuck in an elevator at Stanford Hospital with a droid the size of a washing machine.
New surveillance camera system provides text feed
PBS stares back at 1.8-gigapixel ARGUS drone imaging system
Surveillance tech from Carnegie Mellon can watch and predict
Japan security firm to offer private drone
A Japanese security company plans to rent out a private drone that takes off when intruder alarms are tripped and records footage of break-ins as they happen, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.
S.Korea kids to carry GPS beepers against sex crime
South Korea, shaken by several brutal sex crimes against minors, will supply children with GPS-embedded beepers to warn police of dangers and activate surveillance cameras, officials said Wednesday.
Research finds happiest US States match a million Americans' own happiness states
New research by the UK's University of Warwick and Hamilton College in the US into the happiness levels of a million individual US citizens have revealed their personal happiness levels closely correlate ...
Pedestrian crossings could be monitored
A team of researchers from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) has developed an intelligent surveillance system able to detect aberrant behaviour by drivers and people on foot crossing pedestrian ...
Radar prototype begins tracking down space junk
Several times a year, the International Space Station needs to perform Debris Avoidance Maneuvers to dodge the ever-growing amount of space junk hurtling around in Earth orbit. Additionally, our increased ...
Electrical engineer working to improve monitoring systems
(PhysOrg.com) -- An old man walks down the stairs in his home. Suddenly, he trips and falls. No one is home to help him. But soon he hears the reassuring clanging of approaching sirens. The surveillance system installed in ...
New US satellite to monitor debris in Earth orbit
(AP) -- A new U.S. Air Force satellite will provide the first full-time, space-based surveillance of hundreds of satellites and thousands of pieces of debris that could crash into American and allied assets ...
ANDE-2 satellite deployed from Space Shuttle Endeavour
The Naval Research Laboratory's satellite suite, the Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment 2 (ANDE-2), was deployed from NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour on July 30, 2009.
New full HD CMOS image sensor delivers high-resolution imagery to surveillance and automotive markets
Toshiba America Electronic Components, today announces its newest device for the security/surveillance and automotive markets, a full HD (1080p) CMOS image sensor with industry-leading 100dB high dynamic ...
New York police launch high-tech surveillance
New York police on Wednesday launched what officials say is a revolutionary camera surveillance system that will simultaneously scan the streets and call up data on suspects.