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Technology that helps truckers take a break

Every night on Germany's autobahns, truck drivers struggle to find the last available parking spaces. For long-distance truckers, that means stress—and sometimes real hazard. Siemens has developed a parking ...

Nov 07, 2014
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What commercial aircraft will look like in 2050

The aircraft industry is expecting a seven-fold increase in air traffic by 2050, and a four-fold increase in greenhouse gas emissions unless fundamental changes are made. But just how "fundamental" will those ...

Nov 07, 2014
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Endoscopy with panoramic view

Whether physicians examine or operate on the bladder wall with an endoscope, they can catch a glimpse of only a miniscule section of the organ—their viewpoint is like that of someone looking through a keyhole. ...

Nov 05, 2014
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A medical lab for the home

Fraunhofer FIT demonstrates a mobile wireless system that monitors the health of elderly people in their own homes, using miniature sensors. Besides non-invasive sensors this platform integrates technology ...

Nov 04, 2014
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A health and fitness tracker for dogs

Have you ever wondered what your dog does all day? Could she be feeling sluggish and ill? Did the dog walker really take him out? Davide Rossi MBA '10 has launched a company to answer such questions not only ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Health screening for industrial machines

Germany's Industry 4.0 initiative aims to develop industrial machinery with built-in intelligence based on smart self-monitoring functions. Researchers have now come a step closer to the ideal of a self-maintaining ...

Nov 04, 2014
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