A prototype system allowing fighter pilots and soldiers on the battlefield real-time situational awareness was unveiled at last week's Paris Air Show by US defense manufacturers Raytheon. Called the Joint Tactical Air Controller system - or JTAC - the technology is designed to help prevent friendly-fire incidents where pilots inadvertently attack their allies.
Newsy (Feb. 27, 2014) Moov is much more than a fitness tracker. The watch-looking device knows how to run, swim and do pushups better than you, and it will coach you.
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AFP (Aug. 8, 2013) For autistic children, reading the emotions of those around them is a big challenge. Animals have long been used to help such kids to open up emotionally, and now researchers in Canada are testing an ... watch video
Reuters (Feb. 6, 2013) The brains controlling the next generation of interactive, walking robots may well come from a laboratory in Zurich, where scientists are testing new algorithms on juggling machines. With no sensory ... watch video
FORA.tv (May 1, 2013) Augmented History: How 3D Scanners Are Digitizing Ruins
World Monuments Fund - Empire State Building
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Reuters (June 30, 2013) Researchers at the University of Tokyo are developing indoor projection technology that incorporates a sense of touch for interactive devices of the future. The system emits ultrasonic waves to ... watch video
Reuters (June 12, 2013) Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed an interactive touch interface that can be projected on to any flat surface. Called 'World Kit', the system is geared towards allowing users ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 5, 2014) A Polish company is producing a high-resolution, interactive screen made of nothing but water vapour. The screen allows users to control images in mid-air. Suzannah Butcher reports.
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Aug. 31, 2016 A new paper will help scientists provide higher quality antiproton beams to experiments at antimatter facilities across the world. The article presents simulation studies undertaken to investigate ... read more
Aug. 31, 2016 Polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) form an important class of molecules, which can be regarded as small graphene species and which play a prominent role in the development of ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 A team of researchers has developed a new solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material to harvest a broader range of the sun's energy and that ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Testing explosions is epic science. The most detailed studies of explosive charges have been conducted at national laboratories using a gun as big as a room to fire a flat ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 For those of you who take sandcastle building very seriously, listen up: engineers now say you can trust a very simple equation to calculate the force required to push a shovel -- and any other ... read more
Aug. 30, 2016 Interviews conducted across the country found that firefighters are often influenced by both colleagues and the public's perception of them as risk-takers when choosing whether or not to use their ... read more
Jan. 14, 2015 Pilots receive extensive training on effectively handling emergency situations that may arise in the cockpit. However, during several recent airline incidents, the pilots neglected to apply the ... read more
Dec. 1, 2014 Researchers studied how the prolonged use of cockpit automation negatively impacts pilots’ ability to remember how to perform key critical thinking tasks. "There is widespread concern among ... read more