Monday, January 28th, 2013
Apple has been dabbling in wearable tech, at least when it comes to the U.S. Patent Office, and a new application uncovered Thursday by AppleInsider adds to that growing category. Apple has filed for a patent covering so-called “smart shoe” systems which feature sensors that can track wear and usage and tell you when you need to
Sunday, October 7th, 2012
Wake up, shower, make coffee, water the lawn, activate the home alarm, drive to work; an average day for the average worker. What might not be so obvious is the number of sensors involved in all of those seemingly mundane activities. From the utilities powering and monitoring your electric and hot water usage, to automatic coffee machines,
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012
TerraEchos Inc. has licensed the Bayesian Data Reduction Algorithm (BDRA) and foundational patents from the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center to enhance the real-time signal analysis and classification capabilities of the Kairos™ technology platform.
Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
Lockheed Martin’s Mission Systems & Sensors (MS2) business today announced a reduction in its workforce of 740 as part of a continuing effort to improve efficiency and affordability amid a challenging budget environment.
Thursday, June 14th, 2012
The scientists, from a European Union research project, want to understand the relationship between atmospheric pollutants and climate change. So they got themselves a zeppelin. The zeppelin has been loaded with heavy equipment, specially designed to absorb and analyse aerosols, tiny chemical particles that float in the atmosphere. Read More
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Military divers have been preparing the way for research which will take place in Canada’s Arctic this summer. The $10 million experiment is being run by Defence Research and Development Canada, the research arm of the Department of National Defence. It’s combining different technologies like sensors, cameras and radar into a complex surveillance system for
Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
A University of Maryland researcher has developed inexpensive wireless sensors that could avert the kind of bridge collapse that killed 13 and injured 145 along I-35W in Minneapolis four years ago. Kalantari’s tiny wireless sensors monitor a bridge’s structural health, such as strain, vibration, flexibility and cracking. The sensors transmit minute-by-minute data to a central