Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new, wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature, wireless track pad.
In this report, Professor Greenberg examines a dozen cities across the United States that have award-winning reputations for using innovation and technology to improve the services they provide to their residents. She explores a variety of success factors associated with effective service delivery at the local level, including:
What is the next industry poised for disruption? What technologies are poised to have the greatest impact on the way businesses innovate their products and services?
14 individuals with various backgrounds and talents are being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their contribution to science, technology, medicine and/or the nation’s welfare.
ASSIST Director Veena Misra and her multidisciplinary team are using nanotechnology to develop small, wearable sensors that monitor a person's immediate environment, as well as the wearer's vital signs.
Richard Culatta discusses 5 ways that technology can be used to close persistent equity gaps so that all students can have access to high-quality education regardless of who they are or where they live.
Vivek Wadhwa points out the lack of women in the technology sector and discusses the negative public backlash to his coverage of the issue.
Computer scientists at Saarland University and Carnegie Mellon University are studying the potential use of the human body as a touch sensitive surface for controlling mobile devices.
Why is it that smartphone battery innovation lags so far behind other aspects of mobile technology?
The experts agreed on two long-term trends: advancing learning environments that are flexible and drive innovation, as well as increasing the collaboration that takes place between higher education institutions. These are just two of the 18 topics analyzed in the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition, indicating the key trends, significant challenges, and important technological developments that are very likely to impact changes in higher education across the world over the next five years.