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.
While the world may still be waiting for a mass-produced flying car, there has been a tremendous amount of innovation in the automotive industry since these vehicles were first invented. Looking back over the last five years, a significant amount of technology has been introduced into the ever evolving automobile.
Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), SAFFiR is a two-legged, or bipedal, humanoid robot designed to help researchers evaluated unmanned systems to support Sailors with damage control aboard naval vessels.
Large majorities of the online populations in all five developed countries we surveyed (France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and the United States) and all seven developing countries we surveyed (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa and Turkey) say that technology has vastly improved how they shop, work, learn, and generally get stuff done.
President Obama speaks on the need for affordable high-speed broadband for all Americans, and how certain small cities and towns are taking steps to lay a foundation for broadband access that rivals the most connected cites in the world.
At the pace we're going, Wadhwa says that by 2030 we could be living in an age of unlimited energy, unlimited food, 3D-printed meat, major advances in healthcare, and clean electric cars. At the same time, Wadhwa still holds a number of apprehensions and fears with regard to "the dark side" of technology.
Hudson Institute hosted a presentation by Beth McCormick on securing today’s and tomorrow’s defense technologies. She shared her unparalleled knowledge of the needs and means to protect this vital aspect of the nation’s security and strategic posture.