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Making the Smart Grid “Green” is All about Reducing the Black Hole of Big Data Energy Use

Nov 22, 2016
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Energy

The smart grid is not as green as it seems. Researchers spent several years coming up with a six-plane approach on how to boost big data’s energy profile for an overall more efficient grid flow.

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Improving Service Robots with Insights from Blind People

Oct 27, 2016
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Devices & Systems

When researchers set out to improve service robots to guide blind people, they uncovered user-experience guidelines that could be helpful for everybody.

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Anticipating Human Behavior Brings Robot Responses to a New Level of Efficiency

Sep 29, 2016
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Devices & Systems

Robots are now more safe, efficient and lifelike with a CRF model that generates a correct robot response through anticipating future human actions.

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Advertising Algorithms Could Be the Solution to Gaining Communication Network Intelligence

Sep 02, 2016
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Communications

Ad optimization algorithms could help identify patterns necessary to cracking complicated communication network topologies—and facilitate national-defense operations.

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A Driverless Uber or Lyft? New Research Shows How Autonomous Vehicles Could Make It to the Masses Faster

Aug 22, 2016
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Transportation

Researchers propose an autonomous vehicle public transportation system that could offer the low cost of bus prices and the luxury of an Uber service.

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Are Smart Buildings Delivering on Their Promise to Reduce Energy Consumption?

Jul 25, 2016
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Energy

Research shows smart buildings may not be limiting their energy consumption as much as they should. But a new IoT application could get them back on track.