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Advertising Algorithms Could Be the Solution to Gaining Communication Network Intelligence

Sep 02, 2016

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

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

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.

Ballistocardiography COVER

Making Ballistocardiography “Wearable” for the Prevention of Heart Failure

Jun 27, 2016

Ballistocardiography engineers develop world’s first prototype of a low-power, wearable medical device for the prevention of heart failure.


Multi-Cloud Scheme Could Decrease Storage Costs By 20%

Jun 15, 2016

Study proposes multi-cloud storage scheme could help businesses avoid costly storage migration and cloud vendor lock-in issues.


Humanizing VR Part 3: How Photorealistic Should a 3D Virtual Human Be?

Jun 03, 2016
Devices & Systems

The way a virtual human looks could play a major role in influencing a VR user’s emotional response, a key aspect of many job training programs.