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Kinetic Energy Harvesting Lighting the Way for Urban Planning

Jan 06, 2017
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Energy

With kinetic energy harvesting and wearable devices, researchers have created a system capable of detecting a user’s transportation mode to inform urban planning.

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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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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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Taking the Cloud to the Streets: Software-Defined Networking for Roadside Units

Feb 01, 2016
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Transportation

Rather than build computing infrastructure from scratch to support the Internet of Vehicles, a new study looks at turning existing roadside sensors into microdatacenters.

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Electric Vehicle Offboard Charging Stations Headed In the Right (Bi)direction

Nov 09, 2015
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Energy

Already known for their sustainability, electric vehicles (EVs) could benefit the greater power grid by the way they’re charged. A team in Turkey develops the first EV offboard battery with vehicle-to-grid capabilities.

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A Solution in Fragments: Driving Autonomous Cars to Safer, More Sustainable Platforms

Jul 14, 2015
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Devices & Systems

What happens when the "brains" behind the autonomous car get a distributed-architecture makeover.