Putting remote control of robots within everyone’s reach – Mon, 08 Jan 2018
Researchers are developing software that works with off-the-shelf virtual reality headsets to put remote control of robots within the reach of any developer.

A giant technical leap in speech recognition – Fri, 22 Dec 2017
Researchers have digitized and transcribed thousands of hours of audio conversations between astronauts, mission-control specialists and back-room support staff during the Apollo moon missions.

Using game theory to protect networks, infrastructure – Mon, 18 Dec 2017
Researchers are using game theory and behavioral economics to better understand how people make decisions about protecting sensitive assets.

Dipsticking aquifers from space – Fri, 01 Dec 2017
Orbiting satellites can measure the “breathing” of the earth as water is added to or drawn from underground aquifers.

Prototype plug-in alerts drivers to vehicle cyberattacks – Thu, 16 Nov 2017
Using data-driven anomaly detection, researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory can tell if a hacker has modified a vehicle’s electrical signaling.

Urban Pulse maps, analyzes use of urban spaces – Wed, 08 Nov 2017
Researchers have developed open source software that maps how, when and, to a degree, by whom urban spaces are being used.

Fog mesh to the rescue when disaster strikes – Wed, 18 Oct 2017
Researchers are building a fog-enabled infrastructure that would let edge devices communicate even when there is no internet connection.

Flying cell towers could power communications in disaster areas – Wed, 27 Sep 2017
The quickly deployable communications network could deliver cell service to first responders and disaster victims.

Goosing flash for more efficient data centers – Wed, 13 Sep 2017
MIT researchers have solved flash memory’s speed problem, making it possible to reduce power consumption of data center caches by 90 percent.

Teaching drones to dogfight – Thu, 31 Aug 2017
Teams from Georgia Tech Research Institute and the Naval Postgraduate School tested the dogfighting skills of their swarms of unmanned aerial vehicles.