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Using the IoT in flood management can save lives

In the past month, we have seen multiple examples of the damage flooding can do to a community, regardless of its size. These events have fueled the drive to develop better technologies to predict and alert officials to flooding dangers.

Long range, low power sensors lead to better health wearables

Seattle - A new type of long range, low power operating sensor has been designed. The sensor has been designed for use with next generation health wearables. The sensor may also assist with farming and environmental data collection.

Barclays using sensors in workplace as cost-cutting measure

London - Barclays PLC has installed sensors in their offices in London to track how often bankers are at their desks. The devices called OccupEye, are installed under desks and use heat and motion to track office efficiency.

New sensors allow for big data to be captured for sports events

New sensors, designed to be embedded in sports equipment, are being developed with the aim of providing real-time analytics to a smartphone. This is part of schemes designed to make big data analytics more accessible.

Human stomach acid powers tiny medical sensors

Researchers have developed small voltaic cells that are sustained by the acidic fluids in the stomach. The cells are designed to power sensors or as drug delivery vehicles.

Worms munch nanoparticles to improve sensors

Scientists have used tiny worms to digest nanoparticles wrapped around bacteria. The study has been run to see how cellular forces affect nanomedicine.

Google takes 'some responsibility' for self-driving car/bus crash

Google was testing one of its' self-driving cars on Valentine's Day when the car struck a public bus on a street in Silicon Valley. It appears this is the first time one of the tech company's cars has caused a crash (albeit small) during testing.

Windows Hello biometric authentication allows for instant logins

Microsoft has unveiled a brand new way of logging in to your computer that will debut with Windows 10. Called Windows Hello, it uses biometric authentication to instantly log you in when you show your face or touch your finger to a device.

Scientists say spider-leg technology could give us 'Spidey sense'

Korean scientists are studying the miraculous abilities of spider legs, and the findings could lead to the people of the future saying "My Spidey sense is tingling."

‘Iron Man’ super-plant made using nanotech

A team of MIT researchers wants to make plants even more useful by augmenting them with nanomaterials that could enhance their energy production.

Google's new smartphone with 3D sensors

Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone with "customised hardware and software" that enables the user to create 3D maps of their surroundings.

Video: Researchers develop cyborg cockroaches to help in rescues

Raleigh - They may creep us out now, but cockroaches could be used to help save lives in collapsed buildings one day soon. Researchers at North Carolina State University have figured out a way to install an electronic system in a living cockroach to steer the bugs.

Students create gloves to translate sign language into speech

Sydney - A team of students from the Ukraine has developed a pair of gloves that will translate sign language into speech as part of an international technology competition, where they took first place.

Natural vibration-powered, micro-generator could help heart pacemakers

The problem with a lot of modern equipment, notably wireless sensors, is replacing batteries. With pacemakers it’s worse. It’s difficult, no fun for the patient, and now it’s avoidable.

Car Of The Future Will Track Down The Nearest Chinese Takeaway

YORKSTOWN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK (dpa) - Tomorrow's cars may be able to find the nearest Chinese takeaway, read out e-mails and tell you whether the engine is running properly. Experts at the International Business Systems (IBM) research headquarters in ...
 

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