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Delivery, surveillance, building inspection, and maintenance are just a few of the possible uses of autonomous drones in urban areas. But their use has been limited because of the challenges they face in navigating unstructured, ever-changing city environments. To help drones safely navigate cities, researchers from the University of Zurich,...

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For years the animal kingdom has been a source of inspiration for scientists, and now researchers are looking to snakes to inspire new approaches for search-and-rescue robots. Capable of fitting through small gaps, moving over rough terrain, and climbing sheer inclines, snakes are physically suited to navigate the wreckage of...

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Cover Anomaly Prediction
Manufacturing could become much smarter with a new anomaly prediction framework. The framework uses IoT sensors and data mining to find system anomalies.

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Cover Animal IoT System
The SheepIT system could make vineyard and orchard weeding more ecofriendly by combining IoT animal monitoring and machine learning.

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A new IoT health monitoring system could help prevent early dementia by identifying signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).

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Cover SMPTE
The 2018 SMPTE Conference is here. This year’s conference will show off the cutting-edge technology in the film and television industries.

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A new approach to anomaly detection through fog computing could make smart city applications more reliable and cost effective.

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Insurance claims and other insurance processes could become faster and more secure with a new blockchain framework.

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Cover Biohashing
Companies with BYOD policies could have better data security with an authentication system that pairs biohashing with a physical unclonable function.

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Cover Thermal Taste
Virtual reality systems can simulate visual and audio, but taste is difficult to simulate. A new thermal taste device could make virtual tasting possible.

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