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  • MIT's Modular Robotic Chain Is Whatever You Want It To Be

    MIT's Modular Robotic Chain Is Whatever You Want It To Be

    spectrum.ieee.org 07 Dec '16, 8pm

    If it looks like ChainFORM has a lot of potential for useful improvements, that’s because ChainFORM has a lot of potential for useful improvements, according to the people who are developing useful improvements for it. They want to put displays on every surface, and increase their res...

  • Audi Cars Now Talk To Stop Lights In Vegas

    Audi Cars Now Talk To Stop Lights In Vegas

    spectrum.ieee.org 07 Dec '16, 3pm

    Audi’s cars are now telling drivers how many seconds remain until the traffic light turns green. It's the first commercial offering of vehicle-to-infrastructure communication in the United States, Audi says . Of course, nobody would pay much extra for an electronic gadget that just lo...

  • UC Berkeley's Salto Is the Most Agile Jumping Robot Ever

    UC Berkeley's Salto Is the Most Agile Jumping Robot Ever

    spectrum.ieee.org 06 Dec '16, 7pm

    This mechanically-advantaged crouching adds 60 milliseconds to the amount of time that Salto spends in contact with a surface during the takeoff phase of a jump. It doesn't sound like much, and you barely notice while watching the robot in action, but it more than doubles the time tha...

  • Four Biomed Tech Game Changers From TEDMED

    Four Biomed Tech Game Changers From TEDMED

    spectrum.ieee.org 06 Dec '16, 6pm

    Profusa’s implantable biosensors first made waves in January at the annual CES conference , and have since been approved for sale in Europe . The company has also received funding from the U.S. National Institutes of Heath and DARPA. These squishy hydrogel sensors, just 500 micrometer...

  • How a New Middleman Might Help Balance Electricity Grids

    How a New Middleman Might Help Balance Electricity Grids

    spectrum.ieee.org 07 Dec '16, 2pm

    A few years ago almost two thousand bold households on the Danish island of Bornholm joined a surge pricing experiment run by their electricity utility. It was supposed to empower the utility and consumers with a simple, direct market (“The Smartest, Greenest Grid,” IEEE Spectrum , Ap...

  • A Smart Contact Lens for Eye Injuries

    A Smart Contact Lens for Eye Injuries

    spectrum.ieee.org 07 Dec '16, 1pm

    A smart contact lens fitted with an artificial iris could help people with eye injuries and congenital diseases see better. The lens, described this week at the International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco, uses concentric LCDs to mimic the expansion and contraction of the ...

  • Controlling a Hand Exoskeleton with Your Mind

    Controlling a Hand Exoskeleton with Your Mind

    spectrum.ieee.org 07 Dec '16, 6pm

    Researchers have developed a hand exoskeleton that can be controlled solely by thoughts and eye movements, according to a report published yesterday in the inaugural issue of Science Robotics . Six quadriplegic individuals tested the device in everyday situations; they successfully pi...

  • Deep Learning Reinvents the Hearing Aid

    spectrum.ieee.org 06 Dec '16, 4pm

    One important refinement along the way was to build a second deep neural network that would be fed by the first one and fine-tune its results. While that first network had focused on labeling attributes within each individual time-frequency unit, the second network would examine the a...

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