Keyword: Machine learning

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A new general-purpose optimizer can speed up the design of walking robots, self-driving vehicles, and other autonomous systems.
Briefs: Design
Interactive program aids motion planning for environments with obstacles.
Articles: AR/AI

Although industrial factories and processing plants have long been automated, it remains vital for human decision-making to be involved in operations, sometimes to a great extent. Automation in...

Briefs: Software

With a training technique commonly used to teach dogs to sit and stay, computer scientists showed a robot how to teach itself several new tricks including stacking blocks. With the...

Briefs: Software

In-space and planetary surface assembly for human exploration is a challenging domain that encompasses various technological thrusts to support human missions. NASA is developing autonomous assembly agents to...

Articles: Software

We've made some impressive strides from both a societal and industry perspective in the face of this unrelenting pandemic. And while the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) industry has been hit...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Engineers have remotely determined the temperature beneath the surface of certain materials using a new technique called depth thermography. The method may be useful in applications where...

Briefs: Transportation

All solid materials, including glass, have a property called elastic stiffness — also known as elastic modulus. It's a measure of how much force per unit area is needed to...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The ALFaLDS detection tool supports oil plants.
Briefs: Materials
The Slinky-like sensor survives washing machines, cars, and hammers.
Briefs: Software
The new computer simulation method can equip engineers and doctors with better information.
Briefs: AR/AI
The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A haptic thumb-shaped sensor uses machine learning to accurately estimate where objects come into contact with the sensor and how large the applied forces are.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The tool diagnoses a stroke based on abnormalities in a person’s speech and facial movements.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A machine learning method promises to predict battery health with 10 times higher accuracy than the current industry standard.
Briefs: Imaging
The camera captures pulse and respiration signals from a video of a person’s face.
Briefs: IoMT
Speakers such as Amazon Echo and Google Home can monitor regular and irregular heartbeats without physical contact.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
SensiCut, a smart material-sensing platform for laser cutters, can differentiate among 30 materials commonly found in makerspaces.
Articles: Semiconductors & ICs
Semiconductor companies are looking for better tools and practices to maximize the efficiency of their design-validation processes.
Q&A: Energy
New lithium-ion batteries that can be charged in 10 to 15 minutes at a roadside charging station.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The model allows robots to ask clarifying questions to soldiers.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
It can also find the nearest electric wall outlet to recharge without human assistance.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
An off-the-shelf USB camera captures the shadows made by hand gestures on the robot’s skin.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This robotic arm fuses data from a camera and antenna to locate and retrieve items buried under piles and completely out of view.
Technology Leaders: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Deep learning-based AI allows users to identify 3D objects of arbitrary shape and size in various orientations with high accuracy in the 3D space.
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
Articles: Software

To find out about the impact of 5G mobile broadband service on the IoT/IIoT, I interviewed Jai Suri, Vice President, IoT and Blockchain Applications Development, Oracle, and Mike Anderson, Embedded Systems...

Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This AI turns even the blurriest photo into realistic computer-generated faces in HD.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
In a collapsed building or on rough terrain, a robot could balance itself and move forward with just its feet.