Keyword: Mathematical models

Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics

There is already a wide body of work in which assessments of various motion capture systems have produced a wide range of different results. These studies produce useful and relevant results for...

Briefs: Imaging
With an imaging speed of 0.5 trillion frames per second, the camera is claimed to be the world's fastest.
Briefs: Materials
A new study challenges the conventional approach to designing soft robotics and metamaterials by utilizing the power of computer algorithms.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
The method combines concepts of global and local stereo methods for accurate, pixel- wise matching at low runtime.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The algorithm calculates time-optimal trajectories that fully consider the drones’ limitations.
Briefs: Aerospace
The new algorithm could enable fast, nimble drones for time-critical operations such as search and rescue.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This is a novel remote sensing instrument with myriad applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
In a collapsed building or on rough terrain, a robot could balance itself and move forward with just its feet.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
With an optical microscope, spectra can be acquired from a sample area smaller than a micron.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A deep-learning technique optimizes the arrangement of sensors on a robot’s body to ensure efficient operation.
Briefs: Wearables
The smart ring shows it’s possible to detect fever before you feel it.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects for picking and sorting or tool use.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The software automatically checks mission operations logs.
Briefs: Software
The algorithm identified a new compound potentially useful for photonic devices and biologically inspired computers.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Movements of individual particles of light are reconstructed to see through clouds, fog, and other obstructions.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
An algorithm runs onboard a vehicle, providing important real-time data to aid in steering the craft.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Imagine being able to snap a picture of extremely fast events on the order of a picosecond.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The algorithms enable drones to quickly switch between hover and forward flight.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Any high-performance communication systems operating in RF or optical frequencies may benefit from this system.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Applications include characterizing additively manufactured components and baggage screening.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The algorithm provides an extra layer of safety and security against hackers of electronic devices.
Briefs: Data Acquisition
A higher-order network could be built that looks for subtle changes in data that point to suspicious activity.
Articles: Software
To achieve vehicle manufacturers’ ambitious goals for electric vehicles, Li-ion batteries need to be improved.
Briefs: Unmanned Systems
This program provides a relative navigation capability for spacecraft, remotely operated terrestrial vehicles, and machine vision.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A liquid crystal elastomer can be programmed to exhibit controllable, dynamic behavior without the need for complex electronic components.
Q&A: Energy
Lenan Zhang and his team at MIT developed a small, economical, highly efficient device to provide fresh drinking water using only the Sun for its energy input.
Briefs: Transportation
This technology could help control driverless cars and automated warehouses.
Application Briefs: Transportation
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles