Keyword: Predictive Models and Predictive Analytics

AR/​AI

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This robotic arm fuses data from a camera and antenna to locate and retrieve items buried under piles and completely out of view.
Blog: Imaging
A deep-learning approach from Stanford University detects property damage caused by wildfires.
Briefs: Energy
The model helps researchers fine-tune battery performance.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control and seamless interaction with electronic devices.
Briefs: AR/AI
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This AI turns even the blurriest photo into realistic computer-generated faces in HD.
Articles: Transportation

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: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The technology could improve the control of prosthetic hands and provide a sense of “touch” for amputees.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Artificial intelligence helps train robots to work together to move an object around two obstacles and through a narrow door in computer simulations.
Application Briefs: Imaging
Learn about a membrane-free, broadband microphone for the highest ultrasound frequencies.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
Researchers are using a standard RGB digital camera to accurately monitor soil moisture.
Special Reports: Materials
Aerospace Manufacturing - August 2021

Demanding applications in the aerospace industry require products and systems that are manufactured using the latest technologies – from design and simulation, to fabrication and final testing. To help...

Question of the Week: AR/AI
Does A.I. Need to Be Able to ‘Imagine?’

An INSIDER story this month highlighted efforts from USC researchers to train artificial intelligence to imagine the unseen. The artificial-intelligence system uses the attributes that it "knows" to then think up a never-before-seen object.

Blog: AR/AI
A team of researchers at USC is helping artificial intelligence imagine the unseen.
Briefs: AR/AI
Gait data and machine learning help to monitor and predict disease progression.
UpFront: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA's Landslide Reporter, a smarter cement, and a way to track microplastics in the ocean.
Briefs: Imaging
Dangerous “butterfly” landmines can be detected using low-cost drones and infrared cameras.
Special Reports: Connectivity
Smart Factory/IIoT - June 2021

Factories are getting "smarter" and more automated by the day, thanks to advances in AI, connectivity, controls, and sensors. In this compendium of recent articles from the editors of Tech Briefs and Sensor...

Briefs: Automotive
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Briefs: Imaging
Artificial intelligence is used to decode X-ray images faster, which could aid innovations in medicine, materials, and energy.
Blog: Automotive
The A.I. system learns from thousands of real-traffic situations, when a self-driving car stopped unexpectedly.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Robotics researchers are developing exoskeleton legs capable of thinking and making control decisions on their own using sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) technology.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device can translate expressions into emojis or silent speech commands.
Articles: Test & Measurement
A battery-less pacing system enables painless defibrillation.
Briefs: Communications
The device enables ultra-fast wireless communications at low cost.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
When deployed on edge devices, modern HMI and SCADA software can go beyond basic visualization to deliver advanced data acquisition and analytics.
Briefs: Imaging
A NIST method employs a neural network to detect patterns like geometric objects in imaging data.
Blog: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A new modeling tool from USC engineers generates automatic indicators when data and predictions from AI algorithms are trustworthy.
Application Briefs: Internet of Things
Predictive maintenance is poised to become much more widely adopted, and that will help to boost productivity in a time when we really need it.