28/08/2019

Robotics

Giving smart vehicles their sense of direction

Scientists around the world are racing to develop self-driving vehicles, but a few essential components have yet to be perfected. One is localization—the vehicle's ability to determine its place and motion. Another is mapping—the ...

Computer Sciences

Keeping high-performance computers cybersecure

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is leading efforts to address next generation computing's critical role in protecting the nation from cybersecurity threats.

Business

Toyota, Suzuki partnering in self-driving car technology

Japan's top automaker, Toyota, and smaller rival Suzuki are partnering in the development of self-driving car technology, as manufacturers around the world grapple with innovations in the industry.

Computer Sciences

A deep learning technique for context-aware emotion recognition

A team of researchers at Yonsei University and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) has recently developed a new technique that can recognize emotions by analyzing people's faces in images along with contextual ...

Internet

Ransomware attacks on cities are rising

A ransomware campaign that targeted 23 US cities across Texas has raised serious concerns about the vulnerability of local governments and public services to cyber-attacks. These events come not long after similar attacks ...

Engineering

Delivering new concepts for urban citizens

The city could be thought of as a living organism that requires inputs of energy, nutrients, and water and exudes wastes. Traditionally, engineers designed and managed the systems that bought energy and water into the city ...

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