6/03/2018

Engineering

For blind gamers, equal access to racing video games

Brian A. Smith, a PhD candidate in Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has developed the RAD—a racing auditory display— to enable gamers who are visually impaired to play the same types of racing games that sighted ...

Energy & Green Tech

Engineers create solution to cheaper, longer lasting battery packs

An electrical engineer at The University of Toledo, who nearly died as a girl in Africa because of a hospital's lack of power, has developed a new energy storage solution to make battery packs in electric vehicles, satellites, ...

Computer Sciences

Upgraded Deep Voice can mimic any voice in mere seconds

Via whitepaper which they have uploaded to the arXiv preprint server, a team at Baidu (China's answer to Google) has announced an upgrade to their text-to-speech application called Deep Voice. Now, instead of taking a half-hour ...

Energy & Green Tech

Big switch: Electric cars put China on automobile map

The rise of electric cars heralds not only a major technology switch but also promises massive disruption to today's auto giants as Tesla and a group of powerful Chinese rivals take over the fast lane.