Moscow on Friday rolled out a facial recognition payment system in the city's metro system, part of a rapid expansion of the controversial technology in Russia.
Oct 15, 2021
A team of engineers at Silicon Valley startup Light Field Lab is debuting its new high-resolution holographic display, SolidLight. In its announcement, officials with the company claim that it is "the highest-resolution holographic ...
Oct 08, 2021 report
A highly anticipated capability with the potential to repair hydroelectric dam turbines without the melting associated with traditional repair methods has made its way to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) for ...
Oct 07, 2021
Imagine an iPad or a Kindle for the blind, with inflatable Braille that changes shape under a user's touch. A Cornell-led collaboration has made a crucial component for such a technology: A haptic array of densely packed ...
Oct 05, 2021
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers have developed a novel process to manufacture extreme heat-resistant carbon-carbon composites at a faster rate. The performance of these materials will be tested in a U.S. Navy rocket ...
Oct 04, 2021
Chilean lawmakers on Wednesday approved a law establishing the rights to personal identity, free will and mental privacy, becoming the first country in the world to legislate on neurotechnology that can manipulate one's mind.
Sep 30, 2021
Dynamic speckle holography: A highly effective optical technique that combines imaging and scattering
Researchers at Harvard University and China University of Petroleum recently developed dynamic speckle holography (DSH), a new technique to measure three-dimensional (3D) maps of displacements that combines imaging and scattering ...
Sep 24, 2021 feature
Scientists from SANKEN (The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research) at Osaka University, Oita National College of Technology, and Tokyo Polytechnic University demonstrated enhanced passive convective cooling using ...
Sep 24, 2021
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, present a unique optical amplifier that is expected to revolutionize both space and fiber communication. The new amplifier offers high performance, is compact enough ...
Sep 21, 2021
Imagine having your own digital personal chef; ready to cook up whatever you want; able to tailor the shape, texture, and flavor just for you; and it's all at the push of a button. Columbia engineers have been working on ...
Sep 20, 2021