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Lyft drives patent talk on self-driving safety via messages for pedestrians, cyclists

Lyft is in the news, as the United States Patent Office has granted Lyft with a patent for an autonomous vehicle notification system. '

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Researchers create first sensor package that can ride aboard bees

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a sensor package that is small enough to ride aboard a bumblebee.

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Brain-computer interface enables people with paralysis to control tablet devices

Tablets and other mobile computing devices are part of everyday life, but using them can be difficult for people with paralysis. New research from the BrainGate consortium shows that a brain-computer interface (BCI) can enable ...

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Where you go tells who you are—and vice versa

November 19, 2018—Estimating travel demand in a city is a critical tool for urban planners to understand traffic patterns, predict traffic congestion, and plan ahead for transportation infrastructure maintenance and replacement. ...

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Hoverbike S3 2019 sparks eVTOL interest, preorders open

Hoversurf's preorders have been made available for people attracted to their new Hoverbike S3 2019. The price is $150,000 with a reservation deposit of $10,000. Delivery will be in 2 to 6 months. Deliveries will be based ...

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How should autonomous vehicles be programmed?

A massive new survey developed by MIT researchers reveals some distinct global preferences concerning the ethics of autonomous vehicles, as well as some regional variations in those preferences.

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Malaysia team is focused on a digital smell future

The very idea of "multisensory" communication is provocative enough, but gets all the more interesting in the context of our digital futures. Can you not only view and hear the scene but smell it too?