People with a disability can look forward to many new advances in technology to make their lives easier while navigating public transport systems, or even crossing the street, thanks to several new initiatives in Europe.
Dec 21, 2021
Science-fiction books, TV series and movies have often explored the idea of individuals gaining superhuman powers thanks to medical implants—think "The Bionic Woman," or "The Six Million Dollar Man."
Dec 20, 2021
It was a good year for technology research of all kinds as a team of computer scientists at Rice University demonstrated a CPU algorithm that trains deep neural networks up to 15 times faster than the top GPU trainers. The ...
Dec 16, 2021 report
Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) developed a method to perform direct ink writing (DIW) 3D printing of okara—a soybean byproduct generated from the production of soy milk and bean ...
Dec 16, 2021
H-1B visa: Major tech employer in Silicon Valley committing 'wage theft' against foreign workers, report alleges
An outsourcing company accused of committing "wage theft" against foreign citizens on the H-1B visa has received approvals to place workers at major Silicon Valley technology firms, according to a new report and federal government ...
Dec 15, 2021
The use of renewable plant resources, such as flax fibers, to design durable materials is an essential milestone in the transition to a bioeconomy based on the rational use of biomass. However, these new eco-materials are ...
Dec 10, 2021
The Artificial Intelligence industry should create a global community of hackers and "threat modelers" dedicated to stress-testing the harm potential of new AI products in order to earn the trust of governments and the public ...
Dec 09, 2021
Have you ever tried to do up a zip or button a shirt one-handed? Put on a pair of jeans while seated? Do you know someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder, who can't stand the feeling of certain fabrics against their skin? If ...
Dec 03, 2021
Many U.S. passenger airplanes could accommodate personal powered wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs often customized to the user, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. ...
Dec 01, 2021
In case of an emergency, up-to-date information about the inside of buildings needs to be readily available for first responders. UT researcher Samer Karam developed a wearable mapping system (the ITC-Backpack) that can map ...
Nov 24, 2021