Hi Tech & Innovation

Wi-Fi could help identify when you're struggling to breathe

Wi-Fi routers continuously broadcast radio frequencies that your phones, tablets and computers pick up and use to get you online. As the invisible frequencies travel, they bounce off or pass through everything around them—the ...

Robotics

A palm-sized drone to track chemical plumes

Robots that can automatically recognize and track specific odors could have a wide range of valuable applications. For instance, they could help to identify the sources of harmful chemical substances in the air after hazardous ...

Hardware

A deep learning-augmented smart mirror to enhance fitness training

In recent years, engineers and computer scientists have created a wide range of technological tools that can enhance fitness training experiences, including smart watches, fitness trackers, sweat-resistant earphones or headphones, ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Wearable device uses sonar to reconstruct facial expressions

Cornell researchers have developed a wearable earphone device—or "earable"—that bounces sound off the cheeks and transforms the echoes into an avatar of a person's entire moving face, utilizing acoustic technology to ...

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