Engineering

Your body has internet—and now it can't be hacked

Someone could hack into your pacemaker or insulin pump and potentially kill you, just by intercepting and analyzing wireless signals. This hasn't happened in real life yet, but researchers have been demonstrating for at least ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

A step toward personalized, automated smart homes

Developing automated systems that track occupants and self-adapt to their preferences is a major next step for the future of smart homes. When you walk into a room, for instance, a system could set a thermometer to your preferred ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Heads up display for safe cycling makes CES appearance

Garmin, the navigation tech company, has taken advantage of this year's CES in Las Vegas to announce Varia Vision, an in-sight display. Garmin has been known for its GPS navigation and wireless devices and applications; this ...