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NBA’s App-Controlled ‘Smart Jersey’ Can Change Your Player Name and Number

The NBA is taking basketball fans to the future with a cool innovation: A “smart jersey” that can change players’ names and numbers with a phone app. On Friday, NBA Commissioner ...

22 hours ago from Geek.com

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NASA backs tiny 3D-printed sensors for planetary rovers

Nanomaterials might just prove the key to the next wave of planetary rovers. NASA has poured $2 million into a Goddard Space Flight Center team developing 3D-printed sensors whose ...

5 hours ago from Engadget

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Boeing wins US$43 million contract to build four Orca robotic super subs

The US Navy has awarded Boeing a US$43 million contract to build four of its Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (XLUUVs) and support gear. Built in partnership with Huntington ...

11 hours ago from Gizmag

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A new study looks at ways to cut roadkill numbers for small and medium-sized mammals

Most motorists pay little attention to the amount of roadkill they drive over or past on the highway, except when swerving to avoid it.

Fri 15 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Giving keener 'electric eyesight' to autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions, such as fog. But MIT researchers have developed a sub-terahertz-radiation receiving ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from TechXplore

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Biomedical engineers develop wearable respiration monitor with children's toy

Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have developed a wearable, disposable respiration monitor that provides high-fidelity readings on a continuous basis. It's designed to help ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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Ford's "Lane-Keeping Bed" keeps sleep partners in their own lane

Based on the automaker's lane-keeping assist systems for cars, Ford's Lane-Keeping Bed was engineered to keep partners together in bed, with everyone sharing. We can't vouch for its comfort ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Gizmag

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Koito Plans to Roll Out 2 Kinds of New Headlights in 2020 (1)

Koito Manufacturing Co Ltd developed two kinds of headlights, planning to start to mass-produce them in about 2020.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Tech-On

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Researchers develop diagnostic tool for detecting cryptosporidium

A handheld 'tricorder' that can test for biological contamination in real-time has been the dream of science fiction fans for decades. And UBC Okanagan engineers say the technology is closer ...

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Phys.org

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This wireless AI camera runs entirely on solar power

A big trend in AI is the transition from cloud to edge computing. Instead of AI devices doing their computation remotely via an internet connection, they’re increasingly handling ...

Fri 15 Feb 19 from The Verge

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