Robots increasingly are being used in warehouses to sort, pack, and prepare orders for delivery as logistics operators faced with labor shortages turn to automation...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | January 12, 2022
A new system developed by researchers at Canada's University of Waterloo responds to users' hand gestures as computer commands.
University of Waterloo News (Canada) From ACM TechNews | January 10, 2022
Companies old and new, large and small, are working to establish themselves in the smart warehouse and distribution center market.
Jake Widman Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | January 4, 2022
Researchers at China's Zhejiang University have developed a smartwatch application in which users write text in mid-air with a finger, and the text is captured...IEEE Spectrum From ACM TechNews | January 3, 2022
Texas-based teenager Archer Calder created a Web-based application to give his sister Della, who has a speech-inhibiting genetic disorder, the means to communicate...CNN From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2021
An early-alert system managed by the U.S. Geological Survey on Monday warned Californians of a 6.2-magnitude earthquake by phone, seconds before it struck.
The Guardian (U.K.) From ACM TechNews | December 22, 2021
Malaysian precision farming solutions provider IRGA has developed a palm oil harvesting tool that could help the industry manage a chronic labor shortage.
Bloomberg From ACM TechNews | December 21, 2021