Long-term care communities increasingly are using virtual reality devices and systems to improve residents' wellness and quality of life amid pandemic-related restrictions...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 2, 2021
Duke University engineers modeled a soft robot after a dragonfly; the robot can skim across water and react to environmental conditions, without electronics.
Duke University Pratt School of Engineering From ACM TechNews | April 1, 2021
German startup Nova Audio has created pearl earrings that double as earphones, with a tiny speaker, two microphones, an antenna, a Bluetooth chip, and a battery...Financial Times From ACM TechNews | March 30, 2021
An artificial intelligence (AI)-powered backpack developed by University of Georgia (UGA) researchers can help vision-impaired wearers navigate their environment...Engadget From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
Tetsuya Ogata and colleagues at Japan's Waseda University have taught an artificial intelligence-powered robot to tie knots around a box using just two fingers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
Researchers in Singapore found that support for autonomous vehicle adoption generally is based on perceptions of safety issues.
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) From ACM TechNews | March 25, 2021
Researchers are using a new sensor system to remotely monitor freshwater mussels, as a means of detect harmful toxins in the waters in which they live.
NC State University News From ACM TechNews | March 24, 2021
The nascent quantum industry is calling on higher education to begin preparing a quantum workforce with a broader, less specialized range of technical skills.
Gregory Goth Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | March 25, 2021