I’ve been working on crowdsourced mapping for over 20 years. It seems like such a simple idea would be able to make the maps we need for Automated Vehicles, but it turns out it’s really hard. A few years ago this was a very hot space for investment, but people are now realizing it…
In a recent study in IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, a team of scientists in China proposed an intriguing way to track unfamiliar drones through crowdsensing. Their approach leverages participants’ smartphones to detect the Wi-Fi signals of drones.
The smart speaker system, described today in the journal npj Digital Medicine, detected agonal breathing events 97 percent of the time with almost no false alarms in a proof-of-concept study.
An image of the whole sky showing 22 months of X-ray data from NASA’s Neutron star Interior Composition Explorer payload aboard the International Space Station during its nighttime slews between targets. Image: NASA/NICER This image, which at first might strike you as a visualization of global flights or shipping traffic, is actually far…
The 60 Starlink satellites that SpaceX is preparing to launch tomorrow, after two delays last week, are the first in a planned mega-constellation of nearly 12,000 satellites that Elon Musk hopes will bring affordable broadband Internet to everyone in the world.
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