Urban Pulse: The State of Smart Cities Today (and Tomorrow)

October 30, 2019

Government leaders in places like New York City and San Diego are using data to track things like water quality, traffic and weather. These IoT devices are helping to improve the quality of life for residents while driving urban innovation forward.

Haptic Happenings: How Touch Technologies Are Taking on New Meaning

October 28, 2019

New technology is allowing for extraordinary opportunities to impart information through touch. Here are four haptic technology pioneers, developing the next generation of touch to applications in sectors such as medical, automotive, manufacturing and gaming.

Social Media in a Networked Reality: How Virtual Spaces May Spark a Revolution

October 23, 2019

Widespread adoption of fully immersive technologies is upon us. As VR becomes more mainstream with the help of 5G and WebXR, social media users will get used to “meeting” in VR spaces in which everyone is represented by an avatar.

High-five an Olympic Athlete: Robots to Virtually Transport Fans to Tokyo 2020

October 16, 2019

While sports enthusiasts are planning their July 2020 trips to Tokyo for the summer Olympic Games, Toyota Motor Corporation is stirring up the telepresence robot market with models that help remote fans interact with athletes and virtually attend the games, assist guests with disabilities, fetch javelins and more.

Lessons From a User-Trusted Data Trust

October 2, 2019

What did Johns Hopkins Medicine’s data trust administrator do when faced with the challenge of protecting patient privacy while using records to improve care and facilitate research?

How AI Helps Give ALS Patients a Voice

September 30, 2019

Stuart Moss lost his father to Motor Neuron Disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. An IT innovation manager at Rolls-Royce, he is working to bring the top technology companies together to create assistive tools to help give patients a voice.