Electronic Skin Sends Sensations to the Brain
Aug 14, 2023
Ability to replicate the sensations of touch and temperature could allow people with prosthetics interact with their environment at a much higher level.
Jul 6, 2023
A network of tiny wires forms memories that, like our own, stick with repetition.
Infographic: The Twinning of Cities
May 16, 2023
Cities are developing digital twins as an urban planning tool to simulate the effects of development early in the planning process. Orlando, Fla., is one of the latest, with a twin of its entire region. Singapore was one of the first, and now has a twin of the entire city-state.
5 Digital Twins Applications That Could Solve Future Problems
Apr 25, 2023
Virtual replicas of our most complicated systems of systems may soon help simplify how we work them.
Getting Ready for 6G
Apr 24, 2023
The sixth-generation cellular communications network should be here by the end of the decade, with expanded bandwidth to support future AI, IoT, and other applications.
Colleges Close Gap in Industry 4.0 Education
Apr 12, 2023
Young engineers need to learn engineering fundamentals while gaining training in the Industrial Internet of Things and new manufacturing technologies.
Virtual Prototypes Are Getting So Good They Can Eliminate Physical Ones
Mar 16, 2023
Virtual prototyping is the process of creating a highly detailed virtual model of a component or product that can be manipulated on a computer screen, hundreds or even thousands of times, before producing a near-production-ready physical prototype.
Improved GPS Will Put Us in Our Place
Mar 9, 2023
A more accurate positioning system—a SuperGPS, as its inventors call it—will be able to tell us where we are to within 10 centimeters.
Bringing Augmented Reality to Engineering Classes
Feb 13, 2023
AR isn’t really used to teach engineering because it can confuse and distract students. Researchers at the University of Missouri are studying how students use AR to make the technology classroom-ready.
Training the Future Engineering Workforce
Dec 1, 2022
Industry and academia must collaborate on programs that provide students with the skills they want—and need—to prosper in tomorrow’s technology workplace.