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Sequential model chips away at mysteries of...
on February 6, 2018 at 7:06 pm
Ice accumulation on aircraft wings is a common contributing factor to airplane accidents. Most existing models focus on either ice that freezes as a thin film on the airfoil, or immediately after it impacts the wing. Researchers have announced a new model, accounting for a combination of these forms, that they hope will melt our misunderstanding of ice accretion. […]
New optics solution: 360-degree panoramic view...
on January 29, 2018 at 2:28 pm
Scientists have developed a new solution for thermal infrared applications, making it possible to fold a 360-degree panoramic view on a single sensor matrix. The concept guaranteeing optimal image quality is especially suitable for security, surveillance, military, and building diagnostic applications, where the objects to be imaged lie in the horizontal directions from the camera. […]
Drones learn to navigate autonomously by...
on January 23, 2018 at 3:18 pm
A new algorithm allows drones to fly completely by themselves through the streets of a city and in indoor environments. The algorithm had to learn traffic rules and adapt training examples from cyclists and car drivers. […]
Nuclear power plants must be able to withstand...
on January 16, 2018 at 5:37 pm
Researches examined the transport, evaporation and combustion of liquids in large-scale fire incidents. […]
New method to detect illicit drone filming...
on January 15, 2018 at 5:05 pm
A new technique to detect a drone camera illicitly capturing video is revealed in a new study by cyber security researchers in Israel. The study addresses increasing concerns about the proliferation of drone use for personal and business applications and how it is impinging on privacy and safety. […]