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Automation

The category “Automation” covers anything related to automatically controlled operation of things, processes or systems by mechanical and/or electronic devices that take the place of human labor.

The New Boston Dynamics Atlas

The New Boston Dynamics Atlas

By: Tyler Cline, Journalist
This new robot set to replace it is all-electric, much smaller, less heavy, and has a much higher range of motion. These allow it to be superior to the old robot in many ways.
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Credit: Max Planck Institute For Intelligent Systems

How Delivery Robots Can Help The World

By: Jacob Bloom, Journalist
Delivery robots have become an essential aspect of modern society, offering a wide range of benefits that go beyond mere convenience. While many people believe that delivery robots are primarily used for delivering food, the truth is that their potential extends far beyond just that.
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Lightspeeds logo.

Lightspeed

By: Audrey Bang, Journalist
With the new advances in technology, the dangers the internet presents grow in amount. Lightspeed is paving the way for the protection of student computers in schools, and helping teachers manage and control student's computers to redirect them to stay on task.
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Prosthetics

By: Kate Li, Journalist
What if you were born without a limb? What could you do?
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This is a video demonstrating how TranscribeGlass works.

TranscribeGlass: The Revolutionary Glasses That Transcribe Speech in Real-Time

By: Cooper Shealy, Journalist
TranscribeGlass is a new technology that is changing the way people with hearing loss communicate with others. These high-tech glasses can transcribe speech in real-time and display the text as subtitles on the lenses in front of the wearer's eyes. This innovative technology has the potential to help people who are deaf or hard of hearing communicate more seamlessly with hearing people.
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Penguin Inspired AUV

Penguin Inspired AUV

By: Bryan Xi, Journalist
Penguins, the swift swimmers of Antarctica; the perfect model for an underwater drone. That's exactly what the German company EvoLogics thought when the built the Quadroin AUV.
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Different Types Of Artificial Intelligence

By: Jiaxiang Xie, Journalist
When you think about Artificial Intelligence, Chat-GPT or Alexa probably comes to mind, but AI can be much more than that. From simple if-else AIs, to AI's that can understand emotions, there's not just one singular type of AI that classifies them all. There are four different types of AI, and all four will be covered in this article. 
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A printed circuit board with four Xilinx FPGAs Virtex-E XCV400E-PQ240.

What is an FPGA?

By: Tyler Cline, Journalist
An FPGA is an integrated circuit made out of a semiconductor, where the user can reconfigure the logic multiple times after manufacturing to meet their requirements. This property makes them very different from application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs) because ASICs can only do the specific task they were designed for.
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An E-Glove Used To Help Scuba Divers Communicate

An E-Glove Used To Help Scuba Divers Communicate

By: Daniel Do, Journalist
Hand gestures are used to relay messages such as, "Shark!" and "I'm okay." To further advance the development of the e-glove, a volunteer held up 16 different hand gestures.
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Some of the infinite things you can make with Infinite Craft

The Rise of Infinite Craft

By: Marek Solow, Journalist
Neal.fun has once again come out with a popular game taking the Internet by storm, Infinite Craft.
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time.com/collection/best-inventions-2023/6323031/control-for-quadriplegics/

Naqi Neural Earbuds

By: Jimy Ordonez, Journalist
When David Segal's friend Keith broke his neck and pelvic bone, he became quadriplegic (paralyzed in all four limbs) Keith's life was changed dramatically, from going to running and eating his breakfast to getting fed his breakfast and being pushed in a wheelchair.
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Law Firms Use AI To Justify Fees

Law Firms Use AI To Justify Fees

By: Nathan Brown, Journalist
AI can customize the legal advice and recommendations for each client by looking into their legal history. AI has brought an improvement within law firms by increasing the capacities of the law firms, making it easier to access their services, reshaping the way the legal work is done, and providing more cost-efficient services.
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