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MATLAB and Simulink behind today’s news and trends

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Results for: 2017

90-Minute Eclipse Video To Provide Scientists With Never Before Available Data

Mathematicians and scientists have used solar eclipses to study the solar system, and more specifically the sun itself, for thousands of years. As The New York Times article, The Illuminating Power… read more >>

Researchers use image processing to study Usain Bolt’s stride. Does scoliosis make him faster?

The New York Times article, Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride, asked the question: Is Usain Bolt the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of — an uneven stride that upends… read more >>

NASA’s new technology paralyzes drones that enter restricted areas

NASA recently demonstrated a system called Safeguard, which disables a drone if it fails to respond to a warning and enters a designated no-fly zone. It can also impose altitude limits on… read more >>

MIT’s robot can 3D print a building in half a day 1

3D printers have made the news for “printing” everything from food to artificial hearts, and even alien material. Now, this technology is moving onto something really big. As big as a house, that is!… read more >>

Climate change will exacerbate income inequality 1

In the U.S., the effects of climate change will exacerbate income inequality. That’s the conclusion in new research, recently published in Science. The counties in the south, already among the less… read more >>

Robotic exoskeleton helps patients relearn how to walk 3

A Lokomat therapy robot was reprogrammed with Simulink to enable the changes in stride length and height. The robot was controlled by Simulink models running on a PC running Simulink more >>

When biometric identification isn’t sufficient

Biometrics is being hailed as one of the most secure means of providing digital security. Biometrics are in use to ensure identities are protected both online or at physical locations such as… read more >>

Simulate a real mountain climb with 3D modeling and digital fabrication

On Saturday, Alex Honnold became the first climber to complete a solo, ropeless climb of Yosemite’s 3,000-foot El Capitan wall. National Geographic described his accomplishment as “what may be the… read more >>

Data Visualization shows the global temperature change since 1850 7

Here’s the understatement of the day: There is renewed attention on climate change and governmental policy.
A Forbes article, “Breaking Down The Climate Change Debate: The Three Areas… read more >>

Deep learning aids wildlife conservation by air, land, and sea 2

Deep learning is affecting the way we interact with technology. Fortune’s article, “Why Deep Learning is Suddenly Changing your Life”, describes how deep learning is responsible for the immense… read more >>

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