The custom-made $250,000 system features five 55-inch screens that wrap 180 degrees around users, creating a view akin to real driving experiences. Users can build virtual scenarios that include freeways, country roads and urban streets, and imitate how various vehicles would perform in different weather and lighting conditions.
Recipients of the 36 Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research, or EAGER, grants will develop conceptual and physical tools, such as real-time whole brain imaging, new theories of neural networks, and next-generation optogenetics
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology said Aug. 22 that it wants the public to weigh in on a voluntary approach designed to help organizations develop, evaluate and improve their cybersecurity plans for critical infrastructure.
The National Science Foundation said it's funding academic research to develop and experiment with innovative cloud computing architectures. It announced Aug. 20 two $10 million projects to create cloud testbeds - one called "Chameleon" and the other, "CloudLab."
The system, called the Mission Package Automated Inventory Information System, or MPAIIS, is a radio-frequency identification system that operates inside metal tool cabinets and doesn't require any modification.
An internal probe found that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's computer systems were hacked into three times - including twice by foreign entities - within the past three years
DARPA launched the Ground X-Vehicle Technology, or GXV-T, program to investigate revolutionary ground-vehicle technologies that would improve the mobility and survivability of vehicles through means other than adding more armor. Such a vehicle would let ground forces more efficiently and cost-effectively operate in unpredictable combat situations
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking public input on a draft guide to help organizations use mobile apps while managing associated security vulnerabilities and risks.
A team of university researchers said, in lab tests, they were able to hide firearms and other contraband from full-body, backscatter X-ray machines that were used at U.S. airports between 2009 and 2013.