A smart thermostat quickly learns to optimize building microclimates for both energy consumption and user preference.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have developed a new approach to printed electronics which allows ultra-low power electronic devices that could recharge from ambient light or
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~4 min
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Everactive provides an industrial “internet of things” platform built on its battery-free sensors.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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The massive increase in internet-connected devices will create an informal surveillance network that could be used to target protestors and activists.
July 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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An MIT system uses wireless signals to measure in-home appliance usage to better understand health tendencies.
May 18, 2020 • ~6 min
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How indoor solar cells could help power the Internet of Things.
May 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new model could shed light on how false information spreads through social networks online.
March 27, 2020 • ~3 min
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Much of the world is moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Society's newly increased dependence on the internet is bringing the need for good cyber policy into sharp relief.
March 27, 2020 • ~8 min
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A new app called IoT Assistant can tell you when your data's being collected in public places. Try it out on your own phone.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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Tiny, battery-free ID chip can authenticate nearly any product to help combat losses to counterfeiting.
Feb. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
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