MIT researchers make buildings smart enough to 'sense' internal damage over time

MIT researchers have developed a new computational model for buildings that analyzes ambient vibrations and uses these insights to monitor for damage or mechanical stress.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/09/mit-researchers-make-buildings-smart-enough-to-sense-internal-damage-over-time.html

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New microcontroller runs on radio waves, can be reprogrammed in the field

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A new type of wireless sensor can run entirely off ambient energy and be reprogrammed in the field. It’s a breakthrough for this type of device and could lead to major advances in wearable and wireless computing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227326-new-programmable-microcontroller-runs-on-radio-waves-can-be-reprogrammed-in-the-field

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