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U.S. DOD Unveils 5G Request for Prototype Proposal for Augmented, Virtual Reality

The U.S. Department of Defense has unveiled a 5G request for prototype proposal calling for industry input into technology development related to augmented and...
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Researchers at East Lansing’s MSU, North Carolina’s Duke University Create Stretchable Supercapacitor

Researchers at Michigan State University in East Lansing and Duke University in North Carolina have engineered a new type of supercapacitor that remains fully...
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General Motors Makes EV Charging on the Go Easier Than Ever

As General Motors Co. in Detroit moves toward its vision of a world with zero emissions, the automaker is making enhancements to Energy Assist,...
U-M XR Initiative

U-M Awards 6 Extended Reality Projects Under New Initiative

A virtual reality chemotherapy simulation that helps train future medical professionals on what to do when the drug leaks out of blood vessels and...
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Roamin’ Numerals: How a Ford Engineer Honored Pi Day to Celebrate How Math Is...

This piece was written on the eve of Pi Day 2020.While Pi Day may seem like a made-up holiday, March 14 – 3.14 –...
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Researchers at East Lansing’s MSU Study How Microbes Respond to Extreme Conditions

Researchers at Michigan State University in East Lansing are studying how microbes respond to extreme weather events by putting them under intense heat. Such...
Brian D. Wassom

Blog: The IP Power Pause — Finding Opportunities Amidst the Chaos

International work disruptions are not the norm and, when they happen, they can feel paralyzing. Daily work and life routines drift to a halt....
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Ford and Fleet Complete Offering Connectivity to All Properly Equipped 2020 Models

Starting this month, all 2020 model year Ford Motor Co. vehicles equipped with telematics-ready hardware will have access to the Toronto-based Fleet Complete platform,...
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Toyota, Carmera Use Dashboard-mounted Cameras to Detect Road Features

Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development Inc. and road intelligence partner Carmera Inc. have announced they are using commercially available dashboard-mounted cameras to detect key road...
Titans of CNC equipment

Rochester Hills’ Fanuc Partners with Titans of CNC to Advance Robotic Training

Rochester Hills’ Fanuc America, a supplier of robotics, computer numerical control (CNC), Robomachines, and industrial IoT solutions, has announced an alliance with California’s Titans...