These Autonomous Spider Robots are Out of This World A small robot with tiny legs is tested and ready for its first extraterrestrial adventure on the moon and slated for lunar landing in summer 2021. The spider robot will crawl across the surface of the moon collecting a web of lunar data through onboard sensors and cameras, which will be beamed back to Earth.
Intel AI-Powered Backpack Helps Visually Impaired Navigate World Artificial intelligence (AI) developer Jagadish K. Mahendran and his team designed an AI-powered, voice-activated backpack that can help the visually impaired navigate and perceive the world around them. The backpack helps detect common challenges such as traffic signs, hanging obstacles, crosswalks, moving objects and changing elevations, all while running on a low-power, interactive device.
Tablet-based Platform Helps Fire Departments Track Events—and Save Lives Two California firefighters looked to IoT technology to create a more effective incident response for firefighting teams. They developed Tablet Command, an intelligent platform solution and mobile app that can keep firefighters safer and better prepared in the line of duty.
Drones Deliver Vital Supplies and Fill Delivery Gap During Pandemic Use of unmanned aircraft is on the rise as health care facilities require ever more protective gear and medical supplies. With the promise of contactless delivery, drone developers can also bring relief to quarantined populations that struggle to find safe delivery of food and medical supplies and provide protection for delivery personnel.
Digital Kiosks Bring Connectivity, Communications, and Security to Dense Urban Areas CityBeacon kiosks use Intel® IoT capabilities to bridge the digital and physical worlds, giving citizens interactive access to a host of dynamic community information and enabling city leaders to create safer public spaces.