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Iowa State Engineers Develop Flexible Skin That Traps Radar Waves, Cloaks Objects

March 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University engineers have developed a new flexible, stretchable and tunable “meta-skin” that uses rows of small, liquid-metal devices to cloak an object from the sharp eyes of radar. The meta-skin takes its name from metamaterials,…

Chile Earthquake on the Radar

September 21, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Surveying/Mapping

On 16 September 2015, an 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of central Chile, triggering tsunami warnings and coastal evacuations. Lasting three…

Truck Linking Technology Saves Fuel and Adds Safety

May 29, 2014 - in Projects, Sensors, Transportation

Peloton is an automated vehicle technology company that utilizes vehicle-to-vehicle communications and radar-based active braking systems, combined with…

NASA and DHS Team to Develop Technology that Detects Heartbeats in Rubble

September 18, 2013 - in Emergency, Projects, Sensors

When natural disasters or man-made catastrophes topple buildings, search and rescue teams immediately set out to recover victims trapped beneath the wreckage. During these missions, time is imperative, and quickly detecting living victims greatly increases…