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Autonomous Salting Robot: A Deicing Revolution
The Autonomous Salting Robot (ASR) by Saltonomous Industries addresses two issues threatening individuals living in icy conditions: injury due to slipping and falling while salting walkways and avoidance of salting due to ...
Bussbar Power Strip
The Bussbar Power Strip has custom socket locations to allow for convenient positioning of large wall warts. It also enhances several key safety factors to prevent shocks to users.
Prosthesis Design and Object Recognition Based Grasping of a 3D Printed Anthropomorphic Artificial Hand
This work presents the design of a cost effective, open-source, 3D printed prosthetic hand with the implementation of object recognition in order to reduce the cognitive burden of amputees through automated grasping. Due ...
MailSnap: Upgrade Your Mailbox
With their product MailSnap, SimpliSecure aims to increase security and convenience of users’ mailing experience. Ambient light sensing is used to determine if the mailbox door has been opened or closed and if new mail has ...
Blu Security BluLock Smart Lock
Blu Security has developed a smart lock for home doors called the BluLock which can connect to a user's smart phone via Bluetooth. It features three separate modes which allow for easy use of the lock from a mobile device ...
Aedre, An Automated Watering System
The rapid growth of home gardening, partly due to the organic food movement, has increased desire and demand for a smarter irrigation solution. In order to tap into this growing agricultural market, Clearwater Industries ...
Towards Developing a Scanning Position Sensitive Detector (PSD) Microscopy: PSD Measurement Enhancement, Adaptive Local Scanning and Implementation
A Position Sensitive Detector/Device (PSD) is a sensor that is capable of trackingthe location of a laser beam on its surface. PSDs are used in many scientific instrumentsand technical applications including but not limited ...
Biomorphic Hyper-Redundant Snake Robot: Design, Prototyping, and Locomotion Performance Demonstration
This thesis focuses on the design, construction, and control of a roboticsnake. Relevant theoretical and practical aspects of the mechanical,electrical, and algorithmic design of the robot are described. Mechanically, ...
A Cost-Effective, High-Performance and Bioinspired Pulse Sensor for Quantitative Assessment of Arterial Stiffness
In clinical medicine, a wave of blood flow produced by the heartbeat is propagated by the elastic and muscular fibers of the arteries as the wave passes. These waves of pressure can be detected as pulses in arteries close ...
Fingertip Skin Bioimpedance Identification and Tactile Correlation: Experimental Studies towards a Smart Electro-Braille System
With the advances of the last twenty years, information has become readily available to most Americans. Databases of scholarly papers and news articles are now available at the touch of a button. For blind and visually ...