industry verticals - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Novatel accelerometer checks how you drive

    Novatel Wireless' latest device for vehicle tracking can be self-installed and has an accelerometer and GPS combo that can keep a close eye on driving habits.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs11 Oct. 13 16:07
  • Delft University wins World Solar Challenge car race

    A team from Delft University in the The Netherlands won the World Solar Challenge, a biennial cross-Australia race that puts solar cars up against harsh driving conditions.

    Written by Martyn Williams10 Oct. 13 18:08
  • Dutch solar car on cusp of World Solar Challenge victory

    Nuna 7, a futuristic single-seater car capable of speeds in excess of 100 kilometers per hour, is on the verge of winning the World Solar Challenge, a biennial cross-Australia endurance race for solar-powered vehicles.

    Written by Martyn Williams09 Oct. 13 22:01
  • Camera-smartphone combo aims to make driving safer

    A South Korean company has developed a smartphone and camera combo that it claims brings to any car some driving safety features typically found in only high-end automobiles.

    Written by Martyn Williams02 Oct. 13 05:49
  • Will Pioneer's new heads-up displays make roads safer?

    Pioneer updated its line of HUDs (heads-up displays), and it hopes the in-car gadgets will help keep drivers' eyes on the road instead of on a GPS device or other electronics.

    Written by Nick Barber02 Oct. 13 00:13
  • Alps imagines the car dashboard of the future

    When you sit in the car of the future, you won't need to worry about keys or adjusting your seat and you'll even get a quick health check when you sit in the driver's seat.

    Written by Martyn Williams01 Oct. 13 07:05
  • Sharp gives health check-ups a futuristic touch

    Putting a futuristic spin on the basic elements of a health check-up, Japan's Sharp has developed a sort of healthcare pod that allows people to look cool while their vital signs are measured.

    Written by Martyn Williams01 Oct. 13 04:13
  • Lawmakers question security of health insurance hub days from launch

    Less than three weeks before a massive U.S. government health information database is scheduled to go live, some lawmakers have significant concerns about the ability of the system to protect personal health records and other private information.

    Written by Grant Gross11 Sept. 13 20:59