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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.


The Seeing Eye Dog V2.0
From ACM TechNews

The Seeing Eye Dog V2.0

Researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland showed off the latest iteration of their RoboGuide, an AI-powered quadruped robot designed to assist visually...

Robotic Insect Moves Across Water
From ACM TechNews

Robotic Insect Moves Across Water

A robot developed by Washington State University researchers mimics insects that are supported by surface tension as they move across water.

Eye-Tracking Window Tech Tells Sightseers What They're Seeing
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Eye-Tracking Window Tech Tells Sightseers What They're Seeing

The AR Interactive Vehicle Display combines a transparent microLED panel with eye-tracking and GPS data to inform tour passengers of the sights they are seeing....

Robo-Dog Sets 100-Meter Sprint Guinness World Record
From ACM TechNews

Robo-Dog Sets 100-Meter Sprint Guinness World Record

Guinness World records labeled a dog-like robot created by a team at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology the fastest quadrupedal robot.

Google's Green Light Project Retimes Traffic Lights for 30% Fewer Stops
From ACM TechNews

Google's Green Light Project Retimes Traffic Lights for 30% Fewer Stops

Google's Project Green Light has partnered with 12 cities worldwide to provide artificial intelligence-based traffic signal timing recommendations.

3D Printer Makes Fast, Affordable Delivery of Post Office
From ACM TechNews

3D Printer Makes Fast, Affordable Delivery of Post Office

A new post office in Bengaluru, India, is the first in the world to be built using a three-dimensional (3D) printer.

Nuclear Transport Fleet Testing AI-Powered Sails
From ACM TechNews

Nuclear Transport Fleet Testing AI-Powered Sails

The U.K.'s fleet for transporting spent nuclear fuel aims to retrofit the ships with artificial intelligence-driven sails to reduce fuel costs and emissions.

Uber Eats Food-Delivery Robots Set for Use in Multiple U.S. Cities
From ACM TechNews

Uber Eats Food-Delivery Robots Set for Use in Multiple U.S. Cities

Service robot company Serve Robotics said Uber Eats will deploy up to 2,000 of its food-delivery robots to deliver food in cities in the U.S. and Canada by next...

3D-Printed Heads Talk, Swivel, Listen to Improve Audio Devices
From ACM TechNews

3D-Printed Heads Talk, Swivel, Listen to Improve Audio Devices

A team of researchers three-dimensionally-printed acoustic head simulators to help measure the absorption and processing of sound.
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