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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.


Optical Chip Self-Configures to Perform Various Functions
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Optical Chip Self-Configures to Perform Various Functions

A team led by researchers at China's Huazhong University of Science and Technology developed a self-configuring optical chip for applications requiring optical...

Wearable Optical Device Shows Promise for Detecting Postpartum Hemorrhage
From ACM TechNews

Wearable Optical Device Shows Promise for Detecting Postpartum Hemorrhage

A wearable optical device developed by Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) researchers can detect postpartum hemorrhage early.

Fiber Optic Smart Pants Offer Low-Cost Way to Monitor Movements
From ACM TechNews

Fiber Optic Smart Pants Offer Low-Cost Way to Monitor Movements

Researchers have developed polymer optical fiber smart pants that can track the wearer's movements and alert clinicians and caregivers if signs of distress are...
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