Robots can go where humans can't in a disaster. See what the innovative machines in DARPA's next robotics challenge can do.
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The Carnegie Mellon University Highly Intelligent Mobile Platform or CHIMP robot being built by CMU's National Robotics Engineering Center will have a near-human design. The team is including a 3-D user interface that will support task directions even when communications networks are degraded.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
InformationWeek Must Reads Oct. 21, 2014InformationWeek's new Must Reads is a compendium of our best recent coverage of digital strategy. Learn why you should learn to embrace DevOps, how to avoid roadblocks for digital projects, what the five steps to API management are, and more.