Below you will find archives for all of the articles we’ve published in IEEE Spark that fall within the category of technology.
Video games today are a far cry from where they began, but from Pong to the latest motion capture and 3-D graphics technology, engineers have been the backbone of this exciting and entertaining industry. Read More
Simon Lui is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems Technology and Design (ISTD) at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). In 2008, he founded EC2 Hong Kong to develop iPhone and iPad apps and sell them in the iPhone app store worldwide. Simon developed 7 apps, including #1 bestselling apps in several countries.
Kimberly Newman is a Research Associate in the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her area of research is in biomedical engineering, where she focuses on biomedical monitoring, but she is also interested in renewable energy. She focuses on security issues related to the emerging smart grid, and recently she was instrumental in applying solar power technology to Denver Health Medical Center’s ambulance fleet. Read More
What will the houses of the future look like? If the Earth gets a say in it, they’ll look a lot like what engineers are working on today—sustainably built, sometimes self-reliant ecosystems that make the smallest environmental impact possible. Read More
Have you ever wondered how scientists and crime scene investigators use handwriting to solve crimes? We’ve interviewed Professor Sargur Srihari about how handwriting can be used as evidence. He created an automated system that uses computers to identify patterns in handwriting and other forensic evidence. The system is used all over the world and has helped solve crimes and has been used to convict criminals!
Professor Srihari’s research led to the first large-scale handwritten address interpretation systems in the world. Read More