Nov 21, 2019
Sky's the limit: Autonomous airline service among winners of Concept pitch competition
A company aiming to create the world’s first fully autonomous airline service is among the four winners of the Concept $5K Finals.
Nov 19, 2019
Reservoir management could help prevent toxic algal blooms in Great Lakes
Managing reservoirs for water quality, not just flood control, could be part of the solution to the growth of toxic algal blooms in the Great Lakes, especially Lake Erie, every summer.
Nov 18, 2019
Researchers bring gaming to autonomous vehicles
Researchers have designed multiplayer games occupants of autonomous vehicles can play with other players in nearby self-driving cars.
A new study, led by researchers from the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics in collaboration with Waterloo’s Games Institute, details three games created for level three and higher semi-autonomous vehicles. The researchers also made suggestions for many exciting types of in-car games for future exploration.
Nov 15, 2019
Waterloo medical startup wins first Entrepreneurship World Cup
A medical technology startup co-founded by two Waterloo Engineering students topped more than 100,000 applicants to take first place and the $500,000 prize in an international competition staged in Saudi Arabia.
Nov 11, 2019
Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles
A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles.
The new device, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, combines radar technology with artificial intelligence (AI) to detect unattended children or animals with 100-per-cent accuracy.