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- Feb. 12, 2019
A new virtual tool could help planners choose the best places to install bikes lanes in cities.
The data-based tool builds on previous research at the University of Waterloo that validated the safety benefits of bike lanes for cyclists and motorists.
Collected using sensors and a handlebar camera as researchers cycled hundreds of kilometres in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, the data showed bike lanes virtually eliminate vehicles getting too close to cyclists when they pass them.
- Feb. 12, 2019
The University of Waterloo is closed today, Tuesday, February 12 because of anticipated severe weather conditions.
- Feb. 7, 2019
Making your house “smart” could soon become cheaper and easier, thanks to new technology developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo.
Their recent study describes an approach that can be used to deploy, for the first time, battery-free sensors into a home using existing WiFi networks. Previous attempts to use battery-free sensors ran into some obstacles making the efforts impractical. These hurdles include the need to modify existing WiFi access points, challenges with security protocols, and the need to use energy-hungry components.