Breaking News
Content by R_Colin_Johnson
Member Since: June 18, 2009
Blog Posts: 1925
Posts: 780

posted in June 1999

3 items
Algorithm hides data inside unaltered images
News & Analysis  
6/22/1999   Post a comment
Information can be hidden inside images without altering their appearance, according to University of Maine professor Rick Eason. In a patented algorithm he developed with Eiji Kawaguchi, a professor at the Kyushu Institute of Technology, Eason shows how to embed secret data messages within the "extra" bits of a normal bit-mapped image, which can be decoded with special software.
Data fusion is new darling in smart-technology circles
News & Analysis  
6/11/1999   Post a comment
Researchers from more than 20 countries will gather in Sunnyvale, Calif., next month to tell how the emerging technology of data fusion is fanning out into fields as diverse as predicting traffic jams and earthquakes, and building robots with hand-eye coordination. Some partisans see information fusion one day supplanting artificial intelligence and fuzzy logic in the breadth of real-world problems it addresses, but others caution that the technology — which had its origins in military tar
Virtual wires create dense optical switch
News & Analysis  
6/8/1999   Post a comment
Using the nonlinear optical properties of indium-phosphide crystals, researchers at the University of Arkansas have discovered a new wrinkle on optical switching. In a paper delivered at the recent Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics meeting in Baltimore, Scot Hawkins and Greg Salamo detailed experiments showing that applied electric fields can channel light inside the crystal to create virtual optical fibers.

EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Some Days You're the Pigeon, Others You're the Statue
Max Maxfield
I was watching the travel channel on television the other evening. It was some program about Madrid. The thing I really noticed was the plethora of statues all over the place.

EDN Staff

11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)