The 2019 MForesight National Manufacturing Summit took place on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at the Hamilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. The theme was Restoring the U.S. Innovation Ecosystem: Reclaiming America’s Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing. The Summit featured speeches from Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Gary Peters, and Rep. Ro Khanna; senior officials from the Departments of Defense and Commerce; and a range of industry and academic leaders.
The Starkey Livio AI is the first hearing aid to introduce multiple sensors. These sensors mean that the hearing aid can track your daily activity such as how many steps you take, along with other features like fall detection and social engagement.
Many experts predict that the emerging 5G wireless technology will revolutionize the world's economy. They say it holds the key to a smarter, more efficient, more connected and much wealthier world. But a recent congressional report outlines how China plans to use the transition to 5G and its access to billions of networked electronic devices for intelligence-gathering, sabotage and business deals. As VOA's Jela de Franceschi reports, China's aim is to put an end to US high-tech pre-eminence.
Achin Bhowmik, CTO at Starkey Hearing Technologies, talks about redefining what a hearing aid is using sensors and AI, enhancing machine perception to augment the human experience.
Tonya Hall and Dr. Achin Bhowmik, chief technology officer and executive vice president of engineering at Starkey Hearing Technologies, discuss the future of wearable and perceptual computing.
Developed in the lab of Yale's Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, NASA-inspired robotic skins enable users to turn soft objects - a stuffed animal or a foam tube, for instance - into robots.
Anduril Industries Chairman Trae Stephens on the U.S. tech sector pushing back against the Pentagon.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the department's efforts to build up America's cyber security infrastructure and President Trump's push for a border wall.