'I like the idea. I think it's kind of cool,' said District 4 representative Greg Stock, but 'I would feel a little bit more comfortable if we had a little bit more about what that privacy protection is.'
Under a proposal to be voted on Tuesday by the Champaign City Council, the sensors would be placed on city traffic-signal poles and provide real-time data for researchers and the public to use.
The owners of most of the local restaurants recently added to the popular app weren't aware it had happened and haven't signed agreements to partner with the service.
“My wife, Anne, and I are thrilled to make this $10 million gift to the university that transformed our lives,” Don Edwards said Wednesday
McDonald's and Chick-fil-A are both employing two-lane drive-thrus with technology that takes pictures of customers' cars to keep track of orders; the former is also exploring using AI to adjust what it shows on its digital menu boards based on time of day, weather and traffic.
“You don’t miss your water till the well runs dry” reverberates in the digital age. We take internet connectivity for granted, until we find ourselves cut off from the 21st century world. While smartphones suffice for many tasks, nothing beats a direct wired connection, or at least fast home…
The principal at the Champaign branch of the Midwest engineering and environmental firm Fehr Graham who holds two degrees from the UI answered a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio as part of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.
The most important news from the recent 2020 Consumer Electronics Show lacked flashing LEDs, self-driving capability or physical substance. Instead, a ubiquitous technology stole the show. Bluetooth, a low-power, short-range “personal” wireless technology developed in 1989 that first debuted…
Editor Jeff D’Alessio’s weekly chat with a local boss about leadership, management style and more. This week: The dean of the University of Illinois Gies College of Business.
CES should stand for Completely Excited Senses, rather than Consumer Electronics Show, which on Friday wrapped up its annual stay in Las Vegas. Somewhere around 150,000 attendees experienced sensory overload, beyond sight and sound. During the past few years one could mistake CES for the Las…
William C. Jackson, who holds two UI degrees in mechanical engineering and is the former administrator of a division of Johnson Controls, which makes building-safety products, began working Monday. UI Trustees will formally vote on his $414,000-a-year appointment Jan. 16.
URBANA — Urbana-based Frasca International Inc. has received an order for a helicopter training device from the country’s largest air medical-transport service.
The end of the year marks the end of one of our busiest seasons at the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum. We recently wrapped up our ninth annual Snow Globe event.
The project is also part of a larger 'STEM Illinois' initiative designed to encourage young people in the community and their parents to get involved in science, technology, engineering and math.
Staff writer Julie Wurth chats with the UI senior, biology researcher and recipient of the Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Award, given annually to one student at each four-year college in the state.
With this penultimate column of 2019 we continue the tradition of noting the best and worst products of the past year and forecasting those of Christmases yet to come.
We said bye-bye to Burnham Mansion, the late Great Impasta and those funky eclipse glasses, and welcome to the 44th president, the Pride Parade and a Pesotum farm-playing Luke Bryan. As the clock winds down on the 2010s — and the countdown continues to a new Costco in Champaign, a casino in Danville and A/C at last throughout Central High School
'It's exactly what I needed,' Jasmine Brown said Tuesday about her 'gait trainer' after the students who designed and built it gave their presentation to faculty in the Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering's Senior Capstone Design Program.
Tabitha Dunn reached out to iLuminate, the third-place finisher on 'America’s Got Talent' in 2011, which wears full-body suits with light panels that are programmed to light up and flash different colors.
As the days have gotten colder, many of us have likely turned up the heat in our homes. This easy task is one we may take for granted and we may not think about how it was developed. One part of the story takes place in Urbana.
The issue began late Monday morning, preventing people from connecting to the IllinoisNet network, said Jason Choi, spokesman for Technology Services.
It calls on governments and other higher-education institutions to declare the emergency as well and 'back this up with actions that will help create a better future for both people and our planet.'
Earlier this month, the crime-prevention and public-safety organization put a kiosk in the X wing at Parkland College, near the library stairs.