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Robot Monitors Chicken Houses and Retrieves Eggs

A new mobile autonomous robot could perform daily monitoring tasks while safely interacting with chickens in commercial chicken houses, according to researchers at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI).

Piezoelectric Tiles Light the Way for Kennedy Space Center Visitors

Ilan Stern, a senior research scientist with the Georgia Tech Research Institute, and colleagues, are collaborating on a $2 million project to build a 40,000-square-foot lighted outdoor footpath demonstrating applications of piezoelectricity for renewable energy.

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Researchers Probe Retail Security Systems’ Effects on Pacemakers

Ralph M. Herkert, director of the Medical Device Test Center at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) in Atlanta, is working with manufacturers to help answer that question and improve the design of both the medical devices and the electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems that they pass through.

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GTRI Researchers Stress the Importance of Human Elements for Hospital Software Use

Margarita Gonzalez, Branch Chief in the Socio-Technical Systems Division at Georgia Tech Research Institute, said she hears from many clients that they hate their software tool..."It's re-envisioning how you capture and structure critical data so it is more easily searchable and retrievable," Gonzalez said.

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