One of the first computer-based expert systems aids geologists in mineral exploration.
History of innovation
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The first instrumented training system takes flight.
“Hey, Siri. Did you really start as cognitive decision making software?”
We quantified the scope of the golf economy.
Robots coordinate, communicate and create milestones at the same time.
SRI methods help develop EPA testing still used today.
The first human liver tissue bank for testing drugs on humans versus animals.
Advanced radar facilities help keep the U.S. safe during the Cold War.
The first commercially available all-solid-state broadcast camera delivers clearer, sharper images than ever before.