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LED Lights Being Used to Monitor Society - SMART LIGHTS

Light bulbs can now send and receive data thanks to a California company that has added sensors into each power hub. Although these smart lights can monitor pollution or spot an unattended bag at an airport, their ability to track our every move raises privacy concerns.

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Don't look up! Apocalypse-level asteroid to fly past Earth this month

Dubbed 7482 (1994 PC1), this asteroid has an estimated diameter of 1-1.3 kilometers. That's over 4 times the size of the Eiffel Tower.

A massive kilometer-sized asteroid is set to fly past the Earth later this month in what is set to be the first flyby of an asteroid of this size during 2022, according to NASA's asteroid tracker. This asteroid could cause a worldwide cataclysm if it impacted Earth, but this is thankfully extremely unlikely to happen.
Dubbed 7482 (1994 PC1), this asteroid has an estimated diameter of at least 1 kilometer, and could possibly be around 1.3 kilometers wide. For comparison, that's over four times the size of the Eiffel Tower and 3.5 times the size of New York City's Empire State Building.
The asteroid is categorized as an Apollo-class asteroid, meaning its orbit is wider than Earth's and its orbital path around the Sun can cross the path of our own planet. Further, it has also been designated a potentially hazardous asteroid by NASA.

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WALMART FUTURE METAVERSE RETAIL

Cultural transformation and the future of retail

In Walmart’s defence, however, the video is four years old.

A quick Google search reveals that a digital agency made the clip for the retailer to impress influencers at SXSW 2017.

We’ll leave it up to you to decide what that says about social media and the heavily hyped metaverse space in 2022. We couldn’t possibly comment.

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SATELLITES NOW WITH LASERS?

According to Elon Musk

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News Release: DHS Announces Small Business Innovation Research Pre-Solicitation

Washington – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program released 11 topics for the new Small Business innovation Research (SBIR) 22.1 Pre-solicitation. During this period, small businesses can review topics and ask clarifying technical questions regarding the topic requirements.

“The topics span a broad range of homeland security needs that give small businesses the opportunity to partner with DHS and turn their ideas into effective solutions,” said Dusty Lang, DHS SBIR Director. “I encourage all innovative small businesses to review the topics in the Pre-Solicitation to better understand our research and development needs.”

Full topic descriptions for the titles listed below can be viewed at SAM.gov. Technical questions should be directed to the technical point of contact for each topic, listed in the 22.1 SBIR Topic Areas document. Small businesses have until 5:00 p.m. ET on December 14, 2021 to submit their questions.

The DHS topics in the 22.1 SBIR Pre-Solicitation are:

  • DHS221-001 - Automated Artificial Intelligence (AI) Distress Alerts and Monitoring
  • DHS221-002 - Rapidly deployable countermeasures at protected perimeters and structures
  • DHS221-003 - Non-Invasive and Real-time Detection of Counterfeit Microelectronics
  • DHS221-004 - Broadband Push-to-Talk Interoperability Platform
  • DHS221-005 - A Step Towards Agent Agnostic Detection of Biological Hazards
  • DHS221-006 - Streamlined Airport Checkpoint Screening for Limited Mobility Passengers
  • DHS221-007 - Mass Fatality Tracking System (MFTS)
  • DHS221-008 - Next Generation Semiconductor-Based Spectroscopic Personal Radiation Detectors (SPRDs)
  • DHS221-009 - Field Forward Diagnostics for Select Agent List Toxins
  • DHS221-010 - Wearable Detector for Aerosolized Chemical Threats
  • DHS221-011 - From Port-Side to Pen-Side: Low Cost Detection/Diagnostics for High-Consequence Transboundary or Nationally Reportable Animal Diseases, Particularly Those with Zoonotic Propensity

The DHS SBIR Program is a competitive contract awards program to increase the participation of innovative and creative U.S. small businesses in federal research and development initiatives and to increase private sector commercialization of SBIR-funded solutions. To learn more about the program, visit: https://oip.dhs.gov/sbir/public or contact STSBIR.Program@hq.dhs.gov.

Interested small businesses can register for the Deconstructing SBIR: What’s New in 2022! webinar on Wednesday December 1, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET. During this live webinar, attendees will hear from the DHS SBIR Director about how small businesses can participate in the program and how technologies developed through SBIR can support DHS component technology needs.

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