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ACLU calls license plate cameras invasive

As Illinois communities debate whether to install license plate cameras to fight crime, some are calling the technology invasive. After much debate, Champaign recently voted to install 46 automatic license plate readers around the community….



Missouri DNR awards $1.2 million for four EV charging stations

Four sites throughout Missouri will share $1.2 million in funding to construct electric vehicle charging stations, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced. The financial awards were made to four recipients approved to construct…


What is 5G? An electrical engineer explains

5G stands for fifth-generation cellular network technology. It’s the technology that enables wireless communication – for example, from your cellular phone to a cell tower, which channels it to the internet. 5G is a network…




Gov. Whitmer announces air mobility corridor development

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the first-of-its-kind drone technology study in three proposed areas between Michigan and Ontario, southeast Michigan, and any other suitable location. Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), the Michigan Aeronautics Commission, the state…