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Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

Artificial intelligence accelerates discovery of metallic glass

Apr 20, 2018 United States
If you combine two or three metals together, you will get an alloy that usually looks and acts like a metal, with its atoms arranged in rigid geometric patterns. But once in a while, under just the right conditions, you get something entirely new: a futuristic alloy called metallic glass.
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Deep learning - smartphone microscopes into laboratory-grade devices

Deep learning - smartphone microscopes into laboratory-grade devices

Apr 18, 2018 United States
Researchers at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering have demonstrated that deep learning can discern and enhance microscopic details in photos taken by smartphones. The technique improves the resolution and color details of smartphone images so much that they approach the quality of images from laboratory-grade microscopes.
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After Uber, Tesla incidents, can artificial intelligence be trusted?

After Uber, Tesla incidents, can artificial intelligence be trusted?

Apr 16, 2018 United States
Considering last month's fatal crash of a self-driving Uber that took the life of a woman in Tempe, Arizona, and the recent death of a test-driver of a semi-autonomous vehicle being developed by Tesla, peoples' trust in the technology behind autonomous vehicles may also have taken a hit.
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Satellites, supercomputers, and machine learning for crops

Satellites, supercomputers, and machine learning for crops

Apr 12, 2018 United States
Corn and soybean fields look similar from space - at least they used to. But now, scientists have proven a new technique for distinguishing the two crops using satellite data and the processing power of supercomputers.
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Computer system transcribes words users speak silently

Computer system transcribes words users speak silently

Apr 10, 2018 United States
Electrodes on the face and jaw pick up otherwise undetectable neuromuscular signals triggered by internal verbalizations.
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Computer searches telescope data for evidence of distant planets

Computer searches telescope data for evidence of distant planets

Apr 6, 2018 United States
As part of an effort to identify distant planets hospitable to life, NASA has established a crowdsourcing project in which volunteers search telescopic images for evidence of debris disks around stars, which are good indicators of exoplanets.
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Robot designed to defend factories against cyberthreats

Robot designed to defend factories against cyberthreats

Apr 5, 2018 United States
It's small enough to fit inside a shoebox, yet this robot on four wheels has a big mission: keeping factories and other large facilities safe from hackers.
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Facial recognition detects sleepy drivers

Facial recognition detects sleepy drivers

Apr 3, 2018 United States
DriverFocus is a driver monitoring system that uses facial recognition software to identify signs of driver fatigue or driver distraction.
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Novel method for energy-efficient deep neural networks

Novel method for energy-efficient deep neural networks

Apr 2, 2018 United States
A method to improve the energy efficiency of scientific artificial intelligence is showing early promise in efforts to parse insights from volumes of cancer data.
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€6.3m Irish drone research project

€6.3m Irish drone research project

Mar 30, 2018 United Kingdom
The programme will see researchers recreate flying environments for drones as digital models, taking into account a wide range of factors like air traffic, buildings and electricity lines, and then testing them in the real world at Waterford Airport and other selected locations around Ireland.
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Facial recognition technology helps find lost pets

Facial recognition technology helps find lost pets

Mar 29, 2018 New Zealand
'PiP' Facial Recognition, as it is known, will revolutionise the way we reunite lost pets with their families according to the New Zealand Companion Animal Council.
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Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

Geely, L'Oréal, Arsenal FC and PolyPhotonix to Open the IDTechEx Show!

Mar 28, 2018
The IDTechEx Show! in Berlin, Germany, on April 11-12 is the key meeting place for those involved in technology scouting and product innovation, bringing together emerging technologies with global brands.
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Dissecting artificial intelligence to better understand human brain

Dissecting artificial intelligence to better understand human brain

Mar 28, 2018 United States
In the natural world, intelligence takes many forms. It could be a bat using echolocation to expertly navigate in the dark, or an octopus quickly adapting its behavior to survive in the deep ocean. Likewise, in the computer science world, multiple forms of artificial intelligence are emerging - different networks each trained to excel in a different task.
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Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma and Hitachi utilize AI technology

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma and Hitachi utilize AI technology

Mar 27, 2018 Japan
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation and Hitachi Ltd have initiated collaborative creation for improving the efficiency of clinical trials for the development of new drugs.
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IDTechEx TVWhat to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

What to expect at the IDTechEx Show! Europe 2018

Mar 26, 2018
Connecting Emerging Technologies With Global Brands 11 - 12 April 2018 | Estrel Convention Center, Berlin, Germany
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New AI technique dramatically improves the quality of medical imaging

New AI technique dramatically improves the quality of medical imaging

Mar 22, 2018 United States
A radiologist's ability to make accurate diagnoses from high-quality diagnostic imaging studies directly impacts patient outcome. However, acquiring sufficient data to generate the best quality imaging comes at a cost. Now researchers have addressed this challenge with a new technique based on artificial intelligence and machine learning.
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AI to investigate illegal wildlife trade on social media

AI to investigate illegal wildlife trade on social media

Mar 19, 2018 Finland
Illegal wildlife trade is one of the biggest threats to biodiversity conservation and is currently expanding to social media. This is a worrisome trend, given the ease of access and popularity of social media. Efficient monitoring of illegal wildlife trade on social media is therefore crucial for conserving biodiversity.
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IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

IDTechEx Announces the Winners of Launchpad

Mar 16, 2018 Worldwide, Europe
IDTechEx Launchpad will showcase innovations from 21 start-up companies at the IDTechEx Show! held in Berlin, Germany on 11-12 April 2018. All winners will be showing a new working prototype or product, many for the first time.
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Personalised robotic exosuits

Personalised robotic exosuits

Mar 16, 2018 United States
When it comes to soft assistive devices — like the wearable exosuit being created by the Harvard Biodesign Lab — the wearer and the robot need to be in sync. But every human moves a bit differently, and tailoring the robot's parameters to an individual user is a time-consuming and inefficient process.
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Miami airport introduces facial recognition facility

Miami airport introduces facial recognition facility

Mar 15, 2018 United States
The facility is the first in the country completely dedicated to providing expedited passport screening via facial recognition. The new technology verifies a travelers' identity by matching a traveler to the document they are presenting.
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AI to help stroke victims

AI to help stroke victims

Mar 13, 2018 United States
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted a De Novo request for the first-ever Computer-Aided Triage and Notification Platform to identify Large Vessel Occlusion strokes in CTA imaging.