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Engineers use deep learning to reconstruct holograms

Engineers use deep learning to reconstruct holograms

Nov 28, 2017 United States
A form of machine learning called deep learning is one of the key technologies behind recent advances in applications like real-time speech recognition and automated image and video labeling.
IDTechEx Insight Forums Provide Analysis of Sensor Innovations

IDTechEx Insight Forums Provide Analysis of Sensor Innovations

Nov 27, 2017 United Kingdom
On Dec 5 to 7 IDTechEx will host six half day business intelligence forums covering the latest innovations with sensors, flexible electronics, human machine interface technology and the Internet of Things.
Speedy collision detector could make robots better human assistants

Speedy collision detector could make robots better human assistants

Nov 24, 2017 United States
Electrical engineers have developed a faster collision detection algorithm that uses machine learning to help robots avoid moving objects and weave through complex, rapidly changing environments in real time.
New way to write magnetic info

New way to write magnetic info

Nov 23, 2017 United Kingdom
Researchers have shown how to write any magnetic pattern desired onto nanowires, which could help computers mimic how the brain processes information.
Technology makes artificial intelligence more private and portable

Technology makes artificial intelligence more private and portable

Nov 21, 2017 Canada
New deep-learning AI software is compact enough to fit on mobile computer chips for use in everything from smartphones to industrial robots.
Grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste

Grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste

Nov 20, 2017 United Kingdom
It will go towards the creation of the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics which is a multi-university project that has received funding and contributions totalling £40m to bring together a diverse consortium of experts in robotics, AI, sensors and radiation resilient embedded systems to address nuclear waste problems.
Algorithm can diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists

Algorithm can diagnose pneumonia better than radiologists

Nov 16, 2017 United States
Researchers have developed a deep learning algorithm that evaluates chest X-rays for signs of disease. In just over a month of development, their algorithm outperformed expert radiologists at diagnosing pneumonia.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority recruits five robots as staff

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority recruits five robots as staff

Nov 14, 2017 United Arab Emirates
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) announced the recruitment of five robots as staff, as part of its continuous quest to envision and make the future through the development of mechanisms that enrich the experience of customers and contribute to the provision of seven-star quality services at its Customer Happiness Centres.
Smart autopilot promises to keep flying safe

Smart autopilot promises to keep flying safe

Nov 10, 2017 Europe
Intelligent autopilot and cockpits designed by virtual reality could ease the burden on pilots and make flying safer for Europe's airline passengers.
Multi-racial facial recognition system provides more accurate results

Multi-racial facial recognition system provides more accurate results

Nov 8, 2017 United Kingdom
A 3D morphing face model that has 'learned' from different racial faces and can better identify people in 2D pictures - even if a person's appearance is compromised by their pose, expression, lighting or poor image resolution.
Deutsche Post DHL plans for autonomous delivery trucks

Deutsche Post DHL plans for autonomous delivery trucks

Nov 7, 2017 Germany
NVIDIA announced that Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world's largest mail and logistics company, and ZF, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, have partnered together to deploy a test fleet of autonomous delivery trucks, starting in 2018.
Record Bookings For The IDTechEx Show!

Record Bookings For The IDTechEx Show!

Nov 7, 2017 North America (USA + Canada), Worldwide
Over 3,000 attendees, 250 exhibitors and 240 speakers will converge at the Santa Clara Convention Center on November 15-16 for the IDTechEx Show!
Mind-reading brain-decoding tech

Mind-reading brain-decoding tech

Nov 6, 2017 United States
Researchers have demonstrated how to decode what the human brain is seeing by using artificial intelligence to interpret MRI scans from people watching videos, representing a sort of mind-reading technology.
Artificial intelligence: Is this the future of early cancer detection?

Artificial intelligence: Is this the future of early cancer detection?

Nov 3, 2017 Spain
A new endoscopic system powered by artificial intelligence has been shown to automatically identify colorectal adenomas during colonoscopy.
Tool to debug black box deep learning algorithms

Tool to debug black box deep learning algorithms

Nov 1, 2017 United States
Computers can now beat humans at chess and Go, but it may be a while before people trust their driving. The danger of self-driving cars was highlighted last year when Tesla's autonomous car collided with a truck it mistook for a cloud, killing its passenger.
Research breaks new ground in memory technology

Research breaks new ground in memory technology

Oct 31, 2017 Singapore
An international research team pioneered the development of a novel thin, organic film that supports a million more times read-write cycles and consumes 1,000 times less power than commercial flash memories.
IDTechEx TVAn overview of the IDTechEx Show! USA

An overview of the IDTechEx Show! USA

Oct 30, 2017
Raghu Das, CEO and Chris Clare, Event Director, IDTechEx tells you what to expect at the upcoming IDTechEx Show! held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 15-16 2017.
Engineers to develop intelligent, adaptive and resilient robot teams

Engineers to develop intelligent, adaptive and resilient robot teams

Oct 30, 2017 United States
The United States Army Research Laboratory has awarded a five-year, $27 million grant to develop new methods of creating autonomous, intelligent, and resilient teams of robots.
NASCAR, JCDecaux, Galvani and Terrafugia to open the IDTechEx Show!

NASCAR, JCDecaux, Galvani and Terrafugia to open the IDTechEx Show!

Oct 26, 2017
Opening the IDTechEx Show! in Santa Clara, Nov 15-16, are four select Cornerstone presentations which will showcase how new technologies are coming to market which solve big problems created by changing demographics and global megatrends, from mobility to healthcare to enabling the ubiquity of electronics.
Drone delivery: publicity stunt or game changer in instant fulfilment?

Drone delivery: publicity stunt or game changer in instant fulfilment?

Oct 26, 2017 Worldwide
The idea of drone delivery sharply divides commentator opinion: some dismiss it as a mere publicity stunt whilst others consider it a game changer that will bring near instant product fulfilment to e-commerce, stripping traditional shops of their last major differentiator.