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Deep learning computer vision solution for trains

Deep learning computer vision solution for trains

Sep 19, 2018 United States
A groundbreaking solution for the railway industry that delivers deep learning computer vision and object detection technology to the network edge and onboard trains. This new, multiplatform solution will allow railway network operators to deploy applications, such as video surveillance and smart cameras, that mimic human vision and perform tasks, such as vehicle identification, intruder detection and empty seat recognition, that result in improved safety, security and risk analysis.
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Machine learning algorithm automatically sorts zebrafish eggs

Machine learning algorithm automatically sorts zebrafish eggs

Sep 19, 2018 Germany
Zebrafish possess almost all of the same genes we humans do - and that makes their eggs the perfect model organisms for use in genetic and drug research. Previously, samples have had to be prepared manually, which is a very time-consuming task. Now, however, a clever machine learning algorithm will be able to separate and sort the fish eggs automatically.
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Understanding deep sea images with AI

Understanding deep sea images with AI

Sep 18, 2018 Germany
Diving robots or autonomous underwater vehicles, which carry out measurements independently in the deep sea, can now record large quantities of high-resolution images. To evaluate these images scientifically in a sustainable manner, a number of prerequisites have to be fulfilled in data acquisition, curation and data management.
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Robots and drones making their own decisions? That's the goal

Robots and drones making their own decisions? That's the goal

Sep 17, 2018 United States
What if a parent could feel safe allowing a drone to walk their child to the bus stop? Robots working without human intervention? That might occur sooner than you think with a new avenue of artificial intelligence.
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Research helps make buses smarter

Research helps make buses smarter

Sep 14, 2018 Switzerland
A rather unusual trolleybus has been navigating the streets of Zurich in recent months. With its large windscreen and covered wheels, it could easily be mistaken for a tram. It ­features a hybrid electric drive system that allows it to draw power from an on-board traction battery as well as ­overhead wires. But this bus is also "smart", boasting specially designed software that automatically gathers information on the route.
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Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

Model can more naturally detect depression in conversations

Sep 13, 2018 United States
In recent years, machine learning has been championed as a useful aid for diagnostics. Machine-learning models, for instance, have been developed that can detect words and intonations of speech that may indicate depression.
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Forecasting earthquake aftershocks with AI

Forecasting earthquake aftershocks with AI

Sep 11, 2018 United States
From hurricanes and floods to volcanoes and earthquakes, the Earth is continuously evolving in fits and spurts of dramatic activity. Earthquakes and subsequent tsunamis alone have caused massive destruction in the last decade.
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Artificial intelligence can predict how cancers will evolve and spread

Artificial intelligence can predict how cancers will evolve and spread

Sep 10, 2018 United Kingdom
Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve - so that doctors can design the most effective treatment for each patient.
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Facial recognition intercepts imposter at airport

Facial recognition intercepts imposter at airport

Sep 7, 2018 United States
On only the third day using its new cutting-edge facial comparison biometric system, US Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at Washington Dulles International Airport intercepted an imposter posing as a French Citizen.
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IDTechEx TVRobo reef protector to save the Great Barrier Reef

Robo reef protector to save the Great Barrier Reef

Sep 6, 2018 Australia
An underwater drone that can keep watch on reef health and accurately identify and inject the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish is ready to be put to the test on the Great Barrier Reef, as a result of a collaboration between QUT, Google and the Great Barrier Reef.
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If military robot falls, it can get itself up

If military robot falls, it can get itself up

Sep 5, 2018 United States
Scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed software to ensure that if a robot falls, it can get itself back up, meaning future military robots will be less reliant on their Soldier handlers.