As sensors proliferate, opportunities are emerging in the field of machine learning
Biological learning systems run the gamut from the lowly roundworm (Caenorhabditis elegans) with its 300 or so neurons, all the way up to the adult elephant brain, with its 200 billion neurons. Whether they're ...
MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access ...
Low-powered, high-speed head-mounted display with augment reality chip
Walking around the streets searching for a place to eat will be no hassle when a head-mounted display (HMD) becomes affordable and ubiquitous. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology ...
Google Drive sports new view and scan enhancements
CAPTCHA evokes sympathetic (aka correct) response
Fujitsu digitizes sticky-note brainstorming with proprietary digital pen technology
Fujitsu Laboratories today announced that it has developed an industry-first technology supporting the digitization of results from sticky-note brainstorming sessions by utilizing a digital pen.
Stanford summer course yields touchscreen Braille writer
Each summer, under the red-tiled roofs and sandstone of Stanford, the Army High-Performance Computing Research Center (AHPCRC) invites a select group of undergraduates from across the country gather for a two-month immersion ...
Holocaust historical data goes digital
(AP) -- The world's largest collection of Holocaust documents is going digital.
Use smartphone app to file taxes
You can make a restaurant reservation, check your bank balance, and shop online with your smartphone, and now you may be able to do your taxes, too.
IBM and EU partner to enable digitization of historic European texts on massive scale
IBM and the EU have expanded their research collaboration, which now includes more than two-dozen national libraries, research institutes, universities, and companies across Europe to provide new technology that will enable ...
Listen, watch, read -- computers search for meaning
(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have created the first integrated semantic search platform that integrates text, video and audio. The system can 'watch' films, 'listen' to audio and 'read' text to find relevant responses ...
Google acquires Web security firm reCAPTCHA
(PhysOrg.com) -- Google announced on Wednesday that it has acquired reCAPTCHA, a company that produces the squiggly words used by websites to guard against spam and fraud.
Study suggests left-side bias in visual expertise
Facial recognition is not as automatic as it may seem. Researchers have identified specific areas in the brain devoted solely to picking out faces among other objects we encounter. Two specific effects have been established ...