Microsoft age-estimate tool unleashed real-time virality
New algorithms produce patterns that could hide eyesores in public places
If a bulky electrical box has to be placed at the edge of a public park, what's the best way to conceal it so that it won't detract from its surroundings? How about an air-conditioning condenser beside a ...
Intel's Perceptual Computing marks neo-desktop era
Computer algorithm outperforms humans on 'Labeled Faces in the Wild' benchmark
InSight team's wearable glass system identifies people by clothes
A pioneering facial recognition cane for the blind
A revolutionary 'smart' cane enabling the visually impaired to instantly identify friends and family could be available soon, thanks to students at Birmingham City University.
New research suggests ancient Indonesian "hobbit" looked more like us than apes
JIBO robot could become part of the family
FACE team seeks to melt 'Uncanny' ice for robot bonds (w/ Video)
Dogs know that smile on your face
Dogs can tell the difference between happy and angry human faces, according to a new study in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on February 12. The discovery represents the first solid evidence that a ...
SpaceX capsule has 'new car' smell, astronauts say (Update)
SpaceX's Dragon cargo vessel smells like a new car, said astronauts at the International Space Station after opening the hatches Saturday following the spacecraft's landmark mission to the orbiting lab.
Move over '123456': passwords to go high-tech
Internet users may soon have a secure solution to the modern plague of passwords, in which they can use visual patterns or even their own body parts to identify themselves.
Smartphone face recognition 'improved' by copying the brain
Face recognition security on smartphones can be significantly improved if users store an 'average' photo of themselves, according to new research by scientists at the University of York.
Facelock: A new password alternative which plays to the strengths of human memory
Forgotten passwords are a serious problem for both IT managers and users. The root of the problem is a trade-off between memorability and security: simple passwords are easy to remember but easy to crack; ...