Automated 'coach' could help with social interactions (w/ Video)

Social phobias affect about 15 million adults in the United States, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, and surveys show that public speaking is high on the list of such phobias. For some people, these fears ...

Bio-inspired computer networks self-organise and learn

( -- Powerful computers made up of physically separate modules, self-organising networks, and computing inspired by biological systems are three hot research topics coming together in one European project.

Voice-stress software is put to the test

( -- Computer scientists working in a range of departments, from pervasive computing to mobile computing to sensors, will converge in Pittsburgh for the 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp ...

What's on your mind?

( -- Donald Patterson, director of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing & Interaction, discusses social media and its future.

Hyperconnectivity and the future of internet communication

"Hyperconnectivity and the Future of Internet Communication" (Lambert Academic Publishing, May 2015) is the title of a new book edited by City University London Professor of Pervasive Computing, Professor Adrian Cheok.

Always-on Android voice-controlled Ubi starts pre-orders

(—The Toronto-based company Unified Computer Intelligence Corporation has announced that its Ubi is now available for pre-order. Ubi, a Kickstarter project, was named to serve as a shorthand reminder of ubiquitous ...

Lab-in-a-box takes aim at doctors' computer activity

They call it "the Lab-in-a-Box." According to Nadir Weibel, a research scientist in the Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) department at the University of California, San Diego, inside the box are assorted sensors and ...

Toward computers that fit on a pen tip

A prototype implantable eye pressure monitor for glaucoma patients is believed to contain the first complete millimeter-scale computing system.

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