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Before a new car goes on sale, the automaker needs to know how it will behave in an accident. To this end, the manufacturer performs a series of crash tests that inflict severe damage to the vehicle. But when it comes to high-end cars, even the richest company can’t afford such luxury...
Security systems extensively employed in motor vehicles are hardly ever used in the motorcycle industry leading to a large number of accidents. Taiwanese company Senzar has decided to change this situation.
Many countries are extensively implementing face recognition video surveillance systems. Such a measure, in their opinion, can protect the public from crime, but many civil society representatives see them as a threat to their freedoms and are looking for ways to bypass the ubiquitous tracking system.
The project created by Boston-based developers CJ Carr and Zack Zukowski is called Dadabots. They are currently working on teaching artificial intelligence to make music, most notably - to write death metal songs.
Neural networks come up with increasingly more surprises. Artificial intelligence’ rapid progress allows people to do truly unimaginable things, for example control a video character’s movements.
For decades, the development of the gaming industry has been closely linked with scientific discoveries and novelties in the world of computing technologies. Let’s take a look at how the evolution of engineering impacted the development of the entertainment industry.
Artificial intelligence’ main advantage over human intelligence is its accuracy and attention to detail. Scientists from the University of Minnesota have once again confirmed the fact by creating software capable to determine a child age based on his or her eye movement.
Drones can perform a variety of tasks from tending agricultural lands to military operations. Rega is a Swiss organization dedicated to saving missing people. Its representatives have recently announced that they would be using Swiss Air Rescue UAVs for their missions.
In 2018, American Weather Channel started adding AR elements to its programs. A clear picture supporting the information presented by the hosts improves viewer perception. One of the latest programs has become a direst forecast.
A direct data exchange between the brain and the computer is a subject of heated discussions in the scientific community. Recently, another breakthrough has been made in this area.
The plans of US technology giant Microsoft to supply 100 thousand HoloLens AR headsets US Armed Forces were announced last year. Let us see what this product is about.
NASA announced that the Orion emergency system has successfully completed all tests. The technology was built to safely move spacecraft away from its launch vehicle in case of malfunction.
At a recent presentation, Apple introduced several new subscription services including magazine platform Apple News+, iOS and…
Spanish scientists from Pompeu Fabra University have created artificial intelligence that can play the violin. The developers have not yet decided whether the programme should teach music or engage in concert activity.
Boston Dynamics robots are famously high-tech, but most of them still have a long way to go before they can be integrated into the economy. The company has recently purchased a startup called Kinema Systems, which might completely change the current situation.
Autonomous cars are known for being slow, but certain situations on the road require the ability to quickly react and perform intricate maneuvers. How can self-driving cars pass these tests? Scientists from Stanford University decided to find an answer for this question.
Each year, MIT Technology Review selects the top 10 breakthrough technologies of the moment. In 2019, the magazine’s…
Baltimore is an industrial city in the east of the United States. Local researchers have recently created an excavator control system using Stanley Black & Decker’s gaming joystick.
The Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects posted a video clip demonstrating the truly amazing g capabilities of the "Marker" experimental platform.
The U.S. Navy Command spokespersons shared plans to install the system on an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, which will serve in the Pacific Ocean.
2018 was the most difficult year for Facebook. Now, the company has announced a complete overhaul of its confidentiality and safety policies. This is not about customer experience - it’s a last-ditch effort to save the company