The U.S. Special Operations Command is developing a portable facial recognition system that can identify individuals from 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) off.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
New software automatically translates a video of a person speaking in one language into another language, while matching their lip movements to the new words.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | January 29, 2020
Carnegie Mellon University researchers developed a technique to inhibit the Amazon Alexa voice assistant's ability to respond to commands by playing an audio clip...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 13, 2019
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a computer program that plans deliveries by getting drones to piggyback on public transport for a range boost....New Scientist From ACM TechNews | November 4, 2019
The ROBOpilot Unmanned Aircraft Conversion System passed the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Practical Test for piloting light aircraft and completed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
A new smartphone app can detect extremely small amounts of norovirus (the most common cause of gastroenteritis) in water, when used with a microscope attachment...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed artificial skin containing physical sensors that can detect pressure, bending, and temperature...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019