Researchers demonstrated that virtual reality users are more likely to exercise better when vying with realistic, rather than idealized, avatars of themselves.
...University of Bath From ACM TechNews | March 16, 2020
Technology companies increasingly are backing proposed laws that would limit the use of facial recognition systems, in an effort to head off more restrictive bills...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Researchers have created a system that uses the Amazon Alexa smart speaker's microphone array in combination with echoes of one’s voice to localize a user's whereabouts...University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Coordinated Science Lab From ACM TechNews | March 13, 2020
Maryland officials said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have run facial recognition searches on millions of state driver's license photos without...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | March 2, 2020
Employers are providing workers with high-tech tools to help them get more sleep, in the hope of improving productivity and reducing healthcare costs.
The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 28, 2020
Researchers at Imperial College London in the U.K. have created a wearable health-tracking sensor for pets and people that can monitor vital signs through apparel...Imperial College London From ACM TechNews | February 26, 2020
A study by the nonprofit research group Center for an Urban Future offers hope for New York City employees who lack the training to qualify for upcoming technology...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | February 25, 2020
Private software developers have launched websites and apps to help people in South Korea track cases of coronavirus and avoid places where infected people have...Reuters From ACM TechNews | February 24, 2020
Washington University researchers converted grasshoppers into bomb-sniffing tools by implanting electrodes in the insects' antenna lobes to tap into the capabilities...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2020