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
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
Nevada's Democratic Party hopes to avoid the fiasco seen in Iowa when it holds its caucuses Saturday with an in-house electronic voting system that it had to assemble...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | February 21, 2020
Researchers have found a way to make artificial atoms on a silicon chip more stable by drawing in additional electrons to the atoms' outer shell, which could produce...ScienceAlert (Australia) From ACM TechNews | February 12, 2020
A new computer system used deep learning to teach itself to accurately predict extreme weather events like heat waves and cold spells, based on a minimal amount...Rice University From ACM TechNews | February 12, 2020
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new safety standards for specific unmanned-aircraft models, a significant step toward eventually authorizing...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | February 11, 2020
A new three-dimensional simulation combines the macroscopic scale of tissue with the microscopic scale of individual cells to realistically model the mechano-biology...Newcastle University From ACM TechNews | February 10, 2020