China is embracing facial payment technology, which allows consumers to purchase goods simply by posing in front of point-of-sale machines equipped with cameras...The Guardian From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2019
Researchers in Switzerland are developing new approaches for control of robotic hands for amputees that combine individual finger control and automation for improved...Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne From ACM TechNews | September 16, 2019
A study by cybersecurity company NormShield found U.S. state election offices are failing to implement digital safeguards, increasing the 2020 elections' susceptibility...The Washington Post From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
University of Massachusetts, Amherst researchers have unveiled physiological-sensing textiles that can be woven or stitched into sleep apparel.
UMass Amherst News From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
A new self-contained communication tool provides support for first-responders from separate organizations operating in a disaster situation.
University of Missouri News Bureau From ACM TechNews | September 13, 2019
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
Researchers reconstructed a virtual skull of the last common human ancestor using computerized-tomography scans of 260 modern-day skulls from various populations...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019
A new study found that only 45% of U.S. high schools offer classes in computer science, and that girls and minorities are underrepresented in those classes.
U.S. News & World Report From ACM TechNews | September 11, 2019