Researchers have designed a context-aware system that could enable robots to work alongside humans on assembly lines with greater efficiency, while foregoing needless...KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | April 12, 2021
Businesses and universities want easy ways to see if students and customers are vaccinated, but conservative politicians are turning "vaccine passports" into a...The New York Times From ACM News | April 7, 2021
Researchers sent drug-impregnated microscopic robots into mouse brains to treat tumors, coating the machines in E. coli to let them pass through the blood-brain...Gizmodo From ACM TechNews | April 6, 2021
Long-term care communities increasingly are using virtual reality devices and systems to improve residents' wellness and quality of life amid pandemic-related restrictions...The Wall Street Journal From ACM TechNews | April 2, 2021
Tetsuya Ogata and colleagues at Japan's Waseda University have taught an artificial intelligence-powered robot to tie knots around a box using just two fingers...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
Binghamton University's Arti Ramesh and Anand Seetharam have designed an algorithm to predict the spread of Covid-19 by tracking cellphone data.
Binghamton University From ACM TechNews | March 29, 2021
A support system to help the visually impaired navigate tactile paving includes an image processing algorithm to make paving detection independent of color thresholds...Shibaura Institute of Technology (Japan) From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021
A boutique online community of computer programmers has emerged to help family and friends gain a competitive advantage in securing vaccination appointments.
NBC News From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2021