Retailers are increasingly reliant on augmented reality technology to help consumers try on products, hoping to virtually recreate the real-world shopping experience...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 23, 2020
Researchers showed that a small but well-functioning quantum computer was able to solve a small portion of a real logistics problem in the aviation industry.
Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) From ACM TechNews | December 18, 2020
University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a chip that, with financial backing, could be scaled up and used to build the quantum simulator of the future...SciTechDaily From ACM News | December 17, 2020
A dinosaur's brain reconstructed through advanced imaging and three-dimensional modeling suggests the sauropod may have been bipedal and occasionally carnivorous...CNN From ACM TechNews | December 16, 2020
Researchers at Hokkaido University and Amoeba Energy in Japan developed an analog computer to find a reliable, speedy solution to the traveling salesman problem...Hokkaido University (Japan) From ACM News | December 15, 2020
Encouraged by the pandemic, augmented and mixed realities bring new views to end-users in medicine, industry, and the military.
Esther Shein Commissioned by CACM Staff From ACM News | December 15, 2020
A Georgia Institute of Technology music technologist modified an improvisational musical robot called Shimon to create lyrics and perform rap in real time.
Scientific American From ACM TechNews | December 11, 2020