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New approach in VR redirected walking presented

In the burgeoning world of virtual reality (VR) technology, it remains a challenge to provide users with a realistic perception of infinite space and natural walking capabilities in the virtual ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Algorithm makes the process of comparing 3-D scans up to 1,000 times faster

Medical image registration is a common technique that involves overlaying two images, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, to compare and analyze anatomical differences in great detail. ...

5 hours ago from TechXplore

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A machine has figured out Rubik’s Cube all by itself

Unlike chess moves, changes to a Rubik’s Cube are hard to evaluate, which is why deep-learning machines haven’t been able to solve the puzzle on their own. Until now.

Fri 15 Jun 18 from MIT Technology Review

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Generation query network lets computer create multi-view 3-D model from 2-D photographs

A team of researchers working with Google's DeepMind division in London has developed what they describe as a Generation Query Network (GQN)—it allows a computer to create a 3-D model of a scene ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from TechXplore

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Optical scanning technology used to restore wax recordings of indigenous languages

A team of researchers at UC Berkeley has embarked on a project to save wax recordings made a century ago using modern technology—they are calling it the "Documenting Endangered Languages" initiative. ...

3 hours ago from TechXplore

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First UK legal challenge to question police use of facial recognition technology

Facial recognition technology is not coming … it's already here. 2018 is fast becoming the year that facial recognition technology finally hits the mainstream with a constant ...

Fri 15 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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System allows surveillance cameras to 'talk' to the public through individual smartphones

Purdue University researchers have created a technology that allows public cameras to send personalized messages to people without compromising their privacy.

Thu 14 Jun 18 from TechXplore

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Computer program looks five minutes into the future

Computer scientists from the University of Bonn have developed software that can look a few minutes into the future. The program first learns the typical sequence of actions, such as cooking, ...

Wed 13 Jun 18 from Phys.org

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Best encrypted messaging apps 2018 for Android

Level up the security of your instant messaging with these encrypted communication apps for Android.

Sat 16 Jun 18 from Techradar

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MIT trains AI to track people's movements through walls

In 2013, an MIT team found a way to see through walls using WiFi radio signals and in 2015 they could see well enough to identify individuals. Now, led by Dina Katabi from the MIT Computer ...

Tue 12 Jun 18 from Gizmag

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