21 Feb 2022
Facial Recognition Tech Taken to the Next Level in Virtual Reality
Our face can unlock a smartphone, provide access to a secure building and speed up passport control at airports, verifying our identity for numerous purposes. An international team of researchers has taken facial recognition technology to the next level, using a person's expression to manipulate objects in a virtual reality setting without the use of a handheld controller or touchpad.
30 Aug 2021
Facial Recognition for Premature Babies
Researchers have designed a computer vision system that can automatically detect a tiny baby's face in a hospital bed and remotely monitor its vital signs from a digital camera with the same accuracy as an electrocardiogram machine.
25 May 2020
New Wearables to Diagnose Preeclampsia, Epilepsy and Heart Attacks
Transforming how common health conditions are diagnosed using point-of-care and wearable bio diagnostic devices is the goal of a new project, which has just secured nearly $2.2 million from the National Health, Medical and Research Council.
10 Sep 2019
Empathy for robots can have life-changing consequences for troops
It is increasingly common to use robots in war zones to examine and disarm hazards or recover objects with the understanding that the loss of a robot is a far more acceptable outcome than the death of a solider.
4 Sep 2019
Computer vision technology to safely monitor pre-term babies
Researchers have successfully trialled new computer vision technology to safely monitor the heart and respiratory rates of premature babies in neonatal units.
11 Mar 2019
Self-sterilising microneedles for vaccination and drug delivery
Vaccinations are the world's frontline defence against infectious diseases yet despite decades of interventions, unsafe injection practices continue to expose billions of people to serious infection and disease.
1 Aug 2018
AI predicts personality through eye tracking
It's often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, revealing what we think and how we feel. Now, new research reveals that your eyes may also be an indicator of your personality type, simply by the way they move.
16 Feb 2016
All eyes on next generation electronics
Research is set to transform the common contact lens into the next generation of consumer electronics.
23 Jan 2013
New organic electronic products to market
Swedish R&D company Arubedo AB and the Thin Film Coatings Group at the University of South Australia enter strategic alliance to bring new organic electronic products to market.