19 May 2020
Fresh Fruit Robotics
Product design: it is not autonomous. One supervisor drives the machine. The machine is designed to have 12 picking arms, 6 on each side. The picking arm can penetrate one meter into the tree and if the trees are 100 or 600mm inside and are visible the robot can pick them up.
18 May 2020
AI to Detect Tell-Tale Coronavirus Sounds in our Speech
A recording of a cough, the noise of a person's breathing or even the sound of their voice could be used to help diagnose patients with Covid-19 in the future.
13 May 2020
With Lidar and AI, Road Status Clears up After a Disaster
Automated tools can help emergency managers make decisions, plan routes, and quantify road damage at city scales.
4 May 2020
Researchers Put Proximity Tracing App to the Test
Over the past two weeks, EPFL computer scientists have been testing and refining the smartphone-based system developed by the international Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing project (DP3T), with the help of the Swiss Army. Their goal: to optimize the app's ability to alert users after they've been in contact with someone contagious with COVID-19, while building trust around the open system.
7 Apr 2020
AR, VR, MR, What Can Be Improved?
This article discusses a variety of issues currently seen in AR/VR/MR, which the coming decade hopes to resolve.
3 Apr 2020
AI: State-Of-The-Art and Commercialisation Status in Diagnostics
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing medical diagnostics. This is a ground-breaking development with far-reaching consequences. Naturally, many innovators are scrambling to capitalize on these advancements.
27 Mar 2020
Waveguides in AR and MR devices
Waveguides are an important part of augmented reality or mixed reality device. This premium article introduces waveguides, based on data from the IDTechEx Report "Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality 2020-2030".
18 Mar 2020
Wearable that Merges the Real World and Virtual Games
Adidas, EA SPORTS FIFA Mobile and Jacquard by Google have come together in a ground-breaking partnership to create a product that merges the real-world and virtual game.
16 Mar 2020
Aerial Image Dataset to Help Farmers
A dataset of large-scale aerial images aims to give farmers visibility into the conditions of their fields. The dataset, called Agriculture-Vision, will enable agricultural pattern analysis of aerial images, providing farmers with actionable insights into the performance of their crops to improve decision-making and maximize yields.
10 Mar 2020
Novalia develop interactive marketing products and posters. These are based on conductive ink based capacitive touch sensors, which are attached to conventional micro-controller PCBs that ultimately produce sound or interact via Bluetooth.
9 Mar 2020
Mojo Vision presented functional contact lenses at Flex 2020. The aim is for these to contain photo-detectors, a miniature display, a power supply and processing capability to provide augmented reality.
27 Feb 2020
Very Slow is Better: Mesh Networks, IOT to Drones
In engineering and science, the race for faster is well known. It spans from 5G streaming videos in seconds to Hyperloop and space tourism. However, if we are to have the envisaged tens of billions of Internet of Things nodes deployed, they must cost under two cents each and work on a whisper of electricity. No. We must go even further in redefining the problem.
26 Feb 2020
Wearables Pivot to Healthcare, Printed Electronics Wins
Healthcare Sensor Innovations 2020, hosted in San Jose on March 17-18, identifies and assesses the opportunities for printed and flexible electronics in healthcare as the technology enables a new wave of medical wearable devices.
26 Feb 2020
Significance of Alphabet Exiting Giant Drones Including AWE
Significance of Alphabet Exiting Giant Drones Including Airborne Wind Energy.
Alphabet/ Google and Facebook exiting large drones does not mean such aircraft are a failure.
In Alphabet, a sister company of Google, was acquisition Makani in California and later Hawaii trialling a huge drone with eight propeller-generators and a 70 meter wingspan.
24 Feb 2020
Enabling Point of Care Diagnostics and Continuous Monitoring
Healthcare Sensor Innovations North America debut on Marc, 17-18, 2020 in San Jose, USA will focus on the latest developments in the use of wearables and sensors in point of care diagnostics and continuous monitoring.