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Autonomous cameras hit the market

Autonomous cameras hit the market

Image courtesy of Autographer Your camera just got smarter–well, sort of. Thanks to the Autographer, those Kodak moments can now be captured without the click of a camera, perhaps putting an end to the debate of whether people should document moments or just live them. Arguably, now they can do both. This camera, which will be Continue Reading

ComputerVision and brainwaves merge in threat-detection binoculars

ComputerVision and brainwaves merge in threat-detection binoculars

Image courtesy of DARPA While soliders are trained to detect and recognize threats while on duty, there are certain kinds of attacks, ambushes, and other dangers that are nearly impossible to recognize before its too late. In fact, according to an article on Forbes.com, 47 percent of potential dangers are regularly missed by soldiers surveying Continue Reading

Punch in and out with facial recognition

Punch in and out with facial recognition

Wirelesstimeclock, a well-known seller of various time clocks for use in the workplace, has already come out with such innovative clocks as ones requiring biometric fingerprints. These clocks not only eliminate the old-fashioned standard of “punching in” and “punching out,” but are also a way to ensure that the proper employee is clocking in, and Continue Reading

Genetic screening in worms made easier

Genetic screening in worms made easier

Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed technology that can detect and determine differences between worms used in genetic research. According to the recently published findings, worms are one of many tiny multi-cellular living beings that act as effective test subjects for researching genetics. Using artificial intelligence–combined with advanced image processing–scientists are able to inspect and Continue Reading

Robots take over manufacturing jobs

Photo by Paul Sakuma/Associated Press

As computer vision technology continues making advances in a variety of fields, it now has extended to the the global industry. According to an article in the New York Times, robots are now being used in manufacturing plants and factories. This may come as no surprise to many, but the difference is that a new Continue Reading