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Don’t Stand So Close to Me: AI Cameras Police Social Distancing at Work

Artificial intelligence-powered sensors are being repurposed to meet a surge in demand from organizations trying to comply with government guidelines on social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, privacy advocates are concerned the technology could be used to track … Seguir leyendo

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New ACM Award to Recognize Research Using HPC to Combat COVID-19

ACM this week unveiled the new ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for High-Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research, to be presented this year and next year. The award will single out exceptional research achievements using high-performance computing (HPC) applications to understand the … Seguir leyendo

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Australia wins AI ‘Eurovision Song Contest’

An Australian team won the unofficial AI ‘Eurovision Song Contest’, named for an annual international song competition cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event challenged contestants to write a song using artificial intelligence (AI). The Uncanny Valley … Seguir leyendo

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Singapore Deploys Robot ‘Dog’ to Encourage Social Distancing

Singapore’s government announced last Friday that it would deploy a robot from Boston Dynamics at a local park as part of a pilot project to encourage social distancing. Authorities said Spot, the four-legged “dog” robot, will patrol the area and … Seguir leyendo

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Data Visualization’s Breakthrough Moment in the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has spurred data visualization researchers and professionals to apply their expertise to combat the pandemic, designing interactive tools to inform the public and guide decision-makers. Johns Hopkins University researchers built a dashboard that displays current worldwide country … Seguir leyendo

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Thomas Huang, Pioneer in Image Compression, Has Died

Image-compression pioneer and educator Thomas Huang has died at 83. Huang, a researcher and professor emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UUIC), was recognized for his contributions to signal processing, pattern recognition, and computer vision. One of Huang’s … Seguir leyendo

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Connecticut City Testing Drone That Detects Fevers, Coughs

A “pandemic drone” being tested by police in Westport, CT, in cooperation with drone manufacturer Draganfly, will use sensors to detect fever temperatures, heart rates, sneezing, and coughing in crowds. Police say the drone can monitor body temperatures from altitudes … Seguir leyendo

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