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artificial intelligenceBetter AI and processors will deliver breakthrough mainstream drones

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Teal is already selling its dumbed down but ultra-fast Sport version (at a suggested retail of $799). And in 2018, the company says its Teal 2 will hit the market powered by Nvidia’s Jetson GPU and Neurala’s artificial brain. The …

facebookFacebook and Oculus try to mainstream Virtual Reality with sub-$200 VR headset

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Oculus Go is a new standalone VR (Virtual Reality) headset with pricing starting at $199. Oculus Go is the easiest way to jump into VR. With a 538ppi 2560 x 1440 WQHD, fast-switch LCD display, we’re able to offer the …

gadgetsNew method for bonding soft materials will enable more complex wearable smart devices

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Combining multiple soft materials into a complex machine requires many new innovations. Current methods to combine soft materials are limited, relying on glues or surface treatments that can restrict the manufacturing process. For example, it doesn’t make much sense to …

energyBreakthrough will make haptic touch technologies ten times more energy efficient

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Touch screens and touch feedback systems and other Haptic technologies are power-hungry. To create the virtual sensation of touch, motion generators called piezoelectric actuators are required, and those tiny components drain batteries fast. For the haptic revolution to become a …

gadgetsStretchable-Wearable sensors will be game changer for stroke rehabilitation

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A groundbreaking new wearable designed to be worn on the throat could be a game changer in the field of stroke rehabilitation. The sensors stick directly to the skin, moving with the body and providing detailed health metrics including heart …

chinaChina Techno-Police State will identify any face within 3 seconds by 2020 using billions of cameras

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Since the start of the 2018 Spring Security Campaign, Zhengzhou Railway Police has taken the lead in using the portraits of police glasses on national railways. The police sunglasses can effectively screen out illegal travelers who are fleeing and fraudulent …

5gIntel Introduces Portfolio of Commercial 5G New Radio Modems with Intel® XMMTM 7660 Modem

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Intel today announced substantial advances in its wireless product roadmap to accelerate the adoption of 5G. Highlights include the introduction of the Intel® XMMTM 8000 series, Intel’s first family of 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems, and Intel’s …

dronesNikko Racing Drone with wifi, camera and video display

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DRL Nikko Air Race Drone Vision 220 FPV Pro. 5.8 GHz analog transmission delivers real-time video display without image delay. Speeds of 25+ miles per hour! Includes FPV googles allowing you to see exactly what your drone sees as it …

appUltrasound on a chip using an array of sensors will make ultrasound 50 times lower cost in 2018

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A regular ultrasound machine costs over $100,000 but a new ultrasound on a chip device attached to smartphone will be $2000 in 2018. It will be portable and will eventually make ultrasound as common as blood pressure cuffs in hospitals, …

communicationsLED and Laser Wifi replacement can boost speeds to 100 gigabits per second without interference

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Mainstream adoption of LiFi will be available within LED light bars which will replace the most widely utilized light source in the world – fluorescent tubes. The introduction of the first LED “light bar” is forecasted to replace the most …