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cameraTime freezing camera at 10 trillion frames per second

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INRS professor and ultrafast imaging specialist Jinyang Liang and his colleagues, led by Caltech’s Lihong Wang, have developed what they call T-CUP: the world’s fastest camera, capable of capturing ten trillion (10 13) frames per second. This new camera literally …

blockchainBlockchain, logging with accurate GPS stamps to combat fake pictures and recordings

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One of my oldest prediction is from 32 years ago. It was that fake images and video would be a big problem for news and society. I made a set of public predictions for the Honeywell Canada Futurist Essay competition …

cameraLens-free FlatScope is world’s tiniest, lightest microscope for biological applications

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Lenses are no longer necessary for some microscopes, according to Rice University engineers developing FlatScope, a thin fluorescent microscope whose abilities promise to surpass those of old-school devices. Above – FlatScope, developed at Rice University, captures three-dimensional data that passes …

artificial intelligenceAI used to track pigs and facial recognize cows

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Alibaba has a deal worth tens of millions of dollar with pig farming corporation Dekon Group and pig feed manufacturer Tequ Group to develop and deploy AI-powered pig-tracking systems. They will use machine vision to tracking pigs using overhead cameras …

cameraWorldview Stratollites are commercial high altitude balloons like Google Loon – Worldview had an explosion December 2017

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World View Stratollites offer all the advantages of high-altitude balloons – low-cost, rapid deployability, and low-impact flight – with an innovative new development: the ability to fly a variety of trajectories – from circumnavigating the Earth to persistence over a …

amazonAmazon Key and Cloudcam delivery and security system

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Amazon will launch its new in-home delivery service as of November 8. There, customers who purchase an Amazon Cloud Cam, own a compatible smart lock, and download the accompanying Amazon Key app can grant access for in-home deliveries—and watch the …

cameraLos Altos High School Club Builds Self-Driving Vehicle

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Thirty Los Altos high school students are building a 1:10 scale model of a self-driving car that will be able to navigate autonomously around their school. Their goal is to learn about and experiment with machine-learning and deep-learning technologies. It …

cameraUltra-Thin Camera Without Lenses uses optical phased array

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Caltech engineers have developed a new camera design that replaces the lenses with an ultra-thin optical phased array (OPA). The OPA does computationally what lenses do using large pieces of glass: it manipulates incoming light to capture an image. Lenses …

cameraChina has new infantry fighting vehicle

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CJDBY website has an image showing a next-generation Chinese infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) featuring a new front-engined hull and a possible unmanned turret. If it is a new prototype IFV, it could be a successor to the China North Industries …

cameraWhere fixed wing aircraft cannot fly and helicopters cannot land new fancraft can robotically fly

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In January of this year, the Air Mule took its first flight: a short, wobbly hop from the side of a parking lot to a space a modest distance away. On Tuesday, Air Mule makers Urban Aeronautics announced two major …