Danish justice system rocked by flawed phone location evidence

[ad_1] Investigators are looking into how devices can be connected to several mobile phone towers at once, among other issues The use of mobile phone location data to solve crimes has come under scrutiny in Denmark after a glitch that has thrown thousands of cases into question and led to the release of more than […]

BBC, tech giants will fight fake news with an 'early warning system'

[ad_1] The plan also involves a joint media education campaign, shared learning (with a focus on elections) and voting information. More details are coming “at a later date,” the BBC said. The timing of the collaboration likely isn’t a coincidence. Internet giants know that the 2020 US presidential election is fast approaching, and they’re already […]

GM hires Google to make infotainment system more like phones

[ad_1] This combo of photo shows the General Motors logo on May 16, 2014, at the company’s world headquarters in Detroit, top, and the Google logo at their offices in Granary Square, London on Nov. 1, 2018, bottom. General Motors is hiring Google to run key parts of its dashboard infotainment system, admitting that the […]

A virtual reality system to study the collection of visual feedback from robotic arms

[ad_1] The parasitic body in two contexts. On the left, the VR perspective. On the right, the real space with both participants. The participant on the left (indicated in red) controls the main body. The participant on the right (indicated in green) controls the parasitic limb. The yellow circle indicates the camera position in both […]

A system to automatically detect and collect garbage

[ad_1] A demonstration of the system’s distance approximation. Credit: Bansal et al. Numerous countries worldwide are currently facing major problems related to waste collection, particularly in urban areas, due to the large amount of waste generated daily by the population. Technology could play a significant role in tackling these issues, for instance, through the development […]

French researcher hacks into Moscow's new e-voting system

[ad_1] The French researcher said a hacker would have needed only 10 minutes to crack the code A French researcher has exposed a security breach in an electronic voting system to be used in next month’s municipal elections in Moscow, potentially giving hackers access to voters’ choices. The University of Lorraine and France’s CNRS research […]

Scientists develop a traffic monitoring system based on artificial intelligence

[ad_1] Credit: South Ural State University Scientists of South Ural State University have developed a unique intelligent system for monitoring traffic flow using artificial intelligence, which does not require specific recording equipment and can work on almost any type of camera. The system instantly processes data received in real time, unlike existing programs in which […]

A wearable system to assist visually impaired people

[ad_1] An overview of the VI assistive system. The system includes a wearable terminal made up of an RGBD camera and an earphone, a processor and a touch interface that offers walkable instructions and scene descriptions. Credit: Lin et al. New technological advances could have important implications for those affected by disabilities, offering valuable assistance […]

A wearable system to assist visually impaired people

[ad_1] An overview of the VI assistive system. The system includes a wearable terminal made up of an RGBD camera and an earphone, a processor and a touch interface that offers walkable instructions and scene descriptions. Credit: Lin et al. New technological advances could have important implications for those affected by disabilities, offering valuable assistance […]

Testing a connected eco-driving system in field trials with heavy-duty trucks

[ad_1] An image from the field trials. Credit: Wang et al. Currently, 90 percent of fuel used for transportation is petroleum-based, making it one of the key contributors to air pollution worldwide. Recent technological advances, however, are finally enabling the development of new tools to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with […]