A smart artificial hand for amputees merges user and robotic control

[ad_1] Credit: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne EPFL scientists are developing new approaches for improved control of robotic hands—in particular for amputees—that combines individual finger control and automation for improved grasping and manipulation. This interdisciplinary proof of concept between neuroengineering and robotics was successfully tested on three amputees and seven healthy subjects. The results are […]

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[ad_1] Linux is the most widely used open-source operating system in the world, especially in the tech industry. If you’d like to become one of the gurus in this platform, today’s deal is your launchpad. The popular Linux Power User Bundle is on offer today for only $19. If you’ve got the will to learn, it […]

Researchers propose method to balance user experience and cloud cost

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain For an online gamer, lag is the worst. The gamer watches, telling the avatar to move to avoid another player’s attack, but the avatar does nothing. Then, suddenly, the avatar does all of the commands, rapid fire. It was listening, it just took too long for the commands to process. […]

Privacy questions as humans reviewed user audio at Facebook

[ad_1] In this Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, photo an iPhone displays the apps for Facebook and Messenger in New Orleans. Facebook says it paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane) Facebook has paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, raising privacy concerns […]