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Robot watch out! Here I come

The separation between humans and robots on the workplace used to be quite rigid to ensure workers’ safety. More and more robots are designed to operate in the same space of humans but sometimes this may cause problems to both humans (robots bumping on them) and robots (humans stepping over …

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Self-driving on roads? A piece of cake…

Waymo and others are working on delivering self driving cars and they are getting really close to making them everyday reality, passing the trial phase. Having self driving cars proved a very complex endeavour, balancing safety with acceptable speed under economic constraints but now we are getting there (the economics …

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2019 Tech Trends III

Following on the previous posts on 2019 top tech trends let’s look at the 3 technologies that are expected to continue having a growing impact in 2019 but whose massive uptake is expected in the next decade: Digital Twins -These are software representations of assets and processes to understand, predict, and …

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See, shoot, buy!

The link between the physical world and the cyberspace is getting strong every day more. Snapchat has partnered with Amazon to let you take a picture (a snap, of course) to a product you like and order it with a click on Amazon. You can take a photo of the …

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A chip for machine learning

ARM has announced the Cortex-A75 processor, an evolution of its Cortex CPU line.  Interestingly, in their announcement ARM is making explicit reference to machine learning applications. It is the first time, as far as I remember, that the increasing performances of a chip are emphasised targeting AI and Machine Learning. …

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Are we shifting from text to voice?

Amazon Echo and Google Home have paved the way to interacting with home appliances (at least a few of them) using natural language. Apple is following with its recently announced HomePod (I found interesting the use of an array of six microphones to both improve sound detection and to create a …

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