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Using AI to detect animals eyes

Nature has evolved an impressive variety of eyes, not just in shape but also in characteristics. You may want to take a look at this wonderful article, from where I extracted the photos of a variety of eyes, to “see” what animals can “see”. I found it an amazing and …

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A robot to pick up apples from a tree

Ever walked in an orchard and, feeling a bit like Adam, picked up a nice apple? What could be easier than that. You see the tree, all the nice apples hanging around, you just need to choose the one looking nicer, and probably tastier , stretch your arm and you …

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Computer Vision and AI can make a difference – I

Some years ago I was involved in evaluating the possibility to use drones to inspect telecommunications infrastructures, namely radio antennas. This is a time consuming job but it turned out the the regulation at the time was enforcing the tethering of the drone (in Italy) and the resolution of the …

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TTM 2018 Overview – II

Keeping on the reporting from TTM 2018. Neuroscience and Brain The evolution of Brain Machine Interfaces is expected to progress at an accelerated pace in the coming decade, thanks to a multitude of research endeavor in many parts of the world. Work is progressing both in the area of non-invasive …

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Learning from the Octopus

We pick up an apple with the same ease we pick up dough to prepare our pizza (if you are a cooking buff). Yet, the pressure of our fingers varies greatly depending on the object to pick up. This comes natural to us although there is plenty of work  going …

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