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A chip to change the rules of the game

Digital Cameras, yes also the ones embedded in smart phones, have advanced functions for image recognition. The objective of those functions is to set the ideal focus and exposure to get a good photo. An experienced photographer might do a better job (although in cases where decision time is very …

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Moving your fingers in the cyberspace

Sony researchers were due to present a paper at CHI 2020,  scheduled at the end of April in Honolulu, Hawaii, but because of the epidemic the conference was cancelled. Their paper, however, is available. And it is a paper worth reading. The title, “Evaluation of Machine Learning Techniques for hand …

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The evolution of human to whatever Interfaces III

Clearly there is much more than voice based interaction.  So let’s explore other technologies and their implication first by looking at voice (and typing that we have already considered) alternative technologies and then taking the plunge into multimodal interactions (that is our natural way of interacting as human being!). Let’s …

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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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48Mpixels in a cellphone camera

The new digital camera sensor, designed for top of the line smartphones by Sony, is quite remarkable and it shows the kind of sophistication, and ingenuity, reached in this area. Cramming 48Mpixels in the small surface available for a sensor targeting smartphones means having to reduce the pixel size considerably, …

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60TB seem huge, till you see 330TB

Last year, 2016, Seagate presented their new SSD storage with a huge 60TB capacity. It is not on the market yet, as of August 2017, and analysts expect a price tag around 40,000$, not exactly for my purse. That means a 0.66$ cost per GB. Compare this with a cost …

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