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A quicker eye for robotics to help in our cluttered, human environments

May 24, 2019

In a step toward home-helper robots that can quickly navigate unpredictable and disordered spaces, University of Michigan researchers…
“Hyperdimensional” AI Might Lead to Major League Improvements in Robotic Abilities

May 17, 2019

New  University of Maryland research could fundamentally improve the ability of artificial intelligence to control how robots and…
Call For Papers: EMVA Young Professional Award 2019

February 12, 2019

Prestigious industry award rewards outstanding work with prize money, presentation at EMVA Conference in Copenhagen and free pass…
New AI system mimics how humans visualize and identify objects

December 18, 2018

A computer vision system developed at UCLA can identify objects based on only partial glimpses, like by using…
xView 2018 Detection Challenge

March 4, 2018

Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) are releasing a new satellite imagery dataset…
New Technique Improves Accuracy of Computer Vision Technologies

June 30, 2016

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that improves the ability of computer vision…
New algorithm improves speed and accuracy of pedestrian detection

February 11, 2016

What if computers could recognize objects as well as the human brain could? Electrical engineers at the University…
Robot bees fly and swim, soon they’ll have laser eyes

October 22, 2015

How do you teach robotic insects to see? By equipping them with tiny laser-powered sensors that act as…
Gaming technology could help amputees learn to walk again

July 15, 2015

The motion capture techniques currently used by the film industry to animate non-human characters, such as Gollum in…
Small and discreet data glasses for everyday use

June 3, 2015

Data glasses tend to be chunky, unstylish objects, so it’s no wonder they haven’t caught on among general…
Machine vision system could help the visually impaired shop for food

May 28, 2015

You’re in the mood for pasta, so on the way home from work you stop at the grocery…
Gauging materials’ physical properties from video

May 21, 2015

Last summer, MIT researchers published a paper describing an algorithm that can recover intelligible speech from the analysis…
Ants colour vision may help march towards robot technology

May 20, 2015

Researchers at The University of Western Australia have discovered how ants see in colour, a breakthrough that one…
Automated 3D object model creation from sets of photos

April 29, 2015

SentiSculpt technology is designed for rapid creation of 3D object models from series of regular photos made with…
Detecting human life with remote technology

April 27, 2015

Flinders engineering students Laith Al-Shimaysawee and Ali Al-Dabbagh have developed ground-breaking new technology for detecting human life using…
Graphics in reverse

April 13, 2015

Most recent advances in artificial intelligence — such as mobile apps that convert speech to text — are…
VIPTRON — the machine that could see and identify objects

April 8, 2015

It sat in storage for 50 years — a machine that could see and identify objects and patterns, the…
Images that fool computer vision raise security concerns

March 23, 2015

Computers are learning to recognize objects with near-human ability. But Cornell researchers have found that computers, like humans,…
3D object model creation from regular images

February 24, 2015

A new product for rapid creation of 3D object models from regular images has been introduced yesterday by…
Helping Computers See Like People

February 24, 2015

If you’ve ever posted a photo on Facebook of yourself and a group of friends, you’ve probably seen…
New algorithm could enable household robots to better identify objects in cluttered environments

January 13, 2015

For household robots ever to be practical, they’ll need to be able to recognize the objects they’re supposed…
Improving GPS accuracy by using smartphone cameras and sensors

January 2, 2015

The GPS localization services are very common nowadays as we use this technology almost everywhere – well, at least…
RoboBrain: Large-Scale Knowledge Engine for Robots

December 5, 2014

Knowledge sharing is a task no more unique to the humankind. Robots, as a semi-intelligent human creations, are already…
Dropship offers safe landings for Mars rovers

July 7, 2014

The dramatic conclusion to ESA’s latest StarTiger project: a ‘dropship’ quadcopter steers itself to lower a rover gently…
Automated age-progression software lets you see how a child will age

April 10, 2014

It’s a guessing game parents like to ponder: What will my child look like when she grows up?…
Algorithm for determining orientation of objects could aid robots in navigation, scene understanding

April 7, 2014

Suppose you’re trying to navigate an unfamiliar section of a big city, and you’re using a particular cluster…
Teaching computers to see — by learning to see like computers

September 19, 2013

Object-recognition systems — software that tries to identify objects in digital images — typically rely on machine learning.…
Science keeps its eye on the (foot) ball

May 30, 2013

Science has entered the debate into the use of goal-line technology in football, with an article in a…
Robots will be FIFA champions – if they keep their eyes on the ball

December 13, 2012

We already know robots manufacture cars, work in factories, even vacuum our homes – but could they form a world-beating…
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