Day: May 23, 2019

Amazon Is Working on a Wearable Device That Reads Human Emotions

Amazon Is Working on a Wearable Device That Reads Human Emotions

iSpeech.org Matt Day | Bloomberg | Source URL Amazon.com Inc. is developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The wrist-worn gadget is described as a health and wellness product in internal documents reviewed by Bloomberg. It’s a collaboration between Lab126, the hardware development group behind Amazon’s Fire […]

US government is funding research into technology that will connect soldiers’ brains to computers

US government is funding research into technology that will connect soldiers’ brains to computers

TTS James Pero | The Daily Mail | Source URL The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is funding research that could give a future generation of soldiers the power to control machines and weapons with their minds. The agency said it will fund six organizations through the Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3) […]

Amazon votes to keep selling its controversial facial recognition software to police and governments despite growing privacy concerns

Amazon votes to keep selling its controversial facial recognition software to police and governments despite growing privacy concerns

Convert Text to Speech James Pero | The Daily Mail | Source URL Amazon will continue to sell its controversial facial recognition software to law enforcement and other entities after its shareholders shot down a proposal to reel the technology in.   The vote effectively kills two initiatives brought before Amazon’s […]