Category: Science

The real-life RoboCop! Californian police deploy crime-fighting droids to patrol the streets

The real-life RoboCop! Californian police deploy crime-fighting droids to patrol the streets

Victoria Bell | The Daily Mail | Source URL California police have deployed a RoboCop style machine onto the streets to fight crime by monitoring and surveiling streets and parks. Dubbed the ‘HP Robocop’, it was unveiled this week by the Huntington Park police department to ‘keep a watchful eye on […]

Scientists Getting Closer to “Smart Dust” Brain Implants That Communicate Via Wireless Network

Scientists Getting Closer to “Smart Dust” Brain Implants That Communicate Via Wireless Network

Nicholas West | Activist Post | Source URL Neural Dust – “Smart Dust” – previously entered mainstream discussion via the 2016 Independent article: “Tiny implant could connect humans and machines like never before.” It was implied to be a new technology that can wirelessly link a human brain to a […]

Deep Fake Technology Will Soon Be So Advanced That Reality Won’t Be Distinguishable Without A.I.

Deep Fake Technology Will Soon Be So Advanced That Reality Won’t Be Distinguishable Without A.I.

Aaron Kesel | Activist Post | Source URL Videos utilizing Deep Fake technology, are spreading at a rampant rate online, as social media users are finding themselves questioning whether something is real or edited by the tech. In recent weeks, there was a Facebook scandal where the company knowingly allowed […]

AI lets you put words into the mouths of people talking in videos by adding, deleting or rearranging words from a transcript — but could the technology lead to more creepy deepfakes?

AI lets you put words into the mouths of people talking in videos by adding, deleting or rearranging words from a transcript — but could the technology lead to more creepy deepfakes?

Ian Randall | The Daily Mail | Source URL Actors who flub dialogue may become less of a bane to producers thanks to an AI that allows such to be edited just by retyping a transcript of their lines. The software works by combining existing clips with digital face models […]

Amazon Is Working on a Wearable Device That Reads Human Emotions

Amazon Is Working on a Wearable Device That Reads Human Emotions

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 phone […]

Microphone in noise-cancelling headsets worn by soldiers will send the location of an enemy sniper to the smartphones of troops in real-time – and it could be ready in just two years

Microphone in noise-cancelling headsets worn by soldiers will send the location of an enemy sniper to the smartphones of troops in real-time – and it could be ready in just two years

Joe Pinkstone | The Daily Mail | Source URL Locations of enemy snipers shooting at troops may soon be revealed instantly on the smartphones of the ambushed troops. Cutting-edge audio technology is being developed to use microphones in the ears of the soldiers to track two notable noises from a […]

Swarms of automated drones controlled by AI are set to patrol Europe’s borders using powerful sensors to detect threats and criminal activity under EU plan

Swarms of automated drones controlled by AI are set to patrol Europe’s borders using powerful sensors to detect threats and criminal activity under EU plan

Yuan Ren | The Daily Mail | Source URL Swarms of AI driven robots that can patrol borders from the land, sea and sky could soon be manning Europe’s borders.    A mass network of drones, land vehicles and water crafts is being developed into fully automated surveillance systems with the support […]