Technology

IBM Patents AI-managed Traffic Signal Control Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) thinkers, who want to utilize AI for traffic management, have almost got the green signal. IBM, just now, got a patent approved for the development of AI-managed traffic lights. Marc Chacksfield of TechRadar stated that these lights will be controlled by cameras rather than by timers. “The idea is to have a computer evaluate the real-time flow of the traffic and then decipher the best method to manage

Researchers at MIT Develop Virtual Reality Training System for Drones

Drones need extensive training to fly around. However, training drones in a surrounding full of obstacles is an accident-prone exercise, which can translate into the need for engineers repairing or replacing vehicles on frustratingly high pace. Now, engineers at MIT have developed a novel virtual-reality training system for drones, which enables a vehicle to visualize a rich, virtual environment during its flight in an empty physical space. This system, which

Flying Robotic Insect – A Reality Now

Recently, scientists have developed a wireless flying robotic insect, which can assist in various time-consuming tasks, such as surveying the growth of crops on large farms and/or identifying gas leaks. These insect robots fly using fluttering tiny wings, as they are too small to make use of propellers, similar to those, which are seen on their larger drone counterparts. Their small size is beneficial for manufacturers, as these robots are

Biggest Data Hacking of All Time

New data protection rules are being implemented by the European Union, which will take effect on May 25, 2018. With these new laws, the people have more control over the way their personal information is utilized online. The rules are being implemented in the wake of scandals involving sloppy personal data protection processes, such as at Facebook where Cambridge Analytica, US-British political research firm, was capable of harvesting the data

Vacation Rental Software Market is driven by Vendor Payment, Partner Management and Bulk Mail System

Vacation rental is a house, apartment or a resort rented on temporary basis to tourists as an alternative to a hotel. The term vacation rental is used mainly in North America, whereas in Europe it is known as villa holiday or villa rental. They are also referred as holiday lettings, bed & breakfast, homestay and gites. The vacation rental software enables the house/property managers to manage leads, cash flows, distribution

Retail Management System Software Market Key Players(SAP SE, SAS Institute Inc., Oracle Corporation, Retalix Ltd., Microsoft Corporation, IBM Corporation)

During recent years, to increase the attractiveness of the retail place/store, retailers are introducing new and enhanced products to facilitate and enhance consumer experience. However, availability and launch of new products has resulted in numerous options and their categories, which often leads to confusion for both consumers and retailers. Earlier, the retailers used normal cash registers. However, the new advanced cash registers and the technology has extensively assisted retailers to

Operational Database Market is driven Due to Operational Databases also allow Multiple Users to Edit Data Simultaneously

A database is collection of data, organized in digital form. There are several databases available in the market which are differentiated based on their functions. Examples of such databases are document-oriented database, embedded database, graph database, hypertext database, operational database and distributed database. An operational database is a data warehouse, containing data related to an organization, which can be used to run the day to day operations and can generate

Smart Ring Enables User to Control Mobile Apps using Hand Gestures

A team of Georgia Tech researchers has developed a novel technology that could make managing text or other mobile apps as simple as “1-2-3.” With the use of acoustic chirps, which are produced from a ring and are received by a wristband, such as a smartwatch, the system is capable of recognizing twenty two different micro-finger gestures that can be programmed to several commands, such as a set of numbers,

Gear Motors External Services Market is Driven by Increasing Importance of Predictive and Preventive Maintenance

The external services for gear motors include after market services such as repair and maintenance. Currently, external service providers are expected to attract customers for periodic repair and maintenance tapping into the manufacturers’ potential revenue alternatives. Gear motors external services providers cater to various industries such as food and beverages industry, metals and mining industry, power industry, material handling industry, oil and gas industry, chemical industry, petrochemical industry, construction industry,

New AI Program Shows Strong Navigational Skills

The researchers of artificial intelligence (AI) are formulating new possibility every other day. And, a recent one has managed to develop a software program that functions like a human brain and managed to navigate through a virtual maze much faster than an expert of flesh and blood. The software was able to identify and take shortcuts much more efficiently and outperformed the expert hands down. In the recent past, AI

Developer’s to be at the Forefront of Misty Robot’s Crowd Funding Campaign

A new advancement made by Misty Robotics is expected to bring about a revolutionary change in the domain of automation and robotics. Misty has been doing well on the front of robot-manufacturing and chances are that the company would get another major leap with this the new robot. The robot is named Misty II and is primarily meant for developers while it has been portrayed as a development platform by the

New Portable 3-D Skin Printer to Repair Deep Wounds

The researchers at the University of Toronto have recently developed a 3D-skin printer capable of healing deep wounds on the surface of the skin. The device is equipped with the ability to deposit layers of skins on the affected area that would help in swift healing of the wounds. The team of researchers asserts that the 3D-skin printer is the first of its kind and has the ability to deposit

Nuclear Response Robot Market to Expand due to Widespread Deployment of Automation Technologies Across Industries

The global market for nuclear response robot is expected to experience increased demand over the coming years. The primary reason behind the anticipated success of the market is the development of better-functioning robots that can facilitate various processes in nuclear power plants. The domain of robotics has helped several industries achieve stability by making the entire functional setup more agile and nimble. Similarly, the advent of robotics in the nuclear

A New Type of Robot Can Turn Soft from Rigid

A team of scientists from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have demonstrated how a structure having many layers can enable robots to copy the kinematics of an octopus which can create and eliminate joints on command. The structure created by them can enable the robots to swiftly switch their stiffness, dynamics, and damping. The findings

AI to Assist in Recruiting Now

Thanks to new applications of artificial intelligence (AI) being discovered every now and then, a robot could soon be taking your interviews for jobs. This is because a startup in Russia called Stafory came up with such a robot which they have named Vera. The functioning of the robot is underpinned by AI algorithms. As per co-founder Kostarev, Vera was programmed using precisely 1.4 million interviews, 160, 000 books, and

Researchers Hack Older Hotel Key Locks Based on RFID

Two researchers at F-Secure have recently announced to the press that they have devised a method to hack hotel room key locks operated via the older RFID technology. Now they plan to provide a presentation on their findings at this year’s Infiltrate conference. Researchers Take over a Decade to Develop Technique The locks in question are made by VingCard. In a press meeting, they informed that they initiated the entire

New Technology Enables Printing 3-D Electronics on Skin

A recent research conducted by a team from the University of Minnesota made use of a tailor-made, cheap 3D printer to print electronics on human hand. This was a first. The brand new temporary sensors pasted on the body could enable soldiers on the battleground to sense biological or chemical agents. It can also detect solar cells for charging essential electronics. The team of researchers also printed biological cells on

Web Browsing on Smartphones to Get Easier with Bento

While the modern day search engines have made it possible to open numerous websites fast and easy, it kind of gets difficult for the user to navigate through them, especially if they are browsing on their palm-sized smartphones with small screens. However, a new kind of web browser given shape by a group of scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, can now simplify such complex searches. It can

American Ecommerce Giants Set to Storm Indian Markets

India’s vast pool of middle class growing by the day provides a massive opportunity for e-retailers. This has led to big ticket international players eyeing the market. Prominent among them are Amazon and Walmart. Deep-pocketed Amazon is already keen on expanding its operations in India where it has promised to deploy over US$5 billion to expand its business. Following suit, now its rival Walmart is keen on striking a deal