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How Smart Homes Will be Safer and More Secure

How Smart Homes Will be Safer and More Secure

In 1999, the Disney Channel had a movie about smart houses. The movie was years ahead of its time, because even today’s smart houses aren’t nearly as high tech. Fortunately, they don’t take their owners prisoner like “Pam” in the ...

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8 reasons to buy a Honda

8 reasons to buy a Honda

If you’re looking to purchase a new car for your collection, whether you’re looking brand new or used, then you’ll probably have ready up a lot about Hondas. The Japanese manufacturer Honda is well known for a number of things, ...

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TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

TFOT 2013 Round-Up: Year in Review

Although some tech enthusiasts considered 2013 to be a “blah” year for technology, we have found that it was a year that drastically improved existing technologies while laying the groundwork for even better ones to emerge in the future. While ...

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Teaching Computers to Recognize Objects

Researchers of the European “Cognitive-Level Annotation using Latent Statistical Structure” (CLASS) project are developing technologies that could help computers to visually recognize specific objects, such as one’s glasses, and general classes of objects, such as a random car on the ...

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IBM ‘Cat Brain’ Project

Scientists from IBM and five university partners will head a US government-funded collaboration to create electronic circuits that mimic brains. Their ultimate goal will be to understand the complex wiring system of the brain and to build a computer that ...

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‘Boss’ Wins DARPA’s Urban Challenge

‘Boss’ Wins DARPA’s Urban Challenge

After several hours of highly eventful competition Carnegie Mellon University’s robotic car team won DARPA’s 2007 Urban Challenge. “Boss”, as it is known, was able to complete all three main missions and 19 submissions successfully scooping gold for Carnegie Mellon ...

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DARPA Challenge New Participant – Robocar

Recently, more and more attention is being drawn to self automated vehicles. From newspaper articles in to exhibitions – there is a constant discussion of cars that park themselves, armed with radar sensors and cameras that recognize whenever the driver ...

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