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Quicker, More Efficient Use of Surveillance Videos

Quicker, More Efficient Use of Surveillance Videos

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, have recently introduced new software that increases the efficiency of surveillance video cameras. While examining footage in order to recognize threats is critical, it is also a cumbersome job, which takes too ...

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Self Repairing Software

Self Repairing Software

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Washington are developing self repairing software capable of locating and fixing certain types of bugs within minutes of the introduction of the problem. Their current focus is on preventing ...

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Windows 7 RC1 Brings Scores of Enhancements

Windows 7 RC1 Brings Scores of Enhancements

Since releasing Microsoft Windows 7 Beta, the team at Microsoft has toiled through thousands of pieces user feedback over the past two months to fix an estimated 2,000 bugs with the Beta version. In the next evolution, the Beta version ...

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Boot Up in Seconds with gOS Cloud

Boot Up in Seconds with gOS Cloud

The software company Good OS recently announced its upcoming operating system called “Cloud” that can boot into a Google, Yahoo!, or Live browser in seconds. The company, which is known for its gOS Linux which debuted on Wal-Mart computers, revealed ...

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Place Any Video inside Your Home Video

Researchers from Stanford University have developed new artificial intelligence software called ZunaVision, which can place a still image or video on almost any surface inside a video clip. For example, in a video displaying a painting of the sea hanging ...

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Special GUI for Your Eyes Only

Special GUI for Your Eyes Only

Researches at the University of Washington have recently developed a system, which for the first time, offers an instantly customizable approach to user interfaces. Each participant in the program is placed through a brief skills test and then a mathematically-based ...

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Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium – the Free Planetarium

Stellarium, a new planetarium software, enables users to view a realistic image of the night skies. Apparently, Stellarium is more accurate than other similar programs, and since it is an open-source software, can be installed and used for free. Those ...

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Quickies: Intelligent Sticky Notes

Quickies: Intelligent Sticky Notes

In an attempt to bring one of the most famous inventions of the 20th century into the digital age, scientists of the “Ambient Intelligence Group” at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed the “intelligent stickies”. These are essentially Post-its ...

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Mahalo – Human Powered Search Engine

Entrepreneur Jason Calacanis has initiated a project to create a new type of search engine, in which search results are selected from a set of pre-defined links that were hand-picked by real people. This “human-powered” engine, which was named “Mahalo” ...

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Criminals Beware: Computerized Lip Reading

Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in the UK are developing a computerized lip-reading system, which they say may be used to fight crime. The scientists recently received a grant of over half a million dollars by England’s ...

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