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IBM technology moves even closer to human speech recognition parity

IBM this week said its speech recognition system set an industry record of 5.5% word error rate, a percentage that lets a computer understand human conversation almost as well as the average person does.According to IBM human parity was considered.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldMar 9th, 2017

DJI could be about to unveil its smallest drone yet

DJI could be about to launch a quadcopter even smaller than its compact and foldable Mavic machine. All will be revealed at a special event hosted by the drone giant in New York City on May 24. The post DJI could be about to unveil its smallest drone.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 8 min. ago

Swift starts testing viability of blockchain for international interbank financial transactions

Swift has announced that it is developing a proof of concept distributed ledger technology application in collaboration with banks around the world. The post Swift starts testing viability of blockchain for international interbank financial transac.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 16 min. ago

MIT engineers develop robotic system that can 3D print houses

This system is known as the Digital Construction Platform (DCP) and has the capability to 3D print structures for human habitation. The post MIT engineers develop robotic system that can 3D print houses appeared first on Tech2. MIT engineers ha.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News1 hr. 16 min. ago

Chinese, European Space Agencies In Talks To Build a Moon Base

ESA's Pal Hvistendahl has confirmed via Bloomberg that Chinese and European space agencies are talking with one another about plans to build a base on the moon. The discussions "involve working together to build a human-occupied 'moon village' from w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 24 min. ago

SMIC reportedly hires former TSMC R&D exec

Speculation has emerged that Mong-song Liang, formerly a senior director of R&D at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) advanced modules technology division, will work for Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) starting May......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Nanya to ramp 20m process output

Nanya Technology will start making 20nm chips in small volume in the third quarter, and will expand output to 30,000 wafer starts per month by the fourth quarter of 2017, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM firm......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Lite-On Technology expects huge growth in smart LED street lamp shipment in 2017

EMS provider Lite-On Technology expects shipments of smart LED street lamps in 2017 to be five times those in 2016, taking up 5% of total LED street lamp shipments, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Vivotek works with partners to integrate H.265 technology into software

Taiwan-based camera product supplier Vivotek has completed integration of its H.265 compression technology with software from 11 designers: Axxonsoft, Genetec, Milestone, Nuuo, Synology, Cathexis, Digifort, Exacq, Luxriot, Macroscop and Mirasys......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

Google Trips gets more features for an even smoother vacation

Google just added several new features to its Trips travel-assistant app to help you get the most out of your next vacation. They include easier sharing, a way to make last-minute changes, and automatic adding of bus and train data. The post Google T.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 0 min. ago

China and European Space Agency are talking about potential Moon outpost

Representatives of China and the European Space Agency are discussing potential collaboration on a human outpost on the moon. The post China and European Space Agency are talking about potential Moon outpost appeared first on Tech2. Representati.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Swift starts testing viability of blockchain technology for international interbank financial transactions

Swift has announced that it is developing a proof of concept distributed ledger technology application in collaboration with banks around the world. The post Swift starts testing viability of blockchain technology for international interbank financ.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 40 min. ago

UMC Sees Weakening Demand at 28nm

United Microelectronics Corp., Taiwan’s second largest foundry, said that the ramp of its most advanced technology node has slipped for a third time under strong competition......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News4 hr. 8 min. ago

Article: Smart TVs Selling Briskly in China

Buyers in China have embraced smart TVs, purchasing them at nearly five times the rate of traditional TVs in 2016. And the future looks even brighter......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Article: UK Consumers Open Minded About Machine Learning

Machine learning takes the heavy lifting out of interpreting and responding to the vast swathes of digital data available in the world today. In Great Britain, consumers are already well aware of the applications of this type of technology, and many.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Article: Marketing in China: Taking on Ad Fraud Gains New Urgency

Calvin Chan, COO of AdMaster, and Peiyu Ren, the advertising technology company's vice president of product, discuss the worsening digital ad fraud condition in China, and what all players—marketers, ad tech service providers and publishers.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 32 min. ago

Even James Blunt is sick of "You"re Beautiful"

Think you've heard enough of James Blunt's 2004 hit "You're Beautiful"? Fair enough, it's highly annoying. But if self-effacing tweets are anything to go by, nobody is more sick of the song than James Blunt himself. So when the British pop artist.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 24 min. ago

Nomiku Sous Chef adds RIFD technology for easy sous vide cooking

Nomiku is now expanding into the prepared meal space. With this announcement comes a new sous vide device that scans packaged meals and properly prepares them -- automatically. The post Nomiku Sous Chef adds RIFD technology for easy sous vide cooking.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Proposed Human Rights Would Protect Your Mind From the Likes of Facebook

“It sounds impossible but it’s closer than you may realize,” Facebook’s Regina Dugan recently told audience members at the F8 developer conference. Dugan was referring to the social network’s plans to read users’ thoughts. Just in time to.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  gizmodoRelated News7 hr. 0 min. ago

It turns out CPR will bring a drowned lizard back to life. A couple of times.

Even lizards need life guards, sometimes. Dale Hall, alongside his nephews Jayden and Caleb, came to the rescue of one blue-tongue lizard that was found lifeless in his salt water swimming pool in Caloundra, Australia, on Tuesday. How? Just some old.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Quinnox iBeacon Technology Platform; Empowering Customer Journey

This IDC Retail Insights Perspective discusses the importance of location-based technology platform and its potential benefits to brick and mortar retail environment. Specifically, it discusses the Quinnox iBeacon technology platform, which enables r.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago