The computational expense of creating three-dimensional images that can be viewed by all is just one factor holding them back…
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An edited collection of advanced computing news from Communications of the ACM, ACM TechNews, other ACM resources, and news sites around the Web.
A new facial recognition artificial intelligence program can detect and identify individual chimpanzees captured in video footage recorded in the wild.
New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 12, 2019
The ROBOpilot Unmanned Aircraft Conversion System passed the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Practical Test for piloting light aircraft and completed...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | September 9, 2019
A new smartphone app can detect extremely small amounts of norovirus (the most common cause of gastroenteritis) in water, when used with a microscope attachment...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 28, 2019
Most people would prefer to lose their job to a robot than to another person, but at the same time would rather see a co-worker replaced by a human than a robot...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | August 12, 2019
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have developed artificial skin containing physical sensors that can detect pressure, bending, and temperature...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 23, 2019
Researchers in the .K. found that drones and siren sounds were most effective in getting endangered southern white rhinos to leave poaching hotspots in national...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | July 19, 2019
The training of a single artificial intelligence program can require as much as 284 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent, or about five times the lifetime emissions...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | June 12, 2019
Researchers have trained an artificial intelligence to detect inequalities in four U.K. cities using a combination of government statistics and images from Google...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 25, 2019
A new tool can identify subtle but important differences in facial geometry, allowing medical professionals to more quickly diagnose rare medical conditions in...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | April 15, 2019
Researchers created a swarm of disc-shaped robots inspired by living cells, that can join together, squeeze through gaps, and keep moving even if many of its parts...New Scientist From ACM TechNews | March 26, 2019