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Mass starvation looms on the horizon, but robots may come to the rescue

According to present estimates, a global food shortage crisis could occur by the year 2050. Scientists at Carnegie Mellon are using drones, robots and AI to revolutionize farming before we hit that point.The post Mass starvation looms on the horizon, but robots may come to the rescue appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Home can now recognize different voices and personalize interaction

Google's smart speaker just got a lot better. Thanks to a neural network and other AI smarts, Google Home can now distinguish between peoples' voices and supports multiple accounts.The post Google Home can now recognize different voices and personalize interaction appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Home can now recognize different voices and personalize interaction

Google's smart speaker just got a lot better. Thanks to a neural network and other AI smarts, Google Home can now distinguish between peoples' voices and supports multiple accounts.The post Google Home can now recognize different voices and personalize interaction appeared first on Digital Trends.

AI app knows when couples are fighting, may someday predict (and prevent) conflict

Bickering isn’t abnormal but it’s often unproductive, so most people want to avoid petty fights with their partner if possible. Someday soon a smartphone app may help by predicting conflict before it occurs.The post AI app knows when couples are fighting, may someday predict (and prevent) conflict appeared first on Digital Trends.

Turing’s Appassionato phone has a dedicated button that links you to a concierge

Turing's crazy new concept phone features a liquid metal design, a high-end camera, and a dedicated "assistant button" that dials a concierge. It's launching at an event in New York City in April.The post Turing's Appassionato phone has a dedicated button that links you to a concierge appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google’s new AI solution will help make Android phones smarter, more secure

Google is turning to new AI solutions to improve machine-learning techniques. The company is testing a new system called "federated learning," in which user data is intelligently processed on the phone rather than on Google's servers.The post Google’s new AI solution will help make Android phones smarter, more secure appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google’s new AI solution will help make Android phones smarter, more secure

Google is turning to new AI solutions to improve machine-learning techniques. The company is testing a new system called "federated learning," in which user data is intelligently processed on the phone rather than on Google's servers.The post Google’s new AI solution will help make Android phones smarter, more secure appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cybersecurity can’t rely on artificial intelligence too much, report says

Artificial intelligence and machine learning offer cybersecurity some much-needed help but researchers are warning companies to not put too much faith in machines just yet as the kinks are still being ironed out.The post Cybersecurity can’t rely on artificial intelligence too much, report says appeared first on Digital Trends.

Smart home system uses predictive algorithms to warn of impending disasters

OnePrevent is a smart home safety sensor system that acts like one of those 'Final Destination' premonitions by warning you of possible impending disasters before they strike. Here's how it works.The post Smart home system uses predictive algorithms to warn of impending disasters appeared first on Digital Trends.

AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words

Computer scientists at the University of Rochester have developed a smart algorithm which can detect hate speech slurs in Twitter messages, even when people use code words as disguise.The post AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words appeared first on Digital Trends.

AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words

Computer scientists at the University of Rochester have developed a smart algorithm which can detect hate speech slurs in Twitter messages, even when people use code words as disguise.The post AI learns when people are using hate speech, even when they use code words appeared first on Digital Trends.

Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL

IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson Beat uses digital audio from users to composes original music based. We brought that technology to futuristic R&B group Phony PPL to see if actual musicians could find a cool way to use it.The post Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL appeared first on Digital Trends.

Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL

IBM's artificial intelligence program Watson Beat uses digital audio from users to composes original music based. We brought that technology to futuristic R&B group Phony PPL to see if actual musicians could find a cool way to use it.The post Watch IBM’s Watson Beat AI make original music with Brooklyn R&B band Phony PPL appeared first on Digital Trends.

Zocdoc’s new AI-powered search knows what you mean when you search ‘hemroids’

Zocdoc's new Patient-Powered Search, which recently went public after a lengthy beta, maps colloquial terms to medical terminology. A search for "stomach doctor," for example, will serve up results for nearby gastroenterologists. The post Zocdoc’s new AI-powered search knows what you mean when you search ‘hemroids’ appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google provides a tool for making objects and places within video searchable

Google introduced a new application program interface called Cloud Video Intelligence. It uses Google's Cloud Machine Learning platform to detect objects and locations within videos to help users search through libraries easier.The post Google provides a tool for making objects and places within video searchable appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google provides a tool for making objects and places within video searchable

Google introduced a new application program interface called Cloud Video Intelligence. It uses Google's Cloud Machine Learning platform to detect objects and locations within videos to help users search through libraries easier.The post Google provides a tool for making objects and places within video searchable appeared first on Digital Trends.

Facebook refreshing server hardware to handle more video, boost neural networks

Facebook is overhauling its servers in tandem with an expected increase in the amount of visual content being uploaded to its platform. The new equipment can also train complex machine learning systems, known as neural networks.The post Facebook refreshing server hardware to handle more video, boost neural networks appeared first on Digital Trends.

Machine learning improvements for Google Translate expanding to more languages

Google Translate is about to get a whole lot smarter, thanks to Google's implementation of machine learning, which will be used in nine different languages. Eventually, Google will use the system for all 103 languages Google Translate supports.The post Machine learning improvements for Google Translate expanding to more languages appeared first on Digital Trends.

EEG technology lets users correct robots with their minds

Computer scientists at MIT and Boston University have developed a system that uses human brain activity data to correct a robot’s mistakes in real time. Here's why it could be useful.The post EEG technology lets users correct robots with their minds appeared first on Digital Trends.

EEG technology lets users correct robots with their minds

Computer scientists at MIT and Boston University have developed a system that uses human brain activity data to correct a robot’s mistakes in real time. Here's why it could be useful.The post EEG technology lets users correct robots with their minds appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google Accessibility expands with apps for cognitively impaired

Google Accessibility enables people with disabilities to get the most out of their smartphone via free apps. The tech giant now offers three new apps that can help the elderly or other people with cognitive impairments better use their phones with less effort.Google Accessibility – 3 new apps added to the mixGoogle Accessibility, as the name implies, targets enabling its audiences with different handicaps. In their latest blog post, Google talks about their efforts to further help people with cognitive issues by making their routine more streamlined and accessible.Action Blocks Action Blocks is the latest app on the Google Play Store. You can create customized spaces on the screen that on a single tap carry out an action for you. All of this from your home screen.You can create a dedicated block to dial a loved one without accessing the dialer app, or adjust the lighting in the room to a specific setting, all from the Action Blocks app.Live Transcribe The Live Transcribe app has been improved to add more languages to its list which include Albanian, Burmese, Estonian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Punjabi, and Uzbek. In addition, it also brings brand new features targeted to a new audience.Your phone will vibrate when someone nearby says your name.You can now add custom names or terms for different objects or places that might not be in the dictionary.A revised search bar lets you search through past conversations more easily. To enable it, turn on ‘Saving Transcriptions’ in Settings. When enabled, transcriptions will be saved on your device for three days in local storage.Sound AmplifierThe Sound Amplifier app now enables people who are hard of hearing to experience their favorite content with minimal disturbance. Users can now connect their Bluetooth headphones and place their phone near the source of the sound e.g. a television, to get the audio transmitted to their headphones without taking up the volume.The app also works for boosting the volume and clearing up the audio of apps on the phone. Whether you’re listening to music or watching a video on YouTube.With all of these additions, Google’s commitment to accessibility is indeed a commendable effort. Especially with many elders staying indoors due to the Corona Virus, these new features are a welcome addition.

Just $36.99, the ChronoWatch has full color display and 16 functions

Summer is quickly approaching, the stay-at-home restrictions are slowly lifting, and things are looking better. Now’s the time when you leave those lazy days behind and start exercising and getting more active.Now’s the time to pick up a new smart watch. Why? For starters, they’ll help keep track of things and hold you accountable. Not only that, but it can help cut your phone time down, too.Buying a new smart watch doesn’t have to cost all that much money. Take the ChronoWatch, for instance. Priced just $36.99, it offers up a full 1.4-inch color touch display, waterproof coating, and support for 16 different functions.Track sleep, steps, calories, blood pressure, distance, heart rate, and more with this affordable smart watch. Indeed, the ChronoWatch also provides glanceable weather, alarms, music controls, and notifications to popular apps.On top of all of this, it pairs via Bluetooth to both Android and iOS phones and offers up a seven day battery.ChronoWatchTrack your daily activity, including steps, calories burned, mileage & heart rateMonitor your blood pressure & blood oxygen levelsWear it anywhere, anytime thanks to its sweat & waterproof designControl phone calls & musicGet alerts for SMS, Facebook & moreView the time, date & week on the sleek 1.4-inch screen displayBuy Yours Today!Stop over to the AndroidGuys Deals Store today and order your ChronoWatch for just $36.99, a savings of some 81% off original retail price.For a limited time (until May 26), you can save an additional 20% on the ChronoWatch, getting it for a mere $29.60 after it’s all done. Simply use coupon code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout. You’re welcome.

Realme X50 Pro Play brings Snapdragon 865, 90Hz, and more for $400

Realme on Monday announced its X50 Pro Play on Chinese social media site Weibo. The phone brings a lot of flagship-tier specs and features but for a low price of $400. The only catch here is that it’s currently exclusive to China, with plans to expand in Europe to follow.Realme X50 Pro Play – Irresistible hardware and priceThe Realme X50 Pro Play has just been announced, and to say it is loaded with a world of features would not do it justice. Even though the phone is a less-expensive option to the Realme X50 Pro, it brings a lot to the table, while keeping the price very affordable.In a market where a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 starts at above $600, Realme has proven yet again that competition in the market is indeed healthy.Here are the specs of the phone:CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8656.44″ fullHD+ (2400 x 1080) Super AMOLED display, w/ 90Hz refresh rateAndroid 10 powered by the Realme UI6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM options4200mAh battery (65W SuperDart fast wired charging)Back cameras: 48-MP main camera, 8-MP ultrawide, 2-MP macro, 2-MP depth.Front camera: 16-MP main camera, 2-MP depthPhone color options: Black and SilverPricing6GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $3808GB RAM + 128GB ROM= $42012GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $460The inclusion of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 means that the phone has 5G capabilities, which makes it yet another great phone for the emerging 5G market that’s garnering across the world.In the past, Realme has shown itself to be a contender for releasing strong hardware at attractive prices. The Realme X50 Pro Play does have a lot going for it, and the only real problem with this phone would be its availability.A good majority of the hardware is found in flagship-tier phones, but competing brands like Redmi and Realme deliver premium hardware in a mid-tier price range. In the end, the only problem that comes is availability.The phone is set to launch in China first on June 1st. Soon after, Realme will expand the phone to Europe and other regions.What are your thoughts on the Realme X50 Pro Play? Let us know in the comments section below!

Use this coupon to save an extra 20% on this beginner quadcopter you control with a thumb

What seemed like a technology reserved for a select few people just a few years ago has evolved into an entire ecosystem of cool products and use cases. We’re talking, of course, about drones and quadcopters.Drones are now routinely used for videography, delivery, mapping, and even racing. Then there are also people who like to have them just for fun and to fly about the house or back yard.If you want to get into the growing world of drones but don’t know where to start, consider picking up the popular SHIFT RED. When other drones and quadcopters come with wonky and hard-to-master controls, this one is super simple.The SHIFT RED is employs a one-hand control system and leverages Near-Field Micro-Sensing technology to make flying as simple as moving your thumb.There are also eight different auto-pilot modes, HD video recording, and other fun features that help make the SHIFT RED so popular.Typically retailing for $299, you can save over 30% and get the SHIFT RED: Drone Package for just $199.95 in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.Save an extra 20% for a limited time!Use the promo code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout and we’ll knock an extra 20% off the price of the SHIFT RED. That drops the price all the way down to just $159.96. This coupon will only last until May 26 so act fast!Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.