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MIT’s new robot can play everyone’s favorite block-stacking game, Jenga

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a robot which uses the latest machine learning computer vision to play everyone’s favorite tower-toppling game, Jenga.The post MIT’s new robot can play everyone’s favorite block-stacking game, Jenga appeared first on Digital Trends.

IBM’s latest A.I. can help doctors detect how quickly a disease is progressing

IBM has developed a probabilistic A.I. that can be used to predict how a range of diseases -- including diabetes, Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s -- are likely to develop.The post IBM’s latest A.I. can help doctors detect how quickly a disease is progressing appeared first on Digital Trends.

A.I. can generate pictures of a finished meal based on just a written recipe

Feeling hungry? Researchers from Tel-Aviv University in Israel have created an A.I. that's able to generate complete photos of meals, based only on reading the written recipes. Here's how.The post A.I. can generate pictures of a finished meal based on just a written recipe appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Lens celebrates its first anniversary with redesign, OCR update

Google's image recognition app Lens has been updated to more accurately pull information from visual images. Instead of having to search using text, you can now take a picture to search for information and similar items.The post Google Lens celebrates its first anniversary with redesign, OCR update appeared first on Digital Trends.

Apple AI Chief John Giannandrea Gets Promotion to Senior Vice President

Apple today announced John Giannandrea, who handles machine learning and AI for the company, has been promoted to the Apple's

Apple Details How HomePod Can Detect ‘Hey Siri’ From Across a Room, Even With Loud Music Playing

In a new entry in its Machine Learning Journal, Apple has detailed how Siri on the HomePod is designed to

Apple to Attend World’s Largest Machine Learning Conference Next Week

Apple today announced that it will be attending the 2018 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, aka NeurIPS, in Montréal,

Vibration-sensing tech turns any ‘dumb’ surface into a smart touch-sensitive one

What if it was possible to use a special chip to transform any surface into a touch-sensitive one? That science fiction dream is what startup HyperSurfaces is working hard to achieve.The post Vibration-sensing tech turns any ‘dumb’ surface into a smart touch-sensitive one appeared first on Digital Trends.

To curb teen vaping, schools across the U.S. welcome A.I. into their bathrooms

There’s a problem with both vaping and bullying at schools. A company called Soter Technologies has developed a smart bathroom sensor that is able to detect both. Here's how it works.The post To curb teen vaping, schools across the U.S. welcome A.I. into their bathrooms appeared first on Digital Trends.

Like Google for CCTV, software could help cops scour surveillance video quickly

Surveillance footage is great, but finding the person you're looking for isn't so easy if you have to comb through hundreds of hours of video. This smart search engine promises to help.The post Like Google for CCTV, software could help cops scour surveillance video quickly appeared first on Digital Trends.

Smell like Skynet: IBM creates an A.I. that will design the perfect perfume

IBM's research division has teamed up with a master fragrance maker to create an A.I. that is capable of developing new perfumes, courtesy of IBM’s impressive machine learning technology.The post Smell like Skynet: IBM creates an A.I. that will design the perfect perfume appeared first on Digital Trends.

Text-based lie detector can help cops filter out fake robbery reports

Researchers have developed software which can reportedly help law enforcement accurately identify false statements about robberies, based on the statements given to police. Here's how it works.The post Text-based lie detector can help cops filter out fake robbery reports appeared first on Digital Trends.

An app uses your smartphone camera to tell if you’re alert at work

Do you lose concentration while at work? A new Cornell University app keeps tabs on users' alertness during the day by measuring the size of their pupils each time they unlock their phone.The post An app uses your smartphone camera to tell if you’re alert at work appeared first on Digital Trends.

An app uses your smartphone camera to tell if you’re alert at work

Do you lose concentration while at work? A new Cornell University app keeps tabs on users' alertness during the day by measuring the size of their pupils each time they unlock their phone.The post An app uses your smartphone camera to tell if you’re alert at work appeared first on Digital Trends.

MIT is building a new $1 billion college dedicated to all things A.I.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a new $1 billion college of computing designed to offer the best possible education to future machine learning A.I. experts.The post MIT is building a new $1 billion college dedicated to all things A.I. appeared first on Digital Trends.

MIT is building a new $1 billion college dedicated to all things A.I.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has announced a new $1 billion college of computing designed to offer the best possible education to future machine learning A.I. experts.The post MIT is building a new $1 billion college dedicated to all things A.I. appeared first on Digital Trends.

Like a breathalyzer for exhaustion, new blood test can tell how tired you are

Tired at the wheel? A new blood test can reveal signs of sleep deprivation with a reported 92 percent accuracy. Here's how it was developed and what it could possibly mean for the future.The post Like a breathalyzer for exhaustion, new blood test can tell how tired you are appeared first on Digital Trends.

Just like an eagle, this autonomous glider can fly on thermal currents

Using a type of artificial intelligence which learns based on trial and error, researchers have demonstrated how gliders can glide autonomously on thermal currents, much like an eagle does.The post Just like an eagle, this autonomous glider can fly on thermal currents appeared first on Digital Trends.

Teaching machines to see illusions may help computer vision get smarter

Researchers are teaching computers to see optical illusions. The reason? To create smarter, more brain-like vision recognition algorithms for everything from robots to autonomous cars.The post Teaching machines to see illusions may help computer vision get smarter appeared first on Digital Trends.

Teaching machines to see optical illusions may help computer vision get smarter

Researchers are teaching computers to see optical illusions. The reason? To create smarter, more brain-like vision recognition algorithms for everything from robots to autonomous cars.The post Teaching machines to see optical illusions may help computer vision get smarter appeared first on Digital Trends.

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UMIDIGI Fan Festival goes live with big discounts on S5 Pro, A7 Pro

UMIDIGI, known for its powerful yet affordable smartphones and wearables, recently introduced its mid-range flagship the UMIDIGI S5 Pro. Moreover, it also added an entry-level A7 Pro to its portfolio.To help kick things off, and offer customers some extra savings on its new handsets, UMIDIGI has launched its Fan Festival 2020 on AliExpress.For a limited time, the S5 Pro is available for a shockingly low price of $249.99 while the A7 Pro is at only $99.99. What’s more, you can get an exclusive 18-month extended warranty for both devices right now, too.The UMIDIGI Fan Festival was rather popular last year, so it’s not much of a surprise that it would be back for 2020. It’s a great opportunity for people around the world to buy UMIDIGI products with special deals and discounts.Here’s a quick look at the UMIDIGI S5 Pro and the UMIDIGI A7 Pro.UMIDIGI S5 ProKey features include a Mediatek Helio G90T process with 6GB RAM and an incredibly generous 256GB storage capacity. Similar to other “gaming phones”, it includes liquid cooling to keep things humming along.The 4,680mAh battery is more than enough to get the average user through a day or two without breaking a sweat. Gamers will go through it quicker, of course, but the 18W fast charging ensures it’s replenished in short order.The UMIDIGI S5 Pro has full screen 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with an in-display fingerprint sensor and a pop-up camera for selfies.Around back is a 48-megapixel main sensor, 16-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, 5-megapixel macro lens, and a 5-megapixel depth lens.Buy and Save!The first 500 people to order the UMIDIGI S5 Pro ($249.99) receive a free UMIDIGI smartwatch.UMIDIGI A7 ProThe UMIDIGI A7 Pro features four cameras on the rear with AI smarts to capture the best shots in all environments. The 16-megapixel main lens is supported by a 16-megapixel ultra-wide (120 degree), 5-megapixel macro, and 5-megapixel depth sensor. Around front is a 16-megapixel selfie camera.The UMIDIGI A7 Pro packs a generously sized 6.3-inch waterdrop full screen with FHD (2340 x 1080 pixel) resolution. With an aspect ratio of 19.5:9, it should make for a thin design that’s easy to control in one hand.As far as power goes, the UMIDIGI A7 Pro comes with 4GB LPDDR4X RAM and is will be offered in two storage capacities: 64GB and 128GB. Paired with the enhanced Octa-Core processor, it’s considerably more powerful (AnTuTu 22,547) than its predecessor (92,514).The phone houses a 4,150mAh battery with a 10W charger included in the box and comes in Ocean Blue and Cosmic Black colors. Also in the way of design, the 2.5D glass back and metal frame and optical plating technology gives the phone a premium flagship appearance.Buy and Save!The UMIDIGI A7 Pro is on sale at AliExpress right now for just $99.99 (4GB/64GB) and $119.99 (4GB/128GB). Use the coupon code UA7PRO10 to save an additional $10. Note, there are limited numbers of coupons so act fast.18-Month WarrantyAs if the prices didn’t already make these phones compelling enough, the Fan Festival also gives consumers an extra boost in peace of mind. Purchase your handset during the limited time promotion and you’ll get an 18-month warranty.EDITOR NOTE: This is a promoted post and should not be viewed as an editorial endorsement.

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!