artificial intelligence

‘Recycling’ ATM gives cash for old mobile phones


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A recycling ATM offers gadget freaks the option to trade in their discarded mobile phones for cash, rather than dumping them when they go in for ... Read more...

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Now, a computer to lip-read and decode emotions


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 11 (IANS) A computer is being taught to interpret human emotions based on lip-reading, one which could improve our interaction with these machines and perhaps allow disabled ... Read more...

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Scientists gain insight into ‘expertise’


July 24th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Using a traditional Chinese board game and artificial intelligence (AI), scientists have figured out how people become experts in their chosen fields.Expertise is a special knowledge ... Read more...

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Confusion can be good for learning: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US researches have found that by strategically inducing confusion on difficult conceptual topics, people actually learn more effectively and were able to apply their knowledge to ... Read more...

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Kerala IT firm to lure youths to intelligent gaming


May 12th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) Schogini Systems, a Technopark IT firm, is trying to wean young minds from blood-thirsty computer games to intelligent gaming.Schogini Systems has charted out this strategy of ... Read more...

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Smart home follows smart phone


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) It won't be long before our homes use sensors and software to anticipate our needs and help improve our health and energy efficiency, a study says.Many ... Read more...

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Scientists tap baby brainpower for smarter computers


March 25th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) Researchers are tapping brainpower of babies, toddlers and pre-schooler's to nudge artificial intelligence (AI) into becoming smarter like humans. Computational models based on baby brainpower could ... Read more...

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3D microscopy to help crack Alzheimer’s secrets


February 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Scientists have edged closer to cracking Parkinson's and Alzheimer's secrets with the help of cutting edge 3D microscopy. Underwritten by neural network algorithms (artificial intelligence), the ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm carves niche in mobile applications


February 9th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) In less than two years, the Technopark-based Schogini Systems have made giant strides in mobile applications, touching 3,000 downloads every day of their around 450 ... Read more...

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Indian defence research agency eyes robotic soldier, mule


December 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is in the process of building robotic soldiers and mules as a part of its unmanned fighting systems of ... Read more...

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Software takes guesswork out of fossil hunting


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) A software based on artificial intelligence can pinpoint productive fossil sites, eliminating guesswork from the process.Traditionally, fossil hunters often could only make educated guesses as to ... Read more...

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Computer system promises cancer breakthroughs


November 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) A computer system that can read scientific treatises just like humans promises potential breakthroughs in cancer research. Called CRAB, it can trawl through millions of scientific ... Read more...

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Smart bugs inspire better robotics design


November 18th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 18 (IANS) Bugs which collectively thrive in challenging environments are inspiring scientists to design smart bots for diagnostics and drug delivery, computers and artificial intelligence.Doctoral student Adi ... Read more...

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Raytheon to supply security simulator to Indian firm


September 15th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) US defence major Raytheon Company Thursday signed a contract with Indian firm BCL Secure Premises to supply a virtual security training simulator (VIRTSIM).The capital-based Indian ... Read more...

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Scientists step closer to creating test tube intelligence


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Scientists have now taken a major step towards creating artificial intelligence, not in a robot or a silicon chip, but in a test tube.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Artificial intelligence to boost airplane safety levels


July 15th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) Researchers are developing a system based on artificial intelligence (AI) to pinpoint internal flaws in aircraft quickly and accurately that are missed otherwise. Aircraft made mostly ... Read more...

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Your computer could shout back at you in a few years


July 5th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) The computer crashes and we respond angrily at the flickering screen. But we may soon risk being shouted at by the machine we've just cursed. Scientists ... Read more...

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Aimi Eguchi is the latest pop star in Japan


June 24th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aimi Eguchi is the latest pop star in Japan. The only issue is that the singer is not real. Scientists in Japan put together the virtual singer ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas’ firm inks deal for his next two films


May 13th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 13 (IANS/EFE) Spanish studio Vertice 360 and Quinta Communications, owned by Frenchman Tarak Ben Ammar, have signed an agreement with Spanish actor-director Antonio Banderas' Green Moon Productions to ... Read more...

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30 new-age technologies win DST-Lockerheed Martin IIGP awards


April 29th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) An artificial intelligence-based system that can save up to 47 percent power in electrical devices, a mobile-based remote control system for water pumps and a ... Read more...

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Now, a car you can control with your thoughts!


March 7th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 7 (ANI): Ever wondered about a car that could be driven by nothing but your thoughts? Well, it has become a reality, thanks to German researchers.The researchers have claimed that ... Read more...

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Hollywood comes to Bollywood (To go with Hollywood talent manager hunts for Bollywood talent)


February 27th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Three new Hollywood films are set to be shot in India shortly as producers explore the Indian market with the help of an Indian American talent ... Read more...

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Artificial intelligence could run spacecraft in future


February 13th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Scientists are designing spacecraft that can act by themselves and reason like human beings. It is a concept that had fatal consequences for astronauts in "2001: A ... Read more...

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Experts discuss advances in computer science at Amity Campus


February 8th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.8 (ANI): The Amity School of Engineering and Technology kickstarted a two-day National Conference on advances in computer science and technology at its campus here on Tuesday.Leading researchers, scientists, ... Read more...

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Now, an ‘anytime universal intelligence’ test to tell how smart you are


January 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at University of Valencia have developed an 'anytime' intelligence test that gives a more accurate idea of the intelligence of the test subject if there is a ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm signs $25 mn distribution deal


January 10th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) Technopark-based firm Artin Dynamics Monday signed an agreement with Mivire Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd (MCS) to distribute a power saving product in Britain in a $25 million deal.Artin ... Read more...

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Scientists teach robots to read


November 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS)) Scientists are trying to teach robots to read so that they can understand road signs and shop names.Experts believe developing literate artificial intelligence should be relatively simple because ... Read more...

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Robot And Rakta Charitra: Escaping And Embracing Reality


October 26th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai starrer 'Endhiran' also known as Robot was able to take people into a world of artificial intelligence where Chitti was loved and ... Read more...

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Google tests cars that steer themselves


October 10th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has revealed today that it has been testing its self-steering vehicle on the streets of California.The company announced that the vehicle has already logged some 140,000 ... Read more...

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India to build cyber attack proof operating system


October 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is developing a futuristic operating system to protect its sensitive data from cyber attacks, including hacking, a top official said Saturday."We ... Read more...

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Ranbir does what Rajni ‘kant’ in north India


October 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Superstar Rajnikanth rocked the box office down south with "Endhiran", but the Hindi version of the mega budget sci-fi outing "Robot" lost out to Bollywood heartthrob ... Read more...

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Offers Bounties For FPS Gamers


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Call of Duty gaming franchisee needs no introduction to the veteran gamers and it continues to be one of the most popular PC games till ... Read more...

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‘Aliens’ more likely to be AI robots than biological beings: Expert


August 24th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A senior astronomer has said that the hunt for alien life should take into account artificial intelligence, and not evolution of biological life.According to BBC News, Seti astronomer ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s ‘Virtual human’ Milo unveiled at TED in Oxford


July 14th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Microsoft has unveiled its "virtual human", known as Milo, that reacts to a person's emotions, body movements and voice.Milo is designed for use with the firm's hands-free Xbox ... Read more...

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Robots designed with insect instincts


June 29th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Making leaps in the field of artificial intelligence, an engineer has created a grasshopper-inspired jumping robot. Mirko Kovac, a young robotics engineer from the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at ... Read more...

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