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Smartphone app uses computer vision to identify lost animals

SciPet, a company incubated at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP) in São Paulo State, Brazil, and formed in 2016, uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to identify animals. The smartphone app CrowdPet is the result of research carried out by the company. It combines two data sources: photographs of lost animals registered by their […]






 
Energous Receives Industry-First FCC Certification for Over-the-Air, Power-at-a-Distance Wireless Charging

Approval marks major step forward for smart home, IoT and mobile devices SAN JOSE, CA–(Marketwired – December 26, 2017) – Energous Corporation (NASDAQ: WATT), the developer of WattUp®, a revolutionary wire-free, power-at-a-distance charging technology, today announced Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certification of its first-generation WattUp Mid Field transmitter, which sends focused, RF-based power to devices […]






 
The Force is Strong: Amputee Controls Individual Prosthetic Fingers

Luke Skywalker’s bionic hand made possible by ultrasound technology Jason Barnes plays the piano with a new prosthesis that is driven by ultrasound. Luke Skywalker’s bionic hand is a step closer to reality for amputees in this galaxy. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created an ultrasonic sensor that allows amputees to control […]