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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 […]






 
New technology could revolutionise smartphone use

An innovative technology, created by researchers at the University of St Andrews, can allow your smartphone to carry out a range of tasks just by recognising the surface it is sitting on. SpeCam is a program which would enable existing phones to utilize their camera function to recognise different materials they have been exposed to. […]






 
New App Replaces Ultrasound with Smartphone Camera to Measure Heart Health

      Engineers at Caltech have developed a smartphone app that can measure left ventricle ejection fraction, a key indicator of heart health, simply by having a user place the phone's camera against his or her neck. Credit: Caltech   Effectiveness of the app, which measures pressure waveforms of blood flow through the cardiovascular […]