Tech giants are bracing themselves against a future of deepfake videos

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Technology researchers are scrambling to find tools to combat fake, AI generated media. Many of the tech giants across the country and around the world are working to prepare for the onslaught of deepfake videos that are certain to be on their way. The goal is to develop the technology needed to spot fake artificial intelligence (A.I.) generated video before it has the chance to spread. Google has been working on this type of project for months, at least, but the trend is growing. Google researchers worked with dozens of…

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QR codes and RFID tech come together in Denso Wave and RFKeeper partnership

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The company known for coining the term “QR code” is now expanding into RFID solutions. Denso Wave is recognized for first coining the term QR code for quick response codes, and is now partnering with an RFID tech firm, RFKeeper. This partnership will help the companies to jointly expand their RFID solutions and boost awareness. Denso Wave Incorporated is a Japan based company. It has partnered up with Israel based RFID software development manufacturer, RFKeeper. According to a press release issued by the companies, the two companies have just firmed…

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Elon Musk wants to ‘solve” autism with AI brain chips

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The Tesla and SpaceX CEO feels he can use this technology for schizophrenia and autism. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently spoke on the “Artificial Intelligence” podcast, discussing his intentions to “solve” autism and schizophrenia through the use of AI brain chips. Musk spoke with Lex Fridman about Musk’s Neuralink neural-technology company. According to Musk, his hope is to be able to imbed AI brain chips into human brains in order to correct the core issues that lead to those mental health conditions. Musk stated that he believes…

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Innovative EEG wearable device wins Cool Idea Award

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The nūrio EEG is the world’s smallest wearable device designed for consumers. An innovative EEG wearable device called nūrio has been selected by Protolabs as the latest Cool Idea Award winner for innovation in consumer technology. The gadget, developed by nūrio, is the smallest wearable consumer EEG device in the world and provides users with the capability of visualizing mental activity though corresponding app and control IoT devices using brain waves. No voice commands are required. The EEG wearable device is about the same size as a headphone and has…

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Google and Canadian Down Syndrome Society to improve voice recognition technology

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Digital voice assistants have a long way to go when serving people with speech challenges. It’s no mystery that voice recognition technology has a long way to go before it’s anywhere close to flawless. Anyone who uses Google, Siri or Alexa has had to deal with misunderstood words, phrases and commands. People with speech difficulties are coming together to help improve this situation with Google’s tech. Therefore, Google is working with the Canadian Down Syndrome Society, which launched a campaign to enhance its voice recognition technology. The company is working…

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