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The rise of manless and cashless retail continues …

JD has launched an unmanned shop in Jakarta, Indonesia which integrates cutting edge technologies like RFID, facial recognition, and image recognition to provide the modern consumer with an efficient retail experience. After AmazonGo and Walmart approach unmanned shops, JD is accelerating the transformation in the retail category with the JD.ID X-Mart. It is powered by

You want whales? You get them!

Finally Magic Leap gives us the AR whale. Years ago, Magic Leap created a hype by showing off an image of an augmented reality whale splashing in a gym full of astonished pupils.   This early mockup made such an impression that build the foundation of a not seen before hype for a product which

What makes it memorable?

Mostafa “Neo” Mohsenvand, a graduate student in the Fluid Interfaces Group at MIT’s Media Lab, is trying to find out what makes memorable moments. He wears a fisheye lens on his chest and an EEG cap every day in order to gather as much information about himself and the world around him to monitor memorable

AR Navitainment …

Watch this fascinating video by Blippar showcasing how AR can deliver much more than just helping to find your way in larger spaces. It creates engaging experiences and can even help educating newbies.

Let out your inner Mozart – with AI …

Boost your musical ego with a new AI system, which can transform any tune, melody or bad singing into a new piece of music in different styles. A small group of researchers from Facebook created an ai that is able to listen to an audio file of a song and then mimic it with new

Ricardo Manuel dos Santos Miquelino: “Erfordern Voice-Assistenten eine neue Form des Marketings?” …

I had the pleasure to be the first guest on the new podcast by @Thomas-Kabke-Sommer, Crossplan Germany. We had an exiting conversation about the importance of #voice for #marketing and why people might use Alexa rather in the sleeping room than in the kitchen. It’s in German – happy to provide you with an English download

AI identifies in 20 secs a disease affecting 127 million people …

An autonomous-AI diagnostic system developed by IDx from Iowa USA, which is being implemented to help detect health issues such as diabetic retinopathy and cervical cancer, can make an initial diagnose without the need for an eye specialist. Technology like this will be crucial to rural communities who don’t have easy access to healthcare and

Laser tech reduces chemical usage in jeans production by almost 99% …

By using the latest developments in laser technology, Levis have revolutionised their process chain to create sustainable jeans which are meet the customer’s exact specifications. The fashion pioneers have reduced their chemical usage from 1000 to 12, recycled all of the water used in the process, and all whilst only taking 4 hours. Get Custom

Brain-To-Brain communication is here to change the world for good …

Technology is taking humanity to new levels. It is offering so many opportunities not only for a better life. It will enable participation by all means. Like in this case. Back in 2013 researchers at the University of Washington created the first human-to-human brain interface. It started with a quite simple task in a gaming

Robots go cockroaches …

A new project by Rolls-Royce (not the luxury automobile maker – the engineering company for power and propulsion engines) is developing tiny cockroaches like robots crawling inside their engines to support the maintenance and avoid the time consuming inspections. A genius approach how to use robotics. Read more here.