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Robot doing parkour …

Boston Dynamics have always tried to change the way people perceive robots, and this week they have made robots go viral. The SpotMini robot, which is like your own personal robotic dog, has been filmed in a fun clip dancing to Uptown Funk.  The company also released a video of their Atlas robot doing parkour

Autonomous ships are here …

We’ve heard about autonomous cars and planes, now @RollsRoyce want to start implementing autonomous ships. Human free ships would help prevent the 1000 ships which are lost a year, and they could be 15% more efficient to run. They hope to start running autonomous ferry services in Northern Europe first, before eventually progressing to fully

AI detects almost 100% of spam on Facebook …

Finally Facebook has come under scrutiny the past few months for its privacy policy and inability to remove all the spam and hate speech, new methods have had to quickly been adopted. It is now using an AI tool called Rosetta which can detect images and texts that violate Facebook’s community standards, enhancing our experience

World’s first autonomous tram launched right here in Potsdam

The world’s first autonomous tram, developed by a team of 50 experts, was launched in Potsdam. With its radars, lasers and camera sensors, the tram responds to trackside signals and brakes when it spots an emergency hazard.   The tram is not the only autonomous vehicle to be launched, with other commercial trails happening in cities

Flying into the Future …

We may not have got flying cars in 2015 as predicted in Back to the Future, but Uber have announced they want to implement sky taxis in our cities in two years times. Although it seems very ambitious, UberAir have announced models of their on-demand air vehicles, which can travel at speeds of 150 to

5G is here – what does this mean for businesses?

Vodafone has conducted its first holographic call with the help of 5G, the new generation of faster, better connected and wider coverage of mobile internet. image source: Vodafone However, faster internet won’t just mean we’ll be able to download our favourite Netflix shows quicker. Here’s some of the ways 5G will transform our everyday lives:

Créative Technologie solves 95% of motion sickness …

Over 30 million people in Europe suffer from chronic travel sickness, and so Citroen have developed a pair of glasses which eliminates this problem. SEETROEN glasses are made up of 4 rings – left and right along the frontal axis and front and back of the sagittal axis – with each ring containing a moving

17,000 Walmart stores to incorporate VR in staff training …

All Walmart employees will now be required to use virtual reality in their training. The stimulations will help staff get a better understanding of physical situations and scenarios which are hard to recreate otherwise, such as the rush of Black Friday. Walmart is putting 17,000 VR headsets in its US stores for training Walmart will

Discovering life in the past with technology of today …

Ruins of ancient civilisations buried underneath the water could soon be brought to life for the public. Museums are already implementing augmented reality to immerse visitors in history. Now, researchers are taking this one step further by using AR underwater. QR codes are being placed on the seabed over ancient relics so divers can be

Algorithms have saved 6000 people needing kidney transplants …

What was a complex, lengthy process has now been transformed by AI. Algorithms can now match donors with those needing a kidney transplant, making the process easier, quicker, and most importantly life-saving. Read more about the great approach here. How AI changed organ donation in the US Thanks to machine learning, many more people now