Keep preschoolers away from electronic devices

Even preschoolers spend time with all kinds of electronic devices found in homes. For various reasons, young children are exposed to mobile phones, computers and tablets. Previous studies have shown that between 2013 and 2017, the time that preschoolers spent into electronic devices tripled. Although there is no recent relevant research, it should be considered Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft Mesh: Futuristic holographic communication platform with mixed reality

Microsoft presented “Mesh”, its futuristic holographic communication / collaboration platform with “mixed reality”. As part of the presentation, Guy Laliberte, co-founder of “Cirque du Soleil”, appeared at the company’s “Ignite” digital conference through “holoportation”, which uses “3D capture” technology to project a “live” image of someone in a “virtual” scene.  In the company’s first demonstration Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Autonomous robot emerging from the seabed to save drowning people

An underwater rescue robot —designed to support rescuers attempting to save drowning people— has been developed by researchers from the “Fraunhofer Institute for Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB”, in Germany, in collaboration with Halle’s rescue service.  According to the German rescuers’ association, around 420 people drowned in Germany in 2019, with the majority of them losing their lives Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft denounces cyberattacks by China hackers

A group of hackers allegedly linked to China “looted” “inboxes” of email accounts using vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s “mail server” software, the company and outside investigators reported on Tuesday. In a related “blogpost” Microsoft states that this cyber espionage company used four vulnerabilities in different versions of the software and was the work of a group it calls “HAFNIUM”. According Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Robot can “listen” thanks to dead grasshopper’s connected ear

Researchers at “Tel Aviv University” said they were able to successfully connect the ear of a dead grasshopper to a robot that receives electrical signals from it and reacts accordingly; the result is the robot moves forward when the grasshopper’s ear hears clapping once and moving backwards when they clap twice. The results Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …