metaverse: Microsoft in the “race” against Facebook

Microsoft opposes Facebook by announcing that it is bringing “metaverse” into “Teams” —its own version of “Zoom”— which has also been integrated into Windows 11. Users, in the first phase, will be able, from 2022, to appear as live cartoons, or 3D digital personalities (“avatars”) in their web chats; as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

NASA trains robotic dog to explore alien caves

In the subsoil of the Moon and Mars there are underground caves and tunnels, some of which are the product of volcanic activity. These caves and tunnels can, according to experts, be safe shelters and places of residence for people. Of course, an exploration will have to be made in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Zoom: Introduces real-time language translation

Zoom announced the acquisition of “Kites GmbH (Karlsruhe Information Technology Solutions)”, a startup that focuses on real-time language translation software with AI technology. Zoom seeks to use this software to facilitate communication between people who speak different languages. Currently, Zoom supports real-time language translation, however, it is limited only to English speech. Therefore, with Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Artificial intelligence changes motorization

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) welcomed the initiative of the European Commission for artificial intelligence (AI) and its goal to develop a European excellence and trust ecosystem around AI. ACEA supports the approach set out in the proposal. Indeed, a key element of a successful European approach to artificial intelligence is that the requirements set out in the regulation are commensurate with 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 …

The four cybersecurity issues that will concern us in 2021

It has been almost a year since the new coronavirus pandemic began —which has reversed the way we live, work and communicate— and therefore in 2021 we are likely to see an increase in some cybersecurity threats.  According to ESET’s latest report on Cybersecurity Trends in 2021, these are the four main challenges expected Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Huawei’s HarmonyOS 2.0 Developer Beta operating system released

The operating system “HarmonyOS 2.0 Developer Beta” for “smartphones” was officially released at the “Huawei Developer Day Beijing 2020” event, marking an important step in the evolution of the overall “HarmonyOS” ecosystem. Developers of “smartphone” applications interested in the “beta 2.0” version can apply to the official “Huawei Developer” website. All features of the “HarmonyOS” system, number of “APIs” as well Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Deepfake and Fake Videos: How to Protect Yourself

“Deepfake” videos come from the word “deep” from “deep learning” and “fake = false”. “Deep learning” is an advanced Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) method that uses multiple levels of machine learning algorithms to extract progressively higher level capabilities from unstructured data, such as the human face. Manolis Sfakianakis, President and Founder of the Institute Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New AI solution analyzes big data and learns independently

“TeamViewer” announced the new model “TeamViewer IoT” software that analyzes “big data” and learns independently, thus expanding the “IoT” solutions and offering a way to use artificial intelligence in maintenance.  Until now, “TeamViewer” customers in the “IoT” field have been able to read sensors, set alarms, and connect directly to a wide range of devices. Now a smart extension in the field Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Powerful new processor chip from IBM

IBM announced on Monday a new processor chip for “data centers”, which, as it says, will be able to lift three times the workload of its predecessor. According to Reuters, the company said that the “Power10” will be manufactured by Samsung and is intended for use by businesses in “data Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How social media make access to financial services more difficult

18% of consumers worldwide face problems accessing financial services due to the evaluation of their information on social media through rating systems, according to the latest Kaspersky report: “Social credits and security: embracing the world of ratings”. While such social scoring systems are now more widespread and have already been Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook makes 300,000 errors daily

The New York Stern School of Business has published an extensive study of how Facebook moderators handle information on a daily basis and how it is filtered by both themselves and artificial intelligence systems before or after it is published. According to estimates and the data that emerge, about 300,000 Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …