Saliva glucose biosensor – World-first needle-free diabetes test

Professor Alex Zelinsky AO from University of Newcastle has developed Saliva glucose biosensor that can test for type 1 and type 2 diabetes without using needle. Saliva glucose biosensor is similar in size to a stick of chewing gum and considerably thinner, was incredibly powerful, detecting substances that exist in saliva in minute concentrations. One of the key challenges the team had was the sheer unavailability of glucose in saliva (With saliva glucose concentrations 100 times low...
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‘AI Prosecutor’ China – model that can reportedly identify crimes and file charges against criminals with more than 97 per cent accuracy.

Shanghai Pudong People's Procuratorat China has developed an artificial intelligence model that can reportedly identify crimes and file charges against criminals with more than 97 per cent accuracy. The AI model was built and tested by the Shanghai Pudong People’s Procuratorate, the country’s largest and busiest district prosecution office. It was developed by a team led by Professor Shi Yong, director of the Chinese Academy of Sciences' big data and knowledge management laboratory. Machi...
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‘Frozen Zoo’ – resurrecting the extinct

A frozen zoo is a storage facility in which genetic materials taken from animals are stored at very low temperatures in tanks of liquid nitrogen. Material preserved in this way can be stored indefinitely and used for artificial insemination, in vitro fertilisation, embryo transfer, and cloning. Some facilities also collect and cryopreserve plant material. Frozen Zoo® is the largest and most diverse collection of its kind in the world. It contains over 10,000 living cell cultures, oocytes...
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‘Seegene’ – leading developer of multiplex molecular assays and automated solutions.

Seegene, Inc is a Korean manufacturer of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) products, particularly molecular diagnostics. Its portfolio includes a range of assays and screening products for sepsis, respiratory diseases such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, as well as sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Seegene Rapidly Introduces New PCR Test that Identifies the Omicron Variant, its Stealth Version, and all VOCs in a single tube. https://youtu.be/nCgq5Tlq_Ic Seegene’s ...
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‘Gathr’ -all-in-one data pipeline platform

Built ground-up for a cloud-first world, Gathr is the only platform to handle all your data integration and engineering needs - ingestion, ETL, ELT, CDC, streaming analytics, data preparation, machine learning, advanced analytics and more. With Gathr, anyone can build and deploy pipelines in minutes, irrespective of skill levels. Ingest data from any source to any destination Any Source Ingest from any source, including SaaS applications, databases, spreadsheets, proprietary data, ...
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New Trend – Increased Compute and storage capability at the edge

More and More newer edge devices have increased compute and storage capability at the edge. At the Telsa's AI Day event - it had reveled D1’s 354 chip nodes reportedly that have one teraflops (1,024 gflops). The entire chip was capable of up to 363 teraflops of compute as well as 10tbps of on-chip bandwidth/4tbps of off-chip bandwidth. The D1 chip & training tile The aforementioned precursor cluster relied predominantly on Nvidia’s A100 GPUs for acceleration. Not so for Dojo, whic...
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‘Artibo’ – AI(artificial intelligence) modular robot that is ideal companion.

ARTIBO is more than a toy robot. It is an AI(artificial intelligence) robot, incredibly smart enough to be your ideal companion. With a compact design and a variety of features & accessories, Artibo is an assistant, friend and entertainer all in one robot. ARTIBO, small enough to fit into a pocket, has a camera for eyes, a speaker  for mouth, a microphone for ears.  ARTIBO fuels creativity and imagination. https://youtu.be/0FsaERz_Luw Artibo comes with an AI block (which hous...
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‘FLIR Firefly’ Integrates Three Devices into a Quarter-Size Camera

FLIR Firefly® cameras are the industry’s first deep learning inference-enabled machine vision camera. Integrating the Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU), the FLIR Firefly is designed for image analysis professionals using deep learning for improved decision accuracy, and faster, easier system development. FLIR Firefly® camera family, which incorporates the Intel® Movidius™ Myriad™ 2 Vision Processing Unit (VPU) for artificial intelligence at the edge. The Firefly* co...
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Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick

Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick is a modular artificial intelligence (AI) accelerator in a standard USB 3.0 stick form factor. Designed for product developers, researchers and makers, the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick aims to reduce barriers to developing, tuning and deploying deep learning applications at the edge by delivering dedicated high-performance deep neural network processing. Intel’s Neural Compute Stick is a USB-thumb-drive-sized deep learning machine. NCS is a USB p...
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BCI technology – Brain–Computer Interface

BCI technology allows a human brain and an external device to talk to one another—to exchange signals. It gives humans the ability to directly control machines, without the physical constraints of the body. A brain–computer interface (BCI), sometimes called a neural control interface (NCI), mind–machine interface (MMI), direct neural interface (DNI), or brain–machine interface (BMI), is a direct communication pathway between an enhanced or wired brain and an external device. BCIs are oft...
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‘Anthrotronix’ -Biomedical Assistive Devices like CosmoBot (robot for children), Stroke-Rehab Glove, DANA™ Neurocognitive Assessment Tool …

AnthroTronix is a research and development (R&D) firm specializing in the development of advanced interface technology; product development for wearable computing and robotic control systems; and design, development, and testing of simulation tools for training applications.  The company supplies its R&D services and advanced product development to commercial and governmental customers. Product Highlights -- CosmoBot CosmoBot is a prototype interactive robot for children wit...
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Neural Processing Unit (NPU)

A neural processor or a neural processing unit (NPU) is a specialized circuit that implements all the necessary control and arithmetic logic necessary to execute machine learning algorithms, typically by operating on predictive models such as artificial neural networks (ANNs) or random forests (RFs) In Brain - Neural processes is the one that drive coordinated movement, attention, perception, reasoning, and intelligent behavior result from learning and memory. So the computational mechan...
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‘reMarkable’ – Tablet that replaces a paper notepad

A digital notebook that can replace paper and notepad. reMarkable2 - The world's thinnest tablet. Organize your thoughts with the only tablet that feels like paper. True paper feel. Weeks of battery. Paper-like sketching. No distractions. Annotate directly. No lag whatsoever. Readable in sunlight. reMarkable 2 is0.19 in / 4.7 mm reMarkable 2 is 30% thinner than reMarkable 1. reMarkable 2 features the second-generation CANVAS display, which reduces the writing latency to just 21 ms. ...
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Plant consciousness & Biocommunication

Research is being conducted to understand Plant consciousness & Biocommunication. Research still is in progress, but some suggest - Plants may not have feelings but they are indeed alive and have been described as sentient life forms that have “tropic” and “nastic” responses to stimuli.  Plants can sense water, light, and gravity — they can even defend themselves and send signals to other plants to warn that danger is here, or near. ...
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Supercomputers – Powering the next generation of Industrial revolution

A supercomputer is a computer with a high level of performance as compared to a general-purpose computer. The performance of a supercomputer is commonly measured in floating-point operations per second (FLOPS) instead of million instructions per second (MIPS) https://youtu.be/oegYLRXcw3o Innovative Computing Lab with the University of Tennessee Fugaku – exascale supercomputer, at the RIKEN Center for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan. It's one of the top in performance in c...
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Nano Dimension – Additively Manufactured Electronics. (3D printing technology for electronics components)

Additively Manufactured Electronics (AME) - 3D printing technology for electronics components Additive manufacturing machines can produce conductor, resistor, dielectric and semiconductor inks which can be processed to create both active and inert components. Shielding, antennas and sensors are just some of the types of electronic components which can be created. https://youtu.be/MDfSrb7FQ7w AME system adds more polymer and more conductive material layer-by-layer to create a 3D objec...
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Microsoft underwater datacenter

The underwater datacenter concept splashed onto the scene at Microsoft in 2014 during ThinkWeek, an event that gathers employees to share out-of-the-box ideas. The concept was considered a potential way to provide lightning-quick cloud services to coastal populations and save energy. More than half the world’s population lives within 120 miles of the coast. By putting datacenters underwater near coastal cities, data would have a short distance to travel, leading to fast and smooth web surfin...
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Bio-Printing

3D Bioprint Service Three-dimensional (3D) bioprint, otherwise termed additive manufacturing, is driving major innovations in many fields, including manufacturing, engineering, art, education and medicine. Although a newly established technology, 3D bioprint has been developed at a rapid growth during the last decade. This approach helps to achieve increasingly cell-based therapies by working with diverse materials, like plastic, metal and ceramics. Creative Biolabs has employe...
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ThinkPad Fold next generation laptop

ThinkPad Fold it is like a book. Lay it flat for a gorgeous 13.3" OLED display. A laptop with fold-able screen. ThinkPad X1 Fold is the first fully functional PC with a folding OLED display. Designed to offer unprecedented productivity, it will offer a ground-breaking new form factor that will reimagine mobile computing. As it morphs through multiple modes, from a small footprint device into a fully flat 13.3-inch display, X1 Fold will deliver laptop efficiency with smartphone portabilit...
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Japan’s MegaBots robot and USA’s robot will fight on October 17th 2017

THE USA VS JAPAN GIANT ROBOT DUEL "Finally, after millennia of bullshit agriculture and metallurgy and revolutions industrial, political, cultural, whatever, shit’s finally getting good." We Challenged Japan to a Duel. In the summer of 2015, MegaBots, inc. completed construction of the USA's first giant piloted mech. The Mk. II MegaBot is a 15-foot tall, 12,000lb robot capable of hurling 3lb projectiles at speeds of over 130 MPH. Upon completion of the Mk. II, MegaBots ...
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Machine learning – Next new level of computer evolution

Machine learning is the subfield of computer science that, according to Arthur Samuel, gives "computers the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed Machine learning is the science of getting computers to act without being explicitly programmed. In the past decade, machine learning has given us self-driving cars, practical speech recognition, effective web search, and a vastly improved understanding of the human genome. There is little doubt that Machine Learning (ML) and Artif...
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Soft wearable robotic suit promotes normal walking in stroke patients, opening new approaches to gait re-training and rehabilitation

soft wearable robotic suit promotes normal walking in stroke patients, opening new approaches to gait re-training and rehabilitation Upright walking on two legs is a defining trait in humans, enabling them to move very efficiently throughout their environment. This can all change in the blink of an eye when a stroke occurs. In about 80% of patients post-stroke, it is typical that one limb loses its ability to function normally — a clinical phenomenon called hemiparesis. And even patients ...
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KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FÜR TECHNOLOGIE (KIT) Solar glasses

These Solar Glasses with lens-fitted semitransparent organic solar cells supply two sensors and electronics in the temples with electric power. Source: Photo: KIT Organic solar cells are flexible, transparent, and light-weight - and can be manufactured in arbitrary shapes or colors. Thus, they are suitable for a variety of applications that cannot be realized with conventional silicon solar cells. In the Energy Technology journal, researchers from KIT now prese...
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University of Texas researcher have identified how pythons regenerate their organs and other secrets of the snake genome.

Evolution takes eons, but it leaves marks on the genomes of organisms that can be detected with DNA sequencing and analysis. As methods for studying and comparing genetic data improve, scientists are beginning to decode these marks to reconstruct the evolutionary history of species, as well as how variants of genes give rise to unique traits. A research team at the University of Texas at Arlington led by assistant professor of biology Todd Castoe has been exploring the genomes of snakes an...
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Microsemi AcuEdge™ Development Kit to build your own version of Amazon AVS creating a voice-activated system (Alexa voice service)

Microsemi AcuEdge™ Development Kit for Amazon AVS The success of personal assistants that you interact with via the spoken word, such as Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Google Home, has made voice control a hot-ticket item in system design. Getting started in this technology, though, has required significant audio and signal processing expertise to address issues in background noise and the speaker’s location. A new development kit from Microsemi, in partnership with Amazon’s Alexa voice serv...
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‘ FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg’ has invited open challenge to researchers to submit a walking-visualization-tool of gait sequences based on given inertial sensor-based gait recordings acquired using intelligent engineering technology

What is this challenge about? IMAGINE - Innovative Medical Application on Gait Visualization using Intelligent Engineering The challenge asks researchers to submit a walking-visualization-tool of gait sequences based on given inertial sensor-based gait recordings acquired using intelligent engineering technology, which was developed at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg. Seeing is believing: Doctors want to see how the patient was walking - even if they cannot see the patient. Your innovative visualiza...
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Brookhaven National Laboratory Scientists Design Molecular System for Artificial Photosynthesis

Scientists Design Molecular System for Artificial Photosynthesis System is designed to mimic key functions of the photosynthetic center in green plants to convert solar energy into chemical energy stored by hydrogen fuel Etsuko Fujita and Gerald Manbeck of Brookhaven Lab's Chemistry Division carried out a series of experiments to understand why their molecular system with six light-absorbing centers (made of ruthenium metal ions bound to organic molecules) produced more hydrogen than the sys...
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Michigan State University has developed flexible device that not only can generate energy from human motion, it can also act as a loudspeaker and microphone.

A paper-thin, flexible device created at Michigan State University not only can generate energy from human motion, it can act as a loudspeaker and microphone as well, nanotechnology researchers report today in Nature Communications. The audio breakthrough could eventually lead to such consumer products as a foldable loudspeaker, a voice-activated security patch for computers and even a talking newspaper. “Every technology starts with a breakthrough and this is a breakthrough for this p...
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‘Amazon Echo Show’ is Alexa that is able to show as well as tell. Voice controlled ‘Echo Show’ has a tablet-style screen from which users can make video or audio calls, control smart home devices.

Amazon Echo Show is a WiFi-enabled home device with a seven-inch screen that is the newest addition to its Alexa-powered Echo range of home hubs that plays media and responds to voice commands Echo Show brings you everything you love about Alexa, and now she can show you things. Watch video flash briefings and YouTube, see music lyrics, security cameras, photos, weather forecasts, to-do and shopping lists, and more. All hands-free—just ask. https://youtu.be/WQqxCeHhmeU   &...
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Scientists have now understood how ice nucleation is formed (moment when the first group of molecules comes together)

Scientists have witnessed the birth of atmospheric ice clouds, creating ice cloud crystals in the laboratory and then taking images of the process through a microscope, essentially documenting the very first steps of cloud formation. The team witnessed a process known as ice nucleation in unprecedented detail, taking time-lapse movies of the first few seconds when a particle attracts water vapor, forming ice crystals that become the core of icy cirrus clouds — the high, wispy clouds that act ...
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