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Development of a novel technology to check body temperature with smartphone camera

Thermal-imaging sensors that detect and capture images of the heat signatures of human bodies and other subjects have recently sprung into use in thermostats to check facial temperatures for contactless COVID-19 screening ...

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A reliable solution for passive acoustic and environmental monitoring

In a study published in Methods in Ecology & Evolution, researchers from the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and their collaborators developed a new acoustic recorder which ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Nvidia to stop support for Windows 7, 8, 8.1, and Kepler GPUs soon

Nvidia, founding company of the GPU, has announced that on August 31 of 2021, support for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1, as well as for all Kepler GPUs, will be dropped. The majority of these GPUs used to sell as part of the 600 and ...

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Qualcomm unveils 7 new Internet of Things chips to power smart grocery carts, remote work tech

Qualcomm has been working for years to get its mobile technology into other products besides smartphones—think drones, laptops and smart security cameras.

Consumer & Gadgets

Seagate's Mach.2 is the fastest hard drive out there

Seagate has been working toward developing a dual-actuator hard drive, meaning that the drive will contain two sets of independently controlled read/write heads. Now, after several years, the company has released its first ...

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Open-source GPU technology for supercomputers

Researchers from the HSE International Laboratory for Supercomputer Atomistic Modeling and Multi-scale Analysis, JIHT RAS and MIPT have compared the performance of popular molecular modeling programs on GPU accelerators produced ...