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Face-recognition software that lifts the veil

Face-recognition technology is advancing apace and has applications in security and biometrics, marketing, education, criminal investigation, and many other areas. It can now not only recognize the person but can ascertain ...

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Apple to delay iPad software launch by a month in unusual move

Apple Inc. expects to delay its next major iPad software update by about a month, taking the unusual step of not releasing it at the same time as the new iPhone software, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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New model helps to identify when users are likely to upgrade software products

Each year, the bestselling video game Call of Duty releases a new generation with upgraded features and new storylines. This isn't news to anyone familiar with popular video games or other software products such as smartphones, ...

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How do dating apps choose your Mr. or Ms. Right?

Are you entrusting your romantic future to an algorithm?

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Tracking software for pallets, containers and much more

Load carriers such as pallets, crates or tanks are indispensable for transporting all kinds of products, but hardly ever get any of the limelight themselves. Fraunhofer researchers have devoted themselves to this topic and ...

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FIFA takes on EA Sports video game in soccer's new rivalry

The name "FIFA" can bring to mind images of the World Cup and soccer's greatest players, like Pele, Zinedine Zidane or Lionel Messi. The acronym for the sport's governing body may also remind some of shameless bribery and ...

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EA Sports and FIFA end partnership, both eye new video games

Electronic Arts will stop making its hugely successful FIFA video game in its current name, marking a split in one of soccer's most successful and lucrative partnerships after the sides failed to strike a new licensing deal.

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Ms. Pac-Man clears path to World Video Game Hall of Fame

More than 40 years after blazing a trail for female video game characters, Ms. Pac-Man was inducted Thursday into the World Video Game Hall of Fame, along with Dance Dance Revolution, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time ...

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Researcher creates free comment moderation software for YouTube

As an expert in building a safer and fairer internet, Rutgers Assistant Professor Shagun Jhaver long suspected that digital content creators from minority groups suffered disproportionate online harassment. But when he heard ...

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Music emotion recognition method based on multifeature fusion

Software that can correlate musical changes in an audio recording of a song with perceived emotional content would be useful across the music industry, particularly in terms of cataloging music and developing music recommendation ...

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Smarter 3D printing makes better parts faster

3D printers may soon get better at producing intricate metal and plastic parts, thanks to new software developed at the University of Michigan that reduces harmful heat buildup in laser powder bed fusion printers.

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Sensor for capturing transparent objects in three dimensions

Capturing transparent objects in three dimensions is a major challenge. Researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering IOF have developed a sensor that is able to solve this problem. The ...

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Tennis training in the living room

TU Wien (Vienna) and VR Motion Learning are jointly developing a virtual tennis trainer. In the future, the virtual trainer will not only be able to analyze movements, but also give feedback to the players.