Thursday, September 19, 2019

Digital Innovation News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Digital Innovation News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

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Advanced Research on Driver Behaviour Recognition

The Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence: meet the advanced driver assistance system with an embedded engine. The Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine...
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Digital wellbeing: the ACT4Y initiative for asthma control

EIT Digital’s Willem Jonker and Amiko’s Duilio Macchi discuss digital wellbeing and the ACT4Y initiative for asthma control. Asthma is a disease which affects over...
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Digital innovation in Portugal: the new EIT Digital Braga Satellite has opened

SciTech Europa attended the opening of the new EIT Digital Braga Satellite this week. The satellite will strengthen digital innovation partnerships in Portugal. The EIT...
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Can social robots help hospitalised children recover?

According to Massachusetts Institute of Technology, interaction with a social robot - a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT - had a positive impact...
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A computer model of the Columbine school shooting: simulating how to survive in...

A team at Purdue University has used a computer model to analyse the active shooter situation inside the library at Columbine on the day...
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Black in AI – researchers can’t ignore social structure problems

Co-founder of ‘Black in AI’, Timnit Gebru spoke at the AI for Good Global Summit about the methods and challenges associated with transparency in AI. The...
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“Robot blood”: how a robot lionfish stores energy and completes robotic tasks

Cornell University researchers have created a system using "robot blood", the circulating liquid within robotic structures to store energy and power long-duration robotic tasks. The...
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Electronic health records: are medication lists a threat to patient safety?

One third of printed medication lists automatically generated from electronic health records had a discrepancy in a new study. Many patients rely on the printed...
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“Alexa, check my heart”: the algorithm to detect cardiac arrest and alert emergency services

Could a smart speaker help to save a life? Researchers are developing an algorithm to detect cardiac arrest in users of products like Amazon...
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Making music with quantum physics: atomic sensing and recording

A team at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado has combined music and quantum physics by using atomic sensing to record...

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