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Boston Dynamics robot Spot will be introduced to market shortly

Spot, the four legged robot, will be the first commercial product of Boston Dynamics. Within the next few months the robot shall be introduced to the market. Currently the robot still participates in several studies including building market and parcel … Continue reading

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Telemedicine market increases

In Germany the market of telemedicine is likely to be liberalized (currently it in Germany it is only allowed to treat / advise patients over video calls when there was prior a personal contact.). This includes e.g. video chats with … Continue reading

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Smart tooth brush with AI uses Apples Research kit

Colgate introduced its smart electronic toothbrush E1 with real time sensors and artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms. The tooth brush offers an interface to Apple’s open research interface ResearchKit and enables therefore scientific studies. ((c) image: Colgate) The tooth brush connects … Continue reading

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Session chair at online educa 2017 “Video Communities: Lessons Learned for International, Intergenerational, Intercultural Knowledge Sharing”

During online educa 2017 (6 – 8 Dec 2017 / Berlin) I will chair the session on the topic “Video Communities: Lessons Learned for International, Intergenerational, Intercultural Knowledge Sharing“. About the session: schools using video to connect learners across the … Continue reading

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Siri considered to be the most stupid existing digital agent

Computers become more and more intelligent. But how smart are they in reality? A research team around the key researcher Feng Liu at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Peking developed now a test which shall answer this question. Main … Continue reading

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New Samsung assistant Bixby 2.0 shall conquer smart homes

The new version 2.0 of the Samsung’s intelligent assistant Bixby shall become even more intelligent by utilizing technology from the recently bought company Viv. Bixby shall control fridges, TV sets and other networked devices. Devices shall not be restricted to … Continue reading

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Automated Lecture Recording System at Med Uni Graz

I present the design and set-up of our new automated lecture recording system at the International Conference on Collaborative Learning (ICL) 2017 in Budapest. You will learn what we use as a hardware and software solution and the basic functionality. … Continue reading

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