2017-01-16 - Junko Yoshida

Driving Policy: The last piece of robo-car’s puzzle?

Deep learning may have been pitched as an answer to highly automated driving's problems, but it’s clear that deep learning…

2017-01-16 - Junko Yoshida

Predictive vs reactive: Robo-car trends at CES 2017

What’s becoming more apparent is that—regardless of if or when Level 5 autonomous cars ever hit the road—AI is now…

2017-01-16 - Junko Yoshida

What Driving Policy means for autonomous cars

Driving Policy is what teaches autonomous vehicles “human-like negotiation skills,” and it is critical for carmakers to nail this.

2017-01-13 - Maximilian Teodorescu

Qualcomm heralds 5G as messiah of mobile connectivity

5G goes well beyond the ability to wirelessly download full-length 4K films in 20 seconds or less, affecting entire industries,…

2017-01-11 - OmniVision Technologies

12MP image sensors target dual-camera smartphones

The OV12A10 has PDAF support, capturing 12MP resolution at 30fps, 4K2K video at 30fps or 1,080p resolution at 90fps.

2017-01-10 - Jim Handy

Why Intel’s Optane SSD is a poor fit for PCs

Given that Intel is a leading SSD supplier, it is odd that the company would work to sell a technology…

2017-01-09 - Junko Yoshida

How this year’s CES connects with AI

Welcome to a future in which convenience trumps privacy, the suspension of disbelief breeds insecurity.

2017-01-09 - Junko Yoshida

CES 2017 unveils hot, connected smart devices

Integrated with a camera, microphone and AI, the donut-shaped Olly robot not only understands speech, but is also trained to…

2017-01-09 - Junko Yoshida

Sensor tastes fluid to gauge glucose, lactose levels

Consisting of an array of 0.5mm-long microneedles, the patented SkinTaste biosensor absorbs chemicals like glucose directly from the blood.

2017-01-09 - Junko Yoshida

Smart shirt, robot pal attract interest at CES 2017

iPal is a 3.5-foot robotic playmate that encourages contact with human pals. It’s also touted as a handy companion for…