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Volvo Trucks: New technology prevents accidents by making trucks “more human”

Without doubt, that’s the slogan of the surely beautifully designed Robocalypse: “We (the robots, AI’s & the IoT) make your world a safer place by making it more human.”

Nevertheless, this predictive tech is impressive & should be mandatory for all cars in urban areas, especially Berlin.

Volvo Trucks has developed new technology that can do a 360 degree scan of its surroundings and suggest actions to avoid incidents. The technology is developed specifically to protect vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.

[read more on IEEE] [Press Release]

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Dubai Police Fighting Crime with Google Glass
Dubai is about to go full out Robocop with the use of Google Glass for fighting crime. The city has already outfitted its police with Glass to report minor traffic violations. Now, according to a report from Reuteurs, they intend to issue its detectives with Glass to find criminals using facial recognition.
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Dubai Police Fighting Crime with Google Glass

Dubai is about to go full out Robocop with the use of Google Glass for fighting crime. The city has already outfitted its police with Glass to report minor traffic violations. Now, according to a report from Reuteurs, they intend to issue its detectives with Glass to find criminals using facial recognition.

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La empresa de telecomunicaciones Verizon entregó US$ 1.000.000 a una startup que quiere mejorar la visión de las personas en países donde hay pocos oftalmólogos. Todo esto gracias a un dispositivo conectado a un smartphone. Por ejemplo, en Ruanda hay 10 millones de personas y solo 14 especialistas en temas oculares, por lo que la gente tiene que vivir sin tener acceso a anteojos porque no tienen receta ni saben cuánto es el aumento que necesitan, etc.