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Artificial Intelligence and Big Data at Wimbledon

Artificial Intelligence and Big Data at Wimbledon

Jul-05-19 By IdeaConnection
Artificial intelligence is playing an increasing role in the Wimbledon tennis tournament, selecting the best highlights of the action for television viewers who are unable to see matches live. Wimbledon's AI machine is named IBM Watson and it continuously tracks what’s going on courtside to produce highlights packages within two minutes of a match finishing.
Low-Cost Prosthetic Limbs for the Developing World

Low-Cost Prosthetic Limbs for the Developing World

Jul-03-19 By IdeaConnection
A UK inventor is hoping his novel prosthetic limb invention will help amputees in the developing world. Ed Pennington-Ridge has designed a prosthetic leg that can be made for less than $127 using easily accessible materials.
Dragonfly Drone to Fly Around Saturn's Moon, Titan

Dragonfly Drone to Fly Around Saturn's Moon, Titan

Jun-28-19 By IdeaConnection
NASA has announced that it will be sending a drone helicopter to fly on Saturn's moon, Titan. The eight-rotor drone will be launched in 2026 and should arrive at its destination in 2034.
Electric Passenger Plane Could Soon Take to the Skies

Electric Passenger Plane Could Soon Take to the Skies

Jun-26-19 By IdeaConnection
We could soon be entering the age of electric flight as aerospace companies look at ways of tackling the industry's contribution to greenhouse gases. At the recent Paris Airshow, the Israeli company Eviation Aircraft unveiled a prototype of its electric plane which could become world's first commercial all-electric passenger aircraft.
Robotic Capsule Inspects Colons for Cancer

Robotic Capsule Inspects Colons for Cancer

Jun-21-19 By IdeaConnection
Scientists in the UK and the US are developing a robotic capsule that is able to inspect colons for cancer. If their work is successful the so-called Sonopill could become a viable alternative for sometimes painful and uncomfortable colonoscopies.
AI Solution Wins Agriculture Hackathon

AI Solution Wins Agriculture Hackathon

Jun-19-19 By IdeaConnection
To help it develop new approaches to agricultural concerns, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) hosted a two-day hackathon. Software developers, information technology professionals and technical experts were invited to create IT systems to help solve issues around water management.
NASA is Crowdsourcing a Playlist for the Moon

NASA is Crowdsourcing a Playlist for the Moon

Jun-12-19 By IdeaConnection
Whether you're driving cross country or just down the road, music helps to pass the time and makes journeys more bearable. We all have our favorite tracks to get our fingers tapping but what would be on your playlist for a three-day journey - into space? NASA would like to know.
Open Innovation Call to Improve New York’s Air Quality

Open Innovation Call to Improve New York’s Air Quality

Jun-07-19 By IdeaConnection
Here's an interesting challenge to get the creative juices flowing. New York City has launched an open innovation contest for novel ideas and new technologies to mitigate the consequences of air pollution and the urban heat island effect.
Using AI to Spot Early Signs of Oral Cancer

Using AI to Spot Early Signs of Oral Cancer

Jun-05-19 By IdeaConnection
Researchers from the University of Kingston, London have just secured funding to explore how AI could be trained to detect the early signs of oral cancer using a mobile phone app.
Ai-Da the Robot Artist to Present Art Exhibition

Ai-Da the Robot Artist to Present Art Exhibition

May-31-19 By IdeaConnection
Ai-Da, the world's first humanoid AI artist is launching her first art exhibition, in Oxford, UK, on June 12. The exhibition is titled Unsecured Futures and will be held at Oxford University where the robot will also be unveiled to the general public for the first time.

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