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Elderly dementia patients may convey their emotions to a robot


26 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
People affected by dementia get help from a newly developed robot capable of recognizing their emotions. Elderly dementia patients at Nishi-Koigakubo Ninjin Home, a special elderly nursing home in western Tokyo, spend time with Pepper, a human-like robot possessing artificial intelligence and developed by SoftBank Mobile. Pepper is scheduled to…

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Machines help predict communication failures


16 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The job description for Solar Dynamics Observatory includes collecting data on the Sun, something the institution does it wonderfully. In fact, it collects more data than any satellite NASA ever placed in orbit. To peruse and analyze the 1.5 terabytes of data collected each day can prove a daunting task…