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ACLU is Concerned About AI-Powered Surveillance Cameras

ACLU is Concerned About AI-Powered Surveillance Cameras

It’s no secret that artificial intelligence (AI) and facial recognition are making cameras smarter. Most recently, this includes the 50 million surveillance cameras across the US. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is concerned for the future and the use of...

VR in the Film Industry

VR in the Film Industry

Recently, virtual reality (VR) has been making waves at big name film festivals like Sundance. Film executives see the potential in two ways:Movie-going is a social experienceMovie-watching is an introspective experienceThese forward thinkers see VR as a way to blend...

Firefox Now Defaults to Blocking Third-Party Cookies

Firefox Now Defaults to Blocking Third-Party Cookies

Mozilla announced that it is changing the default settings on its browser Firefox to block all third-party cookies. Firefox SVP Dave Camp unveiled that Mozilla plans to integrate privacy as a standard. Here’s how it works:When a new user installs and downloads Firefox...

The Internet of Disposable Things (IoDT) Using Biobatteries?

The Internet of Disposable Things (IoDT) Using Biobatteries?

Imagine a sensor in your refrigerator that monitors the freshness of your food letting you know when something is about to expire. Or, how about a sensor on your prescription bottle alerting you that it’s time for your refill, or where to properly dispose of the...

Comcast Xfinity Smart Home Camera Has AI-Powered Pet Detection

Comcast Xfinity Smart Home Camera Has AI-Powered Pet Detection

Comcast tapped into artificial intelligence (AI) again to add pet detection capabilities to its Xfinity smart home camera. Its first AI feature was two years ago, which offered better thumbnails for customers.Comcast developed this new AI pet filter in response to a...

Samsung Pay Will Now Work for Your NYC Commute

Samsung Pay Will Now Work for Your NYC Commute

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in New York City recently rolled out a new contactless payment system, Samsung Pay, now at select subway stations and bus lines. These payment stations are on Staten Island buses and 4, 5, and 6 stations between Atlantic...

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