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AI Helps Google To Turn Low-res Images Into More Visualizable Images

Tech staff: “Sir, I think may have our suspect on security cam.
Detective: “Good! Pull it up.
Detective: “Can’t see his face. Zoom it up, son.
Tech staff: “Alright, zooming in.
Detective: “There! He is the guy we are after!
If the above scenario sounds familiar, it is because similar scenario has been on countless TV shows and Hollywood movies, and both you and I know it ain’t true. This scenario only exists in a perfect world, which for the record, ours isn’t it. All those zoom-in-and-still-clear-as-day resolution images depicted in TV shows and movies are nothing more than a tech fantasy. Continue reading AI Helps Google To Turn Low-res Images Into More Visualizable Images

In Future, Toyota Wants You To Form A Relationship With Your Car

You know how some wives are resentful of their husbands’ devotion to cars? Well, it looks like it is going to get worst in future, well, that’s if Toyota has its way. The Japanese automaker’s CALTY Design Research in Newport Beach, California has unveiled a concept ride, known as Concept-i, that’s designed to be emotive. Bestowed with advanced artificial intelligence, this man’s future mistress will learn with the driver “to build a relationship that is meaningful and human.” See? I told you husband and wife relationship is going to get worst, didn’t I? Continue reading In Future, Toyota Wants You To Form A Relationship With Your Car

Gatebox Virtual Home Robot Has The Potential To Be Like The Real-Life Her

Spike Jonze’s sci-fi drama Her (Annapurna Pictures, 2013) offers a grim insight into how tech can affect us emotionally. It tells of a story about a lonely writer who develops an unlikely relationship with an highly intelligent operating system and eventually falling in love with ‘her’. The notion behind Her sounds farfetched, but sadly, nothing could be further from the truth. The time where humans could be ‘hooked’ on a virtual person like Joaquin Phoenix’s character did is on the horizon and we think Gatebox Virtual Home Robot is the gadget that will start the ball rolling. Continue reading Gatebox Virtual Home Robot Has The Potential To Be Like The Real-Life Her

Wall-E’s EVE-like Robot Wants To Be The World’s First Family Robot

since the birth of science fiction on silverscreen mankind has dreamt of robot companion that will keep us company, help us in our daily chores and more, and that dream is about to realize – thanks to MIT professor and social robotics specialist, Dr. Cynthia Breazeal. Dr. Breazeal’s team has developed to Jibo, a family-friendly desktop robot that looks suspiciously like Wall-E‘s EVE. though so, it has a slightly more expressive articulation (no limbs, though, unfortunately), complete with a ‘black face’ which is actually a 5.7-inch touchscreen display, boasting 1,980 by 1,080 resolution. Jibo looks like a cute appliance that will have guessing what it is, until it comes to live and a lone spherical object resembling its eye appears on the black display. Continue reading Wall-E’s EVE-like Robot Wants To Be The World’s First Family Robot