“To link mouse vocalizations to specific actions, we needed multiple technological advances,” University of Delaware neuroscientist Joshua Neunuebel told Digital Trends. “First, we needed to be able to assign specific vocalizations to individual mice that were socially interacting. To do this, we developed a sound source localization system that simultaneously recorded mouse ultrasonic vocalizations on eight different microphones, as well as the position of the mice with a video camera.” … [Read more...] about A.I. translation tool sheds light on the secret language of mice
With more than 20 high-tech facilities slated to open in the next few years, the company’s newest machines — which can put together a 50-item grocery list in as little as five minutes — is making strides to potentially slash labor costs and find new ways to get products directly to customer’s doorsteps. … [Read more...] about DT Daily: PlayStation 5 rumors, Kroger food robots, and the future of A.I.
But how can Google convince fans to drop a lot of money on the upcoming Pixel 4, if there may be a Pixel 4a that offers the best parts of the phone at a drastically lower price? It needs to make sure it offers a premium experience with the next flagship — from build materials to software features — to make the $800 price tag (if it stays the same) agreeable. Google needs to take charge of smartphone trends and stay ahead, instead of lagging behind. … [Read more...] about The Google Pixel 3a is a slap in the face for people who bought the Pixel 3
Software and updates As the developer of Android it should come as no surprise that the Pixel 3a wins this category too. You’ll get the latest version of Android immediately after release and a steady stream of security updates. You also get some special Google extras, like Now Playing, which shows what music is playing in your vicinity on the lock screen, or Call Screen, which enables Google Assistant to handle spam calls for you. The Nokia 7.1 runs it close because it’s an Android One phone, which means no bloatware and guarantees the same swift Android version updates for two years and security updates for three years. The Moto G7 is the weak link here with some bloatware and no promise of future updates beyond Android Q. … [Read more...] about Google Pixel 3a vs Nokia 7.1 vs Moto G7: Budget phones get better and better