Entrants include 30 teams from public, private, and academic institutions around the world, with a cool $1 million going to the team that crosses the line first. Organizers say the goal of the contest is to encourage students “to imagine, invent, and prove a new generation of automated vehicle software and inspire the next generation of STEM talent.” … [Read more...] about Million-dollar driverless racing challenge coming to Indianapolis
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At the 2021 Consumer Electronics Show, we expect to see a fleet of these devices that aim to help the hard of hearing in ways that were simply unimaginable a decade ago and make the world a better place, a concept we call Tech for Change. Crucial to that are the enormous advances made in recent years in artificial intelligence. Take Oticon for example, a company that’s unveiling what it says is the first new hearing aid to have a deep neural network embedded within the hearing aid chip itself. … [Read more...] about Tech for Change: Can new gadgets at CES 2021 solve hearing loss?
While 2020 may not have been great for many industries, gaming has had a different story. DrLupo has seen quite a few changes over the past year. Gaming is now rivaling — and in some areas, surpassing — traditional media like TV and movies in sales. Large companies like State Farm, who aren’t usually thought of when you think of streamers and gaming, are now main supporters of gaming and e-sports. “The reach that the gaming industry has had in a bunch of different avenues of entertainment is crazy.” Actors, singers, musicians — you’ll find them all playing things like Among Us. “I think it makes people more relatable, and for an entertainer, you’re trying to build an audience, and relatability is huge,” he says. … [Read more...] about DrLupo shares how gamers worked together to raise over $2M for St. Jude
For those interested in getting their hands on Impulse, there’s an Indiegogo campaign that lets people pledge their cash to secure a unit. While there was a Kickstarter campaign late last year, Lloyd said they set up the Indiegogo for “anyone who missed our initial campaign.” The units are advertised at $177 Canadian dollars, approximately $140 U.S. … [Read more...] about ‘Impulse’ controller reads your muscle signals to click before your fingers move
We’ll likely get a little more information about the new program at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event on Friday, where it’s expected we’ll finally see the heavily leaked Galaxy S21 series. As a new phone series is released, it’s likely millions of people will be replacing their old devices — and hopefully, the Upcycling at Home program will help ensure that fewer of those old phones end up discarded completely. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s new upcycling program turns your old phone into a SmartThings device