NearLink launches, 6X faster than Bluetooth, with 1/30th the latency

Huawei has launched a breakthrough short-range wireless connection tech, aiming to combine the advantages of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Faster, more efficient and with a vastly reduced delay, it's also got more than 300 companies and institutions on board.Continue ReadingCategory: Mobile Technology, TechnologyTags: Bluetooth, Wireless, Huawei … [Read more...]

Inventor ponders ethics of wiring human brain tissue into computers

When you take 800,000 human brain cells, wire them into a biological hybrid computer chip, and demonstrate that it can learn faster than neural networks, people have questions. We speak to Dr. Brett Kagan, Chief Scientific Officer at Cortical Labs.Continue ReadingCategory: Computers, TechnologyTags: ethics, Brain, Biotechnology … [Read more...]

Autonomous audio robot swarm can mute conversations in chaotic rooms

UW researchers say they can now mute different parts of a noisy room, or isolate one conversation in a chaotic environment, thanks to a swarm of small audio robots that auto-position themselves to pinpoint and follow multiple moving sound sources.Continue ReadingCategory: TechnologyTags: Noise-Canceling, Audio, University of Washington … [Read more...]

Fender Vintera II 70s Strat review: Big vintage tone, accessible price

Heaven help the young guitarist who wants a new Strat in 2023; searching the Fender USA website today gives you no less than 74 different options, some coming in as many as nine different colors. There are Player Strats and Player Plus Strats, Made in Japans and Japanese Vintage reissues. There are American Performers, American Professionals, American Ultras, American Vintage IIs and American Ultra Luxes.Continue ReadingCategory: Music, … [Read more...]

Toyota upends robot learning: New AI masters complex tasks in hours

We are living at the dawn of the general-purpose robotics age. Dozens of companies have now decided that it's time to invest big in humanoid robots that can autonomously navigate their way around existing workspaces and begin taking over tasks from human workers.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Artificial Intelligence, LLM (Large Language Model), Toyota, Robotics … [Read more...]

New Atlas – New Technology & Science News 2023-09-19 07:30:19

Agility Robotics is well into construction of a 70,000-sq-ft (6,503-sq-m) facility in Salem, Oregon, with the capacity to produce more than 10,000 units per year of the company's Digit humanoid robot – which will work alongside humans on the factory floor.Continue ReadingCategory: Robotics, TechnologyTags: Humanoid, Robot Factory, Robotics, Robots … [Read more...]