Fitbit loses ground to Apple and Xiaomi in wearable-device race

Fitbit loses ground to Apple and Xiaomi in wearable-device race

Fitbit loses ground to Apple and Xiaomi in wearable-device race Fitbit loses : Fitbit Inc. fell to third place in the wearable-device market in the first quarter, losing out to rival connected watches and fitness bands from Apple Inc. and Xiaomi Corp. CEO James Park is betting that Fitbit’s impending smartwatch will reinvigorate demand and reach new consumers. Fitbit loses :Fitbit Inc. fell to third place in the wearable-device market in the first quarter, losing out to rival connected watches and fitness bands from Apple Inc. and Xiaomi Corp. Fitbit’s share…

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This Dystopian Device Warns You When AI Is Trying to Impersonate Actual Humans

This Dystopian Device Warns You When AI Is Trying to Impersonate Actual Humans

This Dystopian Device Warns You When AI Is Trying to Impersonate Actual Humans   Scared of a future where you can no longer discern if you’re dealing with a hutman or a compuer? A team of Australian researchers have come up with what they call the Anti-AI AI. The wearable prototype device is designed to identify synthetic speech and alert the user that the voice they’re listening doesn’t belong to a flesh-and-blood individual. Developed as a proof of concept in just five days, the prototype makes use of a neural network powered…

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Mind-controlled device helps stroke patients retrain brains to move paralyzed hands

Mind-controlled device helps stroke patients retrain brains to move paralyzed hands

Mind-controlled device helps stroke patients retrain brains to move paralyzed hands Device reads brain signals, converts them into motion Controlled :Date:May 26, 2017Source:Washington University School of MedicineSummary:Stroke patients who learned to use their minds to open and close a plastic brace fitted over their paralyzed hands gained some ability to control their own hands when they were not wearing the brace, according to a new study. The participants, all of whom had moderate to severe paralysis, showed significant improvement in grasping objects. Stroke patients who learned to use their minds…

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