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Skype's real-time translator now speaks Italian and Chinese

Microsoft has been trialling its Skype Translator software that automatically translates voice calls between people, and it’s getting a language update today. While the initial version only supported English and Spanish, today’s update brings Italian and Chinese (Mandarin). "As you can imagine, …

Translation

​Google patents way to give robots personalities - and mimic the dead

Google has designed a system to store and distribute personalities to robots.<p>The idea of a robot with a personality isn't new, if mostly one confined …

Robotics

Nasa wants to conquer WORMHOLES: Agency plans to crack unknown physics to explore beyond our solar system

• <b>Washington DC-based agency has revealed its Technology Roadmaps</b>• <b><br>These are the technologies they want to develop over the next 20 years</b>• <b><br>They include</b> …

MIT Tests Thinking SeaBots

An age of automated exploration<p>In the ocean depths, off the western coast of Australia, a robot captain was listening to its subordinates. This isn't the plot of a science fiction. Instead it's part of a research project that will explore our seas better. For three weeks, MIT engineers tested …

Robotics

Bionic revolution: 8 exoskeletons leading the field | ZDNet

Ekso by Ekso Bionics<p>Sharing a lineage with the first untethered powered exoskeleton, which was developed in a U.C. Berkeley lab, the Ekso GT is a …

Robotics

The US military is testing $40,000 surveillance drones that can fit in the palm of your hand

The teeny flying robot, called the PD-100 Black Hornet 2, weighs 18 grams with cameras and fits in the palm of your hand. The device, which can fly for up to 25 minutes with a range of two miles, also features both regular and thermal cameras.<p>Designed by the Norwegian company Prox Dynamics, the …

Drones

Elektronik – per Spritze injiziert: Ultraflexibler Nanosensor eröffnet ganz neue Möglichkeiten der Medizin

Dank technischer Fortschritte werden elektronische Sensoren immer kleiner und flexibler. So gibt es bereits dehnbare elektronische Pflaster, die …