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Avec iOS 12, les AirPods pourraient aider les personnes malentendantes - Tech

Fleur Labrunie - 07 juin 2018 - Tech<p>C'est une fonctionnalité qui n'a pas été présentée à l'occasion de la WWDC 2018 mais avec iOS 12, les possesseurs …

Apple

Première mondiale à l'AP-HP : implantation réalisée avec succès d'un organe respiratoire artificiel auprès de 12 malades à l'hôpital Avicenne

<b>Dimanche 20 mai 2018 – 18H15 -</b> <b>Le Pr Emmanuel Martinod, chef du service de chirurgie thoracique et vasculaire de l’hôpital universitaire Avicenne -</b> …

- La prothèse intelligente qui facilite la vie des malentendants

Des chercheurs de Columbia ont mis au point une aide auditive capable de reperer et d'amplifier une voix dans un contexte bruyant. Un dispositif …

Les ondes sonores nous influencent-elles ? Vraiment ?

<i>Nous vous proposons cet article en partenariat avec l’émission de vulgarisation scientifique quotidienne « La Tête au carré », présentée et produite</i> …

Effet de mode ou révolution ? Comment l’intelligence artificielle s’invite dans la musique

Deux albums composés en partie par des programmes d’IA sortent en ce début d’année.<p>Après être restée longtemps cantonnée aux laboratoires …

Accusé d’avoir endommagé l’ouïe d’un musicien, le Royal Opera House devant les tribunaux

Le procès opposant l’altiste <b>Christopher Goldsheider</b> et le Royal Opera House de Londres vient de démarrer en Grande-Bretagne. L’altiste accuse …

Opéra

Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

BEIJING — Amazon and two other American titans are trying to shake up health care by experimenting with their own employees’ coverage. By Chinese standards, they’re behind the curve.<p>Technology companies like Alibaba and Tencent have made health care a priority for years, and are using China as …

Health Care

Delicious but deadly mochi: The Japanese rice cakes that kill

<b>Two people have died in Japan and several are in a critical condition after choking on traditional rice cakes as part of the new year celebrations.</b><p>They may seem harmless, but each year the hard-to-eat snack claims several lives, prompting annual warnings from officials.<p>What is a mochi?<p>The cakes, …

Emergency Medicine

La voix, nouvelle révolution de nos univers numériques - Contenu Partenaire Media - Les Clés de Demain - Le Monde.fr / IBM

<b>Portée par les progrès de l'intelligence artificielle et du traitement du langage naturel, la voix s'impose peu à peu comme la nouvelle interface</b> …

Contre la surdité, «les espoirs de la thérapie génique sont réels» 

INFOGRAPHIE - De nouvelles approches thérapeutiques, dont des transferts de gènes, visent à réparer l’oreille interne.<p>Face à l’émergence de nouvelles …

Syndrome de Usher : restauration de l’audition et de l’équilibre grâce à la thérapie génique

<b>Des chercheurs de l’Institut Pasteur, de l’Inserm, du CNRS, du Collège de France, de l’Université Pierre et Marie Curie et de l’Université Clermont</b> …

Santé

How To Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Other People

Hearing your voice the way others hear it can be a bit jarring at first, and I know plenty of people who claim they can't stand the sound of their …

Quand le patient prend feu au bloc opératoire

<b>Il peut se passer bien des choses imprévues</b> au cours d’une intervention chirurgicale. J’avais relaté dans deux précédents billets les cas de chutes …

This mixed reality room is so trippy it might leave you questioning reality

THÉORIZ studio is bringing an empty room to life with motion tracking and augmented reality. Projections in the room change as you interact with …

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

Inside the quietest place on Earth

Microsoft has built a chamber so quiet, you can hear the grind of your bones – and it’s helping to fine-tune the next-generation of electronic goods.<p>If LeSalle Munroe stands still for a few moments in his “office”, something unsettling can happen – he can hear the blood rushing around his body and …

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Yahoo fait désormais partie d’Oath

Avant de continuer...<p>Yahoo est maintenant dans la Famille Oath. En raison de la réglementation européenne sur les données, nous (Oath), nos …

Tokyo startup Vaqso wants to add smells to VR games

<i>(The Bridge)</i> – Tokyo-based startup Vaqso unveiled their device Vaqso VR, which adds a sense of smell to VR games, etc., when attached to a head-mounted display (HMD) at their press conference held in Tokyo on Tuesday.<p>Vaqso was established by Kentaro Kawaguchi of ZaaZ, a Japanese company involved in …

Virtual Reality

Sennheiser’s new earbuds let you record 3D audio on your iPhone

At a time when most headphone manufacturers are embracing the wireless earbuds, Sennheiser has decided to unveil one of the smartest pairs of wired earbuds ever created.<p>Yes, you can listen to your tunes on the new AMBEO Smart Surround earphones and the music will sound great. But what sets the new …

Earbuds

Trauma surgeon & ER doctor crowdfunding Apple Watch app to detect falls for the elderly

A trauma surgeon and emergency medicine doctor are crowdfunding FallCall, an Apple Watch app which automatically detects when someone has fallen and calls for the appropriate level of help.<p>The app was developed in response to statistics showing that one in three people aged 65+ fall each year, …

Apple Watch

Bose made earbuds that act like hearing aids

A hearing aide, if you will<p>Bose has quietly launched a new set of around-the-neck earbuds called Hearphones that can apparently augment the sounds of the world around you, something first spotted by a user over at Hacker News. While the company is known for its active noise-cancellation technology, …

Consumer Tech

Cochlear to extract big data from hearing implants

After making the transition to AWS almost three years ago, Cochlear is excited about making the most of its data to help its patients.<p>From spray-on …

Google’s AI can now lip read better than humans after watching thousands of hours of TV

The AI system annotated TV footage with 46.8 percent accuracy<p>Researchers from Google’s AI division DeepMind and the University of Oxford have used artificial intelligence to create the most accurate lip-reading software ever. Using thousands of hours of TV footage from the BBC, scientists trained a …

World Health Organization: Limit Headphone Time To An Hour Per Day

Turned-up audio players and noisy locales are putting millions of young ears at risk<p>Cranking up the tunes today may lead to the inability to hear them tomorrow, according the World Health Organization. Young people tend to turn the volume too high on their mobile music devices, as well as frequent …

World Health Organization

Doppler Labs delays its futuristic augmented reality earbuds

Partnerships with the Mets, Cavaliers, and more will be waiting when they ship<p>Audio startup Doppler Labs has delayed the shipment of Here One, the wireless earbuds that can stream music and also augment the sounds of the world around you. The earbuds were announced in June and were supposed to ship …

These wireless earbuds transform the sounds around you and preview a future of in-ear computers — here's what they're like

"Just as Microsoft put a computer on every desk, and Apple put one in every pocket, we want to put a computer in every ear," he says.<p>The "we" there is Doppler Labs, the four-year-old, New York-based company that Kraft co-founded. It's been interested in your ears since its inception — first with a …

Consumer Tech