Tuesday, 1 de September de 2015

Noticias y opinión


NIST releases technical guidance for evaluating electronic health records

An important aspect of any product is how easily someone can use it for its intended purpose, also known as usability. Electronic health records (EHR) that are usable have the potential to improve patient care, which is why the National Institute of Standards and Technology has outlined formal procedures for evaluating the usability of EHR systems.

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New surveillance camera can search 36 million faces for matches in one second

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new surveillance camera by Hitachi Kokusai Electric can look at footage that contains an image of someone, either still or video, and then search other video or still images on file for other instances of that same face. In so doing, it can search, process and display up to thirty six million faces in just one second. Each hit is displayed immediately in its native format, i.e. still or video, in thumbnail form, which its makers say, allows the camera to display the actions of a person prior to, or even after, being seen by the ...

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Researchers revolutionize closed captioning

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever since closed video captioning was developed in the 1970s, it hasn't changed much. The words spoken by the characters or narrators scroll along at the bottom of the screen, enabling hearing impaired viewers - or all viewers when the sound is off - to follow along. Now a team of researchers from China and Singapore has developed a new closed captioning approach in which the text appears in translucent talk bubbles next to the speaker. The new approach offers several advantages for improving the viewing experience for the more than 66 million people around the world who have ...

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Las TIC serán el indicador de calidad de las universidades en 2020

El informe "Universidad 2020: Papel de las TIC en el nuevo entorno socioeconómico"? (Colección Fundación Telefónica/Ariel), ha sido recientemente presentado en el Rectorado de la UPM. En él, se abordan los retos de la universidad del futuro. Redes ultrarrápidas, realidad virtual y aumentada, web semántica, sistemas de tele presencia, cloud computing o las Green TIC son algunas de las tendencias tecnológicas que permitirán a la Universidad de 2020 adaptarse a un nuevo entorno socioeconómico al que tendrá que ofrecer respuestas innovadoras, señala el informe. UPM/T21.

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Finding the Perfect Startup Match

A service called Founder Dating helps tech entrepreneurs meet their ideal startup mate.

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Just How Much Is Your Privacy Worth?

A new study is one of the first to explore the monetary value of personal information shared online.

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TVs and Tablets to Get the "Retina Display" Treatment

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How Seagate's Terabit-Per-Square-Inch Hard Drive Works

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AT&T Reinvents the Steering Wheel

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Tweaking Samples for High-Speed Chemistry

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DARPA recommends ditching passwords, using always-on biometrics

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Russia issues FIME-tested, biometric passports

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Ghana preps for first biometric vote

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Current Developments and Future Trends in Audio Authentication

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Digital Media and the Beginning Designer

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Searching the Internet

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Next-Generation Team-Science Platform for Scientific Collaboration

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The Limits of Reproducibility in Numerical Simulation

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Tabletops: Interactive Horizontal Displays for Ubiquitous Computing

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Scalable Tree-based Architectures for IPv4/v6 Lookup Using Prefix Partitioning

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