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Merging the real world with its mirror in a virtual world so that students can be immersed in a hybrid learning environment that permits improved language teaching: that is the objective of scientists at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid who have developed the first prototype that demonstrates how a platform of this type works.
The first direct evidence of GPS jammers in use on British roads will be presented today alongside predictions of a major incident involving ships in the English Channel over the next decade caused by disruption to navigation signals.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Shortly after the world learned that Google has been bypassing user preferences on Safari based browsers to allow advertisers to leave unwanted cookies on their devices, Microsoft put out a press release deploring the practice and gleefully announced that devices running Internet Explorer had no such problems. Microsoft is now backtracking on that announcement and has put out a new one declaring that Google is in fact doing the same thing with Internet Explorer 9 that it has been doing with Safari.
Research In Motion released a free upgraded operating system for its struggling Playbook computer tablet on Tuesday, almost a year later than it first said it would.
It is very difficult to get a PC to recognise the voice of a child. Equally problematic is using a computer to synthesise speech in a childs voice. Norwegian researchers have found simple, effective solutions to both challenges.
SilverStripe open HQ in Victoria
Un grupo de profesores y estudiantes de la Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera de Valencia han desarrollado una aplicación, utilizando Kinect, el sensor de movimientos de la consola Xbox de Microsoft, para mejorar las cualidades motoras de personas con parálisis cerebral. El sistema utiliza Kinect para crear un esquema digital del cuerpo del paciente, basándose en datos de profundidad, capturando los movimientos y trasladándolos al juego.