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How the blind point a smartphone at everyday control panels and hear prompts on which microwave buttons to push.
Push-button interfaces are everywhere—microwaves, toasters, coffee makers, thermostats, printers, copiers, checkout terminals, kiosks, and remote controls. And while they afford most of us great convenience, they are largely inaccessible to people who are visually impaired.
Innovations in services applications are transforming industry in profound ways, enabling information and computing tech to perform business services more efficiently. It also involves building autonomous infrastructures that require minimal human involvement.
How a woman named "Steve" became one of Britain’s most celebrated IT pioneers, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists
In the realm of computing pioneers, Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley is one of the most celebrated, not only for building a $3 billion tech empire in 1960s England, but for doing it with an all-female, work-from-home staff of professionally qualified women who had left the work force.
To kick off our 2019 career features, we interviewed Christine Miyachi, who has almost 30 years of experience working for startups and large corporations. She also writes a blog about software architecture.
A new report from the IEK Consulting of Industrial Technology Research Institute assesses the 2030 market perspectives and policy plans of major Asian countries and lists the 10 most crucial advanced technologies that will affect the Asian region by 2030.
IEEE Computer Society President Cecilia Metra welcomes readers to a newly designed website at Computer.Org.
As smart cities are fast becoming the norm, computing experts search for even better ways to fight big-city problems like reducing traffic and pollution.
At first, they laughed at her. Back then, there was mechanical & aerospace engineering. But in the 60s, software engineering was unheard of. That's when Margaret Hamilton trailblazed.
Today it eats our world. Pioneers recall its origins: "No school existed for learning how to build software. You were on your own....Little did we know that what we were doing then would become known years later as 'software engineering.'"
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Clarivate Analytics has released the 2018 Journal Citation Reports (JCR), and several IEEE Computer Society titles have increased impact factors. Some highlights are listed here: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI): 17.73, up from 9.455 in 2017 IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC): 6.404, up from…
By Lori Cameron
Fernando Corbató, whose work on computer time-sharing in the 1960s helped pave the way for the personal computer, as well as the computer password, died July 12 at a nursing home in Newburyport, Massachusetts. He was 93.
By Lori Cameron
After he won the 2019 Edward J. McCluskey Technical Achievement Award, we caught up with Zhi-Hua Zhou for a quick interview about his win and professional contributions to the fields of machine learning and data mining.
Award Winner Radu Marculescu of Carnegie Mellon Reveals What is about to Turn Artificial Intelligence on Its Head--And Offers Sage Career Advice
By Lori Cameron
Carnegie Mellon’s Radu Marculescu was recently selected to receive the 2019 Edward J. McClusky Technical Achievement Award for his “seminal contributions to the science of network on chip design, analysis, and optimization.” We caught up with Marculescu to find out more about his career, who inspires him the most, and what is about to turn AI on its head.
By Anna Johansson
In the past, trade show displays looked a lot like 9th grade science fair dioramas. Today, if you waltz through an exhibit hall at a major conference, you’ll find audio, visuals, impressive graphics, and interactive environments that are tailored to the wants and needs of visitors. A major shift is…
By Anthony Coggine
IoT, or the Internet of Things, is a grand ambition of the most influential kind. It is a unified goal that seeks to create an internet age of unity and equality that we may not ever see in any other industry. In this article, we will explain why cybersecurity will…
By Pekka Jääskeläinen and Kati Tervo, Customized Parallel Computing group, Tampere University, Finland
Diverse heterogeneous platforms that utilize various types of resources such as general purpose processors, customized co-processors, hardware accelerators and FPGAs have been in the core of Customized Parallel Computing (CPC) group’s research interests for almost two decades. The group’s mission is to research and develop technologies that make customized heterogeneous…
By Kulmeet Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Founder, Twistle
Barbara has painful osteoarthritis in her 71-year-old knees, and it’s time to replace the left one. On the day of surgery, her husband drives her to the sprawling complex that is the hospital. On reaching the hospital’s main intersection, the couple has a choice of several paths to different parking…
By Gilad Maayan
https://pixabay.com/photos/startup-business-people-students-849804/ The jobs market in computer and information technology continues to flourish. According to research by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there’ll be a 13 percent rise in employment in computer-related roles between 2016 and 2026. That figure is a considerable rise for an industry that already has high…
By Jessica Fender
In the mind’s eye, job interviews are where you walk in, smile broadly and wow the interviewer with your wit, knowledge, good looks and snappy dressings. Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to work out like that, most of the time. Mainly that’s down to what falls outside that daydream. Thomas Edison…
By Emma Megan
Source: Pixabay Startup business owners often don’t know where to exactly start from, when it comes to the complex and delicate chapter of data security. It is no secret that these business entities need to be a lot more aware of the fraudulent scandals that severely impacts personal and…
By Richard van Hooijdonk
Thanks to the limitless possibilities that artificial intelligence (AI) has to offer, our lives have never been easier. From smartphones and personal assistants to home automation systems, AI is everywhere. The ability of machines to mimic human intelligence may seem frightening, but the truth is that AI is already transforming…
By Gilad Maayan
Image Source: Pixabay As technologies and security tools change, cybercriminals are adapting their strategies, creating new threats and revamping known ones. Outdated systems and lack of awareness of current vulnerabilities create significant risk for companies and individuals. Staying up-to-date on current trends makes a big difference when it comes to…
How CVPR 2019 Conference -- Tech's Premier Event for Computer Vision -- Broke Records on All Fronts. Cite Self-Driving Cars and Your Social Media Apps, says Finance Co-Chair Walter Scheirer
By Michael Martinez
Walter Scheirer, CVPR 2019 Conference finance co-chair and a Notre Dame professor, says self-driving vehicles and social media apps energized the computer vision event.
By Brian Stone
Needless to say, graphics cards are the powerhouse of any gaming desktop. Not only that they’re responsible for pushing HD images when gaming but it’s also their responsibility to keep the frames high for a smooth and stellar gaming experience. But because they do most of the hard work, it’s…
By Dr.-Ing. Marc Reichenbach and Philipp Holzinger (M.Sc.), Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU), Chair of Computer Architecture
Recently emerging applications like deep learning, ultra-high definition image/video processing or virtual reality require a vast amount of processing power in increasingly smaller devices never seen before. Heterogeneous architectures are seen as a solution to this problem by both, industry and academia since they provide a significantly better performance per…
Award Winner and World-Renowned Tech Leader C.-C. Jay Kuo of USC Talks About Research Milestones and the Changing Face of Multimedia Tech
By Lori Cameron
Kuo is a world-renowned technical leader in multimedia computing technologies, systems, and applications with an enduring impact on both academic and industry realms in the last three decades. We asked Kuo about his win and the future of multimedia tech.
The IEEE member grade of Senior Member is the highest for which application may be made. For admission or transfer to the grade of Senior Member, a candidate shall be an engineer, scientist, educator, technical executive, or originator in IEEE-designated fields for a total of 10 years andhave demonstrated 5…
Oral Presentation of Papers at the 2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
By Michael Martinez
Long Beach, California — It is the heart of the CVPR 2019 Conference, bringing record attendance from 68 countries and a record number of paper submissions: The technical program. With 1,294 research papers accepted from a record pool of 5,160 submissions this year, the authors’ technical presentations offered seemingly endless…
Poster Sessions Provoke Deep Discussions at the 2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
By Lori Cameron
This year's CVPR2019 conference had a record-breaking 9,000+ in attendance, 181 exhibitors, and hundreds of posters illustrating the latest in computer vision and pattern recognition research.
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