Researchers at Purdue University have found a new way to get surveillance cameras to “talk” to the people they see. The system is called PHADE, which stands for “private human addressing,” and it enables cameras to send messages to people’s devices when they’ve entered a specific area without collecting their personal data.
Google has announced that it will introduce a “visual snapshot” feature in Assistant to summarize what’s happening in your day.
A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges.
Microsoft has launched Skype 8.0, the latest desktop version set to replace Skype 7.0, also known as “Classic.” The company is encouraging users to update to the newest version, warning that they have only until September 1 to make the transition. Once that date arrives, Skype Classic will stop working, forcing any remaining users to install version 8.0.
Students from China’s Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics have developed an obstacle detector for the blind, as Science and Technology Daily reported.
Sonos has launched AirPlay 2 support via a software update that brings HomeKit and Siri functionality. The update brings AirPlay 2 to Sonos’ newest speakers. The list includes Sonos Beam, Sonos Playbase, Sonos One, and the second-generation Sonos Play:5.
Starting with auditory options, Game Maker’s Toolkit’s Mark Brown begins by discussing how developers can design experiences for players who are deaf and hard of hearing.
A new device, called Feel The View, helps blind passengers experience scenery while traveling.
Sony has made the PS4 more accessible by improving the gameplay experience for blind or visually impaired gamers, via the Accessibility feature on the PS4 dashboard. This guide is for use with system software version 5.50 or later.