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Better Kicking Through TechnologySportTechie
Optimizing soccer abilities with the help of computer vision is no longer the sole purview of pro sports teams. MyKicks’s new voice-activated smartphone app uses computer vision and AI to capture your kicks, then analyzes them and presents improvements in augmented reality-laden replay clips.
AR’s Next LevelNext Reality News
Disney researchers have figured out a way to use image recognition to enable animated AR characters to interact more realistically and in real time with actual physical objects you put in front of them, setting the stage for next-level augmented reality apps that will be a lot more compelling than realistically placed bric-a-brac and couches.
Why Skynet Isn’t Happening Anytime SoonNY Times
AI’s current limitations are plain as day, as anyone who has ever asked Alexa anything ever can attest, but here it is spelled out in user-friendly language by a NY Times technology writer. Even so, it turns out that fear of robots is a good thing, but not because they’ll kill you (they won’t).
Really Modern FarmingModern Farmer
Green thumbs who can’t cook and cooks who can’t garden will be equally served by a new initiative from Amazon that uses image recognition to analyze your garden. Just upload a picture of your yard or garden, which Amazon will analyze and suggest recipes along with ideal plants for your terrain or climate.