Health Gets Infrared Temperature Guns for Provo Airport

first_img Beautiful girls on Beautiful beaches, Turks and Caicos scores with Sports Illustrated Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 23 Oct 2014 – The temperature infrared guns are here… here to test whether passengers arriving to Providenciales are with high fever and possibly infected with the deadly Ebola virus. Arrived since Monday at the Provo International Airport; you can see the Minister of Health Porsha Smith being scanned by the device; photos are posted at her Facebook page. The government on Friday announced measures to keep the islands Ebola Free… we also learn that the hospitals are well outfitted in the event they have to contend with EVD. Meanwhile the New York Times is reporting that the White House is considering how robots can help in the fight against Ebola. Providenciales Airport Reopens Today Recommended for you Related Items:Ebola, Portia smith, providenciales international airport, temperature infrared guns, white house Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp JetBlue lands today at PIA from Ft. Lauderdalelast_img read more

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT Wilmingtons Brenden Ross Named To Deans List At Norwich University

first_imgNORTHFIELD, VT — Brenden Mark Ross, of Wilmington, was named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2018 semester at Norwich University.Full-time undergraduate students, who earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.0 and had no failures in the previous Fall or Spring semester are awarded Dean’s List honors.About Norwich UniversityNorwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates  traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning  programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees.Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of the nation’s six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).(NOTE: The above announcement is from Norwich University.)Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook. Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Follow Wilmington Apple on Instagram. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE. Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email [email protected] this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… RelatedWilmington’s Halliday Named To Dean’s List At Norwich UniversityIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: 3 Wilmington Students Named To Dean’s List At Regis CollegeIn “Education”STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: 5 Wilmington Students Named To Dean’s List At University Of MaineIn “Education”last_img read more

Google IO amps up accessibility with Live Caption other projects

first_img2:37 Now playing: Watch this: • Jul 10 • How to get Android 10 right now See All Review • Google Home is better than ever, but you probably shouldn’t buy it Project DivaDigital assistants like Google Home let you listen to a favorite song or movie with just a simple voice command. But for people with disabilities who may not speak, this technology is inaccessible.  Lorenzo Caggioni, a strategic dloud engineer at Google based in Milan, decided to change that. Lorenzo was inspired by his brother Giovanni, who was born with congenital cataracts, Down syndrome and West syndrome and who is nonverbal. Giovanni loves music and movies, and like many other 21-year-olds likes using the latest gadgets and technology. But because of his disability, he’s unable to give the “OK Google” command to activate his Android phone or Google Home device. In an effort to give his brother more independence and autonomy, Lorenzo and some colleagues in the Milan Google office set up Project Diva to create a device that would trigger commands to the Google Assistant without using his voice. They created a button that plugs into a phone, laptop or tablet using a wired headphone jack that can then be connected via Bluetooth to access a Google Home device. Now by simply touching a button with his hand, Giovanni can listen to music on the same devices and services just like his friends and family. Lorenzo said that the device he created for Giovanni is just the start. The team has plans to attach RFID tags to objects associated with a command that will allow people who don’t speak to access other things via Google Assistant.screen-shot-2019-05-07-at-1-08-22-pmThis drawing illustrates how the technology created in Project Diva can be used to provide alternative inputs to a device powered by the voice-activated Google Assistant.  Google Live Relay This project helps people who are deaf or hard of hearing to make and receive phone calls. Using on on-device speech recognition and text-to-speech conversion, the software allows the phone to listen and speak on the users’ behalf while they type. Because the responses are instant and use predictive writing suggestions, the typing is fast enough to hold a synchronous phone call. But Live Relay isn’t just for people who are unable to hear or speak. It can also be used by people who may be in a meeting or on the subway and can’t take a call, but they’re able to type instead. Google is also looking at integrating real-time translation capability, so that you could potentially call anyone in the world and communicate regardless of language barriers.”An important way we drive our technology forward is building products that work better for all of us,” Pichai said in his keynote. Mentioned Above Google Home See it How To • Make Google Home get your groceries Mobile See It Aug 12 • Google will ask you to migrate your Nest account soon: Here’s what you need to know Live CaptionLive Caption is enabled by a breakthrough that allows for machine-learning processing power on devices. This means all the information is processed on the device and doesn’t require data to be sent over a wireless network to the cloud. This makes the transcription more secure and faster, because data isn’t leaving the phone. The feature works even if your volume is turned down or muted. But the transcription can’t be saved. It’s only on the screen while the content is playing, so you can’t save it to review it later. While the feature was designed with the deaf community in mind, Pichai noted that the feature can benefit everyone in circumstances where you can’t turn up the volume on a video. For example, you can watch a video while on a noisy subway or during a meeting. Project Euphonia This project uses artificial intelligence to train computers to understand impaired speech patterns. Most of us take for granted that when we speak, others will understand us. But for millions of people affected by neurological conditions such as stroke, ALS, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries or Parkinson’s disease, trying to communicate and not being understood can be extremely difficult and frustrating. Google is working on a fix that can train computers and mobile phones to better understand people with impaired speech. The company has partnered with the nonprofit organizations ALS Therapy Development Institute and ALS Residence Initiative to record the voices of people who have ALS. Google’s software takes these recorded voice samples and turns them into a spectrogram, or a visual representation of the sound. A computer then uses common transcribed spectrograms to train the system to better recognize this less common type of speech. Currently, the AI algorithms only work for English speakers and only for impairments typically associated with ALS. But Google hopes the research can be applied to larger groups of people and to different speech impairments.The company is also training personalized AI algorithms to detect sounds or gestures, which can then take actions, such as generating spoken commands to Google Home or sending text messages. This may be particularly helpful to people who cannot speak at all. See It CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Jul 24 • Nest Hub Max: Google’s 10-inch Assistant smart display costs $230, debuts Sept. 9 Post a comment Preview • For your consideration: Google Home seeks employment as your family’s Rosie the robotcenter_img Aug 26 • Android Q has a name: Android 10. Here’s how you’ll use it Live Caption adds subtitles to any video or audio clip Google I/O 2019 Crutchfield News • Black Mirror season 5 has three new trailers to stress you out today Walmart Bluetooth Google Google is using AI technology to help people with speech impairments more easily communicate. Google Google is using advances in AI and voice recognition to design new products and apps intended to make life easier for people with disabilities. It highlighted some of that work Tuesday at its annual I/O developer conference.During his keynote address, Google CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the new Live Caption feature, enabled by Android Q, which transcribes in real time any video or audio playing on your phone. Live Caption can work in the background while you watch YouTube, listen to podcasts or video chat via Skype. It will even work with audio and video you record. Pichai also highlighted three new efforts that address the accessibility challenges for people with disabilities. Project Euphonia uses AI to help people with speech impairments; Live Relay allows people who are deaf or hard of hearing to make phone calls; and Project Diva makes voice-activated assistants more accessible to people who don’t speak.Google has been working on accessibility issues for some time now. For example, its Maps team has local guides who scout out places with ramps and entrances for people in wheelchairs. Last year at the I/O developer conference, Google announced the Android Lookout app, which helps the visually impaired by giving spoken clues about the objects, text and people around them. “Building for everyone means ensuring that everyone can access our products,” Pichai said during the keynote. “We believe technology can help us be more inclusive, and AI is providing us with new tools to dramatically improve the experience for people with disabilities.”Here’s a closer look at Live Caption and the other accessibility projects announced at I/O. Google I/O 2019 reading • Google I/O amps up accessibility with Live Caption, other projects Share your voice Tags 0 $69 Google Home $99 $79last_img read more

Over Rs 1L seized from Bharati Ghoshs car at West Midnapore

first_imgKolkata: More than one lakh rupees was seized from former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh’s car late on Thursday night at Pingla in West Midnapore, where election is scheduled to be held on Sunday.According to sources, on Thursday night at around 10:45 pm, Ghosh was returning from election campaign in a car bearing registration number WB 02 AG 6684. It was intercepted in a naka-checking point at Mundumari in Pingla. It has been alleged that despite repeated instructions by police officials, Ghosh refused to stop and let her car be checked. Also Read – Rs 13,000 crore investment to provide 2 lakh jobs: MamataImmediately, senior police and Election Commission officials were informed and after a few kilometres near Mondalbari, Ghosh’s car was intercepted again. This time the car was thoroughly checked and sleuths found Rs 1,13,000 from the vehicle. According to the rules and regulations of an election, a candidate can carry a maximum Rs 50,000, along with proper documents. As Ghosh was carrying more than the stipulated amount, she violated the norms. Police seized the money and asked Ghosh to sign on the seizure list, which she denied. Also Read – Lightning kills 8, injures 16 in stateShe claimed that she had around Rs 49,000 and the rest of the amount belonged to other passengers of the car. Ghosh alleged that police personnel had asked them to put the money in one bag, which was later seized and shown as her money. According to sources, at the time of search and seizure, Ghosh got involved in an altercation with the police personnel. She demanded that all others inside the car must be allowed to sign on the seizure list as well, as their money had also been seized. Ghosh was later detained and taken to the police station for questioning. Almost after three hours at around 2 am, she was released. On Friday, police lodged a complaint and initiated an FIR against her. The information of Thursday night’s incident was also conveyed to the Election Commission in the state. On Friday afternoon, information was forwarded to the Election Commission of India for necessary action.last_img read more