Month: September 2019

AI can count a meal’s calories based on images from a wearable camera

Technology

An artificial intelligence that interprets images from wearable cameras can identify food and accurately estimate its weight to regulate how many calories one is consuming and what nutrients they are ingesting, that could be useful for automating dietary research. Benny Lo at Imperial College London and his colleagues asked 13 subjects to wear cameras around…

Quantum memory crystals are a step towards a futuristic internet

Technology

A secure quantum internet is one step closer because of a quantum memory created from a crystal, that could form a crucial part of a device able to transmit entangled photons over a distance of 5 kilometres. Crucially, it really is entirely appropriate for existing communication networks, making it suitable for real-world use. There has…