Disney Stays Ahead with Cognitive Computing

Disney Stays Ahead with Cognitive Computing

The Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development research team is collaborating with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to find new ways of enhancing the Disney visitor experience (in theme parks, cruise ships and other venues) with cognitive computing.Today's smart cognitive computing techniques combine artificial intelligence with machine-learning algorithms, in an effort to reproduce the natural behaviour of the human brain. Rensselaer's work includes information extraction techniques to help...

Affordable Artificial Limbs?

Affordable Artificial Limbs?

A customised prosthetic leg for under $500? That would be a steal.Start-up Standard Cyborg, headed up by amputee Jeff Huber, is something new. Amputees are walking around on prosthetic li...