Engineering researchers have developed a hybrid machine-learning approach to muscle gesture recognition in prosthetic hands that combines an AI technique normally used for image recognition with another approach specialized for handwriting and speech recognition. The technique is achieving far superior performance than traditional machine learning efforts.
How do you turn “dumb” headphones into smart ones? Rutgers engineers have invented a cheap and easy way by transforming headphones into sensors that can be plugged into smartphones, identify their users, monitor their heart rates and perform other services.
The latest Canalys forecast expects shipments of smartphone accessories, namely wearable bands and TWS devices, to exceed 200 million units and 350 million units respectively in 2021. As the COVID-19 pandemic deepened globally, consumers turned their attention to smart wearable and smart hearable accessories.