WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 15, 2018 - World's first AI news anchor makes "his" China debut
(Worldkings.org) The world's first artificial intelligence (AI) news anchor made "his" debut at the ongoing fifth World Internet Conference in east China's Zhejiang Province.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 14, 2018 - Skin sensor could improve life for a million hydrocephalus patients
(Worldkings.org) Most people simply take ibuprofen when they get a headache. But for someone with hydrocephalus – a potentially life-threatening condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain -- a headache can indicate a serious problem that can result in a hospital visit, thousands of dollars in scans, radiation and sometimes surgery.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 14, 2018 - Xiaomi Xiaoai Smart Toilet Goes Into Crowdfunding For 1299 Yuan ($187)
(Worldkings.org) Chinese manufacturing giant, Xiaomi, now has three generations of smart toilets. It first released the Xiaomi smart toilet which comes with a 1199 yuan ($172) price tag. Then it unveiled the Xiaomi smart toilet youth edition for 799 yuan ($115). Today, the company announced that the Xiaomi smart toiled AI version has gone into crowdfunding aand it comes with a 1299 yuan ($187) price tag. This toilet is also produced by Hangzhou Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., which is mainly used for its AI control center.
(VietKings.org - IndochinaKings.org) Cát Bà Island is the largest of the 367 islands spanning 260 km2 (100 sq mi) that comprise the Cat Ba Archipelago, which makes up the southeastern edge of Lan Ha Bay in Northern Vietnam.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 11, 2018 - Altwork Station is an automated, configurable desk-and-chair setup
(Worldkings.org) The run of the mill office chair is good but they are not perfect. Most of us sit hunched over at our desks to get work done. There has been plenty of research claiming that sitting all day is detrimental to your long-term health – that we are killing our backs in standard office chairs. Probably the reason why standing desks are all the rage in modern offices these days. They encourage you to move around and be just a little more active.
(Worldkings.org) Powered with the powerful, patented gyroscopic stability system, the electronically-controlled C-1 operates using Control Moment Gyroscopes (CMGs), which produce thousands of ft-lbs of torque. The car controls these gyros, which allow it to make its way sleekly in and out of narrow turns and stay upright when faced with a collision. The C-1 is a revolutionary innovation in the industry, creating new standards of car interface and safety on a two-wheeled platform.
(Worldkings.org) A Korean company, Neri-Go, has come up with a personal elevator-style emergency evacuation system. It carries people one or two at a time from one floor to another, down the exterior of a building, and requires no electricity to do so.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 09, 2018 - Chinese ‘gait recognition’ tech IDs people by how they walk
(Worldkings.org) Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: "gait recognition" software that uses people's body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 08, 2018 - TempTraq Stick-On Wireless Temperature Monitor Cleared
(Worldkings.org) TempTraq, a Blue Spark Technologies company, won the European CE Mark for its stick-on wireless temperature monitor. The TempTraq device is about the size of a bandage and is stuck to the patient near the armit. It transmits readings wirelessly to a smartphone, if used at home, or a central system, if as part of a clinical monitoring system.
WORLDKINGS - Daily Highlights – November 08, 2018 - Scientists Develop Liquid Fuel That Can Store The Sun's Energy For Up to 18 Years
(Worldkings.org) No matter how abundant or renewable, solar power has a thorn in its side. There is still no cheap and efficient long-term storage for the energy that it generates.