Intel will use multi-camera, 3D athlete monitoring in the 2020 Olympics

Intel plans to bring 3D athlete monitoring (3DAT) to the 2020 Olympics. The company announced that its 3DAT system will use 4 cameras to film athletes within the 100-meter and other sprinting events. .The tech will allow data overlays during 100-meter sprint replays. Algorithms will then analyse the biomechanics of the athletes’ actions and broadcast these …

McDonald’s plans to get AI voice expertise for quicker drive-thru

Fast food is about to get even quicker. McDonald announced that it is  buying the voice tech startup Apprente so it could actually automate its drive-thru menu. The Mountain View-based firm focuses on building voice-based agents that can take orders in multiple languages and accents. The fast food giant has been testing Apprente’s technology in …

Alexa Auto gives offline capabilities that work in tunnels and remote areas

Having an Alexa-enabled automobile is handy if you wish to make a call, check the weather or order groceries when you drive. However that comfort shortly disintegrates when you drive through tunnels, parking garages or distant areas and lose signal. Amazon wants to fix that. In the present day, it launched model 2.0 of its …