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Bomb Sniffing Phones

Posted by on Jun 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Bomb Sniffing Phones

It may not be a huge issue here in the USA, but land mines and IEDs remaining a serious global problem.  There have been many efforts  to develop new technology to detect these dangers, such as using terahertz waves and inkjet-printable sensors. But instead of relying on the development of new technology, some students at the Military University of Technology in Warsaw have sought to use an...

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Face Scanner Guesses Age and Gender

Posted by on May 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Face Scanner Guesses Age and Gender

A brilliant place to test this new scanner is San Francisco.  And that is precisely where SceneTap has introduced its newly launched app this weekend that will scan the faces of patrons in 25 bars across the city to determine their ages and genders. Would-be customers can then check their smartphones for real-time updates on the crowd size, average age and men-to-women mix to decide whether the...

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