Fujitsu Develops Ai System That Can Help Judges Score Gymnastic Events

Fujitsu Develops AI System That Can Help Judges Score Gymnastic Events

When it comes to judging sports, there have been numerous systems developed over the years to help humans come to certain decisions. For example, slow-motion/instant replay camera systems have been created so that certain moments can be viewed again to determine if a play was a foul or if it was legit, and so on.

However, Fujitsu wants to take things to the next level by developing an AI and 3D sensing system that could help judges to score the difficulty in gymnastics routines. This system was jointly developed with the International Gymnastics Federation and will be used alongside the Instant Replay and Control System.

Starbucks Japan Launches A Special Pen That Lets You Pay For Coffee

Starbucks Japan Launches A Special Pen That Lets You Pay For Coffee

When it comes to paying for your drinks at Starbucks, there are several ways that you can go about doing it besides using cash or your credit card. There is the Starbucks app and Apple Pay, for example. However, it seems that over in Japan, Starbucks has come up with a new and novel way of paying for your drinks through a specially-created pen.

As you can see, the pen doesn’t look particularly special, but it contains the same tech used by the Starbucks card so you can just tap it at any of the Starbucks IC card touchpads and it will register your payment. Essentially it has NFC built into it, but instead of a card, it comes in a pen form.

Toyota Wants To Make A Solar-powered Car That Never Stops

Toyota Wants To Make A Solar-Powered Car That Never Stops

We have petroleum-based high performing cars. We also have some impressive electric-powered cars. But, what about solar-powered cars? Is there any manufacturer interested to dive deeper on it?

While Tesla is busy working on new long-lasting batteries for cheaper costs and breaking track records, Toyota is trying to figure out a way to make solar-powered cars run for an exceptionally long time period (like, forever).

Toyota Testing An Electric Car With A Solar Roof That Can Charge Itself

Toyota Testing An Electric Car With A Solar Roof That Can Charge Itself

The problem with electric cars is that they usually take a while to charge. Even fast charging still cannot compare to the speed it takes to refill a car with gas. We imagine that eventually there could be a point in time when we get used to charging times or when charging times drop, but until then, it seems that Toyota is exploring a new electric car concept.

As you can see in the photo above, Toyota is experimenting with a new electric car concept that comes with solar panels built into the roof, bonnet, and boot of the car. What this means is that as the car drives, the solar panels will be capable of drawing power from the sun, which in turn keeps the car’s battery charged.

Huawei Reassures That Existing Phones Will Be Updated To Android Q

Huawei Reassures That Existing Phones Will Be Updated To Android Q

However, the good news is that despite these legal troubles, Huawei will not be forsaking its customers. In a post on its website in which Huawei answers a bunch of questions regarding the future of the company and its products, the company has reassured existing customers that they will be bringing the Android Q update to a bunch of handsets.

Now, not every single handset will be getting the update, but there will be over 17 devices part of this list. This includes the Huawei P30, P30 Pro, P30 Lite, Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 20 RS, P smart 2019, P smart+ 2019, P smart Z, Mate 20 X, Mate 20 X (5G), P20, P20 Pro, Mate 10, Mate 10 Pro, PORSCHE DESIGN Mate 10, and the Mate 20 Lite.

Sony Made An Iot Chip That Has A Range Of 60 Miles

Sony Made An IoT Chip That Has A Range Of 60 Miles

However, it seems that Sony has quietly developed an IoT chip that has a range of 60 miles. According to Sony, “Most IoT systems wirelessly transfer information obtained by various sensors to cloud servers, where the data is collected and processed, and the output then sent to user devices such as smartphones or tablets for display.”

This means that instead of relying on WiFi that might have a limited range or using a cellular connection, the range of 60 miles would allow IoT devices to communicate with each other and the network faster and over a greater range. According to Sony, they cite examples of its use, such as tracking your friends on a ski hill, tracking wildlife, locate ships, monitor races, and so on.