‘Neuroforecasting’ predicts which videos will be popular

"Here we have a case where there is information contained in subjects' brain activity that allows us to forecast the behavior of other, unrelated, people."

Stanford • futurity
March 11, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: attention brains video science-and-technology decisions

System uses video from 3 phones to find shooters

A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.

Byron Spice-Carnegie Mellon • futurity
Nov. 20, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: machine-learning video mobile-devices science-and-technology violence sounds guns weapons

What does Disney+ mean for the future of streaming?

With the launch of Disney+, how will the battle between streaming services change? An expert digs into the competition and how it affects viewers.

Julian Cardillo-Brandeis • futurity
Nov. 11, 2019 ~1 min

Tags: business internet video consumers society-and-culture

WiFi system identifies people through walls by their walk

A system called XModal-ID can use video of a person walking and determine whether that same person is behind a wall using WiFi and their unique movement.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
Oct. 1, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: video wifi surveillance featured science-and-technology imaging-technology

Watching the news on smaller screens saps its impact

Watching news videos on your phone may keep you from paying attention in the same way you would with a larger screen size.

Jared Wadley-Michigan • futurity
July 10, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: attention journalism video mobile-devices society-and-culture

Face quirks unmask deepfake videos

Deepfake videos could cause serious problems in the near future, but reserchers have created a new tool that could help root out the doctored videos.

Kara Manke-UC Berkeley • futurity
July 2, 2019 ~7 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence internet video faces featured science-and-technology society-and-culture

A.I. vision guides fake video detection

A new system can pick out the best reference frame to help experts fight deepfake videos, and could also boost driverless cars and drones.

Kate McAlpine-Michigan • futurity
June 23, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence video algorithms featured science-and-technology imaging-technology

To thwart deep fakes, add these digital ‘watermarks’

Deep fakes—super-realistic looking fake videos—pose a major threat, but "digital watermarks" could help stop them.

James Devitt-NYU • futurity
May 29, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence internet photography video science-and-technology images

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