Identification

12.18.17
Deezer's 'SongCatcher' borrows Shazam's song ID trick
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Deezer's 'SongCatcher' borrows Shazam's song ID trick

Once it's identified a tune, you can instantly add it to favorites or a playlist.

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12.08.17
Apple is reportedly buying Shazam and its music identification tech
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Apple is reportedly buying Shazam and its music identification tech

According to TechCrunch, the deal could be announced as early as Monday.

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06.19.17
Microsoft and the UN to provide digital IDs for undocumented people
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Microsoft and the UN to provide digital IDs for undocumented people

Blockchain technology could give legal recognition to 1.1 billion people.

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06.29.14
Estonia will hand out digital ID cards to non-residents
06.29.14

Estonia will hand out digital ID cards to non-residents

Digital ID cards are still a rarity in most countries, but they're a staple of everyday life in Es...

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06.02.14
Scientists identify insects by listening to the music of their wings
06.02.14

Scientists identify insects by listening to the music of their wings

It's sometimes tricky to identify insect species, but it's also important -- you want to quickly f...

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01.15.14
BYU image algorithm can recognize objects without any human help
01.15.14

BYU image algorithm can recognize objects without any human help

Even the smartest object recognition systems tend to require at least some human input to be effec...

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04.10.13
AOptix Stratus lets iPhone users check ID through eyes, faces, fingers and voices
04.10.13

AOptix Stratus lets iPhone users check ID through eyes, faces, fingers and voices

The many attempts at weaving biometric identification into mobile devices have usually focused on...

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03.07.13
Camelot Unchained is all about pride
03.07.13

Camelot Unchained is all about pride

When you play Camelot Unchained, Mark Jacobs wants you to be proud. Not just about your decision...

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