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NEC aims to kill all Zoom noises on Digital Cameras

Akihabara News: NEC announced today the development of technologies for digital cameras in movie mode that suppress the noise produced by motors and other mechanisms used for optical zooming.

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michass84765d ago

This is great news, this specific sound was very annoying. I am glad that they sort out this issue :)

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NEC uses sound echoes in your ear as biometric authentication

Security is a bit of a minefield at the moment. Passwords need to be difficult to guess, two-factor authentication is less than perfect, and then there’s the proliferation of apps to control access to services. It all adds up to a growing amount of security solutions we as individuals have to manage. Then we have biometrics, which replaces all that security with a unique aspect of your body, be it a fingerprint, iris scan, or now even the unique sound echo created by your ear.

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NEC wants to transform your forearm into a virtual keyboard

As we hurl ourselves into the future, typing on a smartphone will be a thing of the past.

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Google to back US-Japan high-speed internet Trans-Pacific undersea cable project

Google has announced that it will be backing a major trans-pacific undersea cable system called “FASTER”. The new 6-fiber-pair cable will be capable of transmitting data as an initial speed of 6Tbps (100Gbps x 100 wavelengths x 6 fiber-pairs) between the United States and Japan.

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Cryptcuzz3492d ago

Sign me up for this right away when available. Love what Google is going with Google fiber, so naturally I'm excited about this too.

kingPoS3492d ago (Edited 3492d ago )

On one hand, I'm dismayed at what they've done to twitch tv. On the other, I want to pump my fist as they help to revitalise the US's stagnant network infrastructure.