Computer research – Cetril http://cetril.org/ Thu, 23 Sep 2021 19:19:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8 https://cetril.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/cropped-icon-32x32.png Computer research – Cetril http://cetril.org/ 32 32 Dr Dana Barry from Clarkson promotes northern country and research for women in Japan https://cetril.org/dr-dana-barry-from-clarkson-promotes-northern-country-and-research-for-women-in-japan/ Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:44:11 +0000 https://cetril.org/dr-dana-barry-from-clarkson-promotes-northern-country-and-research-for-women-in-japan/ Clarkson research professor Dana Barry is displayed on a poster promoting her speech in Japan. (Photo provided by National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College.) Clarkson Research Professor Dana Barry, Canton, was a guest lecturer at the end of September for the National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan. Her presentation promoted the North Country and […]]]>
Clarkson research professor Dana Barry is displayed on a poster promoting her speech in Japan. (Photo provided by National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College.)

Clarkson Research Professor Dana Barry, Canton, was a guest lecturer at the end of September for the National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan. Her presentation promoted the North Country and research for women in Japan.

Dr. Barry began his presentation by educating students, faculty, and administrators about important upstate New York attractions such as the St.Lawrence Seaway, the Frederick Remington Museum, and the Corning Factory in Canton, where the glass of the famous Hubble Telescope was made. She also described the educational opportunities and institutions available in the North of the country (SUNY Canton and St. Lawrence University in Canton and SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University in Potsdam).

Additionally, research professor Barry discussed highlights of her research experiences and provided advice to women and others interested in pursuing research opportunities. His entire presentation was given in English, so the college’s English teacher (Professor Takashi Kusaka) translated sections of it into Japanese. To learn more about Dr. Barry’s research experiences, click here: https://lin-web.clarkson.edu/~dbarry/

Barry’s collaborator in Japan, Professor Hideyuki Kanematsu, found her 20 years ago while reading his article online. He invited her as a visiting professor at his university (now called the National Institute of Technology, Suzuka College, Japan). The two have conducted numerous research projects together for 20 years on a variety of topics including creative education, STEM education, surface finishing, coatings, biofilms, viruses, and more.

They have also published over 100 research papers and over 10 books together, including four Springer Nature textbooks. They both received Excellence Awards (2019) from the Materials Research Society of Japan (MRS-J) for their work with biofilms.

Currently, Dr Barry is a Research Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clarkson University. She is also a professor and chair of the scientific council of the University of Ansted, and an officer and ambassador of chemistry for the American Chemical Society. She has over 300 professional / academic publications, five graduate degrees including a doctorate. from Osaka University in Japan, and numerous honors.

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UW Research Provides Basic Structure of Neural Networks in Mammalian Brain https://cetril.org/uw-research-provides-basic-structure-of-neural-networks-in-mammalian-brain/ Thu, 23 Sep 2021 02:39:00 +0000 https://cetril.org/uw-research-provides-basic-structure-of-neural-networks-in-mammalian-brain/ Two researchers at the University of Wyoming decided to pick each other’s brains, so to speak. Specifically, they looked at the importance of the frontal cortex, the part of the brain used in decision making, expressive language, and voluntary movement. And the two scientists learned that a recurrent neural network structure, or RNN, is responsible […]]]>

Two researchers at the University of Wyoming decided to pick each other’s brains, so to speak. Specifically, they looked at the importance of the frontal cortex, the part of the brain used in decision making, expressive language, and voluntary movement.

And the two scientists learned that a recurrent neural network structure, or RNN, is responsible for these functions.

“This RNN receives inputs from emotional regions of the brain and sends outputs to the motor cortex, the part of the brain responsible for voluntary movement,” said Qian-Quan Sun, professor of zoology and physiology at UW. “In the field of artificial intelligence, computer scientists have designed various artificial neural networks, including RNNs, that effectively solve problems, such as language translation and object recognition, by simulating the neural network in the brain of mammals.

“This article provides a basic structure of neural networks in the mammalian brain. This basic structure will guide us in the study of behavioral strategy,” continues Sun. “Once more details have been acquired, we can translate it into an artificial neural network, using it to solve real world problems.”

Sun, director of the Wyoming Sensory Biology Center of Biomedical Research Excellence at UW, is the lead author of an article titled “A Long-Range Recurrent Neuronal Network Linking the Emotion Regions with Somatic Motor Cortex” which was published today. hui (Tuesday) in Cell Reports. The open access journal publishes peer-reviewed articles across the life science spectrum that report new biological knowledge.

The first author of the article is Yihan Wang, holder of a doctorate. studying in the doctoral program in neuroscience at UW, Beijing, China. The research was funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health.

Artificial RNNs are important deep learning algorithms that are commonly used for ordinal or temporal lobe problems, such as language translation, natural language processing, speech recognition, and captioning. images, explains Sun. An RNN recognizes the sequential characteristics of data and uses models to predict the next likely scenario. RNNs are built into popular apps like Siri, Google Voice Search, and Google Translate.

The biggest surprise is that RNNs not only exist in our brains, but are built with a much more delicate function and, yet, very efficient in processing sequential inputs. In general, cortical neurons are spatially reciprocal and intertwine. However, Wang’s data not only showed that RNN exists in the most important part of the brain – the frontal cortex – but in addition, this network is less complex than we thought and mostly unidirectional. This is a big surprise to us, because it tells us that this network may be in charge of unique functions compared to others. “

Qian-Quan Sun, Professor of Zoology and Physiology at UW

Sun and Wang analyzed the brains of mice for laboratory research. Different strains of genetically engineered mice have provided both with the ability to tag specific types of neurons with fluorescent proteins that follow brain connections – and to monitor the activities of specific neurons with inherently fluorescent markers.

The research has many real-world implications, according to Sun.

“First, now that we know this important building block, the work will help further decipher how our brains make decisions,” he says. “Second, it will help uncover other similar RNNs in other parts of the brain. It will help researchers use computer simulations to predict how our brain encodes short-term memory and how it can be used. , specifically for this study, it will help us understand how emotions, such as fear and anxiety, regulate our movements. “

The content and research approach used by Sun and Wang is expected to have very broad interests among artificial intelligence researchers, biologists, computer modelers and neuroscientists, Sun said.

“The accurate connection map can also help us understand the cause of neurological and psychiatric disorders where there are problems with regulating emotions or voluntary movements,” Sun said. “However, before this discovery can have wider applications, there are a lot of details – such as how the local inhibitory network refined the RNN and how different components underlie specific emotional states – that have yet to be worked out. understood.”

Wang’s goal is to sort out these details in his thesis work, Sun says.

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Journal reference:

Wang, Y., et al. (2021) A long-range recurrent neural network connecting emotional regions to the somatic motor cortex. Cell reports. doi.org/10.1016/j.celrep.2021.109733.

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Bio-imprinted neurons could reduce the use of animals in research https://cetril.org/bio-imprinted-neurons-could-reduce-the-use-of-animals-in-research/ Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:16:58 +0000 https://cetril.org/bio-imprinted-neurons-could-reduce-the-use-of-animals-in-research/ A group of researchers, including a doctoral student from Concordia, have developed a new method of bioprinting adult neuronal cells. They use new laser-assisted technology that maintains high levels of cell viability and functionality. 2020-21 doctoral student and public researcher Hamid Orimi and his co-authors present the feasibility of a new bioprinting technology they have […]]]>

A group of researchers, including a doctoral student from Concordia, have developed a new method of bioprinting adult neuronal cells. They use new laser-assisted technology that maintains high levels of cell viability and functionality.

2020-21 doctoral student and public researcher Hamid Orimi and his co-authors present the feasibility of a new bioprinting technology they have developed in a recent article published in the journal Micromachines. They demonstrate how the methodology they created, called Laser-Induced Side Transfer (LIST), improves existing bioprinting techniques by using bioinks of different viscosities, allowing better 3D printing. Orimi, his co-director at Concordia Sivakumar Narayanswamy at the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, the co-director of the CRHMR Christos Boutopoulos and the co-authors of the University of Montreal presented the method for the first time in the Nature magazine Scientific reports in 2020.

Orimi co-wrote the new article with lead author Katiane Roversi, Sébastien Talbot and Boutopoulos at UdeM and Marcelo Falchetti and Edroaldo da Rocha at Federal University of Santa Catarina in Brazil. In it, the researchers demonstrate that the technology can be used to successfully print sensory neurons, a vital component of the peripheral nervous system. This, they say, holds promise for the long-term development of the potential of bioprinting, including disease modeling, drug testing, and implant manufacturing.

Viable and functional


The researchers used dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurons from the mouse peripheral nervous system to test their technology. Neurons were suspended in a bioink solution and loaded into a square capillary above a biocompatible substrate. Low energy nanosecond laser pulses were focused in the middle of the capillary, generating microbubbles which expanded and ejected a cell-laden microjet onto the substrate below. The samples were briefly incubated, then washed and reincubated for 48 hours.

The team then performed several tests to measure the capacities of the printed cells. A viability test revealed that 86 percent of the cells remained alive two days after printing. The researchers note that viability rates improve when the laser uses less energy. Thermomechanics associated with higher use of laser energy were more likely to damage cells.

Other tests measured neurite outgrowth (in which developing neurons produce new projections as they develop in response to guidance signals), neuropeptide release, calcium imaging, and sequencing of RNA. Overall, the results were generally encouraging, suggesting that the technique could be an important contribution to the field of bioprinting.

Good for humans and animals


“In general, people often jump to conclusions when we talk about bioprinting,” says Orimi. “They think we can now print things like human organs for transplants. If this is a long-term goal, we are very far from it. But there are still many ways to use this technology.

Drug discovery is the closest. The team is hoping to gain approval to continue their research into cell transplantation, which can greatly aid the discovery of drugs, such as nerve recovery drugs.

Another benefit of using this technology, Orimi says, is a decrease in animal testing. This not only has a humanitarian aspect – fewer animals will be euthanized to perform experiments intended to benefit humans – but it will also produce more accurate results, since the tests will be carried out on human tissue and not on animals.

Reference:

Roversi K, Ebrahimi Orimi H, Falchetti M, Lummertz da Rocha E, Talbot S, Boutopoulos C. Bioprinting of adult dorsal root ganglion (DRG) neurons using laser-induced lateral transfer (LIST). Micromachines. 2021; 12 (8): 865. doi: 10.3390 / mi12080865

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Snapchat adds filter that teaches sign language https://cetril.org/snapchat-adds-filter-that-teaches-sign-language/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 17:58:30 +0000 https://cetril.org/snapchat-adds-filter-that-teaches-sign-language/ Snapchat has just launched augmented reality filters that offer an approach to sign language. The company behind the app, Snap Inc., developed the feature as an option that further includes deaf users, working with their team members who are hard of hearing. As a note Committed In their review, the filters use artificial intelligence and […]]]>

Snapchat has just launched augmented reality filters that offer an approach to sign language. The company behind the app, Snap Inc., developed the feature as an option that further includes deaf users, working with their team members who are hard of hearing.

As a note Committed In their review, the filters use artificial intelligence and computer vision to recognize and translate sign language. An important detail to keep in mind is that it is useful with the American variant of this language.

One of the filters shows how spell with your fingers, that is, forming words with each of the letters that compose them. Another focuses on the spelling of the username and common words, such as “love”.

“A big motivator for me is my own oldest son, who loves to talk but struggled to learn ASL (American Sign Language). I am passionate about this technology because I really believe that it will be disruptive in many applications. Methods like this help families like mine communicate and grow together», Said Jennica Pounds, engineer of Software deaf, who was a key figure in this initiative.

According to the mentioned source, “the hope is that these new elements of the application raise awareness and help more people learn a new way of communicating.”

The new options were launched precisely in the International Deaf Week, currently in progress.

Inclusion in Snapchat

In April, Snap Inc. released a diversity report that reveals the company’s progress in this area. On the other hand, after a series of reviews of some filters in the app, they reported their plans for the selfies in their environment are more inclusive and they said they were working with experts to “develop technology that counteracts prejudice.”

Regarding diversity within the company team, the report shows slow progress, although progressing in the end, with 47% white employees and 65% men. In other areas, they have made more significant progress: the percentage of women on the board of directors is now 50%, compared to 37.5% previously.

In the company in general, the representation of women has hardly increased: it went from 32.9% to 33.1%. The growth of under-represented groups in decision-making positions is also low, dropping from 13.1% to 13.6%. In this area, it should be noted that the number of Latinos has increased from 6.9% to 6.8%. On the other hand, Asian representation in leadership positions also saw a drop of almost 2 percentage points.

Heading into 2025, Snap Inc. is looking for more goals. They seek to reduce underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in the company from 18.7% to 20%, and to increase the number of women in technology positions from 16.5% to 25%.

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University of Bath research could “dramatically” increase early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease | New https://cetril.org/university-of-bath-research-could-dramatically-increase-early-diagnosis-of-alzheimers-disease-new/ Tue, 21 Sep 2021 05:51:32 +0000 https://cetril.org/university-of-bath-research-could-dramatically-increase-early-diagnosis-of-alzheimers-disease-new/ The researchers developed a two-minute passive test, which was funded by the Bristol-based charity BRACE. Author: Sophie SquiresPosted 2 hours agoLast updated 2 hours ago A new two-minute passive test led by the University of Bath could help expand the early diagnosis of dementia. Known as “Fastball EEG,” it measures people’s brain waves in response […]]]>

The researchers developed a two-minute passive test, which was funded by the Bristol-based charity BRACE.

Author: Sophie SquiresPosted 2 hours ago
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A new two-minute passive test led by the University of Bath could help expand the early diagnosis of dementia.

Known as “Fastball EEG,” it measures people’s brain waves in response to a series of images.

Coinciding with World Alzheimer’s Day (Tuesday, September 21), the results published in the journal BRAIN show that the technique is “very effective” at detecting small and subtle changes in brain waves.

The research – funded by the Bristol-based BRACE dementia charity – uses a new method to passively measure brain activity.

It involves participants watching a series of flashing images on a computer for two minutes, while their brain waves are measured using an EEG cap.

Since the technique is completely passive, this means that the test taker does not need to understand the task or respond, and may not even be aware of their memory response.

The team behind “Fastball EEG” technology claims that the approach is inexpensive, portable, and builds on pre-existing technology already available in hospitals, making it easily scalable.

They are now starting to use Fastball EEG in a study of the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease in collaboration with the Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE) and the Bristol Brain Center at Southmead Hospital.

Dr George Stothart adjusts a patient with the Fastball EEG test

In the near future, researchers hope that Fastball EEG could help lower the age of diagnosis by up to five years. In the longer term, they say this could offer opportunities to expand this further.

Principal investigator and cognitive neuroscientist, Dr George Stothart of the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath explains:

“Fastball offers a truly new way of measuring how our brain is functioning. The test taker doesn’t need to understand the test, or even answer, they just watch a screen of flashing images and the way we manipulate the images. that appear we can learn a great deal about what their brain is and is not capable of doing.

“The tests we are currently using to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease miss the first 20 years of the disease, which means we’re missing out on huge opportunities to help people. For decades, we have had research tools available. scientist capable of probing the functioning of the brain, but we have never made the leap to a viable clinical tool for the objective assessment of cognition. We hope that Fastball can be that leap. “

Dr George Stothart – Principal Investigator, University of Bath

Alzheimer’s disease is the underlying cause of about 60% of dementias, with an estimated prevalence rate in Europe and North America of 5-7% of the population.

Estimates suggest the disease costs the UK economy around £ 26bn per year, with costs set to rise as the aging population grows in numbers.

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New research, teaching and collaboration spaces open at the Gina Cody School of Concordia https://cetril.org/new-research-teaching-and-collaboration-spaces-open-at-the-gina-cody-school-of-concordia/ Mon, 20 Sep 2021 19:16:57 +0000 https://cetril.org/new-research-teaching-and-collaboration-spaces-open-at-the-gina-cody-school-of-concordia/ Meanwhile, back in the Hall building … While the CSSE was busy moving into its new ER digs, the finishing touches went to the new spaces at Gina Cody School on the 10th floor of the Hall building. They include the new GCS Living Lab, an aerospace lab, a drone zone, and other experimentation spaces […]]]>

Meanwhile, back in the Hall building …

While the CSSE was busy moving into its new ER digs, the finishing touches went to the new spaces at Gina Cody School on the 10th floor of the Hall building. They include the new GCS Living Lab, an aerospace lab, a drone zone, and other experimentation spaces for engineering students.

“The spaces are as technical in their requirements as many of those at the Applied Science Center,” says Tammy Noseworthy, Facilities Project Manager. “They required a lot of planning for the fume hoods, the control systems for the living laboratory and the acoustic consideration of the workspaces. “

She adds that one of the aspects that she likes the most is the natural light and the openness of new spaces. “I think the architects have done an incredible job.

When they open in the coming weeks, the new labs will meet a special need: high-tech facilities for undergraduates and graduate students.

Small building, big future

Those familiar with the Loyola campus may have followed the evolution of one of the university’s most low-key places. Tucked away behind the Hingston Hall Residence, next to the City Farm School’s perennial garden, was the Solar House. Although it is still practical for storing equipment, the building has reached the end of its research mandate.

“This provided an opportunity for a new installation. While staying in the same basic footprint, researchers at the Center for Zero Energy Building Studies came up with an idea for a new living lab, ”says Shawn Moss, facilities project manager.

“The Future Buildings Lab will expand our ability to train the next generation of building and electrical engineers in the design and operation of new buildings. “


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FDA faces research hurdles in regulating AI for imaging https://cetril.org/fda-faces-research-hurdles-in-regulating-ai-for-imaging/ Mon, 20 Sep 2021 07:12:02 +0000 https://cetril.org/fda-faces-research-hurdles-in-regulating-ai-for-imaging/ In a keynote presentation that shared the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) perspective on AI / Machine Learning (ML) as medical devices, Ravi Samala, PhD, highlighted four driving forces that have led to unique regulatory challenges. for the agency: Emerging applications – algorithms to identify new model observations in human physiology; monitoring response to […]]]>

In a keynote presentation that shared the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) perspective on AI / Machine Learning (ML) as medical devices, Ravi Samala, PhD, highlighted four driving forces that have led to unique regulatory challenges. for the agency:

  • Emerging applications – algorithms to identify new model observations in human physiology; monitoring response to treatment; and more
  • New specialty areas for AI
  • The unique nature of medical data – characterized by low prevalence of disease, lack or difficulty in obtaining truthful data; large variations in imaging technologies from manufacturer to manufacturer; and variations based on gender, age, ethnicity, imaging modality and disease categories
  • Advances in algorithms – new techniques such as generative adversarial networks (GANs) for data generation; reinforcement learning; continuous learning; transformers, etc …

“Based on these observations, our team identified five AI / ML gaps in regulatory scientific research that could help the agency fulfill its mission of giving patients in the United States the first access to software in the United States. as medical devices, ”said Samala, a staff member of the FDA’s Division of Imaging, Diagnostics and Software Reliability (DIDSR) at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the FDA. Office of scientific and technical laboratories of the agency.

Research gaps

These research gaps concern:

  1. Data size
  2. New and multimodal data
  3. Computer Assisted Sorting Applications
  4. Quantitative imaging
  5. Adaptive algorithms

Data size issues include issues related to the scarcity of medical imaging data; data augmentation techniques; transfer learning; and GANs, Samala said.

“It is absolutely necessary to fundamentally understand the limitations of smaller data sets, as well as to develop techniques to maximize information and improve AI / ML training,” he said at the meeting, hosted by the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM).

The FDA is working to address this issue with efforts like its Virtual Imaging Clinical Trials for Regulatory Evaluation (VICTRE) project, for example, according to Samala.

New evaluation paradigms

The second regulatory research gap is the development of new types of AI software that use multiple types of data sources, including radiology, physiology, pathology, patient demographics, and other patient record data. electronic health, according to Samala. These new types of algorithms often require new paradigms of evaluation – including clinical and non-clinical testing – as well as the measurement of safety and efficacy when used in new types of applications.

“Although most devices currently on the market are diagnostic in nature, we are seeing more and more prognostic devices – trying to predict response to treatment, assessment of risk in therapy – which requires different metrics of assessment as well as different standards, “he said.

The FDA is working to identify assessment approaches that can assess the performance of these types of devices, he said.

Computer Assisted Triage

Computer-aided triage has been one of the fastest growing areas of AI, with more than 30 AI software applications granted authorization in the past two years, Samala said. There is, however, a critical need for estimating time savings in the clinical environment for these types of algorithms.

Samala highlighted the new research that was accepted for presentation at the next RSNA 2021 meeting. The study will report on a method for evaluating clinical efficacy based on query theory for rapid device analysis. computer aided triage and notification.

Another gap in regulatory science is quantitative imaging and radiomics. There is a need for well-characterized quantitative characteristics and a clear reference standard, Samala said.

The FDA is also working on a number of projects in this area, including an effort involving the use of radiomic features to assess bone fragility.

Adaptive algorithms

Another active research topic concerns adaptive algorithms, i.e. continuous learning algorithms that modify their behavior through a defined learning process. There is a need for a validation testing framework and a need to account for uncertainty in the referenced standard, according to Samala.

“Developing a clear scientific framework to develop this type of regulatory flexibility is a major challenge,” he said.

The FDA is working on a project that uses online benchmarking for continuous learning systems, for example

“What we’re trying to see is if there are any methods that can be used to calibrate these lifelong learning systems so that they can… maintain a good risk / benefit profile,” he said. .

Challenges, opportunities

Several emerging applications and new areas for AI continue to emerge, which has, in turn, led to new classes of AI software categories such as computer-aided triage and acquisition and computer-aided optimization, Samala said. The number of AI applications involving risk assessment and patient prognosis is also expected to increase.

“And these new classes of devices require new methods of evaluating performance,” he concluded. “This creates new challenges as well as opportunities in the field of research.”

The FDA has several initiatives underway to address these AI challenges, but also continues to rely heavily on research and contributions from communities such as SIIM to assist the agency with its regulatory activities, Samala said.

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Tip: Retrofit Ambilight on all TVs from 75 euros https://cetril.org/tip-retrofit-ambilight-on-all-tvs-from-75-euros/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 17:03:32 +0000 https://cetril.org/tip-retrofit-ambilight-on-all-tvs-from-75-euros/ If you want a native Ambilight, you should seek appropriate assistance when purchasing a new TV. Currently, only Philips TVs can do this. The additional investment is kept within limits compared to TVs without Ambilight. More information on this subject in our 4K TV buyer’s guide: UHD TVs are available from less than 250 euros. […]]]>

If you want a native Ambilight, you should seek appropriate assistance when purchasing a new TV. Currently, only Philips TVs can do this. The additional investment is kept within limits compared to TVs without Ambilight. More information on this subject in our 4K TV buyer’s guide: UHD TVs are available from less than 250 euros.

But there are also ways to modernize this efficient functionality. One approach takes the HDMI signal and transmits the appropriate picture information to the LED strip that sticks to the edge of the back of the TV. This is what the Philips Hue Sync Box uses. Another provider is Dreamscreen 4K, which we have left out in this guide because the device is no longer sold in Germany. Raspberry solutions are also available for technically savvy users. Govee Immersion takes an alternative route, it captures color information via a camera.

Govee immersion television

The Govee Immersion TV costs 75 euros, but is often cheaper during promotions. In addition to the RGB LED strip and control unit, the set also includes a camera that reads color information from the TV. The LED strip, whose LED elements can be individually controlled, is suitable for TVs from 55 to 65 inches, according to Govee. We tried it on a 75 inch device and had no issues with it.

Hardware installation is easier than previously feared. Basically it didn’t take us more than ten minutes to do it. To do this, first peel off the protective layer of the self-adhesive LED strip and position it on the edges on the back of the TV. The LED strip consists of four elements linked together by cables. The instructions clearly state which LED strip goes where.

Then the camera needs to be attached, which also has a self-adhesive base for this purpose. According to the instructions, glue the camera to the middle of the frame above the TV. However, we recommend that you stick the camera under the TV. This makes it visually less disruptive. Positioning can be adjusted in the app. In the last step, you glue a small control unit in the middle of the back of the TV and connect all the elements to each other via cables.

Additional configuration is done through the Govee app. To do this, buyers first glue the six rectangles of foam that came with them to specific points on the TV screen in the instructions. The app then automatically detects where the relevant areas of the TV are located for the appropriate color information. The calibration can also be adjusted manually afterwards. To do this, the application displays the camera image in which the user draws a rectangle around the TV.

In the app it is also possible to let the LED strip react to the music, vary between video and game in video mode, program color schemes yourself and choose ready-made scenes such as colors of candles, sunset or rainbow. The possibilities are surprisingly diverse. In addition, the application is clear and self-explanatory. We have seen much worse in other Chinese companies.

Govee Immersion TV does not turn on with TV. However, it is always in the WLAN and reacts to voice assistants from Amazon and Google. As well as simply turning it on and off, the set also listens to changing scenes, adjusts brightness and more.

The Govee Immersion television creates a subtle ambilight effect in brightly lit rooms. Because LED strips are not particularly bright. As soon as the room is darkened, the colors shine brightly behind the television. The respective color information is displayed with a slight delay. Also, colors don’t always seem to match the content on the screen perfectly. However, this is only noticeable if you have run the appropriate test videos. Normally, watching videos and movies is usually where you focus on the content. This is moderately but consistently supported by the ambilight effect of the Govee Immersion TV.

Philips Hue

Anyone with a few compatible Philips Hue lamps (test report), the current Hue bridge and a computer can already upgrade Ambilight. To do this, you install the sync software on the computer, determine which Hue lamp is in the room in the smartphone app, and connect the TV to the computer via an HDMI cable or Chromecast. Now the software retrieves the contents of the computer screen and transmits the light information to the Hue lamps. It works well, but is generally cumbersome. More information on this in our Philips Hue Sync review guide: The Ambilight retrofit.

But it can also be done much better, easier and more expensive. For this you need the Philips Hue Sync Box and ideally the Philips Hue Gradient Lightstrip. Theoretically, the Sync Box also works with classic Hue light strips and other Philips Hue lamps. However, the LEDs of the Gradient Lightstrip can be controlled individually, which ensures a significantly better Ambilight experience. Completely new, Philips Hue will also have additional gradient solutions in its portfolio towards the end of 2021. This includes the Gradient Light Tube, a light tube that is also attached behind the TV and creates the Ambilight effect.

The installation is very easy, as is typical of Hue. The sync app shows you step by step what to do. Unfortunately, the sync app needs to be installed in addition to the Hue app. Once configured, you can choose between video, music and game modes. In music mode, the light reacts to sound from the connected player. There is no microphone like the Govee Immersion TV to interpret music from other sources in the room.

In addition, the user can determine the intensity through the synchronization app. The moderate option proved successful in the test. At higher settings, lighting effects quickly become choppy and distracting rather than supporting the image. The variation in brightness concerns all light sources linked to the system. Unfortunately, it is not possible to adjust the brightness of these individually.

In the test, we were excited about the reliability, simplicity, light intensity and brightness of the Sync Box in conjunction with the Gradient Lightstrip. The Sync Box always lights up with the TV and the Gradient Lightstrip begins its impressive color scheme. Switching between the HDMI player connected to the sync box also works smoothly.

Philips Ambilight retrofit solution is almost perfect, especially if you’re using a gradient light source like the Gradient Lightstrip. However, the solution is not cheap. The Sync Box costs around 230 euros. For the Gradient Lightstrip – depending on the size – an additional 160 to 200 euros are charged.

Raspberry

If you want it a little cheesy, you should take a look at the DIY solutions with a Raspberry Pi. To do this, it is first necessary to get the image signal on the Ambilight computer. This can be done either via a USB TV stick, via IPTV or a DVB receiver such as the Dreambox. It becomes difficult when external HDMI players are used. In principle, the HDMI signal can be exploited through an upstream splitter, but HDCP copy protection negates this, at least with digital transmission. Thus, thanks to a grappler, the analog image signal is converted to the Ambilight computer via the splitter. The quality of the analog SD signal is sufficient for the required image information.

For the replica, the hobbyist needs an RGB light chain, the LEDs of which can be individually controlled via an integrated circuit. WS2812B or its successor SK6812 are ideal for this. In addition, you need a suitable power supply for LEDs and a controller such as a Raspberry. The controller must match the choice of the control integrated circuit.

We recommend the article heise + for instructions with video links and Light chi-chi software.

Philips Ambilight TV

Anyone who is already planning to buy a new TV can do without all the modernization solutions and use a Philips device that natively supports Ambilight. The price differences compared to TVs without Ambilight are not particularly large. Here in the price comparison we show the cheapest Philips TVs with Ambilight.

Conclusion

Ambilight is just awesome! However, if you do not have a corresponding Philips TV, you have to resort to upgrade solutions. The market here is pretty clear. Basically, there are only two ready-made solutions that get by without a lot of craftsmanship. Buyers get the best result with the Philips Hue Sync Box in conjunction with the Hue Gradient Lightstrip. This solution is simple, reliable and extremely impressive. However, at around 400 euros, it is also expensive.

The Govee Immersion TV is much cheaper. For 75 euros or less, it cannot compete with Hue in terms of the Ambilight effect. Also, some will interfere with the camera. However, the result is particularly pleasant in dark rooms. In addition, the app offers a lot of functions and the LED strip on the back also listens to Alexa and Google.

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Analysis of Manufacturing Software Market Research Report Based on Industry Models, Size and Growth 2026 https://cetril.org/analysis-of-manufacturing-software-market-research-report-based-on-industry-models-size-and-growth-2026/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 09:31:18 +0000 https://cetril.org/analysis-of-manufacturing-software-market-research-report-based-on-industry-models-size-and-growth-2026/ Growth Analysis Report on “Model-Based Manufacturing Software Market Size | Market segment by applications (Automotive, Electronics and Semiconductor, Aerospace and Defense, Oil and Gas, Others,, By Region, North America, United States, Canada, Europe, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Nordic, Rest of Europe, Asia-Pacific, China, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, India, Australia, Rest of Asia, […]]]>

Growth Analysis Report on “Model-Based Manufacturing Software Market Size | Market segment by applications (Automotive, Electronics and Semiconductor, Aerospace and Defense, Oil and Gas, Others,, By Region, North America, United States, Canada, Europe, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Nordic, Rest of Europe, Asia-Pacific, China, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, India, Australia, Rest of Asia, Latin America, Mexico, Brazil, Rest of Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Rest of MEA,, By company, Aspen, Oracle, SAP, Honeywell, Ibaset, Autodesk, PTC, Siemens and Rockwell), by type (MES-based systems (software from manufacturing execution), ERP-based systems (enterprise resource planning), MRP-based systems (material requirements planning), CAD (Computer Aided Design) & PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) based systems and others), Opportunity regional outlook, market demand, latest trends, manufacturing software market growth based on models and revenue by manufacturers, company profiles, forecast – 2026. ”Analyzes the current market size and upcoming growth of this industry in the next few years.

The Model Based Manufacturing Software Market report in question is a detailed overview of this industry and includes a myriad of details regarding some of the vital current and future trends in this market. The research paper also contains details about the Model Making Software market size, share, as well as current compensation. The study predicts that the model-based manufacturing software market would provide substantial returns by the end of the forecast period while registering a modest annual growth rate over the anticipated duration. The Model-Based Manufacturing Software Market Summary also states that the growth rate that the industry is expected to register will be propelled by specific driving parameters and provides details about it. Additionally, the report presents an overview of the many challenges, growth opportunities, and risks prevalent in the Model-Based Manufacturing Software market.

This Model-Based Manufacturing Software report begins with a basic market overview. The analysis highlights opportunities and trends in the Model-Based Manufacturing Software industry that are impacting the global market. The players from various regions and the analysis of each dimension of the industry are covered in this report. The analysis also contains crucial model-based manufacturing software insight regarding the elements that drive and affect market revenue. The Model Based Manufacturing Software report includes sections as well as a side landscape that clarifies stocks such as companies, acquisitions, and mergers.

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Market segment by type, the product can be divided into

  • MES based systems (Manufacturing Execution Software)
  • Systems based on ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
  • Systems based on MRP (Material Requirements Planning)
  • CAD (Computer Aided Design) and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) based systems and others

Market segment by Application, split into

  • Automotive
  • Electronics and Semiconductor
  • Aeronautics and Defense
  • Oil and gas
  • Others
  • By region
  • North America
  • United States
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • France
  • UK
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • Nordic
  • The rest of europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • South East Asia
  • India
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia
  • Latin America
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Turkey
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Rest of the MEA
  • By company
  • Aspen
  • Oracle
  • SAP
  • Honeywell
  • Ibaset
  • Autodesk
  • CTP
  • Siemens and Rockwell

Market segment by regions / countries, this report covers

United States

Europe

China

Japan

South East Asia

India

Central and South America

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Scientists use Waverider buoys to conduct wave energy research https://cetril.org/scientists-use-waverider-buoys-to-conduct-wave-energy-research/ Sat, 18 Sep 2021 16:46:37 +0000 https://cetril.org/scientists-use-waverider-buoys-to-conduct-wave-energy-research/ Mike Muglia hates to miss a wave. A self-proclaimed surf addict, Muglia catches the waves on his surfboard off the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Further into these waters – 15 nautical miles to be exact – is another surfer. Aptly named Waverider, this surfer is a 440-pound, half yellow banana, half beet purple buoy […]]]>

Mike Muglia hates to miss a wave.

A self-proclaimed surf addict, Muglia catches the waves on his surfboard off the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Further into these waters – 15 nautical miles to be exact – is another surfer. Aptly named Waverider, this surfer is a 440-pound, half yellow banana, half beet purple buoy that Muglia uses to study the energy that circulates in our oceans.

This banana yellow Waverider buoy will spend 12 months off the coast of North Carolina, collecting data on ocean waves, currents, tides and water temperatures to help marine energy developers find the best places to source clean, renewable energy from the ocean. Photos courtesy of Mike Muglia

Marine energy – clean energy generated by ocean currents, waves, tides, and water temperature changes – is still young, but it has the potential to provide clean, renewable electricity to communities. coastal areas where nearly 40% of Americans live. Before that happens, scientists must determine which ocean arteries harbor the most reliable energy. With 3.4 million square nautical miles of U.S. waters, an area larger than the combined landmass of the 50 states, there is still much to explore.

Now Muglia and Miguel Canals have just deployed two new Waverider buoys, one off the coast of North Carolina and the other off Puerto Rico. There, surfers will collect detailed data on surface waves in these areas of the Atlantic Ocean, adding to publicly available datasets on waves, currents and water temperatures that will not only bring marine energy closer together. large-scale use, but will also help scientists understand how climate change is affecting our oceans.

Muglia is a principal investigator at the Regional Association of Southeast Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observation and a research professor at the North Carolina Institute of Coastal Studies, and Canals is a principal investigator at the System of observation of the Caribbean coastal ocean in Puerto Rico.

“We want to characterize the wave energy resources available,” said Canals, who, like Muglia, rides the same waves he studies. “But we also want to collect long-term wave data to understand the ocean and climate change for the benefit of future generations.”

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), which owns the two Waverider buoys, has partnered with ocean experts Muglia and Canals to collect this vital new data. This NREL-led effort is part of a larger nine-year project funded by the Water Power Technologies Office of the US Department of Energy. Multi-agency collaborative study generates the resource data that technology and project developers need to design the next generation of devices. No institution (or buoy) can collect it all, which is why partners like Muglia and Canals are so invaluable. The data these partners generate are used to verify and improve the accuracy of models, and are also valuable in themselves as detailed records of the real ocean. The data from this project, both the measurements and the models that use them, are publicly available on the Marine Energy Atlas.

“The ocean,” said Levi Kilcher, physical oceanographer at NREL who leads the Waverider and Marine Energy Atlas projects, “is an extremely difficult environment. But we’re starting to see success, which makes it a very exciting time to be. in this industry. ”

On August 2, 2021, Muglia departed aboard the Miss Caroline with a deckhand and marine mammal watcher, who kept watch for sea turtles, dolphins and other wildlife that might swim too close to the boat. For the 40 nautical mile, three hour journey, the Waverider bulb buoy was securely attached to a rubber tire on the back of the small skiff. When the Miss Caroline sailed to the selected location – indistinguishable from surrounding waters except by GPS – the team scanned the area for underwater obstacles before anchoring the Waverider under a blue sky almost cloudless.

From their homes isolated from the ocean, the two buoys will send live data to teams at Muglia and Canals using satellite communication systems. Solar panels help power these systems and flashing lights warn boats to keep a safe distance.

Now Muglia, Canals and their colleagues and students are eagerly awaiting the first batch of data. Wave energy researchers and engineers are also eagerly awaiting. Using high-quality data on ocean movements, they can design wave energy converters better suited to extract energy from movement of the ocean surface.

The data can also be used by climate and environmental scientists.

In the tropical waters of Puerto Rico, severe winter storms and summer hurricanes can create rough seas. Canals and his team chose their buoy site specifically for its high energy potential – these waves contain power – but the data can also help researchers understand how extreme waves impact the coastal environment. So far, Canals has lost only one buoy in Puerto Rico, due to Hurricane Maria. She was recovered two weeks later off the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Canals, which successfully deployed its Waverider on June 15, 2021, also chose its site because the seabed lacked a significant population of benthic organisms – inhabitants of the seabed, such as clams, oysters, starfish. or sea cucumbers – or sensitive habitats. “There is only sand and mud,” he said, “which makes it a great place to deploy the anchor.”

In Puerto Rico, the Waverider Buoy can help climatologists determine how extreme waves, forged during severe winter storms and summer hurricanes, can impact the coastal environment. Photos courtesy of Miguel Canals

Neither Canals nor Muglia, who keep watch on several offshore buoys, have never seen wild animals get tangled in the moorings of the buoys. In fact, they saw the opposite: the buoys attract schools of slender mud-colored Cobia and neon yellow big-nosed mahi-mahi, which like to swarm floating devices.

And the Waveriders aren’t just for fish and scientists.

By showing the buoy measurements at Jennette’s Pier in North Carolina, which receives approximately 250,000 visitors a year, “the public can come in and see how high the waves are, see what the water temperature is, see what ocean surface currents look like. off the coast of North Carolina, ”Muglia said.

You can find the same data from any computer anywhere in the world: With an online data feed available through the Coastal Data Information Program, surfers like Canals and Muglia can check for dangerous currents. , freezing temperatures or flat waves before setting off on their surfboards. It can also help law enforcement navigate volatile waters to catch up with offshore offenders.

“Even though the primary focus is the characterization of resources,” Canals said, “the buoy will have many applications for surfers, fishermen, paddleboarders, divers, law enforcement, coastal managers and boaters “.

Both buoys now float near the Gulf Stream, which crosses the Gulf of Mexico (near the Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observation System on the north coast of Puerto Rico) and hooks around Florida before ascending the east coast of Canada. With its warm, nutrient-rich waters, the Gulf Stream is a major regulator of the global climate, nourishes marine life and helps their populations thrive, so the US fishing industry can thrive as well.

Still, Muglia said: “What is going on here is not well understood.” These rich and energetic waters could help supply coastal communities with clean energy. But if their temperatures change or their rapid currents slow, it could disrupt global weather and climate, potentially causing more severe storms in Europe or sea level rise in major US cities like Boston and New York.

The two Waverider buoys will help both marine energy developers and climatologists better understand these mysterious waters.

For now, while awaiting the data, Muglia is sure to never miss another wave, whether on his surfboard or in his lab, with the Waverider surfing off shore.

Learn more about NREL’s water resource characterization research.

Article courtesy of NREL.

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