Are we going full wireless?

The short answer to this question is “yes”. However, how soon is yet to be determined. Probably, it’s not gonna take too long if the current technology development speed is anything to go by. How many wireless-enabled gadgets do you have in your possession already? At the very least, a Wi-Fi router seems to be present in many if not most homes in the USA. With Wi-Fi Internet at home, we can get rid of all the cords that come with printers and scanners. Smart TVs usually connect to the world network via Wi-Fi as well (though you can choose to use a cable if your wireless speed is somewhat slow-ish). The Internet of Things (IoT) is spreading at an unbelievable rate. Wi-Fi helps elderly and physically-challenged to actively take part in the modern society’s life, wireless automation within industries simplify and accelerate the production processes, we install more and…

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Feature extraction from retina vascular images for classification

Classifying medical images is tedious and complex task. Using machine learning algorithms to assist the process could be a huge help. There are many challenges to make machine learning algorithms work reliably on image data. First of all you need rather large image database with ground truth information (expert’s labeled data with diagnosis information). Second problem is preprocessing images, including merging modalities, unifying color maps, normalizing and filtering. This part is important and may impact last part – feature extraction. This step is crucial, because on how well you are able to extract informative features, depends how well machine learning algorithms will work. Dataset In order to demonstrate classification procedure of medical images the ophthalmology STARE (STructured Analysis of the Retina) image database was pulled from http://cecas.clemson.edu/~ahoover/stare/. The database consist of 400 images with 13 diagnostic cases along with preprocessed images. For classification problem we have chosen only vessels images…

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Quick and Easy Tips to Speed Up Your Computer

Have you ever felt that your computer has somewhat slowed down? There are many reason why your computer would start slowing down, so it’s really hard to pinpoint what’s the actual problem. However, simple solutions like the ones provided by OneClickHere.com exist and could speed up your computer again. Here are some tips that you can also try out:

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Get to Know the Technology Behind the Apple iPhone X

The Apple iPhone X is being touted as one of the most revolutionary phones of all time. But what exactly makes it so interesting in this tech-saturated world? Its screen, processing power, and upgraded camera are just a few of the technologies setting new standards and turning heads. If you’re considering purchasing one of these phones, you can look forward to these six technologies that power the iPhone X. Super Retina HD Display The first thing you’ll notice about the iPhone is its incredible display. Apple has dropped the home button on the front of the device, meaning the entire portion of the phone facing you is now its screen. Navigation from anywhere on the phone back to the home screen is done with an upward swipe.

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What is Biomedical Engineering?

We all study basic biology at school. We are taught the rudimentary facts about human and plant biology, from reproduction and the digestive system to photosynthesis and pollination. If you found biology mind-numbing, you probably didn’t pursue it past junior high, but if you enjoyed the subject, you may have elected to major in biology at college. Engineering is a different discipline, but it relates very well to biology. Do you have a passion for understanding how things work? If so, you might decide to major in engineering at college. But, if you also enjoy biology, the two subjects can be combined in biomedical engineering. So, what can you do with a master of engineering in biomedical engineering degree? Biomedical engineering is also known as bioengineering. It’s a fascinating subject; one that is very relevant in today’s world. Biomedical engineers apply the principles of engineering to biology, to solve clinical…

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Sun Energy

Identifying our relationship with the sun on a regular basis is not a problem, as most of the time when we come out in the day, we look up and exclaim, “The sun is out!”, or “It’s going to be a sunny day!” However, most of us never consider the role the sun might play in our lives as well as in the sustenance of our livelihood and our environment. Scientific revelations denote the Universe is inhabited by different galaxies or solar systems, that the earth is in one of such galaxies in the universe; and that each solar system has a sun. Revealingly, we would observe that the name given to our galaxy i.e. the “Solar system” denotes the energy received from the sun. Thus, if our galaxy is named after the energy received from the sun, and each of the thousands of galaxies in the universe has its…

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Using Technology For Medical Purposes

With the health care reform and medical taxes in such controversy, medical companies are turning to new and advanced technologies now more than ever to deliver cheaper, faster, and more effective products. In addition to this, you have probably seen many old medical devices get a complete makeover. Whatever the situation is, it really is no big secret that technology is completely taking the medical field by storm. Many individuals still believe that the approval process for these new technologies is unnecessary and too complex. However, it should be noted the FDA is focusing their efforts on simplifying the process. With all that being said, below you will learn about some of these new advanced technologies and how they are changing lives.

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