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  • Solar powered camera brings AI tech into focus

    A technology firm has launched a prototype artificial intelligence (AI) camera that is powered by the sun. Seattle-based startup Xnor’s new device uses AI technology to intelligently detect visual objects, including people. It then identifies and classifies information before sending insights from the analysed frames to the owner. Small solar panels mean no battery or external power source […]

    Posted at February 17, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Solar powered camera brings AI tech into focus
  • EU invests €116m in climate and environmental projects

    The European Commission has announced an investment worth €116 million (£102m) to support 12 large-scale environmental and climate projects. They are being funded under the LIFE programme for the Environment and Climate Change, which has a budget of €3.4 billion (£3bn) between 2014 and 2020. Projects include the replacement of polluting household heating systems, development […]

    Posted at February 16, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on EU invests €116m in climate and environmental projects
  • Japanese trading house ITOCHU announces coal exit

    Japanese trading house ITOCHU has pledged to stop investing in new coal-fired power plants as well as thermal coal mines. It is part of the company’s efforts to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help tackle climate change. ITOCHU, with an equity market capitalisation of $29 billion (£22.6bn), is to continue divesting its existing thermal […]

    Posted at February 16, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Japanese trading house ITOCHU announces coal exit