Daily Archives: 28.05.2021

Laguna Health Tackles Post-Hospital Recovery With $6.6M Seed

Laguna Health officially launched Wednesday with $6.6 million in seed funding to continue developing its post-hospital recovery platform that provides value-based care aimed at reducing costly readmissions and shortening recovery times. Pitango HealthTech and LionBird co-led the funding round for Laguna’s first institutional round, with participation from Assaf Wand and Josh Riff. Yoni Shtein and Yael Adam founded the company ...

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Smile Like You Mean It: Driving Animatronic Robotic Face with Learned Models

Mimicking human facial emotions would encourage stronger engagement in human-robot interactions. Most of the current methods use only pre-programmed facial expressions, allowing robots to select one of them. Such approaches are limited in real situations where human expressions vary a lot. A recent paper on arXiv.org proposes a general learning-based framework to learn facial mimicry from visual observations. It does ...

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Mars helicopter ‘muscles through’ navigation glitch on sixth flight

One of the cameras on the Perseverance rover’s Mastcam-Z instrument took this picture of the Ingenuity helicopter April 9. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter safely landed after wobbling, suffering power spikes, and enduring velocity fluctuations on its sixth flight at Mars, officials said Wednesday. The helicopter took off May 22 on its sixth automated flight and completed the first leg ...

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Sean Dunne says injunction against him is a ‘fraud’

Representing himself Mr Sean Dunne, who now resides in Ascot in the UK, said the injunction was both a fraud against him, and the court Bankrupt businessman Sean Dunne has told the High Court that injunction proceedings brought against him over two properties in Co Kildare are “a fraud.” Last week the Court granted children of the bankrupt businessman a ...

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