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Cyber Goggles Could Help Find Your Keys

Cyber Goggles Could Help Find Your Keys
Professor Kuniyoshi at the University of Tokyo is trying to make frantic searches for misplaced objects, like keys, a thing of the past. Kuniyoshi and a group of scientists have developed what they're calling 'Cyber Goggles,'

The system is based around a small camera mounted on the glasses, a viewfinder over the right eye, and a computer carried on the persons back. The computer processes the information coming from the camera is able to recognize shapes and objects and assign them names. Kuniyoshi showed off how the system could recall and identify objects such as a CD, a cell phone, and a potted plant.

The next step is to make the video searchable. After entering the name of an object you're looking for, say your keys, the computer will go through the video recorded through out the day, and locate the most recent appearance of the object in question and show you its last known location. As the system is shrunk down and becomes more capable it may have a place helping those with memory troubles including Alzheimer's disease.

From Daily Mail

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