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Tech Leaders and Health Authorities from Around the Globe Collaborate to Combat COVID-19

he Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today launched a new initiative to use open source technologies to help public health authorities (PHAs) around the world combat COVID-19 and future epidemics. The new Linux Foundation Public Health (LFPH) initiative is launching with seven Premier members – Cisco, doc.ai, Geometer, IBM, NearForm, Tencent, and VMware – and two hosted exposure notifications projects, COVID ShieldTM and COVID GreenTM, which are currently being deployed in Canada, Ireland, and several U.S. states. Read more

11May/15

Intelligent Drive on the Mercedes-Benz S 500

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Mercedes design is not everything…

Self driving assistants analyse their environments 1000 times a second, identify objects in their 3D position and velocity at a centimetre accuracy, shoveling gigabytes per second through sophisticated algorithms for finally being able to take the correct decisions: Safety first!

Here is how it works: https://youtu.be/bCxgqn8_Ax4

And if you carefully look at that notebook, you will recognize a Linux distribution, based on Debian/Ubuntu. Software: #OpenCV.

Buy now! Have fun!