Accuracy Archive

  • Boeing preparing to launch next-gen GPS satellites

    Boeing preparing to launch next-gen GPS satellites

    Good news for GPS users, Boeing is getting ready to launch the latest generation of GPS satellites, the "GPS IIF-1". The new technology provides improved accuracy for military and civilian users, as well as being more resistant to jamming and an improved lifespan.

    Full Story

  • New NEC technology detects pirated online videos “in seconds”

    New NEC technology detects pirated online videos “in seconds”

    Software that helps to detect "illegal" video content on the web automatically isn't really new, but NEC claims its technology has two selling points that sets it apart from similar solutions: speed and accuracy. The company says its system can identify pirated video material in a "matter of seconds", with a detection rate of 96% and at a false alarm rate of just five in one million cases.

    Full Story

  • You can now play Swords with your Wii (thankyouvermuch)

    You can now play Swords with your Wii (thankyouvermuch)

    Moving on, Majesco Entertainment just announced a sword fighting game cleverly named Swords. It uses Wii MotionPlus for 1-to-1 accuracy as you fight your way through “eight skilled adversaries” with a sword Wii Remote add-on. Expect the game this September. To be honest, I couldn’t care less about the game or the sword Wii Remote [...]

    Full Story

  • Nuance’s Dragon Dictation for E-Mail now available for BlackBerry

    Nuance’s Dragon Dictation for E-Mail now available for BlackBerry

    Typing is hard. I hardly ever type unless I have to. In fact, roughly 80% of MobileCrunch’s operating bills go towards paying a full staff of invisible underlings to write what I say and censor my vulgarity. Unfortunately for the livelihood of the aforementioned underlings, they’re now replaceable by a BlackBerry. Following up on the launch of [...]

    Full Story