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An AI that makes road maps from aerial images

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed an automated method that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create road maps that are 45% more accurate than those made using existing approaches. The algorithm, named RoadTracer, uses data from aerial images to train a neural network, which examines the ...

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Butane leaked after tankers collide off Singapore

Two tankers, including one carrying liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), have collided off the coast of Singapore, resulting in a release of around 1,796t of butane gas. The LPG tanker, Crystal Sunrise, is registered in Singapore, while the other tanker involved in the incident, Astro Saturn, is Greece-registered. The collision, which ...

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Samsung Eyes Blockchain For Supply Chain

Samsung is targeting the introduction of blockchain technology that could reduce its global shipping costs by up to 20%. Song Kwang-woo, vice president of Samsung SDS, the Korean multinational’s specialist technology arm, has revealed the company is investigating the possibility of using a blockchain ledger system to ‘fuel its digital ...

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