Facebook wants to put a mic and camera in your home with the Portal

Facebook has announced Portal, a series of devices that let you do voice or video calls to other Facebook and Messenger users. Two different models were announced today, the Portal and the larger Portal+. The smaller Portal is an Amazon Echo Show style device, which is basically a giant display with a speaker. The 10.1-inch display has a resolution of 1280×800 and has 10W dual speakers. The Portal uses an array of four far-field microphones that records your conversations picks up your voice commands and a 12MP wide-angle camera that watches you sleep lets…

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ALTO outlines portal plan in drive to standardise study journey

Bob Burger, marketing director at Malaca Instituto, made the comment when positing views he stated had been shared by using different members of IALC, an affiliation of independently-operated language schools from around the sector, all through a four–sturdy panel debate. leading the standardisation price changed into Thiago España, director at Brazilian organization international have a look at and a board member at fellow association, ALTO, which represents education organizations and education providers. ALTO is championing a set of 12 suggestions that aim to help standardise definitions and descriptions of merchandise…

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ALTO outlines portal plan in drive to standardise study travel

The concern over education agencies selling language school courses “based on what makes us the same, not what makes us different”, was an argument pitched against standardisation of language study booking in the Big Debate at the IALC Workshop last week. Thiago Espana explains ALTO’s plans to the audience of IALC member schools and agencies. Photo: IALC Amy Baker is a founder of The PIE News and has been writing and working in international education since 1997. She is the recipient of the IEAA Award for Excellence in Professional Commentary. “We…

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Over 50,000 recommend full net neutrality on government portal

NEW DELHI: A huge surge in public response has pushed the number of comments on the telecom department panel’s net neutrality recommendations well past the 50,000 mark, with almost all seeking free and equal access to the web. At last count on Sunday, the responses to the report on the mygov.in portal were 52,172, a far cry from around 700 comments posted on August 14, and increasing by the minute. The deadline for submitting comments has been extended to August 20 from August 15. Net neutrality is a principle that…

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