Scientists at MEPhI, a Moscow-based nuclear tech university, have developed a new version of a polygraph, popularly referred to as a lie detector, which is believed to enable users to see whether a person tells the truth or lies by analyzing a vid
Our technical team at Our Russia was afforded a unique opportunity tour Skolkovo last week. We also discussed with key executives of Russia’s version of “Silicon Valley” the uniquely ambitious plans that differentiate Russia’s science city from all previous endeavors.
Vocord, a Russian IT developer and Skolkovo Technopark resident outside Moscow, has developed and is already introducing to the market its biometric face recognition system called Vocord FaceControl, the Skolkovo Foundation website announced.
Ural Federal University (UrFU) in Yekaterinburg, in the Urals, has launched its own 100kW Data Processing Center. It’s a new tool for local researchers to tap into when doing scientific work, the UrFU website announced.
In early December 2014 Google announced that it would be closing its engineering center in Russia. At the same time, the company plans to increase its investment in Russia in 2015. Its staff has been offered transfers to the company’s offices in other countries.
During the international science and technology conference Modern Networking Technologies: SDN & NFV – The Next Generation of Computational Infrastructure held at Moscow on October 27–29 Consortium of Russian Universities decided to l