All-photonic Quantum Repeaters: a Major Step Towards a Worldwide Quantum Internet

By Alexander Hellemans Illustration: iStockphoto Researchers at the University of Toronto and the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) in Japan have suggested a new method for extending the distance over which current and future quantum networks can transmit photons encoded with encryption keys. They published their research in the …

Disney Does Better Dubbing

By Charles Q. Choi Photo: Getty Images Bad dubbing on foreign films could one day be replaced with better lip-synched audio with the aid of software from Disney Research. Speech redubbing, used for the translation of movies, television shows and video games into another language, or the removal of offensive …