Category Archives: Computer Vision

Regulation could stifle growing China-US venture activity

 Let’s step back from politics and look at some cold, hard numbers to assess the current state of cross-border investment and other transactional activity between the U.S. and China. We’ll look at one type of transaction that could be affected: venture capital investments. We’ll show the “big picture,” as well as analysis of transactions in AI and related sectors. Read More

Miso Happy is a 3D selfie app that rocks the uncanny valley

 Move over duckface. Shove off rainbow spew. There’s a new selfie game in town and it wants to turn your 2D visage into uncannily accurate 3D — then splice that axiomatic piece of you into animated cartoon suits that rock out, strut their disco stuff, skateboard, look coy, relaxed or laugh manically. Read More

Google Lens will let smartphone cameras understand what they see and take action

 At Google’s I/O developer conference, CEO Sundar Pichai announced a new technology called Google Lens. The idea with the product is to leverage Google’s computer vision and A.I. technology in order to bring smarts directly to your phone’s camera. As the company explains, the smartphone camera won’t just see what you see, but will also understand what you see to help… Read More

Deep Science AI monitors security feeds for masks and guns to quicken response times

 You’re working late at the 7-Eleven when a guy comes through the door with a mask and a gun. You raise your hands, follow his instructions, empty the cash register and throw some burners in the bag. As he runs out the door, you collect yourself and call 911. Unless you don’t need to because the mask tipped off your store’s AI, and the police are already on their way with a… Read More

Lighthouse tells you what happens in your home when you’re not there

 A thief, your kids skipping school or paranormal activity? That’s the question that Lighthouse aims to answer with its new interactive assistant. By combining sophisticated sensors with computer vision technology, the Lighthouse team hopes to deliver an experience that brings more day-to-day value than a mere home security solution. Coming out of Stealth today, the company is… Read More

Facebook posts its fast and accurate ConvNet models for machine translation on GitHub

 In its latest paper, the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team dropped some impressive results for its implementation of a modified convolutional neural network for machine translation. Facebook says it has achieved a small bump in accuracy at nine times the speed of traditional recurrent network models. And to complement its research, the company is releasing its pre-trained models on… Read More