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Apical, the tech company that has been innovating with camera and display subsystems over the years, has launched a unifying person-centric platform for the smart home, dubbed ART, to better integrate human behaviour with the environment utilizing latest breakthroughs in machine vision intelligence. An announcement that came earlier this week

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Researchers at Microsoft in Beijing may have developed the first computer vision system that has surpassed human capabilities in classifying objects defined in the ImageNet 2012 classification dataset, according to recently-published paper. “To our knowledge, our result is the first to surpass human-level performance…on this visual recognition challenge,” the paper says.

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Face++, a Beijing-based startup who provide face recognition technology on the cloud, recently bagged $22 million worth of series B funding from Quiming Ventures and Series A investor Innovation Works. The round reportedly values the company at $100 million and was raised from Legend Star, the incubation program under Lenovo. The face

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Researchers at Microsoft Research Asia have discovered a solution to the excruciatingly slow object detection that is characteristic to existing “deep convolutional neural networks” (CNNs) which has been published in Spatial Pyramid Pooling in Deep Convolutional Networks for Visual Recognition, a research paper written by Kaiming He and Jian Sun,

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Charting the next step in its Artificial Intelligence endeavour, Google has acquired two prominent Oxford startups to join the Google DeepMind team meanwhile making a substantial contribution to establish a research partnership with the Computer Science Department and the Engineering Department at Oxford University. Dark Blue Labs was founded earlier

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Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have devised an algorithm that can determine facts like “which scene has a higher crime rate”, or is “closer to a McDonald’s restaurant”, about a location, only with the help of an image or two. MIT reports that although “humans

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Pioneers in machine learning for visual recognition and founders of facial recognition software developer Kriegman-Belhumeur Vision Technology (KBVT), Professor Peter Belhumeur and Professor David Kriegman, have been hired by Dropbox. Aditya Agrawal, VP of Engineering at Dropbox told Josh Constine of TechCrunch that Dropbox is in need of such expertise

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According to Gartner, 80% of data created today is unstructured. No data could be less structured than the vast ocean of selfies, photos of Starbucks beverages and millennial angst that is Tumblr. But the billion-dollar company may have found a way to take this rich, messy cultural cachet and turn

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The futuristic idea of shops knowing your age, gender and race when you walk into a store and targeting products accordingly is becoming a reality. Real Life Analytics, a MassChallenge startup based out of Boston, have developed computer vision software which can determine your demographic profile within 20 milliseconds of

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  Alchemy API is branching out from its usual realm of natural-language processing and into the world of computer vision. Its new product, Alchemy Vision, is the first computer vision API on the market to understand complex visual scenes without textual clues. Using the pixel content, AlchemyVision can recognise multiple

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