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Drones Put the AI into Aerial Intelligence

Advances in machine learning, data management, and cloud computing are having a significant impact on the market for drone-based mapping and intelligence gathering. Even as satellite-based imaging gains steam, drones app Read more…

U.S. Army Employs Machine Learning for Deepfake Detection

Chances are, you’ve heard about deepfakes: convincing and easy-to-manufacture facial imposition and manipulation tools that allow even moderately tech-savvy individuals to, for instance, falsify realistic video clips o Read more…

Toloka Expands Data Labeling Service

Data labeler Toloka is heading to India to tap into the subcontinent’s vast pool of English-speaking workers. The firm, which was founded in Russia and is incorporated in Switzerland, says the expansion will grow its n Read more…

Why AI Has Yet to Deliver on Promises in Healthcare

We’ve reached the point where computer vision and natural language processing (NLP) programs can match, and in some cases exceed, the capabilities of humans. In some medical specialties, such as radiology, AI stands re Read more…

AI Opens Door to Expanded Use of LIDAR Data

When it comes to big data, LIDAR is right up there with the biggest generators. But outside of a few niche use cases, LIDAR--which uses lasers to build a three-dimensional model of physical objects--has not been widely a Read more…

Microsoft and Intel Test Malware Protection Through Computer Vision

The world of malware protection has come a long way since the wild west of the early 2000s, when Trojans lurked behind every download. The malware threats that loom now are more advanced – and more evasive. Now, resear Read more…

All-Weather Image Data Put to the Test

Mapping data collected by multi-spectral satellites is being combined with AI and computer vision algorithms to help extract ground features and building footprints. The potential applications for those data products ran Read more…

AI Can See. Can We Teach It To Feel?

We've made great strides in the field of computer vision, to the point where self-driving cars equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) can effectively "see" their surroundings. But can we teach AI to "feel" something Read more…

How AI Is Revolutionizing Fast Food

Don't look now, but big data and machine learning are coming to a fast food outlet near you, as chains both big and small look to augment human-based operations with the latest technology. If you find yourself in the Read more…

MIT Aims to Ease AI Programming

A new AI programming language seeks to ease the process of writing inference algorithms and other predictive models without the hassle of grinding out complicated equations and code. Among the goals of the probabilist Read more…

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