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AI Democratization a Work in Progress, H2O’s Ambati Says

While only about 1% of companies are making the most of their data today, real progress is being made in democratizing the use of AI, and the future of business automation via AI is quite bright, H2O.ai’s CEO and found Read more…

The Key to Computer Vision-Driven AI Is a Robust Data Infrastructure

For infrastructure, the sign of true greatness is to go unnoticed. The better it is, the less we think about it. Mobile infrastructure, for example, only ever crosses our minds when we find ourselves struggling to unders Read more…

Video Analytics Platform VisualCortex is the New CV Kid in Town

A new video analytics platform, VisualCortex, has been launched globally. The company says its enterprise-grade platform is capable of facilitating any real-time or historical video analytics use cases, unlike single-use Read more…

Dataiku 11 Release Offers Enhanced AI Toolset

This week at its data and AI conference in London, Dataiku announced an update of its data science and AI platform, Dataiku 11. The company says the new release “provides new capabilities for expert teams to deliver mo Read more…

MIT Advances Unsupervised Computer Vision with ‘STEGO’

Training machine learning models often means working with labeled data. For computer vision tasks, this might look, for instance, like an hour of camera footage from a car, meticulously sectioned by humans to designate r Read more…

Computer Vision Platform Datagen Raises $50M Series B

Datagen, a firm specializing in computer vision artificial intelligence, announced it has raised $50 million in a Series B round bringing its total financing to $70 million. Computer vision (CV) has quickly become ubi Read more…

Nothing Runs Like a GPU-Powered, Fully Autonomous Deere

We’re still a few years from having self-driving cars take to the roadways en masse. But later this year, farmers will be able to start running fully autonomous John Deere tractors in their fields, enabling them to mon Read more…

Data Science and AI Predictions for 2022

The pace of technological change increased in 2021, and if history is any guide, will continue to accelerate in 2022. At the leading edge of high tech are data science and artificial intelligence, two disciplines that pr Read more…

Andrew Ng’s Computer Vision Startup Nabs $57 Million

Landing AI, the computer vision startup founded by the computer scientist Andrew Ng to use AI to modernize business process in real-world companies, today announced that it has raised $57 million in a Series A round of f Read more…

Cerebras Hits the Accelerator for Deep Learning Workloads

When it comes to large neural networks like BERT or GPT-3, organizations often must wait weeks or even months for a training task to complete if they’re using traditional CPU and GPU clusters. But with its massive Wafe Read more…

Fake Data Comes to the Forefront

The lack of data historically has been a limiting factor in the development of predictive models. But with the advent of automated methods to generate skads of synthetic data, or what some call “fake data,” the lack Read more…

SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

How Coke Bottlers Save Millions with AI

Retailers around the country rely on a network of nearly 70 independent Coca-Cola bottlers to manufacture and ship cases of liquid refreshments. It’s a finely tuned supply chain, and it ultimately serves customers well Read more…

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…

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