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Drone Inspections Get an AI Boost

Sep 24, 2018 |

Industrial applications such as asset management and infrastructure inspection are among the roles being assumed by AI-based drones. Those aerial platforms are growing in sophistication with the addition of improved computer vision and deep learning technologies that can handle everything from dangerous infrastructure inspections to mundane asset tracking tasks. Read more…

‘Visual DNA’ Effort Looks to Outdo Deep Neural Nets

Aug 29, 2018 |

A new AI initiative aims to catalog about 1 million high-resolution images according to their “visual DNA” using supercomputer-powered vision and an emerging technique called volume learning.

The Visual Genomes Foundation said this week it is launching the “public global catalog” project to enable new AI applications. Read more…

Drug Discovery Partnership Focuses on Deep Learning

Jun 11, 2018 |

Deep learning approaches continue to make inroads in medical applications such as drug discovery. Those AI applications are, in turn, creating partnerships among researchers seeking to accelerate medicinal breakthroughs.

The latest collaboration was reported on Monday (June 11) by Insilico Medicine, which announced a “strategic investment” by venture funding arm of China’s WuXi Aptec, the drug and medical devices developer. Read more…

Early AI Apps Seen Generating ‘Business Value’

Apr 26, 2018 |

The rise of AI is reflected in recent market forecasts that predict it will help enterprises develop new products and services around applications like automated decision making.

Market analyst Gartner Inc. Read more…

Microsoft Beefs Up Bing With Intel FPGAs

Mar 27, 2018 |

Long-time technology partners Intel Corp. and Microsoft are again collaborating on an effort to advance deep learning capabilities in Microsoft’s search engine using the chip maker’s FPGAs.

The partners said this week Microsoft’s Bing search engine is demonstrating real-time AI capabilities running on Intel’s Arria and Stratix FPGAs. Read more…

AWS, Microsoft Partner on Gluon AI Tool

Oct 12, 2017 |

Cloud services rivals Amazon Web Services and Microsoft are collaborating on a deep learning library designed to accelerate development of models used to construct neural networks.

The open source project dubbed “Gluon” Read more…

Baidu’s AI Algorithm Parses Video

Aug 24, 2017 |

China’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence is beginning to bear fruit with a report of researchers at Baidu, the Internet search giant, winning a competition designed to test the ability of AI algorithms to recognize and classify actions in video clips. Read more…

Beauty Contest Features Algorithmic Judges

Nov 20, 2015 |

It’s often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That concept will be put to the test next year during a unique beauty contest where robots trained by deep neural networks will judge human contestants based on perceived “wrinkliness” Read more…

How NVIDIA Is Unlocking the Potential of GPU-Powered Deep Learning

Aug 20, 2015 |

Companies across nearly all industries are exploring how to use GPU-powered deep learning to extract insights from big data. From self-driving cars and voice-directed phones to disease-detecting mirrors and high-speed securities trading, the potential use cases for the technology are large and expanding by the day. Read more…

How Baidu Uses Deep Learning to Drive Success on the Web

Sep 22, 2014 |

The Chinese Web giant Baidu is investing heavily in deep learning technologies as it seeks to drive intelligence from big data using high performance computing (HPC). From speech and facial recognition to language transaction and Web search, Baidu relies on deep learning and artificial intelligence technologies to improve a range of customer-facing applications. Read more…

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