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AI-Based Drone Floated to Enforce Social Distancing

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then an AI-powered surveillance drone may find applications as pandemic fatigue erodes compliance with social distancing advisories in congested urban areas. At least th Read more…

AI Edge Partners Unveil Video Analytics Server

Hailo, the AI chip startup, is teaming with a Japanese systems designer and manufacturing giant Foxconn to develop an AI edge processor aimed at video analytics applications. The edge partnership is based on Foxconn T Read more…

From Oscar to AI: Mining Visual Assets for Fun and Profit

Before big data burst upon the scene, Dan Wexler dealt with it every day at DreamWorks Studios, where he helped developed the rendering tools used on "Shrek" and other films. After winning an Academy Award for his work w Read more…

Baidu’s AI Algorithm Parses Video

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 reco Read more…

Google Launches Video Analytics Challenge

It's time to organize all those YouTube cat videos. A competition designed to develop classification algorithms for labeling millions of YouTube videos is designed to sort out Google's video trove by creating new search tools for archived footage. The search giant and YouTube owner (NASDAQ: GOOGL) announced the video classification challenge this week that includes cash prizes up to $30,000. Read more…

Video Analytics Targets Struggling Media Sites

Media companies have mostly failed in their attempts to develop video content that will attract and engage readers to their web sites. Among the reasons are prohibitive costs and the difficulty of moving beyond "talking Read more…

Fleet Manager Leverages Video Analytics

The management of transportation fleets is increasingly viewed as an ideal fit for big data tools like predictive analytics that can be used to cut costs and increase safety. A key hurdle to wider implementation is that Read more…

Predictive Analytics, Visualization Enlisted in Crime Fight

A visualization tool and predictive analytics package targeting law enforcement and public safety applications is said to be the first tool of its kind to combine real-time social media and Internet data feeds to help pr Read more…

U.S. Launches ‘Police Data Initiative’

As part of an effort to repair badly strained relations between municipal police forces and the communities they are supposed to serve, the White House launched a "Police Data Initiative" this week in an attempt to fix c Read more…

Mining for YouTube Gold with Hadoop and Friends

Unless you've been living in a cave without Wi-Fi, you've probably noticed a revolution occurring in the world of video. Not only are hundreds of millions of young people using Web services like YouTube, Netflix, and Ama Read more…

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