Tag Archive: AI

Stanford ai indexing 12.1.17

Stanford Index Reveals AI Image and Speech Recognition Equaling or Exceeding Human Levels

One of the biggest questions facing the world is exactly when artificial general intelligence (AGI) will achieve the technological singularity, i.e., the point when AI will equal and then surpass human levels. However, new findings from Stanford University indicate that artificial narrow intelligence (ANI) technologies like image and speech recognition are already attaining a technological…

11.30.17

Chinese Tech Behemoths Join Forces to Bring Conversational AI to IoT

Consider artificial intelligence and the internet of things (IoT). Separately, they are among the most impactful technological trends reshaping human society. Together—using the interface of conversational AI—they can become much more powerful, potentially transforming everyday items into virtual partners able to leverage the vast resources of the internet and put them at everyone’s disposal via…

11.28.17

Facebook Tackles Terrorism with AI Photo and Video Matching

Facebook in November announced it is successfully stamping out nearly all terrorist content posted on its site due to advances in the company’s AI photo and video matching technology. “Today, 99 percent of the ISIS and Al Qaeda-related terror content we remove from Facebook is content we detect before anyone in our community has flagged…

11.28.17

Veritone Among the First to be Recognized by AWS for Machine Learning Expertise

Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Machine Learning (ML) Competency status. This designation recognizes Veritone for offering solutions that enable prescriptive and predictive capabilities within customer workflows and applications. AWS ML Competency status designates Veritone as…

11.22.17

Chinese Motor Vehicle Department Adopting Face Recognition

Anyone who has spent hours waiting in line at the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has probably thought, “There HAS to be a better way to do this.” The Chinese may have come up with just such a way, with a DMV office/police station that uses face recognition and other artificial intelligence technologies to automatically…

11.21.17

Intel and AMD Join Forces in Artificial Intelligence Chips

It’s a sure sign that the tech business has undergone a seismic shift when two major longtime rivals put aside their animosity and join forces to battle another firm that has emerged as an even greater threat. Right now, those two rivals are microprocessor titans Intel and AMD, which this month linked up to develop…

11.18.17

Lenovo Aims to Feed the World Using Geospatial Image Analysis

It’s a troubling and inescapable equation: The global population will rise by nearly 50 percent by 2050, requiring a doubling in food production, according to the United Nations. However, in a time of increasingly constrained resources, such a massive expansion will test the limits of worldwide agriculture. To address this paramount challenge facing humanity, Chinese…

AWS Marketplace AI 11.14.17

Veritone Makes Artificial Intelligence Truly Accessible and Actionable with AWS Marketplace Listing

Listing Brings Orchestrated, Multi-Engine Artificial Intelligence to AWS Customers Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, today announced the immediate availability of its aiWARE™ platform on AWS Marketplace. As an Advanced Technology Partner in the AWS Partner Network (APN), Veritone provides AWS customers with full access to…

11.13.17

Three Predictions for AI in 2018

Multichannel News – We’re at an exciting time in society where revolutionary technology like artificial intelligence is beginning to find its way into nearly every industry. There is both a buzz about the positive benefits as well as voices of concern, but the truth is, the future of AI is a long road that we’ll…