Tag Archive: Artificial Intelligence

Object Recognition 10.2.17

Object Recognition for ISIS Insights

The U.S. military this year plans to deploy artificial-intelligence algorithms, including object-recognition technology, to sift through its intelligence database to gather insights about the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group. The military will leverage existing commercial AI technologies to accelerate the deployment of these algorithms, as reported by Breaking Defense. Such algorithms will take on the…

iHeartMedia AI 10.2.17

Veritone Expands Relationship with iHeartMedia and Now Provides Advanced AI Solutions to Over 200 of its Broadcast Stations Nationwide

Leading Artificial Intelligence Provider Offers New Insights to iHeartMedia Stations Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, today announced that it has signed an expanded, two-year agreement with iHeartMedia, the leading audio company with the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. The agreement…

10.2.17

Radio Just Got Smarter Thanks to AI

Radio World – With rivals moving at internet speed, online media seems to have reduced broadcast media powerhouses to the status of media dinosaurs. However, new AI technologies are giving the so-called old media firms a chance to turn the tables on their internet rivals. It’s true: Broadcast media is at a crossroads. Consumers are swarming…

Alzheimers AI 10.1.17

Machine Learning Breakthrough Delivers Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Italian researchers have devised a machine learning algorithm that uses MRI brain scans to identify signs of Alzheimer’s disease far earlier than current non-invasive methods. The algorithm, developed by a team at Italy’s University of Bari, can detect changes in the brain that signal the onset of the disease nearly 10 years before the appearance…

Self Driving Cars AI 09.30.17

The Battle for AI Chips in Self-Driving Cars

For decades, Silicon Valley semiconductor rivals Intel and AMD have fought it out in the PC microprocessor business. However, two recent developments illustrate how the battleground for these firms has spread to AI chips, specifically the market for semiconductors used in self-driving cars. Intel in September announced its chips are being used in the newest…

Midterm Elections 09.20.17

How AI Can Help Shape the 2018 Midterm Elections

Next year’s midterm elections may be the most controversial yet, and both parties have started gearing up for highly contested races. Millions of dollars have been raised, field offices have been assembled, passionate staffers have been hired, and candidates are ready to kick off an exhausting effort in an attempt to make it to Washington….

09.15.17

AI Takes on Law Enforcement

diginomica – Big city police departments are drowning in data that creates 10,000 hours of video a week alone. That is far too much information for human beings to process and analyze. Much of it is wasted. The good news for law enforcement agencies is that they have never had more relevant information to work with…

CIA AI Cognitive Engines 09.14.17

Central Intelligence Turns to Artificial intelligence, with Extensive Adoption of Cognitive Engines

U.S. spy services are making extensive use of artificial intelligence cognitive engines to sift through ever-growing mountains of intelligence data. Dawn Meyerriecks, the Central Intelligence Agency’s deputy director for technology development, said her organization now is engaging in 137 separate AI projects, many of which involve companies in Silicon Valley, according to an article in…

09.14.17

Voice Analysis to Detect Alzheimer’s Disease within Seconds

Meet Ludwig, a two-foot-tall robot that can determine whether people are showing symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in less than one minute simply by listening to their voices. Developed by Canadian firm WinterLight Labs, Ludwig uses proprietary voice analysis algorithms to pick up on subtle cues that reveal signs of Alzheimer’s, as reported by The Telegraph….

09.13.17

Object Recognition Drones for Shark Detection

Worried that sharks might be lurking near your beach? There’s no need to get a bigger boat; instead contact Australia-based Westpac Group, which is offering Shark Spotter, a system that uses drones equipped with object recognition to detect signs of sharks in the water. Shark Spotter works with Little Ripper drones, which are military-grade unmanned…