Tag Archive: Artificial Intelligence

08.15.17

Companies Should Make More Use of Cognitive Engines

Despite massive investments in artificial intelligence in the tech market, few companies in other industries have engaged in large-scale implementation of AI, according to McKinsey & Co. Only a small percentage of non-tech companies have adopted AI cognitive engine technology, with an even smaller portion employing multiple cognitive engines. This finding reveals a massive opportunity…

AI for Animals 08.14.17

Artificial Intelligence Translation Device for Animals Within a Decade

Paging Dr. Doolittle: Artificial intelligence translation technology capable of interpreting dog language could become a reality within 10 years, according to a report from futurologist William Higham working in cooperation with Amazon. “Innovative products that succeed are based on a genuine and major consumer need,” Higham commented to The Guardian. “The amount of money now…

Public Safety AI 07.18.17

The Power of Artificial Intelligence for Government Agencies

Freedom of information: It’s not just an act – it’s a fundamental principle of democracy. Without unfettered access to facts, informed judgments cannot be made about agency and mission directions, causing a breakdown of the marketplace of ideas. Unfortunately, much of the vast troves of data compiled by the government today are trapped in silos…

Human Ethnicity Recognition 07.10.17

Face-Recognition Site Reveals Shades of Gray in Human Ethnicity

Asian, black, Latino or white? In the ethnic melting pot that is the United States today, these overgeneralized racial classifications are becoming increasingly inadequate when it comes to describing someone’s background. To address the shortcomings of these blanket classifications, a company called Kairos is using face-recognition software to estimate the percentage of a person’s ethnic…

06.19.17

Veritone Launches New Division, Veritone Government, to be Led by US Government Veteran

Artificial Intelligence Platform Arms Government Agencies with a Future-Proof Solution for Managing Audio/Video Data Veritone Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, announced today that it has formed a new division, Veritone Government, to provide solutions for federal, state and local government agencies to analyze audio and video…

Baidu Text to Speech Recognition 06.2.17

Baidu’s Text-to-Speech Technology Does Perfect Voice Impressions

The capability to detect and emulate slight differences in accents and voice characteristics is a fundamental human trait that allows people to understand social identity and fit in with different groups. However, systems like digital assistants often come up short when it comes to understanding and conveying these subtleties. Enter Chinese internet giant Baidu Inc.,…

05.18.17

Veritone to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

Veritone, Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) analytics and cognitive solutions, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its recent initial public offering (IPO) on May 12, 2017. In honor of the occasion, Chad Steelberg, Chairman and CEO, will ring the Opening Bell. Where Nasdaq MarketSite – 4…

05.18.17

Veritone Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering

Veritone, Inc., a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) analytics and cognitive solutions, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 2,500,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share. Veritone has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of common…

03.17.17

Artificial General Intelligence: Lofty Goal or Fool’s Errand?

Despite nearly 60 years of experimentation with artificial general intelligence (AGI), mankind still hasn’t achieved the goal of creating a single machine that can perform all cognitive tasks as well as humans can. But what if there was a way to attain AGI-level artificial intelligence (AI) using today’s technology? The fact is that artificial narrow intelligence…