Tag Archive: Facial Recognition

VW Microbus 02.2.18

VW Resurrects Iconic Microbus with Facial Recognition

When the hippies of the 1960s embarked on a journey to change the world, their vehicle of choice was Volkswagen’s Microbus van. Today, VW is resurrecting the Microbus in a new bid to overturn the status quo, using Nvidia AI technology to reshape the automobile. Together, VW and Nvidia plan to develop the I.D. Buzz,…

ID Payment Systems 01.12.18

Face Recognition is Taking Over Payment and ID Systems

No matter how much you might love your credit cards, the day is coming when your VISA will go the way of the dinosaur, with plastic payment systems replaced by face recognition technology. What’s more, this event could happen soon, with the migration to face recognition technology possibly starting this year, according to one business…

London Police Child Abuse 12.22.17

London Police Look to Image Recognition to Uncover Signs of Child Abuse

The process of scanning digital photos and video to find evidence can be taxing on police forces, requiring endless man-hours to examine and evaluate the content of images. This toll is magnified when law enforcement professionals are searching for images that depict child abuse, a process that can have a traumatic impact on investigators’ psyches….

Machine Learning 12.20.17

Veritone Acquires Advanced Data Science and Machine Learning Firm

Acquisition Will Augment the Orchestration of Cognitive Engines Veritone®, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive solutions, today announced it has acquired the advanced data analytics software and related intellectual property (IP) assets of Atigeo Corporation. The acquisition includes a cooperative distributed inferencing system — based on Hamiltonian models and…

12.15.17

The Future of AI is Bigger, Bolder and Smarter

Huffington Post – We’re currently in the next generation of artificial intelligence (AI), where every frame of video or second of audio can now be searched for objects, faces, voices, brands, sentiment, text and more – revolutionizing data discovery and analysis… but 2018 is promising much more. Four predictions from Chad Steelberg for a brighter and…

AI Developer Application 12.13.17

Veritone Announces General Availability of Artificial Intelligence Developer Application

Application, Cognitive Engine and API Developers Invited to Further the Adoption of AI Veritone®, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, today announced the general availability of its Veritone Developer application. The application empowers developers of cognitive engines, applications and application programming interfaces (APIs) to bring new 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…

11.28.17

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…