Tag Archive: Object Recognition

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…

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…

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…

09.13.17

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…

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…

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…

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…