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March 29, 2017

Samsung’s Bixby Visual Search is Powered by Pinterest’s Lens Tool

Bixby is more than just a voice-powered AI assistant, as Samsung touts the use of the camera as a gateway towards intelligence.

March 29, 2017

The Galaxy S8's Face-scanning Feature Might Make You Forget About its Misplaced Fingerprint Scanner

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 will have multiple ways to authenticate your device; a fingerprint sensor, iris scanner, PINs, and face scanner.

March 29, 2017

Qualcomm Wants Your Smartphone to Have Energy-Efficient Eyes

This power-sipping image sensor uses computer vision to help you unlock your phone.

March 29, 2017

AutoX Slaps $50 Webcams on a Car to Make It Drive Itself

AutoX slapped seven cheap cameras around the exterior of the car, pointing in different directions for a 360-degree view.

March 23, 2017

Intel Forms New AI Group Reporting Directly To CEO Brian Krzanich

Intel is aligning all of its AI efforts under Naveen Rao, former Nervana Systems CEO, in the Artificial Intelligence Products Group (AIPG).

March 21, 2017

ARM DynamIQ: Expanding the Possibilities for Artificial Intelligence

News highlights: ARM DynamIQ technology is the foundation for future ARM Cortex-A processors Dedicated processor instructions and optimized libraries to deliver a 50x boost in AI-related performance over next 3-5 year 10x faster communication with tightly coupled on-chip hardware accelerators further boosting AI and Machine Learning compute ARM Cortex-A multi-core processing optimized for automotive, networking and server with reliability and safety More efficie

DynamIQ technology enables ARM's partners with higher performance ceilings than ever before without compromising efficiency.

March 19, 2017

Researchers Build An AI That's Better At Reading Lips Than Humans

The system, trained on thousands of hours of BBC News programs, has been developed in collaboration with Google's DeepMind AI division.

March 14, 2017

Bringing Pixels Front And Center In VR Video

A central challenge of the art of cartography is projecting the Earth, which is curved, onto flat paper and screens (i.e. maps).

March 13, 2017

Intel to Acquire Mobileye for $15 Billion

Intel will comments a tender offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Mobileye.

March 10, 2017

Pinterest Opens Lens Visual Search Tool to Everyone in the U.S.

Lens lets users snap a photo with their mobile camera, or use an existing image on their camera roll, to find related themes and pins.