Neowin News Feed for: Computer vision vision/ Neowin News Feed for: Computer vision en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft claims its image captioning system is more accurate than humans <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s AI-powered system for generating image caption is now integrated into Azure&#039;s computer vision service, and it&#039;s billed as being more accurate in describing images than people. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:32:01 +0000 Microsoft announces acquisition of Orions Systems to improve Dynamics 365 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With this move, Microsoft is going expand the capabilities offered through Dynamics 365, with focus on allowing retailers to build and train their own AI models through the available solutions. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:16:01 +0000 Nvidia Jarvis—a multi-modal AI SDK—fuses speech, vision, and other sensors into one system <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>By harmonizing modules pertaining to different media, Nvidia Jarvis will help build context for accurately predicting and generating responses in conversation-based AI applications. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:58:01 +0000 Microsoft envisions efficient 4D tracking using deep learning methods <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The 4D tracking techniques would use 4D dynamic solid modeling of a cluttered space by collecting depth data from 3D cameras. These modeling concepts can then be applied in a number of use cases. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Sat, 14 Sep 2019 07:52:01 +0000 Facebook announces the Deepfake Detection Challenge to combat the menace of disinformation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the initiation of the Deepfake Detection Challenge, Facebook, Microsoft, MIT, Oxford, UC Berkeley, and others join hands in figuring out new ways to contain the spread of deepfakes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 05 Sep 2019 20:06:01 +0000 Microsoft explains how its AI services are helping endangered species <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has highlighted five ways in which it is assisting conservationists track and help endangered species. These include the use of AI tools and various machine learning models on Azure. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Wed, 07 Aug 2019 08:50:01 +0000 Microsoft reveals new app that helps you learn vocabulary through photo identification <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Read My World is the latest Microsoft Garage project; it enables users to take photos of objects and documents using their phone cameras, and then learn their spellings and pronunciations. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 23 May 2019 23:02:01 +0000 Microsoft updates Seeing AI, now lets users explore by touch, and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Seeing AI is a Microsoft app that narrates the world for blind users, using their smartphone cameras. Today, it has been updated to include a couple of nifty new features and native iPad support. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:30:01 +0000 MIT develops new AI for mapping the roads with 45% more accuracy than current methods <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>MIT has developed an automated approach to mapping called RoadTracer, which promises 45 percent more accuracy than existing methods such as those used by Google and other mapping companies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:20:01 +0000 Microsoft's new AI bot can draw whatever you tell it to <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has created a new AI bot which apparently draws whatever it is told to. The company believes that the techniques used for text-to-image generation produce an image of a much higher quality. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:16:01 +0000 Google acquires Belarusian startup AIMatter <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has acquired the Belarusian firm AIMatter. The startup, which operates from Europe and the US, has developed computer vision AI which is available through a proof-of-concept app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:56:01 +0000 Google's AI can understand and caption images better than ever; will hunt down every human <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google is open sourcing a new version of its image-captioning, machine-learning AI system. It is four times faster and significantly better than its predecessors at analyzing and understanding images. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:16:01 +0000