Neowin News Feed for: Computer vision https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/computer vision/ Neowin News Feed for: Computer vision en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Microsoft claims its image captioning system is more accurate than humans https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-claims-its-image-captioning-system-is-more-accurate-than-humans/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/07/1531417203_microsoftai_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-claims-its-image-captioning-system-is-more-accurate-than-humans">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 14 Oct 2020 20:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-claims-its-image-captioning-system-is-more-accurate-than-humans Microsoft announces acquisition of Orions Systems to improve Dynamics 365 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-acquisition-of-orions-systems-to-improve-dynamics-365/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/09/1567938158_dynamics365-3_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-acquisition-of-orions-systems-to-improve-dynamics-365">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-announces-acquisition-of-orions-systems-to-improve-dynamics-365 Nvidia Jarvis—a multi-modal AI SDK—fuses speech, vision, and other sensors into one system https://www.neowin.net/news/nvidia-jarvisa-multi-modal-ai-sdkfuses-speech-vision-and-other-sensors-into-one-system/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/05/1525896942_nvidialogo5_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/nvidia-jarvisa-multi-modal-ai-sdkfuses-speech-vision-and-other-sensors-into-one-system">Read more...</a> ather.fawaz@neowin.net (Ather Fawaz) Tue, 22 Oct 2019 07:58:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nvidia-jarvisa-multi-modal-ai-sdkfuses-speech-vision-and-other-sensors-into-one-system Microsoft envisions efficient 4D tracking using deep learning methods https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-envisions-efficient-4d-tracking-using-deep-learning-methods/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/09/1568446742_victoria-station-busy-people-victoria-735795_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-envisions-efficient-4d-tracking-using-deep-learning-methods">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Sat, 14 Sep 2019 07:52:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-envisions-efficient-4d-tracking-using-deep-learning-methods Facebook announces the Deepfake Detection Challenge to combat the menace of disinformation https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-announces-the-deepfake-detection-challenge-to-combat-the-menace-of-disinformation/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/09/1567707389_deepfakecoffee_2_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-announces-the-deepfake-detection-challenge-to-combat-the-menace-of-disinformation">Read more...</a> ather.fawaz@neowin.net (Ather Fawaz) Thu, 05 Sep 2019 20:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-announces-the-deepfake-detection-challenge-to-combat-the-menace-of-disinformation Microsoft explains how its AI services are helping endangered species https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-explains-how-its-ai-services-are-helping-endangered-species/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/08/1565167363_lion_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-explains-how-its-ai-services-are-helping-endangered-species">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Wed, 07 Aug 2019 08:50:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-explains-how-its-ai-services-are-helping-endangered-species Microsoft reveals new app that helps you learn vocabulary through photo identification https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-reveals-new-app-that-helps-you-learn-vocabulary-through-photo-identification/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2019/05/1558651361_microsoft_read_my_world_3_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-reveals-new-app-that-helps-you-learn-vocabulary-through-photo-identification">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 23 May 2019 23:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-reveals-new-app-that-helps-you-learn-vocabulary-through-photo-identification Microsoft updates Seeing AI, now lets users explore by touch, and more https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-seeing-ai-now-lets-users-explore-by-touch-and-more/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499868852_seeing_ai2_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-seeing-ai-now-lets-users-explore-by-touch-and-more">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Tue, 12 Mar 2019 19:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-updates-seeing-ai-now-lets-users-explore-by-touch-and-more MIT develops new AI for mapping the roads with 45% more accuracy than current methods https://www.neowin.net/news/mit-develops-new-ai-for-mapping-the-roads-with-45-more-accuracy-than-current-methods/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/04/1524032605_roadtracer_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/mit-develops-new-ai-for-mapping-the-roads-with-45-more-accuracy-than-current-methods">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mit-develops-new-ai-for-mapping-the-roads-with-45-more-accuracy-than-current-methods Microsoft's new AI bot can draw whatever you tell it to https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-new-ai-bot-can-draw-whatever-you-tell-it-to/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499777775_microsoft-logo-light_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-new-ai-bot-can-draw-whatever-you-tell-it-to">Read more...</a> hamza.jawad@neowin.net (Hamza Jawad ) Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-new-ai-bot-can-draw-whatever-you-tell-it-to Google acquires Belarusian startup AIMatter https://www.neowin.net/news/google-acquires-belarusian-startup-aimatter/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/08/1502964399_aimatter_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-acquires-belarusian-startup-aimatter">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-acquires-belarusian-startup-aimatter Google's AI can understand and caption images better than ever; will hunt down every human https://www.neowin.net/news/googles-ai-can-understand-and-caption-images-better-than-ever-will-hunt-down-every-human/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/terminator-genisys-018_medium.jpg" 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="https://www.neowin.net/news/googles-ai-can-understand-and-caption-images-better-than-ever-will-hunt-down-every-human">Read more...</a> vlad@neowin.net (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/googles-ai-can-understand-and-caption-images-better-than-ever-will-hunt-down-every-human