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May 18, 2019

Online Course Series Examines How Visual AI Enables Computers to Visually Process the World

Computer vision is staking its claim as artificial intelligence’s hottest research field. A new set of online courses from the University at Buffalo examines how this technology is enabling computers to visually process the world, and includes perspectives from Embedded Vision Alliance founder Jeff Bier. All four courses are now available on the Coursera platform:
May 15, 2019

Intel Drives Innovation Across the Software Stack with Open Source for AI and Cloud

May 14, 2019 - What’s New: Intel is hosting the annual Open Source Technology Summit (OSTS) May 14-16. What started as an internal conference in 2004 with a few dozen engineers now brings together 500 participants.
May 14, 2019

New ML Kit Features Easily Bring Machine Learning to Your Apps

Google is excited by this first year and really hopes that the company's progress will inspire you to get started with Machine Learning.

May 10, 2019

Microsoft Open-sources lnterpretML for Explaining Black Box AI

The InterpretML toolkit helps developers introduce explanations of the decisions their AI models make.

May 10, 2019

Sunny Spells: How SunPower Puts Solar On Your Roof with AI Platform

SunPower uses AI Platform to provide users with models and proposals of solar panel layouts for homes, with only a street address for input.

May 9, 2019

Announcing Open Images V5 and the ICCV 2019 Open Images Challenge (external)

Open Images V5 adds segmentation masks to the set of annotations. The 2nd Open Images Challenge features a new instance segmentation track.

May 8, 2019

MIT CSAIL’s AI Can Predict the Onset of Breast Cancer 5 Years in Advance

Breast cancer is the second leading cancer-related cause of death among women in the U.S.

May 7, 2019

Google Adds Translation, Object Detection and Tracking, and AutoML Vision Edge to ML Kit

ML Kit, a cross-platform suite of machine learning tools for Google's Firebase development platform, includes prebuilt AI models.

May 7, 2019

Google Lens Can Translate Foreign Language Text in Photos and Read It Back to You

A version of this work was already visible inside the Google Translate app, but the latest demo brings some new functionality.

May 7, 2019

Snap a Photo of a Menu and Google Lens Can Tell You What to Order

By pointing the camera at your receipt, you can also calculate the tip or more impressively, split the bill with an in-camera calculator.