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July 16, 2019

Intel’s RealSense SR305 Camera is Designed for Low-cost Depth Tracking

The latest addition to the RealSense lineup is available now for $79.

July 15, 2019

Google’s New ‘Data Echoing’ Technique Speeds Up AI Training

The technique reduces the computation used by earlier pipeline stages by reusing intermediate outputs from these stages.

July 11, 2019

Microsoft’s $399 Azure Kinect AI Camera is Now Shipping in the U.S. and China

Earlier this year, at MWC, Microsoft announced the return of its Kinect sensor in the form of an AI developer kit.

July 11, 2019

NVIDIA Breaks Eight AI Performance Records

From 8 hours to 80 seconds: NVIDIA smashes AI training time. Only company to submit across all six categories. You can’t be first if you’re not fast. Inside the world’s top companies, teams of researchers and data scientists are creating ever more complex AI models, which need to be trained, fast. That’s why leadership in AI demands leadership in AI infrastructure. And that’s why the AI training results released today by MLPerf matter.
July 11, 2019

With Google Lens, Things get Strange in Today’s New York Times

Google Lens is available in the Google Assistant on Android, the Google app on iOS, and integrated in the camera app on many Android devices

July 11, 2019

Google Translate’s Instant Camera Translation Gets an Upgrade

The instant camera translation adds support for 60 more languages, such as Arabic, Hindi, Malay, Thai and Vietnamese, for 88 languages total

July 11, 2019

Advancing Semi-supervised Learning with Unsupervised Data Augmentation

Success in deep learning has largely been enabled by algorithmic advancements, parallel processing hardware and large-scale labeled datasets

July 10, 2019

Cloud TPU Pods Break AI Training Records

Google Cloud'ss infrastructure makes it possible for businesses to train state-of-the-art ML models faster, at greater scale and lower cost.

July 10, 2019

To Reduce Plastic Waste in Indonesia, One Startup Turns to AI

An image recognition tool helps improve plastic recycling rates by classifying different materials and giving them a monetary value.

July 10, 2019

How to Serve Deep Learning Models Using TensorFlow 2.0 with Cloud Functions

TensorFlow is an established framework for training and inference of deep learning models. Version 2.0 offers a number of enhancements.