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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.

May 7, 2019

Updates to ARCore Help You Build More Interactive & Realistic AR Experiences

Google has introduced updates to Augmented Images and Light Estimation, along with introducing Scene Viewer.

May 7, 2019

Google’s Scalable Supercomputers for Machine Learning, Cloud TPU Pods, are Now Publicly Available in Beta

These multi-rack ML supercomputers can complete ML workloads in minutes or hours that previously took days or weeks on other systems.

May 6, 2019

MIT CSAIL Details Technique for Shrinking Neural Networks without Compromising Accuracy

The new technique identifies high-performance subnetworks within neural networks.

May 6, 2019

Microsoft Launches a New Platform for Building Autonomous Robots

This new platform combines Microsoft’s tools for machine teaching and machine learning with simulation tools like Microsoft’s own AirSim.

May 3, 2019

Microsoft Makes a Push to Simplify Machine Learning

The core theme here is that Microsoft is continuing its strategy of democratizing access to AI.

May 3, 2019

Microsoft Extends Its Cognitive Services with Personalization Service, Handwriting Recognition APIs and More

The company announced a slew of new pre-built machine learning models for its Cognitive Services platform.

May 3, 2019

Microsoft Launches a Drag-and-drop Machine Learning Tool

The company today announced three new services that all aim to simplify the process of machine learning.

May 3, 2019

Announcing Google-Landmarks-v2: An Improved Dataset for Landmark Recognition & Retrieval

Instance recognition and image retrieval methods require ever larger datasets in both the number of images and the variety of landmarks.

May 2, 2019

Upcoming Intel Online Conference Provides Insights Into Industry-leading IoT Solutions

On June 18 and 19, 2019, Alliance member company Intel will deliver the Fourth Intel Global IoT DevFest, a virtual event tailored for a worldwide audience spanning multiple geographies and countries. For attendees, here's the description from the event overview page: