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Google indexes the real world using AI-powered Street View cameras

  Google has taken its Street View Project to the next level. The company decided to upgrade its mapping vehicles with brand-new AI-powered camera systems in order to capture better images, sharper details and more vibrant colors. Google Maps AI cameras will improve search engine results The implementation of AI …

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This AI robot can draw your portrait in a jiffy

  Today, we continue our AI Art series with another amazing AI algorithm. There is an AI robot out there that can accurately draw your portrait using an original drawing style. Patrick Tresset is a London based artist who builds robots that behave like artists. His computational systems add an …

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This AI drone can prevent shark attacks

  The world’s first AI drone that prevents shark attacks is a life saver. Swimming in the ocean is definitely a fantastic experience. At the same time, this activity involves high risks. Every year, around 100 swimmers and surfers are attacked by sharks and many don’t survive to tell their …

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This music track and video art were entirely created using AI

Artificial intelligence algorithms are predominantly used in technology. Their mathematical structure molds perfectly on machines. But AI can also create impressive pieces of art, including music tracks and videos. Have you heard Taryn Southern’s new single Break Free? If you haven’t already, please play the YouTube video below to listen to …

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Alexa and Cortana now work together

  Amazon and Microsoft decided to bury the hatchet. The two companies confirmed they’re working together to help Alexa and Cortana get along. In other words, the two AI-powered personal assistants will call upon each other and collaborate in order to perform various tasks for users. This excellent piece of …

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Forget about Windows, Android or iOS: AI will be the next major OS

  AI has the potential to become the next major operating system, says Andy Rubin, the man who created Android. Rubin is already at the cutting edge of AI research, building new AI-powered products. Welcome to the AI era The world’s tech giants are racing one against the other in …

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DuerOS is a new AI OS that could help Baidu take the lead in AI research

Baidu recently introduced its new AI operating system called DuerOS. This powerful OS allows users to interact and control their smart devices using only their voice. Yes, it appears that peripherals will soon be a thing of the past, as human-machine interaction is heading towards a hands-free experience. If you …

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AI speech recognition software reaches level of parity with human transcribers

Microsoft recently reached a new milestone in speech recognition: its system achieved a 5.1% error rate. In other words, this new technology recognizes words in a conversation as well as professional human transcribers. Reaching human parity has been a research goal for the last 25 years. This great achievement comes …

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AI killer robots should never be built, experts warn

Killer AI robots are omnipresent in sci-fi movies. We’re all familiar with this scenario: the Army builds massive AI-powered robots that wreak havoc and threaten to wipe out mankind. We’re still a long way from building that kind of autonomous AI killer robots, but experts already warn that we should …

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Real-time AI learning is coming, Microsoft’s Project Brainwave leads the way

Real-time AI systems are platforms capable of processing requests as fast as they receive them. Implicitly, this means that the respective AI systems should be able to learn in real-time. However, we’re still a long way from reaching this ambitious goal. Remember that line from Star Trek: “Space – the …