Netvue Releases World’s First Artificial Intelligence Doorbell

by Angela Guess A recent press release states, “Netvue on Wednesday announced its latest innovation, Belle, a smart doorbell featuring Artificial Intelligence of voice interaction, facial recognition, HD live streaming and motion sensing, in addition to other mainstream functions of a Wi-Fi doorbell product. It offers a leading-edge approach to respond to visitors and surroundings […]

Deep Learning 101: The What, Where, and How

Researchers have tried for decades to create computers capable of learning. Recently, using the human brain as a model, they have had some success. Complicated algorithms have been developed, allowing computers to learn on a limited scale. Deep Learning (DL) is the name used for the process of computers “learning” appropriate responses as they interact […]

Apple Buys AI Startup That Can Read Facial Expressions, Emotient

by Angela Guess Rolfe Winkler, Daisuke Wakabayashi, and Elizabeth Dwoskin report for the Wall Street Journal, “Apple Inc. has purchased Emotient Inc., a startup that uses artificial-intelligence technology to read people’s emotions by analyzing facial expressions. It isn’t clear what Apple plans to do with Emotient’s technology, which was primarily sold to advertisers to help […]

Take Your Place At The Table For Building Intelligent Virtual Assistants

Want to participate in building a world of intelligent personal assistants? The opportunity awaits at SparkingTogether, where researchers, programmers, and companies can contribute features, behavior and knowledge to an online platform, dubbed FIONA, for creating next-gen virtual avatars. FIONA stands for Framework for Interactive Services Over Natural-conversational Agents.    “People sparking together” is how Patricia […]

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