Benchmarking the Full AI Hardware/Software Stack

Click to learn more about author James Kobielus. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a resource hog. AI-powered programs will grind to a halt unless developers continue to seek out the fastest, most scalable, most power-efficient and lowest-cost hardware, software and Cloud platforms to run their workloads. As the AI arena shifts toward workload-optimized architectures, there’s a growing need […]

Search Giant Baidu Releases Key AI Software Code

by Angela Guess Will Knight reports in the MIT Technology Review, “Google and Facebook aren’t the only ones vying to be the standard bearer for the hottest AI technique around. China’s leading Internet search company, Baidu, which is also investing heavily in a popular and powerful machine-learning technology called deep learning, today released some key code […]

Baidu’s Silicon Valley AI Lab (SVAIL) publishes new Deep Speech results

Daniel Gutierrez at Inside Big Data recently discussed the newest results of Baidu’s Deep Speech system. The learning algorithm can now recognize both English and Mandarin. According to Gutierrez, “SVAIL’s Deep Speech system, announced last year, initially focused on improving English speech recognition accuracy in noisy environments (for example, restaurants, cars and public transportation). Over […]

Sensory Boosts Speech Recognition Accuracy 80% by Adding Deep Learning

by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Sensory Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company focused on improving the user experience and security of consumer electronics through state-of-the-art embedded voice and vision technologies, today announced TrulyHandsfree 4.0, the next evolution of the company’s extremely successful embedded small-footprint voice user interface platform. Compared to […]

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