Artificial intelligence research organization OpenAI is releasing an Application programming interface for accessing new AI models developed by OpenAI, giving businesses access to its first commercial product and general purpose AI models. Most AI systems are designed for one use case, but OpenAI’s release is intended to provide a general-purpose “text in, text out” interface […]
A new product capability from BriefCam allows video analytics to determine if people are following physical distancing and face mask procedure. The new capabilities will help to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and support the safe and responsible re-opening across the globe, according to the company. New features available in v5.6.1 include: Proximity Identification: For effective contact tracing […]
The coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a significant pushback on biometric device shipments, creating a major revenue drop of $2 billion over the course of 2020, according to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research. At the same, COVID-19 has given rise to new identification and surveillance needs, prompting further investments in biometric artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm […]
“We must be open to the possibility of business models that might strike us as insane,” says Geoff Colvin, senior editor at large, Fortune Magazine, at his NSCA BLC 2020 keynote. Years ago, the idea of robotics and automation displacing millions of human workers seemed like an insane concept. There are just certain things artificial […]
Although the NBA regular season is temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, that isn’t stopping the league from bolstering its technology offerings with one of the largest names in the business. Announced Thursday, Microsoft is expanding its technology market share in major U.S. sports leagues with a multi-year deal to be the official technology […]
Vermont is suing the tech company for collecting photos of Vermonters without their knowledge or consent.
Due to machine learning and artificial intelligence, the program was able to map as many buildings as it did a decade ago.
Amazon Web Services has released Brand Voice in Amazon Polly, a new capability that allows businesses to work with the Amazon Polly team of AI researchers to build a neural text-to-speech voice to represent your band’s persona. According to AWS, Brand Voice gives a unique vocal identity to products and services. Currently, Amazon Polly works […]
Google says it has developed a new chatbot that it says can talk about anything and conduct more sensible and specific conversations than existing chatbots. The bot, Meena, is a 2.6 billion parameter end-to-end neural conversational model that Google says learns to respond sensibly to a given conversational context. Meena has a single Evolved Transformer […]
A new law passed in Illinois intends to protect job candidates’ privacy, but might be more of a headache than it’s worth.