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Researchers train software to recognize pixelated faces

A team of scientists at the University of Texas at Austin and Cornell Tech have trained software to read or…


Twitter acquires machine learning startup for $150 million

Twitter is acquiring Magic Pony Technology, a London-based startup that specializes in Machine learning, for $150 million, according to two…


U.S. intelligence community examining video analytics

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), a division of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, will host…


NIST studying biometric matching algorithms for tattoo database

According to a report in ITNews, computer scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will soon begin…


Report forecasts image recognition market to double by 2020

Research firm MarketsandMarkets recently forecasted that the image recognition market is expected to more than double worldwide to $30 billion….


AI-based image recognition startup Orbeus quietly acquired by Amazon last fall

Earlier this week it was revealed that Amazon quietly acquired image recognition startup Orbeus last fall for an unknown amount,…


Facebook AI technology describes photos to blind users

Earlier this week, Facebook introduced a new feature for iOS users who are visually impaired that reads the contents of…


Canadian university prof wins grant for machine vision technology research

Graham Taylor, an engineering professor at the University of Guelph will share $550,000 in federal funding for a three-year international…


Confirm releases ID verification SDK for improved facial authentication

Confirm released its ID verification SDK, enabling consumers to capture a more accurate image of a government issued ID from…


Google opens its Cloud Vision API to beta development

Last week, Google made its beta release of its Cloud Vision API open to the general public. Demonstrably, Google’s Cloud…

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