Samsung may bring artificial humans to phones soon

In what seems to be a rejected episode of Black Mirror, Samsung is reportedly bringing its artificial intelligence program NEON to your mobile device. It’s not a new version of Bixby or any digital assistant but more like an AI companion should you want a human that’s not actually a human to interact with. Truth […]

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Duplex, AI technology now smarter and more helpful than ever

Earlier this week, we learned about Duplex now letting you book haircut appointments through AI. Several improvements are being applied to the system especially after it was made available in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Around the same time last year, it started testing Duplex-powered Assistant for movie ticket booking. We know Google Duplex’s […]

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Duplex now lets you book haircut appointments through AI

During this pandemic and subsequent lockdown in some areas, one of the realizations that a lot of people had is that they took salons and barbershops for granted. Getting a haircut became a much-missed necessity. And now that local businesses are starting to open up and are struggling to stay afloat, supporting them has also […]

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Apple Announces New AI and Machine Learning Residency Program

Apple’s Machine Learning Reseach group has launched a new residency program inviting experts in various fields to apply their expertise to build new ML and AI-powered products and experiences. Apple AI/ML research in academia lead Michael Rennaker announced the new residency program on Twitter, encouraging experts in fields outside of AI who can code and […]

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‘There will be no future’ if Samsung stops, chief says ahead of AI hiring spree

As the world keeps suffering the effects of a historic pandemic, Samsung is embarking on a major hiring spree because it dreads any other alternative, a top executive said. “There will be no future” in the event Samsung stops pushing forward, Vice Chairman and heir apparent, Lee Jae-yong, said earlier today. Lee gave the dramatic […]

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Apple Acquired Machine Learning Startup Inductiv for Siri Improvements

Apple recently purchased Ontario-based machine learning startup Inductiv for the purpose of improving Siri, reports Bloomberg. Apple confirmed the purchase with one of its typical acquisition statements: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” Inductiv’s engineering team joined Apple after the acquisition to […]

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Google Duplex now available in Australia, Canada, U.K.

It may not be the perfect timing for Google to launch its artificial intelligence-powered chat agent Google Duplex, but apparently they did so. Previously, it was only available in the United States but its support page now indicates it is also now available in Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom. It also recently launched a […]

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Apple Acquires AI Startup Voysis to Improve Siri

Apple has purchased artificial intelligence startup Voysis with the aim of improving Siri, reports Bloomberg. Voysis offers a platform that allows digital voice assistants to better understand natural language. The company worked to improve voice assistants in online shopping apps, allowing software to better interpret requests from users. The website, which is now defunct, said […]

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Facebook now lets you turn 2D photos to 3D with AI

For the past couple of years, you’ve probably been seeing 3D photos on your Facebook timeline. If you suffer from social media envy, you’ve probably been wondering how you will get to take such photos when your smartphone does not have dual-lens “portrait mode” capabilities. Now you don’t have to upgrade your phone to be […]

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SensiML Delivers AI-Based Sensor Algorithms for IoT Endpoints

[embedded content] SensiML Corporation recently announced support for NXP® Semiconductor’s i.MX RT portfolio of crossover microcontrollers via its SensiML Analytics Toolkit and plans to support out-of-the-box data collection with the NXP i.MX RT1050 evaluation kit and additional i.MX RT-based development boards in the future. IoT endpoint developers using NXP i.MX RT MCUs now have access […]

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Samsung NEON Artificial Human to debut next week at CES 2020

Samsung is working on a new project that is related to AI. Samsung NEON is a new Artificial Intelligence development that we will know more about at the upcoming CES 2020 event in Las Vegas. Samsung NEON is also known as Artificial Human. It’s a project by the Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs aka […]

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Samsung to unveil a new AI product named NEON at CES 2020

Samsung will be unveiling a new AI product named NEON at CES 2020. The mysterious product is being developed by STAR Labs (Samsung Technology & Advanced Research Labs), an independent unit of Samsung Electronics, that states “human-level AI with the ability to speak, recognize, and think” as one of its goals.The Korean tech giant has […]

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Xiaomi shares core technologies, advancements at MIDC 2019

It is that time of the year when seemingly everything is wonderful for Xiaomi fans and employees. No, it’s not because of the upcoming holidays (and bonuses) but because of several good news to look forward to next year are being shared publicly. Recently announced at the MIDC 2019 in Beijing, China are changes to […]

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Samsung launches a new web page for all its AI-related news

Samsung posts news about its products, collaborations, business, and more on its Samsung Newsroom portal. These include posts about AI (Artificial Intelligence) as well, which is an increasingly important area of interest for the Korean tech giant. However, given the scale of the company and the diversified nature of its operations, it may not be […]

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On-device AI makes Pixel 4 features faster, more efficient

On-device AI on Pixel isn’t new. The Pixel 4 has it. The old Pixel 3 also came with it bringing new features. The idea of on-device AI is to help the device owner with many things by using the Google Assistant among others. Multi-tasking is only one function. Other helpful actions include capturing photos, translating […]

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