Tuesday, July 23, 2019

How Deep Learning is Incrementally Changing Your Life

By AI Trends Staff Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies.  The...

IDC: Legislation to Ban Use of Facial Recognition Could Restrict Public Sector Innovation

By Jeff Orr, AI World Conference Content Director The City of San Francisco recently passed legislation banning the use of facial recognition by city agencies...

Startup Using Machine Learning And Aerial Images To Reduce Risks From Wildfires

California’s hillsides are still green, thanks to a surplus of rain in the past few months, but the state is already exhorting homeowners to build 100...

S.F. Passes Facial-Recognition Ban; Capitalizing on AI’s Opportunities

San Francisco passes facial-recognition surveillance ban. San Francisco on May 14 became the first U.S. city to pass a ban on the use of facial...

AI System Tries to Match Accuracy of 101 Radiologists on Mammograms

A commercial artificial intelligence (AI) system matched the accuracy of over 28,000 interpretations of breast cancer screening mammograms by 101 radiologists. Although the most...

Chinese AI Start-up Megvii Raises $750 Million Ahead of Planned HK IPO

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) provider Megvii Technology Ltd, commonly known as Face++, said on Wednesday it raised $750 million in its latest funding round. The...

Government Bans on Facial Recognition Technology May be Premature

By Daniel Castro, Center for Data Innovation Over the past year, a number of organizations have campaigned for policymakers to ban government use of facial recognition...

Walmart Experiments With an AI-powered Store Open to the Public in Levittown, NY

Walmart recently unveiled a new “store of the future” test ground for emerging technologies, including AI-enabled cameras and interactive displays. The store, a working concept called...

Here Are Five Ways AI is Being Used to Advance Cancer Research

AI and its various applications are redefining the way scientists approach cancer research, according to a review published in Drug Discovery Today. Tumors and the treatments...

AI Recognition Software Making a Business of Your Face

Facial recognition software is a powerful technology that poses serious threats to civil liberties. It’s also a booming business. Today, dozens of startups and tech...






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