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Artificial Intelligence a new product category at CES Asia 2018

ARM Accelerator and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will bring several cutting-edge companies to the event

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Artificial intelligence a new product category in CES Asia 2018. IANS
Artificial intelligence a new product category in CES Asia 2018. IANS
  • Artificial Intelligence will be a new product category
  • It will be a new product category in CES Asia 2018
  • AI is already a big part of everyday technology

Realising the growing dominance of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that “CES Asia 2018” will highlight advancements in the sphere as a new dedicated product category.

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Artificial Intelligence is already a big part of everyday technology. Pixabay

Alibaba AI Labs, Baidu “DuerOS” and “iFLYTEK”, among others, will exhibit the latest in big data analytics, speech recognition and predictive technology at CES Asia 2018 in Shanghai from June 13-15. With China setting the pace to become a global innovation leader in AI, CES Asia will bring together the biggest players shaping the future of artificial intelligence.

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“Artificial Intelligence is one of those exciting technologies that will become ubiquitous in the next decade as it becomes more deeply embedded in the products that we use day in and day out to make our lives better,” John T Kelley, Senior Director, International Programmes, said in a statement on Tuesday.

“AI is already being incorporated in everyday consumer technology products that provide practical benefits, including cars, smart homes, robotics, health and wellness devices and home security,” added Kelley, also the Show Director at CES Asia 2018.

Artificial Intelligence is emerging as a very important technical aspect.

ARM Accelerator and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will bring several cutting-edge companies to the event. GT Robot Technology, a Singapore-based firm that specialises in humanoid robotic solutions, will exhibit at CES Asia for the first time. IANS

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Microsoft Comes Up With Its App That Lets Users Explore Photos By Touch

Leveraging on-device facial-recognition technology, the app can even describe the physical appearance of people and predict their mood.

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The new feature in the "Seeing AI" iOS app enables users to tap their finger to an image on a touch-screen to hear a description of objects within an image and the spatial relationship between them. Pixabay

Microsoft has updated its computer vision app for the visually challenged people with an option to explore photos by touching them.

The new feature in the “Seeing AI” iOS app enables users to tap their finger to an image on a touch-screen to hear a description of objects within an image and the spatial relationship between them.

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“For the first time we’re releasing iPad support, to provide a better ‘Seeing AI’ experience that accounts for the larger display requirements,” Shaikh added. Pixabay

“Users can explore photos of their surroundings taken on the ‘Scene’ channel, family photos stored in their photo browser, and even images shared on social media by summoning the options menu while in other apps,” Saqib Shaikh, Software Engineering Manager and Project Lead for ‘Seeing AI’, said in a blog-post late Tuesday.

Seeing AI is already helping users read printed text in books, restaurant menus, street signs and handwritten notes, as well as identify banknotes and products via their barcode.

Leveraging on-device facial-recognition technology, the app can even describe the physical appearance of people and predict their mood.

 

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Leveraging on-device facial-recognition technology, the app can even describe the physical appearance of people and predict their mood. Pixabay

“For the first time we’re releasing iPad support, to provide a better ‘Seeing AI’ experience that accounts for the larger display requirements,” Shaikh added.

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Since the app’s launch in 2017, Seeing AI has leveraged AI technology and inclusive design to help people with more than 10 million tasks. (IANS)