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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)

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Microsoft May Take a Call on Windows 10 Updates to Huawei Laptops

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products

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A man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco, April 28, 2015. VOA

After Google, Microsoft may take a call on Windows 10 updates to Huawei laptops, the media reported on Monday.

According to Techradar, the tech giant has declined to comment on whether they would continue in this role, saying “we have nothing to share.”

Google has already announced to block Android updates for Huawei and chip makers Qualcomm and Intel have said they can no longer provide chips to the Chinese giant.

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Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world’s second-largest smartphone seller.

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It also means loss of Android licence for Huawei, forcing it to use the open source version of the operating system.

Huawei said it would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services to existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products. It covers all the devices sold as well as in the stock globally. (IANS)