Machine Perception

Nest says Hello with a new doorbell camera

Nest showed off its new Hello Doorbell Camera at an event here in San Francisco this morning. The company says the camera can do both person and face recognition.<p>Among the other features of the new camera the Hello doorbell has a microphone and a speaker for two-way audio, an LED ring that can …

Home Automation

Smartphone biometrics to get increasingly sophisticated with 3D face recognition and underglass fingerprint scanners

In the past few years there has been an increasing integration of biometric sensors in smartphones. It is no longer the case that only the flagship …

Artificial Intelligence

Nike Takes a Step Toward Everything-On-Demand

Nike experiments with augmented reality and print (shoes) on demand. It proves that eventually everything will be done from your desktop.<p>Do you remember when in order to access computing power you had to punch cards? Go to the computer room, wait for the only mainframe computer to read them, and …

Shoes

PR firms start using AI for mundane tasks - Digiday

Public relations is not just an art — it is becoming a science, thanks to artificial intelligence.<p>Media companies like The Washington Post and The …

Natural Language Processing

Beware Of Apple's New Face ID

Face recognition technology creates serious legal, cultural and philosophical problems, writes Kade Crockford. Turn it off.

Privacy

4 ways AI could make airports more tolerable

Is it possible that a combination of computer vision and AI could make airports more tolerable? Implementing these technologies won’t build larger airports or reduce the number of passengers, but it could offer a unique solution to airport wait times.<p>The impact of AI on our lives is going to be …

Intelligence

I Saw Her Face, Now I'm a Believer—Facial Recognition Tech Goes Mainstream

Apple describes the iPhone X as being “so immersive the device itself disappears into the experience, and so intelligent it can respond to a tap, …

Emerging Technology

Build an Image Recognition Slack Bot in Node.js With Watson [Video]

Ever wanted to add AI to your application but didn’t know where to start? In this screencast, I will use IBM’s Watson platform to make an image …

DevOps

Facial recognition: iPhone today, tomorrow the airport?

Jefferson Graham and Edward C. Baig, USA TODAY<p>SAN FRANCISCO — If the idea of unlocking a phone with your face seems creepy, you better get used to it.<p>Facial recognition is here, and it will only be more prevalent in the years to come.<p>Apple got the Internet talking this week about the possibilities …

Touch ID

How Face ID Works On iPhone X

Apple’s Face ID authentication system<p>Apple’s new smartphone, iPhone X, uses a recognition system called ‘Face ID‘ to unlock the device and authorize payments. How does it check your identity is authentic?<p>“It compares two face images and determines how similar they are,” says Professor Anil Jain, …

Machine Learning

Apple iPhone X fails to hit the mark

The struggle for innovation in Apple's new launch is evident with the title for its latest smartphone- iPhone X.It should be the iPhone 10 but Apple …

Coca-Cola

Why iPhone X Face Recognition Is Cool and Creepy

When Apple Inc. unveiled its new iPhone X this week, there was plenty of interest in the new, sharper display, wireless charging, upgraded camera and …

Privacy

iPhone X: Chinese 'anti face recognition masks' claim to protect Face ID users' identity

Face ID is one of the standout features that Apple has made mainstream with their X model.<p>Apple's latest iPhone X will carry the all-new Face ID …

Artificial Intelligence

Why iPhone X's Face Recognition Failed (Hint: It Was Supposed To)

The unveiling of iPhone X hit one major glitch. How Apple recovered and handled it is a master class for all presenters.<p>The iPhone unveiling earlier this week was nothing short of epic.<p>Perhaps the most impressive part of every Apple announcement of this sort is the degree which Apple uses live …

Artificial Intelligence

This laser-equipped helmet can help a blind person 'see'

These college students could be onto something big.<p>Five students from China have developed a smart helmet that could aid the visually impaired in their everyday activities.<p>Called the "Eye See", the laser-equipped helmet is capable of detecting obstacles, as well as identifying text and describing …

Artificial Intelligence

The internet's best reactions to the latest iPhone X launch

Move over Kim K, it seems like no knows how to break the internet better than Apple.<p>After much speculation, Apple finally unveiled their iPhone 8 and …

Internet

Now You See It -- With AI

It seems to me the science of AI (technology that artificially replicates the way the human brain perceives, reacts and learns) is regularly …

Advertising Industry

Apple's new iPhone has face recognition fail

Apple revealed the iPhone X and the new face recognition feature failed during the demonstration.

Artificial Intelligence

Facial recognition is here. The iPhone X is just the beginning

Apple’s new smartphone will unlock using face recognition, thanks to infrared and 3D sensors. This technology is spreading – and complacency is not an option<p>I have a confession to make. I’m a privacy lawyer who researches the risks of face recognition technology – and I will be buying the new …

Opinion

Why the iPhone X’s Face ID is a terrible way to secure your data

The new iPhone X puts face recognition front and centre. Why? Because it is the quickest and easiest way to unlock your phone. Before you’ve even …

Michigan State University

Agricultural Drone Multispectral Mapping Solution

New Agricultural Drone Multispectral Mapping Solution From Icaros and Agrowing<p>Icaros, a provider of aerial imaging software, and Agrowing, a supplier …

Drones

Here's Why Snapchat Got an Unexpected Shout-Out During Apple's Big iPhone Event

Apple Inc. (AAPL) unloaded a ton of announcements at Tuesday's big annual event, but one small shout-out may have gotten lost in the fray.<p>As part of …

Augmented Reality

Using Computer Vision And AI To Personalise Experiences Inside And Outside The Home

There are various layers within a house that serve a specific purpose, and when combined they create what we call a "home." For example, some are meant to keep us secure and comfortable (i.e. the door we lock, indoor security cameras, air conditioning and lighting), while some are meant to …

Artificial Intelligence

Is the new iPhone face recognition system a gimmick or the future of smartphones?

Apple is known for its big technological gambits. After helping defining the path of modern technology for the first decade of the new millennium …

Science

React.JS Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Sep 2017)

For the past month<b>,</b> we’ve ranked nearly 1,500 React articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career. (0.7% chance to be picked …

JavaScript

Embarrassment as Apple fails to open new iPhone X with face recognition at live unveiling

Apple had a real facepalm moment during its live unveiling of the iPhone X.<p>The launch kicked off with an embarrassing fail as the guy introducing it …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Tesla Is Betting On Cameras For Full Self-Driving

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk says that a self-driving car "can absolutely be superhuman with just cameras."<p>I find compelling evidence in support of this …

Business

A Smart Recycling Bin Could Sort Your Waste for You

Do you ever find yourself hovering over a recycling bin, not sure whether the container in your hand can go in or not? What is the difference between …

Recycling

The first billion-dollar startup in facial recognition has emerged, and it's in China

Touring the headquarters of Megvii in Beijing is like visiting Big Brother's engine room.<p>A video camera in the firm's lobby recognizes visitors in …

Minneapolis

This solar security cam brings face recognition to your yard

Tend Secure, the startup behind the Lynx indoor camera is back with a new product -- the $200 Lynx Solar outdoor camera. Available for pre-order now at the reduced price of $150, the Lynx Solar is expected to start shipping in late October.<p>Here's an overview of the Lynx Solar's features:<p>1080p HD …

Home Automation