Mobile

Qualcomm’s new chip brings A.I. smarts (and 5G!) to 2019 flagship Android phones

With improved performance, 5G support, and built-in artificial intelligence, the Snapdragon 855 will be the processor powering a majority of flagship Android smartphones next year. Qualcomm announced the successor to the Snapdragon 845 (which is in most flagship 2018 phones) yesterday at its Snapdragon Tech Summit in Hawaii. Now, the company has shared more details […]

Emerging Tech

Nvidia’s new A.I. creates entire virtual cities by watching dash cam videos

Nvidia From the Grand Theft Auto franchise to the plethora of available Spider-Man titles, plenty of video games allow you to explore a three-dimensional representation of a real (or thinly fictionalized) city. Creating these cityscapes isn’t easy, however. The task requires thousands of hours of computer modeling and careful reference studies before players have the […]

Uncategorized

The New New World: How Cheap Labor Drives China’s A.I. Ambitions

Supported by The New New World How Cheap Labor Drives China’s A.I. Ambitions ImageWorkers at the headquarters of Ruijin Technology Company in Jiaxian, in central China’s Henan Province. They identify objects in images to help artificial intelligence make sense of the world.CreditCreditYan Cong for The New York Times By Li Yuan Nov. 25, 2018 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 […]

Photography

Premiere Pro A.I. plug-in for Adobe paints your videos in the style of van Gogh

[embedded content] CyberLink is bringing its suite of artificial intelligence-based video effects directly to Adobe users as a plug-in for Premiere Pro. Previously available only for CyberLink’s own PowerDirector editing software, the A.I. Style video plug-in uses algorithms trained on a neural network to “redraw” video footage in the styles of various artists, including Impressionists […]

Emerging Tech

Smell like Skynet: IBM creates an A.I. that will design the perfect perfume

[embedded content] “I love your perfume.” “Thanks. It’s Skynet.” OK, so that’s not necessarily the most likely conversation for you to have in the near future, but it very well could be. That’s because IBM Research has teamed up with master fragrance maker Symrise to use its artificial intelligence expertise to develop next-gen fragrances, courtesy […]