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Facebook announces new policy banning deepfakes

Facebook has released a policy that will ban deepfakes as they surface on the social media platform, and remove existing ones if its meets certain criteria. Deepfakes, the technology which is created using machine learning technology by taking a real image or video and superimposing fake content can often involve a celebrity or politician.  The […]

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Year in Review: Our Top Stories From 2019

2019 was an action-packed year full of innovative technology and the InnovaTech team would like to thank all our readers for their support. In honor of the new decade that lies ahead we thought we would round-up some of our favorite stories from 2019: Hubble Space Telescope’s Observations Used To Produce Image Containing 265,000 Galaxies […]

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TechSee Releases Findings of Its Smart Home Survey

TechSee, a company providing the first cognitive visual support solution powered by augmented reality and artificial intelligence, has released the findings of its latest survey on smart home support.   According to the findings, almost 40% of the participants have at least one smart device in their homes. Light users, or participants with just one […]

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5 Technology Trends Disrupting the Airport Industry

Airports have seen a substantial increase in the number of people flying over the last ten years, presenting a wide variety of challenges from security to efficiency. The processing of people, their luggage, as well as the growing requirements for aircraft, has spurred on progress in a number of smart technologies. From artificial intelligence to […]

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Valley Irrigation launches service using artificial intelligence to detect crop health

Valley Irrigation has launched a service that uses artificial intelligence to detect crop health and irrigation concerns. The Valley Insights service uses computer vision to identify areas of over or under-irrigation, analysing the visual data, detecting issues and alerting the grower.  The company partnered with Prospera Technologies to develop the service, which was initially released in […]

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CUJO AI Platform Surpasses 500 Million Monitored, Protected Connected Devices

CUJO AI, a company using Artificial Intelligence to improve the security, control and privacy of connected devices in homes and businesses, has announced that it has surpassed 500 million connected devices under monitoring worldwide. The CUJO AI platform uses an advanced set of machine-learning algorithms to detect, recognize and classify connected devices, used applications and […]

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Moula leverages cloud computing and artificial intelligence to power SME lending

Moula, an Australian FinTech, is leveraging cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) to make loans more accessible to small businesses. Moula offers a 48-hour turnaround, delivering loans of up to $500,000 based on a much clearer understanding of an organization’s creditworthiness due to Moula’s machine learning algorithms.  The majority of small businesses start as micro […]

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Huawei announces $1.5 billion investment in the next 5 years

Source: Huawei. Huawei Developer Program 2.0 is announced Huawei has announced an investment of $1.5 billion in the next 5 years as part of its Developer Program 2.0 during its HUAWEI CONNECT 2019 conference. The company will partner with enterprises and individual developers to build the ecosystem of the computing industry. Huawei initially launched the […]

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IDC predicts spending on AI systems to reach $97.9 billion In 2023

IDC has updated the Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide predicting that spending on AI systems will maintain its strong growth trajectory as businesses continue to invest in projects utilizing the capabilities of AI software and platforms. The Spending Guide, which quantifies the AI opportunity by providing data for 26 use cases across 19 industries […]

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NHS to invest £250 million in AI Lab to Improve Healthcare

Health Secretary for The United Kingdom, Matt Hancock has announced the Department of Health and Social Care will invest £250 million in an Artifical Intelligence (AI) Lab. The AI lab will form part of NHSX, a new branch of the National Health Service that will be responsible for the digitization of the health care system in […]

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AI-based search engine for market intelligence, AlphaSense, Raises $50M in Series B Funding

AlphaSense Inc., the AI-based search engine for market intelligence, has announced it has raised $50 million in Series B funding. Launched in 2011, the company’s search engine is used daily by over 1,000 enterprise customers globally, with more than 50% of the S&P 100 corporations and 66% of the 50 largest global investment firms using it. The […]

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AI Poker Bot, Pluribus, Beats Humans in Multi-Player Game

Pluribus, an artificial intelligence program developed by Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook, has become the first computer to have reached superhuman performance, beating professional Texas Hold’em players. Pluribus came out triumphant after a twelve-day long tournament against five masterful players, who were selected from a pool and agreed to challenge the computer. During the contest, […]

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Samsung’s AI Technology Generates Talking Deepfakes From A Single Image Samsung has developed deepfake technology that is able to take a single image and bring it to life, according to a paper published by Samsung’s Moscow-based researchers. Using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) the researchers have taught a connectionist system to study facial expressions and then utilizes the learned information to animate paintings, […]

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Walmart Exploring AI To Improve Shopping Experience with New Intelligent Retail Lab

IRL Levittown; Source: Walmart Walmart has officially opened its AI-based store concept the Intelligent Retail Lab (IRL) in Levittown, New York. The lab is located inside a 50,000-square-foot Neighborhood Market, where computer vision along with thousands of cameras and sensors monitor the store in real-time. The technology observes details such as stock levels, the freshness […]

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AI Being Used in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

AI is being used to help identify and rescue victims of human trafficking. The technology, developed by researchers from George Washington University, Temple University and Adobe, initially launched an app called TraffickCam in 2016. The app, which allows people to take photos of their hotel rooms and submit them via the app, has amassed one […]

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Website Harnesses AI to Generate Realistic Fake Faces

A website has been launched which creates remarkably real-looking artificial intelligence (AI) generated faces. The faces are produced using NVIDIA’s StyleGAN, a generative adversarial network (GAN) face generator. The StyleGAN was open-sourced in February 2019 allowing Uber software engineer, Philip Wang, to use the tool to create Philip Wang posted on Facebook: “I have […]

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NVIDIA Showcases Ultra-Real AI Generated Faces

US technology company, NVIDIA, has published a video showcasing images of human faces, created entirely by artificial intelligence (AI). These lifelike images, which are referred to as “deep fakes” are almost impossible to tell apart from real photographs. Created using an algorithm and 70 000 photos of people of all ages and ethnicity from the image […]

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AI Artwork Fetches $432,500 at Christie’s Auction

A portrait ‘painted’ using Artificial Intelligence (AI) has sold for a staggering $432,500 during the Prints & Multiples sale at Christie’s. The piece which depicts a slightly blurry chubby man in a dark frock-coat and white collar, was only estimated to fetch $7,000 to $10,000. The artwork is part of a collection created by the […]

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AI Artwork to be auctioned at Christie’s

Christie’s, the auction house responsible for selling artworks by the most proclaimed artists in history, is selling the first ever collection of art created by Artificial Intelligence (AI). The collection was created by Paris-based collective Obvious, consisting of Hugo Caselles-Dupré, Pierre Fautrel and Gauthier Vernier. The collection is an arrangement of several portraits based on […]