Computer Vision

Creating Synthetic Data for Computer Vision Algorithms

Ask anyone who’s trying to develop machine learning algorithms what’s most critical for making better algorithms and they’ll probably say data. Having a unique dataset to train your algorithms on is a competitive advantage, but even the best datasets may not contain “boundary cases”, which are situations that happen so infrequently they’re almost impossible to imagine. […]

6 New Perception Systems for AI Self-Driving Cars

We recently caught an indie film called At Eternity’s Gate about the artist and ear fetishist Vincent van Gogh. The painter suffered from mental illness, and the movie attempted to capture his brilliant but mad vision through various camera tricks that were intended to mimic van Gogh’s own impressionistic aesthetic. It made us a little […]

Future City of Tomorrow To Be Powered by Smart Technology

We recently told you about the building boom behind spaceports, where sci-fi visions of high-tech rocket bases straight out of Star Wars are overlaid on existing airports or old industrial sites. Most of the “boom” is still on paper only, with spiffy illustrations of spaceports inked by artists likely taking a break from drawing oversexed […]

How AI Can Make Smart Robots Smarter

There’s a term that’s been going around called “lights out factories” which refers to manufacturing facilities that are so automated that you don’t even need to leave the lights on because there are no humans around. A company called Rethink Robotics proposed that we turn the lights back on, and allow their robots to work alongside […]

Hive – AI for Enterprises Meets Human-in-the-Loop

We’re not going to lie to you. Sitting around all day researching the crap out of various technology topics, and then giving said research away for free, is a bit disheartening at times. No, it’s not the fact that we have to do the research. That’s the best part. We come across incredibly interesting facts, talk […]

8 Top-funded Facial Recognition Startups

The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the face is the door through which we can enter the future. OK, we’re a bunch of underpaid MBAs, not starving poets, but that was our less prosaic way of introducing the topic of this article: facial recognition technology. Facial recognition technologies are becoming ubiquitous, […]

Watch for These 8 AI Startups Doing Computer Vision

We cover topics about artificial intelligence quite often on Nanalyze because it promises to be one of the most disruptive technologies in our lifetime. Some experts called futurists believe that the Singularity—the moment in time when machines will become exponentially smarter and more capable than humans, turning us into biological Duracell batteries a la The […]

6 AI Startups Doing Physical Security

Last year, a BBC journalist put China’s massive surveillance camera system to the test. The country has about 175 million cameras, powered with artificial intelligence technologies like computer vision that can recognize faces and keep an eye on activity. Once the journalist’s photo was uploaded to the system, it took authorities about seven minutes to […]

7 Ways Coca-Cola Uses AI and Big Data

While we happen to be in a unique position to dispense investing advice, we never tell people what stocks they should invest in. Instead, we talk a bit about what investments we make and why we make them. Put your money where your mouth is and all that. While we predominantly cover disruptive technologies, pure-play […]