Image Recognition

Facial Recognition in China with SenseTime

If you’ve spent any meaningful amount of time in a managerial role, you probably understand the importance of having a team with members who feel comfortable speaking up when they disagree with you. That’s a critical component of high-performing teams, and one you take for granted when you start to manage teams of Chinese people. In addition […]

Red Point’s AI Counterfeit Detection Technology

While some people might think of Barcelona as a place to stare at Gaudi architecture and watch Messi play football soccer while drinking non-alcoholic beer, it’s also home to a thriving tech scene. Just last week, Barcelona startup Red Points took in $12 million in Series B funding to bring their total funding to over […]

8 Companies Using AI for Law Enforcement

The science fiction universe is populated by all sorts of crime-fighting artificial intelligence (AI) machines. David Hasselhoff had KITT (Knight Industries Two Thousand) in Knight Rider. Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, relies on JARVIS (Just A Rather Very Intelligent System). RoboCop was a well-armed fighting cyborg that melded man and machine. Today, researchers and companies […]

Blippar – A $1 Billion Visual Search Company

With all the advancements being made these days in artificial intelligence and computer vision, it’s only a matter of time before you can pull your smartphone out and have it tell you what it sees like a visual search tool. Sure, this might start with simple things like cars, pets, tables, or simple objects, but it […]