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AI Accelerator Card Offers Face, Object Recognition Applications

AI Accelerator Card Offers Face, Object Recognition Applications

Innodisk has released a new AI accelerator card designed for edge devices. The card is built with a third-generation Movidius Myriad X Vision Processing Unit (VPU) from Intel, which is particularly well-suited to computer vision applications like face and object recognition. According to Innodisk, the AI accelerator card essentially functions like the video card on a…

STMicroelectronics ToF Sensor Brings Energy-Saving Presence Detection to PCs

STMicroelectronics ToF Sensor Brings Energy-Saving Presence Detection to PCs

STMicroelectronics has found a novel application for its FlightSense Time-of-flight (ToF) sensor, which has now been integrated into Intel’s Context Sensing technology. The ToF sensor will specifically be used for presence detection, conserving power and improving security by letting the computer know when a real person is sitting at the screen. The ToF sensor can…

Intel and Foxconn Trail 5G Facial Recognition

Intel and Foxconn Trail 5G Facial Recognition

Intel, Foxconn, and Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) are showcasing the potential applications of 5G-powered facial recognition technology based on Intel’s Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) platform, which uses multiple servers that are geographically dispersed but monitored by a central controller. The companies demonstrated their technologies on APT’s mobile network this week, and highlighted how cloud-based facial…

NNL S3 Authentication Suite Now Compatible With Intel SGX Technology

NNL S3 Authentication Suite Now Compatible With Intel SGX Technology

Nok Nok Labs‘ S3 Authentication Suite is now compatible with Intel’s Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX) technology, the companies have announced. Intel SGX is a tool for application developers allowing them to protect key data and code by sequestering it into secure enclaves. Now, with Intel’s 8th Gen Intel Core processors supporting NNL’s S3 Suite,…

ZTE Uses Intel Chip Tech to Support Super-Fast Facial Recognition

ZTE Uses Intel Chip Tech to Support Super-Fast Facial Recognition

“[ZTE’s cloud computing application] ran a facial recognition system, and was able to process over a thousand images per second, with a “theoretical high accuracy”, according to a statement from Intel.” Intel has helped ZTE to make some substantial leaps in its AI technology. The mobile maker took advantage of Intel’s midrange ARIA 10 FPGA computer…

Intel Integrates True Key Into Microsoft Edge Browser

Intel Integrates True Key Into Microsoft Edge Browser

Intel Security has integrated its True Key password manager into Microsoft Edge, the Windows 10 browser. The extension will essentially remember users’ online passwords for them when using the Microsoft Edge browser, automatically filling in such fields when prompted. In a statement announcing the integration, Intel highlighted its use of Windows Hello secure authentication factors;…

Intel Integrates Sensory’s Voice Activation Tech into SoC Offerings

Intel Integrates Sensory’s Voice Activation Tech into SoC Offerings

Sensory Inc. has found a major new distribution channel for its TrulyHandsfree voice command technology: It’s now embedded in a number of system-on-chip (SoC) offerings from IT giant Intel. TrulyHandsfree has been integrated as an embedded port in the low-power digital signal processors (DSPs) of Intel’s Anniedale, Broadwell, Broxton, Merrifield, and Skylake SoCs, which are…

New Intel Processor Line Features Multi-Factor Security Platform

New Intel Processor Line Features Multi-Factor Security Platform

Intel has launched its newest processor product line, the 6th Generation Intel Core vPro. In addition to improvements in performance and design, the new product family has a strong security focus, with biometrics in the mix. The company calls its new security platform Intel Authenticate and, borrowing concepts from the likes of the FIDO Alliance,…

Microsoft, Intel & PC Makers Promote Biometrics

Microsoft, Intel & PC Makers Promote Biometrics

Microsoft, Intel, and computer makers HP, Dell, and Lenovo have teamed up to launch a joint advertising campaign. Under the slogan “PC Does What,” the campaign is aimed at showcasing innovation in the world of personal computers, particularly with respect to the various new offerings from these companies. There are a couple of major ways…