machine learning

Biometrics Are Part of the Artificial Intelligence Explosion

Biometrics Are Part of the Artificial Intelligence Explosion

Artificial intelligence is not a new concept. Sci-fi fans have been well acquainted with its principles since Isaac Asimov started getting books published, and more recently a generation that has grown up on video games has spent countless hours trying to outsmart AI entities. But in recent years AI has really come to the forefront…

Voice-Based AI Assistant Platform Signals Hitachi’s Foray into Machine Learning Race

Voice-Based AI Assistant Platform Signals Hitachi’s Foray into Machine Learning Race

Hitachi has jumped into the machine learning and artificial intelligence race with its own voice-based AI assistant platform, dubbed EMIEW3. For now, Hitachi is aiming the solution at customer service applications, seeking to help companies reduce the costs of fielding inquiries. The company has trained EMIEW3 to understand how a single inquiry can be rephrased…

Public Agencies Need to Invest in Technologies Like Biometrics: Report

Public Agencies Need to Invest in Technologies Like Biometrics: Report

If they want to stay competitive with the private sector, public agencies need to invest in emerging technologies like machine learning and biometrics in order to attract highly-trained professionals, argues a new report from Accenture. Entitled Emerging Technologies in Public Service, the report is based on “an online survey of 774 technology leaders in public…

Heterogeneous Neural Networks Conference Could Prove Fecund for Tech

Heterogeneous Neural Networks Conference Could Prove Fecund for Tech

KnuEdge has set a date for its Heterogeneous Neural Networks Conference with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and is calling for academics to submit relevant papers. First announced this past summer, the event will essentially cover the cutting edge of machine learning, and will take place at UC San Diego from…

MIT Facial Recognition System Spontaneously Mimics Human Brain

MIT Facial Recognition System Spontaneously Mimics Human Brain

An MIT research team has developed a machine learning facial recognition system that has spontaneously mimicked a key feature of our own brain’s visual processing system, reports MIT News. The researchers’ aim was to develop a facial recognition system that could learn to construct what are called “invariant” representations of faces – images of faces that…

IBM Dives Into Behavioral Biometrics

IBM Dives Into Behavioral Biometrics

IBM is diving into the emerging field of behavioral biometrics with a new upgrade for its digital banking security system. Called IBM Security Trusteer Pinpoint Detect, the system now uses machine learning to build profiles of how users interact with their devices. Those profiles are based on subtle gestures such as how a given user…

KnuEdge to Host Machine Learning Conference with Calit2

KnuEdge to Host Machine Learning Conference with Calit2

KnuEdge has teamed up with the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) at UC San Diego to organize a conference on machine learning. Called the Heterogeneous Neural Networks (HNN) Conference, the event will take place next spring in San Diego. KnuEdge is a big new player in the computing market. Founded by former…