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Speech2Face Turns Small Audio Clips Into Surprisingly Accurate Human Portraits

Speech2Face Turns Small Audio Clips Into Surprisingly Accurate Human Portraits

A team of researchers from MIT have published a paper that details the development of an algorithm that is able to recreate human faces based on a small voice sample. Dubbed Speech2Face, the algorithm was trained with millions of educational YouTube clips featuring more than 100,000 different speakers. The researchers were quick to emphasize that…

MIT Researchers Advance Low-Power Speech Recognition

MIT Researchers Advance Low-Power Speech Recognition

A team of MIT researchers have developed a speech recognition chip that they claim uses only 0.2 to 10 milliwatts of power for every full watt that a standard phone-based speech recognition system would use, reports MIT News. The technology is based on a neural network structure that only activates more complex sections of processing…

Wearable Biometrics To Aid In Understanding Conversations

Wearable Biometrics To Aid In Understanding Conversations

MIT researchers are working on a wearable AI system that could help to guide people with autism spectrum disorder (formerly known as Asperger’s disorder) and social anxiety through everyday conversations, reports MIT News. The aim is to develop a system that could advise users of the emotional tone of a given conversation, all from the…

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…

Google Weighs In On Hanks/Murray Photo With Facial Recognition

Google Weighs In On Hanks/Murray Photo With Facial Recognition

Google may have settled a longstanding debate about whether it’s Bill Murray or Tom Hanks featured in a popular Facebook post. The photo was uploaded to a group called “Reasons My Son Is Crying”, and depicts a man mimicking a crying toddler’s expression. It was the kid’s mother who uploaded the photo, and she included…