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Voice interfaces of the future: Tech that’s turning Sci-Fi into reality

As virtual assistants become more intelligent, our expectations from them become increasingly higher. Now that simple voice commands are practically taken for granted, deep learning is enabling more complex interactions, like contextual conversations and emotion detection. In my previous column, I reviewed the drawbacks and missing features of currently prevalent voice interfaces. But those kinks […]

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CES 2017: Promises of Past Years Have Matured into Useful Products

I came to CES this year expecting to see countless drones buzzing overhead, based on last year’s fanfare. Upon arrival, I was surprised to see that some of the hype and overpromised technologies of last year were replaced by down-to-earth, pragmatic, useful technologies. Of course, drones were still there, as well as an increasing number […]

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On Demand Webinar: Deep Learning on Embedded Systems

As Artificial Intelligence (AI) marches into almost every aspects of our lives, one of the major challenges is bringing this intelligence to small, low-power devices. This requires embedded platforms that can deliver extremely-high Neural Network performance with very low power consumption. However, that’s still not enough. Machine Learning developers need a quick and automated way […]

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Open Source Deep Learning Frameworks: Now on Embedded Platforms

The latest Google I/O conference highlighted the fact that artificial intelligence (AI) is one of Google’s main focuses. And not just in reference to research-oriented, futuristic projects, like delivery drones. Google has made it quite clear that AI is coming into consumer homes and handheld devices now, in 2016, as my colleague expressed in this […]

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5 Google Projects that Will Bring AI into Your Home This Year

Takeaways from Google I/O 2016 The tenth annual Google I/O conference was all about artificial intelligence (AI). Advances in voice recognition, image recognition, translation, and contextual conversational assistance were some of the main highlights of the keynote. Google CEO Sundar Pichai stated that “thanks to profound advances in machine learning and AI… we are poised […]

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DSP Enablers in the Internet of Smart Things: Intelligence (Part #3)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is all about connecting things, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are smart by nature. The previous two posts in “DSP Enablers in the Internet of Smart Things” series, have shown how the connectivity and sensing worlds are intertwined in the larger IoT landscape.  This post will deal with the […]

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