Articles tagged "ai"

Microsoft introduces AI-powered audio and video transcription for OneDrive

Combined with AI-powered image identification, all media in OneDrive will be fully searchable by text.

Huawei launches photography contest with an AI judge

Huawei has launched the world's first photography contest with both AI and human judges. The contest began on July 12 and will run for 8 weeks. During this time, photographers can submit their images via a Facebook Messenger chatbot.

NVIDIA researchers develop AI that removes noise from images with incredible accuracy

A groups of researchers from NVIDIA, MIT, and Aalto University have developed an AI capable of removing noise and grain from images with incredible accuracy.

Adobe AI spots tampered images by focusing on noise and artifacts

Machines can be trained to identify signs of photo tampering that humans struggle to notice, according to a new report from Adobe.

Microsoft launches AI-powered Bing Visual Search

Bing Visual Search is a direct competitor to Google Lens, enabling web search and online shopping through images.

NVIDIA researchers can now turn 30fps video into 240fps slo-mo footage using AI

Researchers at NVIDIA have used artificial intelligence to train a system that's capable of turning standard 30fps video into 240fps slow-mo video with minimal loss in quality.

Skylum announces creation of 'Skylum AI' artificial intelligence lab

Skylum has teamed up with its sister company Photolemur to create Skylum AI Lab, where the duo will work on AI-powered image solutions including image segmentation, tagging and upscaling.

This is why Google's impressive object removal tool was never released

According to an interview with the Google Photos team on XDA, object removal simply had a lower priority in the development queue than other features. It might still show up some day... but maybe not.

The new Honor 10 features portrait lighting and advanced scene recognition

The flagship smartphone by Huawei's sub-brand Honor offers the same Kirin 970 top-end chipset as Huawei's flagships P20 and P20 Pro, but at a significantly lower price point. It also includes some advanced AI scene and object recognition.

Researchers use AI to brighten ultra-low light images without adding noise

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign and Intel have developed a neural network that can brighten extremely low-light images without adding any noise. It's not an exaggeration to say the results are incredible.

Google Lens will soon be available in several Android camera apps

At the I/O developer conference this week, Google revealed that its AI-based image recognition system Google Lens will be making its way into several stock camera apps on Android smartphones.

Google Photos gets AI-powered suggested photo edits and colorization feature

Google announced a bunch of AI-powered improvements to its Google Photos service at the I/O developer conference yesterday, including a feature that will suggest photo edits to improve your images, and automatic colorization for black-and-white photos.

Facebook is using Instagram photos to train its image recognition AI

The first AI they trained this way required minimal human supervision, and yet it outperformed every other computer-vision AI out there.

NVIDIA's content-aware fill uses deep learning to produce incredible results

NVIDIA's Content-Aware Fill competitor is getting better and better. A new demo from shows how the latest version can fill in entire chunks of a person's face, or pieces of an image that are missing, with incredibly realistic results.

Google lens can now identify pet breeds, create pet photo books and compile pet movies

Google Photos boasts a number of new Google Lens AI powered features that will be particularly useful to pet owners.

This NVIDIA algorithm copies the artistic style of one photo onto another

A group of scientists at Cornell University have created an algorithm that lifts the stylistic characteristics of one picture, and drops them onto a completely different image with startling precision.

AI-powered Google Lens visual search tool is now available on iOS devices

Google Lens uses artificial intelligence and 'computer vision' to identify and provide information about businesses, landmarks and other objects using your phone's camera. And now it's available for iPhone users, too.

Vivo's AI-powered 'Super-HDR' tech takes on Google's HDR+

Chinese manufacturer Vivo has announced some AI-powered Super HDR tech to compete with Google's HDR+ system. Both systems combine multiple images to create a final shot with more dynamic range and less noise, but Super HDR claims to do so more intelligently.

Google 'LIFE Tags' uses AI to organize LIFE magazine's 4 million-photo archive

Google's new 'LIFE Tags' project used AI to automatically tag LIFE magazine's 4-million-photo archive by recognizing objects in each photo—a treasure trove of photo history, packed with hidden gems that are now just a keyword search away.

Parrot's 'Flight Director' automatically creates highlight videos from drone footage

The Flight Director function automatically edits your drone footage, using algorithms that study the drone's behavior and flight paths and picking the best highlights to edit together.

LG will introduce a powerful new camera AI for the V30 smartphone at MWC

The Korean manufacturer will introduce a suite of AI technologies for its smartphones, including a Vision AI that puts the focus on camera usability and performance. The 2018 version of the flagship LG V30 will be the first device to feature the new tech.

Skydio R1 4K camera drone boasts game-changing autonomous tech

Skydio claims the autonomous R1 drone is "the most advanced autonomous device—of any kind—available today." It uses the NVIDIA Jetson AI to continuously track you, even through complex environments like dense woods.

Google Photos adds new AI-powered themed video options

Google Photos can automatically create videos from your images for special occasions, such as Mother's Day, or by selecting a specific type of photo in your collection.

Google’s long-awaited Clips Camera hits stores, will cost you $250

If you’ve been desperately waiting for Google’s AI-driven Clips camera, your wait is over. The company has added the intelligent lifelogging camera to its store for US customers, with delivery expected between the end of February and the beginning of March.

Google teamed up with pro photographers to train its Clips lifelogging camera

Google relied on the expertise of a documentary filmmaker, a photojournalist, and a fine arts photographer to train the AI and feed some high-quality photography into its machine learning model.

Twitter is using AI to intelligently crop image previews

Twitter is harnessing the power of computer vision to more intelligently crop image previews, automatically focusing the crop around the most eye-catching or interesting part of the photo.

Google Clips smart camera will launch soon, appears in FCC documents

Google's odd little AI-powered Google Clips camera we told you about back in October has officially passed through the FCC. Expect an official launch very soon.

Researchers demo AI that can change the weather and time of day in photos

AI-powered photo editing is advancing a lot faster than anybody expected. Watch as this NVIDIA AI transforms night into day, rain into sunshine, and a summer's day into a bleak winter landscape.

This neural network can fix damaged photos and enhance low-res shots

Researchers have developed a new Neural Network called Deep Image Prior that can restore damaged images and enhance low-resolution ones, using only the original image itself as a guide.

Adobe shows off AI-powered subject selection, coming soon to Photoshop CC

Adobe is getting ready to release an exciting new feature for Photoshop CC: Select Subject. This AI-powered tool promises to cut a subject (or subjects) out of your background in a single click!

AI-powered 'Google Lens' is being integrated into Assistant on Pixel phones

Thanks to Google Assistant integration, the Pixel 2's AI-powered 'Google Lens' camera feature will soon be easier and quicker to use.

AI-based upsampling tech creates high-res versions of low-res images

An AI-based system developed at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems is capable of creating high-definition versions of low-resolution images, using a texture-based approach.

This neural network turns smartphone snaps into 'DSLR-quality photos'

Researchers at ETH Zürich have developed an AI-powered system that they claim can turn measly smartphone snapshots into images that look like they were captured with a DSLR.

AI-powered Pholio hard drive is an offline alternative to Google Photos

Once connected to a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone, Pholio automatically searches through the device storage and backs up all images and videos—complete with auto-tagging and intelligent search capabilities.

Apple acquires AI startup that scores your photos' framing, composition and more

Apple has reportedly acquired a computer vision startup that can analyze the 'aesthetics' of your photos, telling you if the colors are 'dull' or your background is 'annoying' among many other things.

Shutterstock's new watermarking system foils Google's AI

That didn't take long. Less than a week after Google published some research showing how an AI could automatically remove watermarks from stock images, Shutterstock has already strengthened their system so it's immune to this kind of theft.

Google taught an AI to create pro-level photos from Street View imagery

Professional landscape photographers beware, Google just taught an AI to pull 'professional-level photographs' from street view imagery.

EyeEm Selects helps you find the best images in your camera roll for posting

The updated EyeEm app scans your camera roll and picks images that are composed particularly well, have the best quality, or highest chance of selling on EyeEm Market.

Macphun introduces Luminar Neptune with Accent AI filter

The new Accent AI Filter improves images with one simple slider instead of many adjustments and controls, such as shadows, highlights, contrast, tone, saturation and exposure.

Algorithms may help scientists see what your brain sees

Reconstructing perceived images based on brain scans has proven difficult and results have been inaccurate. Neural networks may change that.

Understanding old Nikon lenses: AI, AI-S, AF and AF-S

Some history of Nikon's lens generations and information about the difference between non-AI, AI, AI-S, AF and AF-S lenses.