Cars are learning to hear like humans and self-diagnose problems

Hear that? Your #car just did - ! 🚗 #iot #ai

  • Just like humans identify whether or not there is a problem with the car by hearing odd sounds coming from the engine or by hearing creaking sounds, cars can identify as well.
  • Their software can give cars the ability to diagnose problems themselves by simply hearing anomalous sounds coming from the car and/or the environment.
  • They are testing the tech by providing it with many sounds that come from their cars.
  • This can be a huge boost as one of the important factors of customer dissatisfaction is odd noises coming from a car and not being able to locate the problem.
  • Other than diagnosing problems, this tech can also be used to help cars in perceiving their environment.

Intelligent machines are not only trying to learn and act like humans, they are beginning to sense their environment like them as well. Latest among them are cars that are getting a sense of hearing that would allow them to enhance their intelligence level by perceiving their environment like humans do.
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AI can now replicate ANYONE’s voice in 60 seconds or less (don’t believe anything you hear from this day forward)

AI can now replicate ANYONE’s voice in 60 seconds or less...  #AI #tech #robotics #fraud

  • A Montreal-based company called Lyrebird has developed speech synthesis technology which can almost perfectly copy someone’s voice.
  • “We are able to learn a new voice with as little data because our model is able to capture similarities between the new voice and all the voices it already knows,” explains Alexandre de Brebisson, one of the Ph.D. students involved in the system’s development.
  • And what if someone else could deliver a speech for you using the technology to replicate your voice?
  • And there are many other ways in which someone could potentially “steal” another person’s voice and cause real damage to that person’s reputation.
  • The truth is, this type of technology dehumanizes us, since our voices are an integral part of what differentiates us from others.

A Montreal-based company called Lyrebird has developed speech synthesis technology which can almost perfectly copy someone’s voice. And it can do so with very little data, needing only one minute of audio to extract the DNA of a human voice. The name is well chosen, since the Australian lyrebird is famous for its ability to almost perfectly mimic sounds in its environment.
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Smart solutions for smart cities

Smart solutions for smart cities
 #SmartCity #IoT #BigData #artificialintelligence

  • Infographic charting smart monitors and controls set to transform the urban landscape from transport to infrastructure and the environment
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Smart solutions for smart cities from the report Internet of Things


Smart solutions for smart cities

Cozmo By ANKI

- #Cozmo By #ANKI – #Artificially #Intelligent toy #robot thats on a whole new level #AI

  • Unlike any other this piece of tech awesomeness is enjoyable for kids everywhere
  • studios | July 17, 2016, 5:58 am | Posted in A.I. and tagged AI , ANKI , Artificial Intelligence , Cosmo , DataVisualization , Inferencing , IntelligentAgents , itstudios , NeuralNetworks , Robotics , Tech .
  • The doors have swung open as google reveals its source library .
  • Always on the prowl Cosmo is a play mobile constantly reacting and gaining insight on how to match up against its next challenge.
  • Do The Impossible – Travel Across The Galaxy

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@itstudiosmag: “- #Cozmo By #ANKI – #Artificially #Intelligent toy #robot thats on a whole new level #AI”


The toy robot thats on a whole new level. Thinking, learning and understanding the environment around it. The very first self-aware toy truck.


Cozmo By ANKI

Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ AI tool

Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ #AI tool

  • Microsoft has released Project Malmo, a platform that uses Minecraft as an environment for advanced research into artificial intelligence.
  • Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ AI tool
  • Project Malmo, previously referred to as Project AIX , has been spearheaded by a team working at a Microsoft research lab based in the English city of Cambridge.
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  • Microsoft hopes that Project Malmo will engage a broad range of users, and that its links to Minecraft will help entice more novice coders.

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@RickKing16: “Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ #AI tool”


AI researchers and enthusiasts alike can now test out Microsoft’s toolset based on Minecraft.


Microsoft releases Project Malmo, its education-focused ‘Minecraft’ AI tool

Anki’s Cozmo robot is the real-life WALL-E we’ve been waiting for

#Anki's #Cozmo #AI robot is the real-life WALL-E
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  • Anki’s Cozmo robot is the real-life WALL-E we’ve been waiting for
  • Google has added a third cellular network to Project Fi.
  • Race cars to robots was the plan all along
  • It’s smart enough to recognize your face and remember you over time, and it can explore its environment and play games with its very own toys.
  • Jaymin Shah is a tech entrepreneur.

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Meet Cozmo, arguably one of the most sophisticated attempts to date at producing a mass-market artificially intelligent robot. Made by Anki.


Anki’s Cozmo robot is the real-life WALL-E we’ve been waiting for