Lyrebird to offer tech to copy the voice of anyone
Apr 26, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Technology via an application programming interface can copy any person's voice just from a one-minute audio recording.
Projection system shines makeup on actors during live performances
Apr 24, 2017
The facial appearance of actors can be transformed during live stage performances using a new advanced system developed by a team at Disney Research that can track an actor's movements and changing expressions so that the ...
Pinning down abuse on Google maps
Apr 18, 2017
A partnership between computer scientists at the University of California San Diego and Google has allowed the search giant to reduce by 70 percent fraudulent business listings in Google Maps. The researchers worked together ...
Google Brain posse takes neural network approach to translation
Apr 08, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—The closer we can get a machine translation to be on par with expert human translation, the happier lots of people struggling with translations will be.
Machine learning chip earns another feather in Google thinking cap
Apr 07, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Google has said the TPU beat Nvidia and Intel. Let's explain that. There is so much to explain. TPU stands for Tensor Processing Unit. This is described by a Google engineer as "an entirely new class of custom ...
Monet's worlds translated into realistic photos in Berkeley effort
Apr 05, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—This week there are a number of interesting words and phrases to think about that lead us to what researchers in California are exploring. Welcome, first off, to a post called prosthetic knowledge.
Security researchers show that Google's AI tool for video searching can be easily deceived
Apr 03, 2017
University of Washington researchers have shown that Google's new tool that uses machine learning to automatically analyze and label video content can be deceived by inserting a photograph periodically and at a very low rate ...
Researchers create deep learning algorithm that could boost drug development
Apr 03, 2017
Artificially intelligent algorithms can learn to identify amazingly subtle information, enabling them to distinguish between people in photos or to screen medical images as well as a doctor. But in most cases their ability ...
Neural network creates dance moves for Dance Dance Revolution
Mar 29, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A trio of researchers with the University of California has trained a neural network to create dance moves (step charts) for the open source version of the video game Dance Dance Revolution (DDR.) Chris Donahue, ...
System allocates data center bandwidth more fairly, so no part of a webpage lags behind others
Mar 28, 2017
A webpage today is often the sum of many different components. A user's home page on a social-networking site, for instance, might display the latest posts from the users' friends; the associated images, links, and comments; ...