Six Current and Upcoming Technologies to Change the AI Industry

Google’s Deep Mind

AlphaGo, powered by DeepMind, won the fifth-and-final match against Lee Sedol, one of the world’s best professional players of strategy game Go.

Google’s artificial intelligence division Deep Mind is currently working on an A.I. program that learns like humans through mirroring a learning brain in a simple way: reusing what it learned previously and applying it to solving new tasks with the key factor without forgetting what it learned. Taking on a range of different tasks, their A.I. system’s performance is almost equal to human capability. Also, the company programmed an added capability of developing photorealistic pictures through human input in a sentence form. Their research isn’t stopping there as the development team continues to innovate

You can check out cool stuff about their progress at: www.deepmind.com

 

MindMeld

This AI system upgrades text interfaces to natural voice interfaces. Their Deep-Domain Conversational AI Platform is making computer-human communication faster and easier to use. It handles the most complex requests with any sort of sentence order through pattern recognition in user queries and further improves with more usage by different people.

You can start using this technology here: www.mindmeld.com

 

x.ai

Many of us resent back and forth email exchanges but it’s required for scheduling meetings. However, the virtual assistant designed x.ai is truly virtual. By simply copying the technology to your email, the system emails everyone separately to find ideal meeting times and places.

Get your very own scheduling assistant here: www.x.ai

 

Fingo by uSens

uSens’ Fingo makes possible the incorporation of hand movements and gestures into virtual and augmented reality experiences. Compatible with Epson’s new augmented reality glasses; the module clips onto a headset and senses a user’s hands down to fingertips. By translating finger movements for a virtual hand on-screen, the system makes it possible to move each finger separately and thereby eliminating the need for external controllers.

Find out more on www.usens.com

 

Banjo

With an app, Banjo uses AI to swift through social media to identify real-time events and situations important to its partners. You can look at trending news, upcoming events and other topics that might interest you and more, just by pressing the location icon. Developed after the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, this is a way for a company’s analysis of social media for better decision-making, faster action and changing comprehension and interaction with people across the globe.

Download the app here:
Play Store(Android)    App Store(IOS)

 

Viv Labs’s Virtual Assistant Viv

If you watched and enjoyed the film Her, you’ll get to have a similar companion with Viv Labs’ upcoming AI system. Just like the fictional AI virtual assistant in Her, Viv will be an omnipresent and personalised presence, which controls everything around you. On a side note, this is the same team behind Apple iPhone’s own voice assistant Siri but they’re aiming to shift the economics of the internet by designing a system that is 10,000 times more capable.

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