Android gains support for hardware-accelerated PyTorch inference

Best practices for a successful AI Center of Excellence A guide for both CoEs and business units Download Guide Google’s Android team today unveiled a prototype feature that allows developers to use hardware-accelerated inference with Facebook’s PyTorch machine learning framework, enabling more developers to leverage the Android Neural Network API’s (NNAPI) ability to run computationally-intensive […]

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Zombie BlackBerrys! QWERTY BlackBerry Android phones are coming back

OnwardMobility’s teaser image. OnwardMobility The BlackBerry Priv, actually from BlackBerry, felt like the company’s last full-effort attempt at a smartphone. Ron Amadeo The BlackBerry KeyOne from TCL. It seems fine from a distance, but TCL was charging way too much for it. TCL TCL also turned in really sad offerings like this “BlackBerry DTEK50,” which […]

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Google gives Android depth sensing and object occlusion with ARCore 1.18

Google’s Depth API in action. This whole gallery is gifs. Google The depth map. Google You get real physics simulations, where virtual objects can interact with real geometry. Google Dominoes crash into a wall. Google Samsung’s Quick Measure app can instantly measure something. Google The latest version of ARCore, Google’s augmented reality developer platform for […]