Amazon launches ML-powered maintenance tool Lookout for Equipment in general availability

Join GamesBeat Summit 2021 this April 28-29. Register for a free or VIP pass today. Amazon today announced the general availability of Lookout for Equipment, a service that uses machine learning to help customers perform maintenance on equipment in their facilities. Launched in preview last year during Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2020, Lookout for […]

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MyHeritage offers ‘creepy’ deepfake tool to reanimate dead

MyHeritage Genealogy site MyHeritage has introduced a tool which uses deepfake technology to animate the faces in photographs of dead relatives. Called DeepNostalgia, the firm acknowledged that some people might find the feature “creepy” while others would consider it “magical”. It said it did not include speech to avoid the creation of “deepfake people”. It […]


Google’s AI tool lets users trigger mobile app actions with natural language instructions

VB Transform The AI event for business leaders Hosted Online July 14 – 17 Register Today Google is investigating ways AI might be used to ground natural language instructions to smartphone app actions. In a study accepted to the 2020 Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL) conference, researchers at the company propose corpora to train models […]

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MIT and IBM’s new A.I. image-editing tool lets you paint with neurons

Whether it’s automatically tagging objects in pictures or the ability to tweak lighting and separate subjects from their background using the iPhone’s “portrait mode,” there’s no doubt that artificial intelligence is a powerful force in modern photo-editing tools. But what if it were possible to go one step further, and use the latest cutting-edge technologies […]


Free online tool helps you automatically remove backgrounds from photos

Editing the backgrounds out of photos usually involves downloading software like Photoshop, but one web consultant and developer has come up with a free online solution. Appropriately named, Benjamin’s Groessing’s new website will help you automatically remove backgrounds from photos and bring out your inner graphic designer. Today I'm launching – a tool […]