Hyperspectral imaging improves machine vision
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by Richard Harris
Machine vision is increasingly important for many applications, such as object classification. However, relying on conventional RGB imaging is sometimes insufficient, the input images are just too similar, regardless of algorithmic sophistication.
Hyperspectral imaging adds the extra dimension of wavelength to conventional images, providing a much richer data se...
Three years of edge use case research released
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by Richard Harris
MobiledgeX has released more than three years of proprietary edge use case research and launches its interactive Edge Navigator tool to kick off industry-wide edge knowledge sharing and collaboration. Following interviews with more than 200 global businesses, the company found multi-player and cloud gaming, V2X communications, and Industrial IoT to be among the most via...
GTC Japan yields huge new NVIDIA announcements
Monday, September 17, 2018 by Richard Harris
At GTC Japan in Tokyo, Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, announced a host of new technologies and products during his signature keynote speaking event. And in case you missed it, here is a list of all of the new announcements that came out of the event:
NVIDIA TensorRT Hyperscale Platform
NVIDIA has announced a new AI data center platform delivering an advanced inferen...
Introducing The Alliance for Drone Innovation
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
The Alliance for Drone Innovation (ADI), a new policy-oriented coalition of manufacturers, suppliers, and software developers of personal and professional drones, has commenced operations to represent the interests of individuals, businesses, governments, scientists, academics and others who fly unmanned aircraft in the United States. Jenny Rosenberg, former Department ...
AirMap secures $26M to become the air traffic controller for drones
Saturday, February 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
AirMap announced a $26 million Series B funding round led by Microsoft Ventures, with additional participation from Airbus Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures (the investment arm of Qualcomm Incorporated), Rakuten, Sony, Yuneec, and existing investors General Catalyst and Lux Capital. The new investment brings their total funding to more than $43 million. The Series B fund...
Flying cars are going to be a reality
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
A pair of recent announcements from Shanghai-based Ehang and the Israeli firm Urban Aeronautics have advanced the concept of the flying car - long a staple of science fiction - from the imaginary distant future to a looming reality. In January, a year after debuting its drone at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ehang released video footage showing its Ehang 1...
Moverio BT300 Developer Edition released for developing AR apps
Friday, January 6, 2017 by Richard Harris
Create AR apps, including DJI drone apps, with the Epson Moverio BT-300 developer edition smart eyewear kit.Epson, providers of the Moverio augmented reality (AR) smart eyewear platform, has announced the immediate availability of its Moverio BT-300 Developer Edition. The new AR platform is designed for software developers creating new experiences in augmented...
Artificial Intelligence: 5 key attributes of all modern AI systems
Thursday, January 5, 2017 by Richard Harris
What are the common attributes that all modern Artificial Intelligence systems share? Former NASA Deputy Chief of AI at the Ames Research Center, Monte Zweben tells us.
A technology industry veteran, Monte Zweben's early career was spent with the NASA Ames Research Center as the Deputy Chief of the Artificial Intelligence Branch, where he won the prestigio...
A Preview of What's Coming From InterDrone 2016 This Week
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 by Richard Harris
The InterDrone 2015 conference is the largest dedicated commercial drone show in North America firing of this week in Las Vegas (along side the CTIA Super Mobility conference). This year the show projects 150 exhibitors and sponsors, 4,000+ attendees from 60+ countries, 250+ media/association partners, and slew of classes and panels. Here is a preview of some of th...
Open Sourcing Software Development for Drones and Other Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Richard Harris
This is the first in a series of Q&A’s with the Linux Foundation to discuss the organization’s collaborative project program. The Foundation currently hosts 28 collaborative software projects and provide the organizational, promotional and technical infrastructure needed to make those projects successful. Projects include the AllSean Alliance, Cloud Foundry, and the...