UNSW University students have designed a virtual and augmented reality system that enables workers to safely shut down dangerous machinery in industrial plants, an effort that has seen them win this year’s UNSW Maker Games competition. Now in its third year, the Maker Games encourages UNSW students from multiple faculties to come together and design … Continue reading Virtual reality industrial safety solution wins UNSW Maker Games
RMIT researchers have developed technology that is able to detect emotions in human speech, enabling more natural conversations with robots. Current voice-activated technology used in virtual assistants is limited by its ability to decipher human emotions, causing it to provide irrelevant responses or miss the point of some conversations entirely. But a team of researchers … Continue reading New technology to help robots detect emotion in human speech
Leaders in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will gather in Sydney for the AI and Machine Learning Summit on 15 and 16 August. The event will look at the implications of AI and Machine Learning, across industry and its application on business. How industry can integrate AI into their existing structure, how they can maximise return on investment, the … Continue reading How to apply AI and machine learning to business
Google has acquired Australian data science company Kaggle in an effort to improve its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities.
Stanford University researchers have identified nearly two-dozen solid electrolytes that could someday replace the volatile liquids used in smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices.
General Electric has acquired two machine learning start-ups that will increase its artificial intelligence capability, while also helping it to compete with IBM Watson.
Chinese search giant Baidu has decided to open source its deep learning software to the greater community of AI software developers.
Google has announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup that has developed technology enabling smartphones to recognise what they are aimed at.