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Introducing Flo – Bringing Deep Learning to Video Editing

Everyone loves to shoot videos but don’t know what to do with them. Editing videos is difficult, time consuming and a skillful job. NexGear Technology has built Flo – an intelligent camera and movie maker app that auto-edits raw video footage into short cinematic movies using deep learning and artificial intelligence. Flo combines machine learning, computer vision, and natural language processing to put together the interesting moments from your videos into a short cinematic movie.

Impetus Technologies Unveils New, TensorFlow-Based Deep Learning Feature on Apache Spark for StreamAnalytix

Impetus Technologies, a big data software products and services company, announced integration of a new, deep learning capability for its StreamAnalytix™ platform. Based on the TensorFlow™ open source software library for machine learning, this new capability demonstration showcases an image recognition application running on an Apache Spark Streaming pipeline on StreamAnalytix.

Brodmann17: The Startup Working to Eliminate the Need for Nvidia GPUs

Brodmann17, a developer of proprietary deep learning algorithms that increases overall speed and efficiency in processors, while eliminating the need for Graphic Processing Units (GPU), is announcing its official launch and the completion of a $1.6 million seed round led by lool ventures with Samsung Next and Sony Innovation Fund participating. The funds will be used to enable Brodmann17 to continue developing its deep learning technology for some of the world’s leading manufacturers, and speed up image processing 20x: from less than one image per second to real-time on standard CPUs.

OpenVX – The Standard for Computer Vision

OpenVX is an API enabling software developers to add hardware accelerated computer vision capabilities to their programs. Coupled with the current upswing in the use of deep learning technologies, computer vision applications with OpenVX are becoming very important. OpenVX is an integral part of Intel Computer Vision SDK. This comprehensive toolkit is for developing and deploying vision-oriented solutions on platforms from Intel, including autonomous vehicles, digital surveillance cameras, robotics, and mixed-reality headsets.

Databricks Simplifies and Scales Deep Learning with New Apache Spark Library

Databricks, the company founded by the creators of the popular Apache Spark project, announced Deep Learning Pipelines, a new library to integrate and scale out deep learning in Apache Spark.

New MapR Quick Start Solution Accelerates Deep Learning Application Deployments

MapR Technologies, provider of the Converged Data Platform that enables organizations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, announced a new Quick Start Solution (QSS) focusing on deep learning applications. The MapR Distributed Deep Learning QSS is a data science-led product and services offering that enables the training of complex deep learning algorithms (i.e. deep neural networks, convolutional neural networks, recurrent neural networks) at scale.

Field Report: GPU Technology Conference 2017

I was very pleased to attend the GPU Technology Conference 2017 as the guest of host company NVIDIA on May 8-11 in Silicon Valley. This was my second GTC as I became acquainted with the GPU (graphics processing unit) universe last year while attending the conference. This Field Report chronicles what I saw and I’m delighted to share my experience with all of you!

Differentiating between AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

With all the quickly evolving jargon in the industry today, it’s important to be able to differentiate between AI, machine learning and deep learning. This article is part of a special insideHPC report that explores trends in machine learning and deep learning.

Bringing Artificial Intelligence to Life

Artificial Intelligence (AI) may seem like a vision for a distant future, but in truth, AI is all around us as machines are increasingly learning to sense, learn, reason, act and adapt in the real world. This is transforming industries and changing our lives in amazing new ways, by amplifying human capabilities, automating tedious or dangerous tasks, and solving some of our most challenging societal problems. In this article, we’ll discuss the path to AI with Intel technologies.

How Traditional Industries Are Using Machine Learning and Deep Learning to Gain Strategic Business Insights

Many enterprises are now embracing an accelerated path for accessing, and processing, and using data through machine learning. This article is part of a full report that explores trends in machine learning and deep learning.