Computer Vision

  • Yandex, Russia’s ‘Homegrown Google’, Looks At Gesture-Based Interfaces To Power Apps

    Yandex, Russia’s ‘Homegrown Google’, Looks At Gesture-Based Interfaces To Power Apps

    Russian search giant Yandex has collaborated on developing an experimental gesture-based interface to explore how similar tech could be incorporated into future social apps and mobile products. As its search share has stagnated, future business growth for Yandex looks likely to depend on its ability to produce a pipeline of innovative products and services — hence its dabbling with gestures. Read More

  • Navneet Dalal and Mehul Nariyawala, Founders of Flutter

    Flutter: The YC Startup That Wants To Put The World’s Webcams To Good Use

    Say you’re sitting at your laptop, listening to music while responding to emails, writing code, or reading blogs. Then your phone rings, and the typical scramble ensues: You minimize your browser, maximize your music app, and search frantically for the pause button or volume control — all, hopefully, before you miss the call. Sound familiar? That’s a problem that Flutter… Read More

  • Diffbot Sees The Web Like People Do, Now Free For Developers

    Diffbot Sees The Web Like People Do, Now Free For Developers

    Diffbot is a geeky and incredibly interesting technology that uses bots, algorithms, computer vision and artificial intelligence to process the content on the Web the way a human being can. “The entire Internet can be broken down into 30 different page types” explains Co-founder Mike Tung, also known as “Diffbot Mike,” and “Diffbot can identify them all.”… Read More

  • Junaio Augmented Reality browser comes to Android.

    Junaio Augmented Reality browser comes to Android.

    Augmented Reality is a technology I follow regularly as I think it is a potential mobile industry game changer. Lately, a company called Metaio has come to my attention. They are making great strides bringing AR out of its technological infancy with a series of software developments. The first development to note is that starting today (June 1), Junaio - Metaio’s free Augmented… Read More