Computer Vision

Guide dogs will be giving the side-eye to self-driving car tech coming for their jobs

The visually impaired are getting a helping hand (or a helping belt, as it were) from Korean startup AI Guided. At CES in Las Vegas, the company was showing off some pretty neat tech that incorporates

Computer vision technology startup Brodmann17 has shut down

Brodmann17, an Israeli computer vision technology startup that developed a novel approach to take on a marketplace dominated by Mobileye, shut down this week. Brodmann17’s co-founder and CEO Adi

WeWalk raises cash to bring computer vision to smart cane for visually impaired people

WeWalk, a U.K.-based startup developing a “smart cane” for visually impaired people, today announced it has raised £2 million ($2.4 million) in venture funding from several notable instit

V7 snaps up $33M to automate training data for computer vision AI models

Artificial intelligence promises to help humans carry out everyday tasks faster and quickly solve problems that they have been too big for humans to tackle. But ironically, the building that AI can ta

Deepomatic wants to build the AI-based computer vision companion for field workers

French startup Deepomatic has raised a $10.5 million (€10 million) Series B funding round. While the round is relatively small, the startup has managed to convince some large-scale clients to use it

Invisible AI raises $15M to stick worker-monitoring cameras in factories

The rise of so-called “smart factory” technologies is leading to a race to modernize manufacturing plant and warehouse floors. Old equipment is being replaced by newer, more advanced machi

Voxel51 lands funds for its platform to manage unstructured data

Voxel51, a startup developing a platform to analyze unstructured data, such as images and videos, has raised $12.5 million in a Series A round led by Drive Capital, with participation from Top Harvest

Drover AI’s Alex Nesic on using tech to regulate the scooter market

We sat down with Drover AI CEO Alex Nesic as part of an ongoing series of interviews with founders who are building transportation companies.

PreciTaste lands cash for tech that checks restaurant orders for accuracy

The food service industry faces steep labor, quality control and sustainability challenges exacerbated by the pandemic. According to NSF International, a product testing and certification organization

Drover AI is using computer vision to keep scooter riders off sidewalks

Shared micromobility companies have been adopting startlingly advanced new tech to correct for the thing that cities hate most — sidewalk riding. Some companies, like Bird, Neuron and Superpedes

Lime has built its own camera-based sidewalk detection technology

Shared micromobility giant Lime is finally bringing on some of its own city-appeasing advanced rider assistance system (ARAS) technology. At a Lime event in Paris, the startup shared plans to pilot an

Perceptron: Analyzing images in the blink of an eye and tracking the life cycle of snow

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron (previously 

AI-powered parking platform Metropolis bags $167M

Metropolis, a startup building payment infrastructure for parking facilities, today announced that it raised $167 million in a Series B round co-led by 3L Capital and Assembly Ventures with participat

Microsoft’s new Power Apps feature turns sketches into apps

Showcasing its investments in AI, Microsoft today announced Power Apps Express Design, a new feature in the company’s no-code/low-code Power Apps service that can convert an uploaded PDF, PowerP

AI-powered construction management platform Buildots lands $60M

In the construction industry, managers can become disconnected from what’s happening on-site — particularly when dealing with pandemic-related disruptions. Among the top hurdles are stayin

The market for synthetic data is bigger than you think

To understand what's happening, but also what's coming if synthetic data does get more broadly adopted, we talked to various CEOs and VCs over the last few months.

Perceptron: AI bias can arise from annotation instructions

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column, Perceptron (previously D

Synthesis AI raises $17M to generate synthetic data for computer vision

Synthesis AI, a startup developing a platform that generates synthetic data to train AI systems, today announced that it raised $17 million in a Series A funding round led by 468 Capital with particip

Adept aims to build AI that can automate any software process

In 2016 at TechCrunch Disrupt New York, several of the original developers behind what became Siri unveiled Viv, an AI platform that promised to connect various third-party applications to perform jus

Deep Science: AI simulates economies and predicts which startups receive funding

Research in the field of machine learning and AI, now a key technology in practically every industry and company, is far too voluminous for anyone to read it all. This column aims to collect some of t
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