machine vision

The robot revolution is just beginning

A new generation of exponentially more intelligent and capable robots is on the way. In fact, they’re already everywhere we look: over our heads, in our cars and operating rooms, next to us on the a

Home.me turns your 2D floorplan drawings into 3D renderings

It’s easy enough to draw a basic floorplan of your home, but turning that floorplan into 3D rendering typically falls into the realm of professional designers. With home.me, TechCrunch Berlin Ha

Prospera raises $7 million to put computer vision and AI to work on the farm

A Tel Aviv-based startup called Propsera has raised $7 million in new venture funding to build out systems that will monitor and help farmers improve the health of their crops, and optimize their oper

Facebook spares humans by fighting offensive photos with AI

Facebook’s artificial intelligence systems now report more offensive photos than humans do, marking a major milestone in the social network’s battle against abuse, the company tells me. AI

YouTube Now Lets You Blur Random Objects In Videos

Back in 2012, YouTube added a new feature that allows you to automatically blur all faces in a video. Today, it's going a step further. You can now draw a rectangle around any object in a video, and Y

Aipoly Puts Machine Vision In The Hands Of The Visually Impaired

It's 3.30am in the featureless Singularity University meeting room I'm peering into via Skype and I've just asked Marita Cheng to take a photo of the buttons on her co-founder, Alberto Rizzoli's, shir

New Google Research Project Can Auto-Caption Complex Images

Image recognition has come a long way over the last few years and maybe more so than anybody else, Google has brought some of those advances to end users. To see how far we’ve come, just try sea

Blue River Technology Raises $3.1 Million To Build Robots To Replace Chemical Herbicides

Computer vision/robotics company <a target="_blank" href="http://bluerivert.com/">Blue River Technology</a> announced today that it has raised a $3.1 million Series A round of funding from <a target="