Automotive

The driving school for computers

In order to generate realistic images of road signs, researchers pit two algorithms against each other.

Security

Preventing manipulation in automated face recognition

From unlocking smartphones to speeding up airport security checks: the use of automated face recognition for personal identification continues to grow. But this authentication method is vulnerable to morphing attacks: criminals ...

Software

Amazon improves face analysis tech, adds fear

Amazon's image recognition software is now able to detect fear. Amazon Web Services announced this as part of an update note about its facial recognition software, Rekognition.

Machine learning & AI

A new method for understanding ancient coin images

Two researchers at the University of St. Andrews, in Scotland, have recently developed a new machine learning-based method for understanding images of ancient coins. Their study, pre-published on arXiv applies computer vision ...

Engineering

New AI camera could revolutionize autonomous vehicles

The image recognition technology that underlies today's autonomous cars and aerial drones depends on artificial intelligence: the computers essentially teach themselves to recognize objects like a dog, a pedestrian crossing ...

Engineering

Developing a tool to increase mobility for the blind

People with vision impairments face a perpetual problem: maneuvering through a world filled with obstacles and hazards. Meet Good Vibrations, a team of CU Boulder electrical engineering students who created Pulse, a product ...

Software

The Roll helps to find the right photo shots

(Phys.org)—There you are passing time on a subway with a stalled train in the middle of a tunnel and no comforting announcement saying why.

Computer Sciences

Researchers design a type of Turing test for computer vision

A small team of researchers has developed a possible means for creating a Turing test for computer vision. In their paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Donald Geman, Neil Hallonquist and Laurent ...

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