Global edge computing infrastructure market to be $800 billion by 2028
Mar 14, 2021Read More
Apple buys edge-based AI startup Xnor.ai for a reported $200M
Jan 15, 2020Read More
Xnor.ai, spun off in 2017 from the nonprofit Allen Institute for AI (AI2), has been acquired by Apple for about $200 million. A source close to the company corroborated a report this morning from GeekWire to that effect.
Concert promoters turn away from facial recognition tech
Nov 4, 2019Read More
Concert promoters in the U.S. are stepping back from plans to scan festivalgoers with facial recognition technology, after musicians and others gave it some serious side-eye.
Picovoice Launches Speech-to-Text Platform ‘On the Edge’
Sep 3, 2019Read More
Voice technology platform developer Picovoice has debuted a new real-time speech-to-text platform. The new engine is designed to be able to run offline, without sending data to the cloud, turning speech into text more quickly while preserving data privacy by keeping the entire process within the user’s device.
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Issue 21 - 2020 a Year of COVID, Challenges and Opportunity Like No Other Before
Looking back and looking forward, highlighting key INSIGHTS features and signposts from the past year as well as a focus on the first virtual CES and many other prominent events.Read more
The biggest difference for our team from this year’s CES was the networking and collisions that always occurred for us at the conference.Read more