Objectrecognition

02.15.15
Microsoft's imaging tech is (sometimes) better than you at spotting objects
02.15.15

Microsoft's imaging tech is (sometimes) better than you at spotting objects

Many computer vision projects struggle to mimic what people can achieve, but Microsoft Research th...

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09.08.14
Google's latest object recognition tech can spot everything in your living room
09.08.14

Google's latest object recognition tech can spot everything in your living room

Automatic object recognition in images is currently tricky. Even if a computer has the help of sma...

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01.15.14
BYU image algorithm can recognize objects without any human help
01.15.14

BYU image algorithm can recognize objects without any human help

Even the smartest object recognition systems tend to require at least some human input to be effec...

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08.28.12
Google lands patent for automatic object recognition in videos, leaves no stone untagged
08.28.12

Google lands patent for automatic object recognition in videos, leaves no stone untagged

Google has already been working on patents that could pick out faces and song melodies in our YouT...

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02.21.12
Sony makes a patent move for Kinect style controller
02.21.12

Sony makes a patent move for Kinect style controller

We're not suggesting Sony has a Kinect style controller coming soon, but it certainly filed a paten...

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12.29.11
How I Met Your Robot Mother: a Qbo 'First' (video)
12.29.11

How I Met Your Robot Mother: a Qbo 'First' (video)

Is consciousness programmable? Do robots feel? Would Kubrick have approved of Spielberg's handlin...

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12.08.11
Google+ and Goggles apps for Android updated with new features
12.08.11

Google+ and Goggles apps for Android updated with new features

It's time to stop ignoring that "updates available" notification and start enjoying some refreshed G...

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11.29.11
Qbo robot looks in a mirror, learns who he is (video)
11.29.11

Qbo robot looks in a mirror, learns who he is (video)

A robot equipped with stereoscopic vision and some object and facial recognition programs opens u...

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07.23.11
Google acquires PittPatt, wants to know you on a face-to-face basis
07.23.11

Google acquires PittPatt, wants to know you on a face-to-face basis

Google's quietly pitter-pattering its acquisitive ways back into the controversial realm of facia...

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