Recognition

08.12.15
Computers can categorize buildings into architectural styles
08.12.15

Computers can categorize buildings into architectural styles

Algorithms will soon be arguing the merits of brutalism in the 'Dezeen' comments section

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04.04.14
Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline
04.04.14

Apple buys tech that could take Siri offline

Apple has sort-of-confirmed that it recently snapped up another small company, called Novauris. Th...

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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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11.12.12
NEC outs cloud computing facial recognition service for merchants
11.12.12

NEC outs cloud computing facial recognition service for merchants

NEC has launched a $880 per month service in Japan that lets merchants profile customers using jus...

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09.09.12
FBI to roll out $1 billion public facial recognition system in 2014, will be on to your evildoing everywhere
09.09.12

FBI to roll out $1 billion public facial recognition system in 2014, will be on to your evildoing everywhere

They're watching you -- or at least will be in a couple of years. That's when the FBI is gearing u...

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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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04.25.12
EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)
04.25.12

EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

Ready to swap that diamond for a finger-mounted camera with a built-in trigger and Bluetooth conne...

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02.29.12
LookTel releases recognizer app for the visually disabled
02.29.12

LookTel releases recognizer app for the visually disabled

LookTel, which came out with the Money Reader app last year that helps the visually impaired accur...

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02.18.12
Mountain Lion may be able to scan a barcode, install an app
02.18.12

Mountain Lion may be able to scan a barcode, install an app

It's early days with the developer preview of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, but there are already a few...

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