ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Posts on XDA

Google decouples ML Kit’s on-device APIs from Firebase and introduces Early Access APIs

Google uses artificial intelligence extensively to serve highly contextual and accurate web and image search results. Besides Search on the web platform, Google's machine learning models also provide for a variety of AI applications on Android phones ranging from the visual search on Google Lens to computational photography that Pixel devices are famous for. Apart...

OPPO demonstrates some of its potential new camera tech at CVPR 2020

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has demonstrated some of its potential new camera technologies at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Conference 2020, which have earned the company two first-place and two-third place awards at the event. The technologies that won the awards include perceptual extreme super-resolution technology, visual localization, and human activity recognition in...

Facebook’s 3D Photos are now supported on many Android devices with single cameras

Back at Facebook's F8 developer conference in 2018, the company first announced a new feature for the platform called 3D Photos. As the name implies, the feature lets you post and view three-dimensional photos in your Facebook News Feed. The photos appear in your news feed like any other photos, but when you scroll past...

The LG V50 ThinQ will offer more practical AI features called “tailored intelligence services”

Fierce competition in the technology industry has pushed some manufacturers to develop unique and crazy features. It has become the only way to stay afloat on the market. Artificial intelligence opened a whole new market for manufacturers. Virtually every big player in the industry is now using some sort of AI or machine learning. Now,...

Gboard’s GIF and emoji suggestions are getting smarter with on-device ML

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are slowly working their way into every corner of Google's ecosystem. In Gboard, Google has been using AI to improve slide typing and word prediction for a while now. The latest feature of the keyboard to get infused with AI and machine learning is GIF and emoji suggestions. GIFs and emoji...

Google is improving the Assistant’s Song Search thanks to the Pixel 2’s Now Playing feature

An often overlooked Google Pixel 2-only feature is its "now playing" option. It's pretty simple, but in my view, it's one of the coolest exclusive features on any smartphone. It utilizes deep neural networks to continuously analyze background audio picked up by your phone's microphone. It then creates a unique fingerprint of the audio based...

Essential Phone will eventually get ARCore Support

The Essential phone has been doing great recently, especially in terms of developer support. With lots of updates, the Android P beta preview, and modules still being released, they've been doing a great job - even if the company appears to be in dire straits. The company also does a monthly Ask Me Anything (AMA)...

Microsoft News is taking on Google News with new design and AI suggestions

The term "fake news" has become a common phrase over here in the United States over the last couple of years and it's started to make people question which news articles can be trusted. It's been reported that more than two-thirds of adults in the United States get their news from Facebook, and many don't...

Dublin Tech Summit 2018: Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and Privacy

I had the pleasure of attending this year's Dublin Tech Summit which took place at Dublin's Convention Centre on April 18th and April 19th. A number of famous faces were there, from the "e-celebrities" like YouTuber Casey Neistat to the geekier such as Jordan Evans of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). There was something...

Dublin Tech Summit 2018 Round-Up: Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and More

Thousands from across the world descended upon Dublin's Convention Centre on April 18th and 19th for the Dublin Tech Summit. Attendees hope to learn something new about technology and the world around us. There was something for everybody, with topics ranging from Artificial Intelligence to the Internet of Things to even the science behind music...

Google wants your help training their image recognition algorithms

Google is all about algorithms and machine learning these days. Android users see this technology first-hand with features like Google Assistant and smart replies. They are constantly working to improve the image recognition algorithms. One shortcoming of the company's AI systems is the lack of data for emerging markets like India. Google is hoping they...

Report: Samsung Nearly Completes Development of AI Chips for Smartphones and Servers

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a bit of a buzzword these days, as companies in the industry make an effort to differentiate their offerings. In 2017, both Apple and Huawei released hardware designed to accelerating AI on their in-house chips -- Apple's A11 Bionic system-on-chip featured the Neural Engine, and Huawei's HiSilicon Kirin 970 had a Neural...