machine learning

Apple’s Acquisitions Since 2018 Show Huge Investments in AR/VR and AI

Market intelligence platform CB Insights recently compiled information on all of Apple's acquisitions, investments, and partnerships since the start of 2018 to try and glean the company's current areas of interest (via Apple 3.0). The data not only makes for an interesting infographic but also gives us a glimpse into Apple's plans for the future....

Apple Details Face Detection in Latest Machine Learning Journal Entry

Apple’s latest entry in its online Machine Learning Journal titled “An On-device Deep Neural Network for Face Detection” details how face detection works as well as the related Vision framework, which developers can use for apps on iOS and Mac. Apple says it has optimized the framework to fully leverage CPUs and GPUs, using Apple’s […]

How Apple Uses Deep Learning to Fix Siri’s Robotic Voice

Earlier this year, Apple introduced the "Apple Machine Learning Journal," a blog detailing Apple's work on machine learning, AI, and other related topics. The blog is written entirely by Apple's engineers, and gives them a way to share their progress and interact with other researchers and engineers. Now, publishing a new round of papers on...

Apple Launches Blog Dedicated to Machine Learning Research

Apple launched a new blog today where it plans to publish academic-style papers looking at new applications and techniques in machine learning. A new report from TechCrunch details Apple's plans with its new blog. Machine learning is the study of how to program software and algorithms to be able to learn and improve their forecasts and...

Apple’s Core ML Framework Identifies the Old Mac Pro as ‘Space Heater’

Apple introduced a new Core ML framework at WWDC earlier this week, which has been designed to enable developers to build smarter apps by embedding them with on-device machine learning capabilities. However, it seems the iPhone maker's new machine learning framework still has some learning to do. Holy crap. CoreML is really smart. pic.twitter.com/3n7rTtK176 — Paul Haddad...

Apple Introduces ARKit, Machine Learning Frameworks for Developers

Apple has unveiled a new machine learning framework API named Core ML, and an augmented reality ARKit for developers at WWDC 2017. With Core ML, Apple is offering a new foundational machine learning framework used across all Apple products, including Siri, Camera, and QuickType, while the ARKit allows developers to easily create augmented reality experiences for iPhone and iPad....

Google Sheets Gets Machine Learning for Instant Data Visualization

Google is today rolling out new features in Sheets, that make it even easier for you to visualize and share your data. Powered by machine learning, Google Sheets can now help teams gain insights from data, instantly. This means that you can now simply ask Sheets to give you a “bar chart for products sold this month” and...

ARM Unveils VR-Ready Processors Built for Machine Learning

British semi-conductor firm ARM has been supporting the development of mobile devices since 1990 with their microprocessors. These processors are the exact platform on which companies are now developing the abilities to boost mobile AI, mobile VR, and machine-learning tasks. Further promoting the development, ARM’s latest processors are built for machine learning and artificial intelligence....

Internal Documents Offer First Look at Apple’s Self-Driving Software Platform

Documents filed as part of Apple's application to test self-driving cars in California were revealed on Friday and offer a first look at the company's autonomous platform. Obtained by Business Insider, the "Development Platform Specific Training" documents contain material designed to train potential safety drivers before they take Apple's autonomous vehicles out on public roads....