A Denver-based startup called AlchemyAPI is close to rolling out deep-learning-based image recognition via its API service. The company has made something of a name for itself in the text-analysis world, and it says it can do image recognition as well as Google.
The glut of research in teaching computers to analyze and understand images could prove very helpful in letting us take full advantage of the countless hours of video we’ll produce as wearable cameras go mainstream.
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Google researchers have developed new methods for analyzing language using deep learning techniques. They’ve also open sourced an implementation of their work so any researchers can experiment with it. It could be the first of many deep learning tools designed for mass consumption.
New research shows that it’s possible to train Google-style neural networks with GPUs and Infiniband at low cost. The work could help drive further GPU adoption.