Google Android machine learning? Movidius deal aims to give smartphones real-time facial …

Google plans to use chips from its computer-vision Project Tango partner Movidius to power its neural-computation engine on Android mobile devices, all without draining the battery. Under a new agreement, the pair will push for more machine-intelligence processing on mobile devices, allowing smartphones to contextualise images and audio without handing off the heavy lifting to a remote datacenter. Google has already shown off how it can cram a neural network into a smartphone with its Google Translate app, which relies solely on the smartphone’s processor to translate text in images viewed through a smartphone’s camera lens. The Android maker has previously tapped Movidius’ Myriad 1 visual-processing unit (VPU) chip to aid 3D-mapping capabilities in Project Tango. According to Movidius, Google will be using the most powerful chip from its…


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