Google continues to push the AI envelope with release of new toolset that lets robots ‘see’

By Michelle Goodman With each announcement of an artificial intelligence breakthrough, smart robots become less of a futuristic movie plot and more of a reality integrated into daily living. Source: Google Google’s beta release of Cloud Vision API, which has been in limited preview since December, is the latest in a recent spate of AI announcements from software giants. Microsoft, IBM and Yahoo have also made impressive AI strides in recent weeks. With Google’s new AI toolkit, developers can use machine learning to help robots recognize image content. Hold up a banana, and the bot can identify it by name. Program the bot to move toward smiling faces and away from frowning ones, and it will recognize facial expressions accordingly and move in the desired direction. By using the technology…


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