Google uses AI to speed up travel marketing chores

It often appears that some forms of machine learning and artificial intelligence are just playing to the crowd of those wanting things to be automated. Technology for technology’s sake, as both Luddites and sceptics might say. But Google‘s new Vision Artificial Intelligence platform has some significant uses for the travel industry. Travel content company CrowdRiff is one of a few companies around the world that has been selected by Google to test and distribute the new technology – a process by which images are scanned and identified within seconds, then tags and other forms of classification added instantly. The system can recognise anything from scenery and landmarks to phrases and animals or food. CrowdRiff CEO Dan Holowack says travel brands have been “sitting on a visual content goldmine” on the web – something…


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