When you look at the camera and it looks back: How artificial intelligence is revolutionizing home …

Last year, we covered how scene recognition would be the next transformative milestone in artificial intelligence. With the release of the Nest’s outdoor cameras this month, we see the first glimmerings of that reality taking shape. For those new to the concept, scene recognition entails the use of machine learning to discern content within a video or photograph and categorize them the way a human would. This is essentially the same process used by virtual assistants like Google Now and Siri to understand verbal commands, except on a visual rather than auditory level. To grasp the difference in complexity, consider the many accents and tones one might use to enunciate the word “stop” and still be intelligible. While certainly vast, the sound profile of any particular word is small when compared with,…


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