R&D

Cerence Studies Driver Behavior at DRIVE Labs

Cerence Studies Driver Behavior at DRIVE Labs

Cerence appears to be running on all cylinders after its split from Nuance Communications earlier this month. The new company is highlighting the efforts of its Design, Research, Innovation and Vehicle Experience (DRIVE) Labs, which are currently working to design better user interfaces for smart cars and other connected vehicles. The Labs have also been…

Cerence Forms Research Partnership with Mila

Cerence Forms Research Partnership with Mila

The newly formed automotive specialist Cerence Inc. has become a resident partner at the Mila Artificial Intelligence Institute in Quebec. The Institute’s lab is located near Cerence’s Montreal office, which employs more than 450 employees and is responsible for much of the company’s R&D. The close proximity will give Mila interns the opportunity to collaborate…

Nuance Opens New Car-Focused AI Research Lab in Germany

Nuance Opens New Car-Focused AI Research Lab in Germany

Nuance Communications has announced a new AI research center that will focus on smart and autonomous car technologies. Dubbed the Design, Research, Innovation and Vehicle Experience Lab, or the DRIVE Lab, it will be based in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (“DFKI”) in Saarbrücken. Work at the new lab will complement research in DRIVE…

Google Exec Emphasizes AI on Company’s 20th Anniversary

Google Exec Emphasizes AI on Company’s 20th Anniversary

Google’s leadership is betting on sophisticated conversational AI as the next big technological leap, suggest comments from the company’s head of search, Ben Gomes, on Google’s 20th anniversary. Speaking to The Guardian, Gomes placed a strong emphasis on the evolution of speech recognition technology, highlighting Google’s efforts over time including its initial experiments in the…

San Diego Firm Starts Work On AI-Driven Object Recognition Engine

San Diego Firm Starts Work On AI-Driven Object Recognition Engine

“When fully developed, these architectures are expected to allow Avant! to recognize objects without the need for human intervention.” Danny Rittman, CTO, Gopher Protocol San Diego-based Gopher Protocol has announced its entry into the field of AI-driven object recognition, with the company starting work on a system called “Avant!”. The system will be based on…

Jumio Expands R&D Team with Montreal AI Lab

Jumio Expands R&D Team with Montreal AI Lab

“In announcing the R&D expansion, Jumio said its new Montreal-based AI team will build deep learning models pertaining to data extraction, fraud detection, and risk scoring.” Jumio has launched a new artificial intelligence lab to help further advance its biometric authentication technology. Based in Montreal, the new lab will complement ongoing work at Jumio’s Vienna-based…

Samsung Expands AI Research With Three New Centers in Canada, Russia, and The U.K.

Samsung Expands AI Research With Three New Centers in Canada, Russia, and The U.K.

“Samsung has a long history of pursuing innovation and we are excited to be bringing that same passion and technology leadership to AI,” – Hyun-suk Kim, President and Head of Samsung Research As part of Samsung’s global and collaborative efforts to advance the practical applications of AI, Samsung Research has added three new AI Centers:…