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Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Momenta raises $46M Series B for its self-driving car software

Beijing-based Momenta announced this morning that it raised a $46 million Series B round led by NIO Capital , Sequoia Capital China and Hillhouse Capital . Momenta produces self-driving car software that applies deep learning to mapping, path planning and object recognition problems. Shunwei Capital , Sinovation Ventures , Unity Ventures and Daimler also participated in the round. Quite a …

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset will include an artificial intelligence chip

Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset will include an artificial intelligence chip

File photo: Microsoft employees demonstrate HoloLens during the Microsoft Build 2016 Developers Conference in San Francisco, California March 30, 2016. (REUTERS/Beck Diefenbach) There’s a lot of focus right now on the future of virtual reality headsets , the cost of entry , and just how good our VR experiences could get. But Microsoft is following a different path, and instead …

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Visbit Launches Web-Based VR Player & Unity SDK

Visbit Launches Web-Based VR Player & Unity SDK

Visbit has today released a Unity SDK and a Web VR Player, expanding the all-in-one virtual reality (VR) streaming service across all mobile VR platforms and most web browsers. The Unity SDK, also available from today, brings support for Google Daydream View and Cardboard for iOS. “Unity support has been a long-time request from our customers. We are proud to …

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Watch Out, The IoT’s About

Watch Out, The IoT’s About

IoT has been a hot topic lately, with lots of different interpretations. Some people think that the Internet of Things is simply a connected thermostat, whereas other, more ambitious individuals are turning to IoT as a solution for extending products into the services industry. Most of the time, interpretations drift towards the rewards of data analysis and collection. One thing …

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IoT adoption in the enterprise gaining momentum in Australia: Telsyte

IoT adoption in the enterprise gaining momentum in Australia: Telsyte

Nearly a quarter, or 23 percent, of Australian organisations are in the test, development, or production phase of IoT, a new study by analyst firm Telsyte has found. According to the Telsyte Australian Emerging Enterprise Technology Study 2017 , which surveyed 302 IT decision makers on nine types of "emerging" technologies, 59 percent of early adopters claimed cost savings from …

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Microsoft’s next-gen HoloLens will have custom AI chip for object recognition

Microsoft's next-gen HoloLens will have custom AI chip for object recognition

Microsoft has reported that the second generation of its augmented reality headset, the HoloLens, will include a dedicated artificial intelligence coprocessor Microsoft’s augmented reality headset, the HoloLens , is an exciting prospect wrapped in a product that’s not quite ready for the public. But as it inches closer to a consumer release, the company has revealed that the next version …

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Money At The Edge: Channel Partners See The Benefits Of Pairing Edge Computing With IoT

Money At The Edge: Channel Partners See The Benefits Of Pairing Edge Computing With IoT

As more customers adopt Internet of Things applications, solution providers say edge computing applications – where data is processed and analyzed at the end device level – are becoming more prevalent. "More IoT devices and sensors need to be ubiquitous to their environment," said Aaron Kamphuis, IoT practice manager at Open Systems Technologies, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based solution provider. "We’re …

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Microsoft pushes further into chip design as it jockeys to be artificial-intelligence leader

Microsoft pushes further into chip design as it jockeys to be artificial-intelligence leader

Vendor Gavin Bushnell pulls on a HoloLens device at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference in May in Seattle. Microsoft is developing a chip for the augmented-releality goggles that will analyze what the users sees and hears right on the device rather than sending data back to the cloud. (Elaine Thompson/AP) Microsoft is developing a chip for its HoloLens augmented-reality …

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Best Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Buy Right Now

Best Artificial Intelligence Stocks to Buy Right Now

Artificial intelligence is the single most important transforming phenomenon the world is going through after the industrial revolution. AI revenue is up by 59% in 2017 on year-over-year basis. Market research firm IDC expects AI sales will cross $46 billion by the end of 2020. Major tech companies are racing to beat each other in AI, which has resulted in …

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