How Researchers Are Using Machine Learning To Make VR Sword Fights More Realistic

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” These repeated actions can easily break player immersion, which is why researchers have begun working on a new system that uses machine learning to deliver more realistic sword fights against less predictable opponents. En garde!

Rosetta Stone iPhone App Now Features AR Machine Learning

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The popular language-learning platform is even more intelligent with object recognition technology. If you’ve ever thought about learning a new language from scratch, but don’t have the time or money for an in-person class, odds are you’ve at least explored the idea of using Rosetta Stone. Their use of augmented reality and machine learning creates an incredibly rewarding learning experience for our customers.

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Developer Creates VR Time Machine To Relive His Past Year

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Lucky for us, Rizzoto comedically documented his experience creating a personal time machine, and the process is nothing short of daunting. His approach was to split his time machine project into three trials. Building a VR-powered time machine isn’t an easy task.

Snapchat Adds Lava And Water AR Lenses Using Ground Segmentation And Machine Learning

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This week the app is adding two ground replacement Lenses to the mix, enabling users to swap solid pavement, carpeting, or other terrain for bubbling lava or reflective water through a mix of segmentation technology and machine learning.

Facebook’s AI Research Chief Talks AR Glasses, AI, And Machine Learning

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Facebook AI Research chief AI scientist Yann LeCun believes augmented reality glasses are an ideal challenge for machine learning (ML) practitioners — a “killer app” — because they involve a confluence of unsolved problems.

Learning about Gutenberg Machine

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Today, through the AVR Platform, students can watch a live printing press in action and learn how it played a key role in moving the world out of the Medieval era into the Early Modern period! The post Learning about Gutenberg Machine appeared first on EON Reality. The printing press, invented by German goldsmith Johann Gutenberg in 1448, has been called one of the most important inventions in the history of humankind.

Google Tests Interactive Learning with VR Espresso Machine, “People learned faster and better in VR”

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The team behind Daydream, Google’s mobile VR platform, is currently conducting experiments with the aim of broadening virtual reality’s usecase to include more interactive learning. With an experimental VR espresso maker at the ready, the team says “people learned faster and better in VR” than by watching training videos when put to the test on how to brew the real thing. The Daydream team then put the would-be baristas to task with a real espresso machine.

Auto VR Sound Generation via Physics Simulations and Machine Learning

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” She’s also using machine learning techniques to be able to extract the material properties of the environment from a sound recording. The post Auto VR Sound Generation via Physics Simulations and Machine Learning appeared first on Road to VR. Voices of VR Podcast VR Audio VR Podcasts dr ming lin IEEEVR machine learning physics simulations vr audioMing Lin has been working on realtime physics simulations before physics engines were cool.

European Commission Proposes Taking Away the Cops' Big Boy Surveillance Machine

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Access an online course bundle in machine learning for under £15

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TL;DR: The Machine Learning for Beginners Overview Bundle is on sale for £14.80 From prediction engines to online streaming, machine learning powers many of the breakthrough innovations that support our lifestyles.

Facebook’s new image-recognition A.I. is trained on 1 billion Instagram photos

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Features ai Artificial intelligence Facebook Image Recognition machine learning machine visual semi-supervised learning unsupervised learningFacebook has developed a powerful new image-recognition A.I. that's trained on over a billion public Instagram images.

Grand Theft Auto Looks Frighteningly Photorealistic With This Machine Learning Technique

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But researchers at Intel Labs may have found a shortcut by applying machine learning techniques to rendered footage from a console that… Read more. As powerful as video game consoles have become, even the most graphically stunning video games don’t look like realistic, real-world footage, which is arguably the ultimate goal.

Get over 50 hours of training in machine learning for under £30

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TL;DR: The Machine Learning Master Class bundle is on sale for £29.85 Along with those technologies has come a relatively new category of computer science called machine learning, or ML. Machine Learning Programming Mashable Shopping Shopping Uk Uk Deals

Unity Hires Dr. Danny Lange away from Uber to be VP of AI and Machine Learning

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Unity announced that it has hired Dr. Danny Lange as VP of AI and Machine Learning. He joins from Uber, where he was head of machine learning. At Uber, Lange led the efforts to build the world’s most versatile Machine Learning platform to support Uber’s hyper growth. As head of machine learning, Lange will lead Unity’s efforts around AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Machine Learning.

Oculus Launches New-And-Improved VR Avatars

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Alongside the new design and customization options, the new Oculus Avatars feature “machine-learning based motion prediction technology,” resulting in more fluid, natural movements akin to what you might see in real life.

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‘Deep Nostalgia’ Brings Old Family Photos To Life Using Artificial Intelligence

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Powered by the video reconstruction experts over at D-ID, this deep learning technology breathes new life into static imagery via a series of fixed sequences composed of specific gestures provided by MyHeritage.

Get a three-part course bundle in machine learning for just $20

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TL;DR: Dip a toe into the world of machine learning with the Machine Learning for Beginners Overview Bundle , on sale for $19.99 From prediction engines to online streaming, machine learning powers many of the breakthrough innovations that support our lifestyles.

Train Safely on the Virtual Lathe Machine

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EON XR is now revolutionising technical training, allowing students to train safely on the lathe machine directly from their phones in a virtual environment. Click here to learn how you can train safely on the lathe machine in a virtual environment on EON XR. .

Kid-mounted cameras help A.I. learn to view the world through eyes of a child

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News machine learningIs this the way to train smarter A.I.?

Snapchat AR Lenses Update Adds Voice Commands, Shared Worlds, Dog & Plant Scanner

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This includes voice-activate UI navigation, shared AR Lenses capable of spanning multiple city blocks, new scanners capable of identifying dog and plant breeds, and machine learning functionality just to name a few. Snap Inc.

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‘Grav|Lab’ Lets you Build Incredible Machines with Oculus Touch and HTC Vive

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You may well have seen standard 2D titles like this before, the Incredible Machine series for example. No firm release date has been announces just yet, but we’ll let you know as soon as we learn anything. The post ‘Grav|Lab’ Lets you Build Incredible Machines with Oculus Touch and HTC Vive appeared first on Road to VR. Grav|Lab is a physics-centric puzzler which has you devising ever more elaborate ways to guide balls from one point to another.

This tech was science fiction 20 years ago. Now it’s reality

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The future of A.I.: 4 big things to watch for in the next few years

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Features Deep Learning generative adversarial network GPT-3 machine learning neuro-symbolic AI the future ofArtificial intelligence has progressed in leaps and bounds over the past decade. What's in store for the next one? Here are four things to keep an eye on.

Voxon’s 3D Volumetric Arcade Machine Leads The Charge For Holographic Gaming

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Thanks to the efforts of Australian-based star-up Voxon, a futuristic technology from a galaxy far far away is now a reality with the development of Voxon VX1 3D volumetric arcade machine. People can gather around the VX1 to visualize, communicate, learn, and play via a shared 3D holographic experience. Voxon currently has two products available; the Voxon VX1, an advanced 3D volumetric display; and the Voxon Z3D, labeled as the world’s first holographic arcade machine.

Snap’s Lens Studio Now Supports Custom ML-powered Snapchat Lenses

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Now parent company Snap is enabling creators to use self-provided machine learning models in Lenses, and hoping the initiative will inspire partnerships between ML developers and creatives.

Personalizing Learning with Data

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Microsoft’s latest acquisition shows how combining pedagogy and technology can dramatically improve learning outcomes. Research recently conducted by the company – “ The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative ” – concluded that student-centric approaches will be critical to achieving this. ” Key to success is establishing a pedagogical model that fosters a culture where students collaborate and take ownership over their learning.

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Read the eerily beautiful ‘synthetic scripture’ of an A.I. that thinks it’s God

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Features ai Artificial intelligence GPT-3 machine learning TwitterTravis DeShazo fed an A.I. algorithm all of the world's major religious texts, and then trained it to spit out biblical-sounding synthetic scripture.

A.I. doesn’t usually forget anything, but Facebook’s new system does. Here’s why

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systems are designed to remember absolutely everything they learn. Features ai Artificial intelligence Facebook machine learningMost A.I. But that's not always ideal, so Facebook decided to build one that forgets.

Why Soul Machines Made an AI Baby

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At Soul Machines , a company that uses artificial intelligence to create lifelike avatars that respond to human emotion, a fair amount of their work could be considered unsettling to the average person who fears the coming takeover by our AI-robot overlords. It’s a company that pretty much lives in the uncanny valley, that space between fake and real that can creep people out, but that’s not usually what happens when people meet BabyX, said Soul Machines founder Mark Sagar.

Immersive Tech Transforming Learning

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Experiential learning enabled by technologies such as VR and AR are set to disrupt education as we know it, but what will the future of learning actually look like? If you held my feet to a fire and made me choose one area I thought held the most exciting potential for immersive tech, I would have to say learning Click To Tweet. Immersive tech represents the evolution of personal computing and will revolutionize the way we interact with machines Click To Tweet.

It’s Time To Develop A Consent Framework For Virtual Beings

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With innovations in the machine learning space, virtual beings can be given characteristics that are used to generate novel, unique responses, rather than predetermined, pattern-matched ones.

How VR and AI Will Supercharge Learning

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We are getting to a tipping point where the convergence of Artificial Intelligence and Immersive Technologies will transform the way we teach and learn beyond recognition. It seems to me that it is through this machine that for the first time we will be able to have a one-to-one relationship between information source and information consumer.”. The next step then is to use AI and machine learning to “teach” systems to filter, adapt and personalize interactions accordingly.

This deep learning and data analysis course is on sale for under £30

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TL;DR: The Deep Learning and Data Analysis Certification Bundle is on sale for £29.21 Today's advanced machine learning is a branch of artificial intelligence founded on the idea that systems can learn to recognise patterns, and eventually predict our actions and thoughts.

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Facebook Researchers Found A Way To Essentially Give Oculus Quest More GPU Power

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Facebook Researchers seem to have figured out a way to use machine learning to essentially give Oculus Quest apps 67% more GPU power to work with.

Hands-On: Symphony of the Machine is a VR Puzzle Game About Changing the Weather

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And now Symphony of the Machine , an upcoming VR puzzle game by Stirfire Studios , wants you to bounce light off of mirrors to trigger a weather changing device. Symphony of the Machine was first created during the Global Game Jam last year with restrictions such as no violence, one-handed play, and the game’s story being communicated through its gameplay only. That’s how I learned my first game mechanic.

Google Rolls Out New AR Features For Its Lens App

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While VR technology may have been absent at this year’s I/O Developer Conference in Mountain View, California, Google did reveal several AR and machine learning-based updates coming soon to Google Lens. These AR and machine learning updates are rolling out now and will be available to all users by the end of the week. News AR Augmented Reality Google AR and VR Google Lens Machine Learning

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IBM and Michael J. Fox Foundation make a breakthrough in fighting Parkinson’s

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News ai IBM machine learningcould help track symptoms as they progress.