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Jun 14, 2018   |   Jack Dashwood

Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick: One Year On

In the summer of 2017, I was involved in the type of project that very few get to work on during their careers: the launch of a new category of devices. While new product launches happen all the time, it’s rare to witness—let alone help launch—an entirely new type of product. The device in question…

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Jun 05, 2018   |   Fiaz Mohamed

Warner Bros. Taps Intel AI to Connect Content and Audience

Consider the following problem. You’re looking for new approaches to marketing a beloved 90s sitcom, which has already been enormously successful in syndication and home video sales. The show produced hundreds of half-hour episodes—more than 80 hours of video altogether. How do you determine which scenes will best resonate with your target audiences? How could…

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May 31, 2018   |   Yulia Tell, Jiao Wang

Data Analytics and AI are Just What the Doctor Ordered

The healthcare industry is ripe for adoption of multiple aspects of artificial intelligence (AI).  In a segment with an abundance of use cases to inform AI solutions, it’s easy to see how the healthcare industry can benefit from the insights provided by AI. And the stakes are high when patient outcomes can be impacted by…

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May 23, 2018   |   Yinyin Liu, Harini Eavani, Zach Dwiel

Applying Deep Learning to Genomics Analysis

Synthetic Genomics, Incorporated (SGI) is a synthetic biology company that aims to bring genomic-driven solutions to market. They design and build biological systems and conduct interdisciplinary research by combining biology and engineering to address global sustainability problems SGI asked for Intel’s help to conduct a deep learning proof of concept that would automatically tag a…

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May 03, 2018   |   Elson Rodriguez

Our Friend the Object Store

This is your Tensorflow I/O operation: This is your Tensorflow I/O operation on S3: Any questions? … ...Oh wait, you have a ton of questions and doing this awesome thing interests you greatly? What’s going on here? Back in July 2017, Yong Tang added an S3 backend for Tensorflow’s Filesystem interface. This means almost anywhere…

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May 01, 2018   |   Srinivasa Karlapalem

High-throughput Object Detection on Edge Platforms with FPGA

This article introduces software and deep neural network architecture (DNN) level optimizations and tweaks to achieve high throughput with deep learning based object detection applications and FPGAs on edge platforms. The ideas presented here could be generalized to speed up other compute-intensive applications on edge platforms as well. Contents Overview of Edge Platforms Introduction to…

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May 01, 2018   |   Andres Rodriguez, Wei Li, Jason Ye, Rinat Rappoport, Eden Segal, Koichi Yamada, Niharika Maheshwari, Rong Zhang, Etay Meiri, Amit Bleiweiss, Zhiyuan Huang

Amazing Inference Performance with Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

[bc playerid="4090876643001" videoid="5780439477001"] Over the past year, Intel has focused on optimizing popular deep learning frameworks and primitives for Intel® Xeon® processors.  Now, in addition to being a common platform for inference workloads, Intel Xeon Scalable processor (formerly codename Skylake-SP) is a competitive platform for both training and inference. Previously, deep learning training and inference…

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Apr 30, 2018   |   Ashwin Vijayakumar

Practical Applications of Deep Learning: Build a DIY Smart Security Camera Using the Intel® Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick

Have you ever wanted to deploy your deep neural network (DNN) models onto a weekend project that is not only fun but also creates a useful gadget to have around the house? Maybe Fido figured out the motion triggered camera system and fills up your disk space with videos of him jumping around the room.…

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Apr 26, 2018   |   Milena Marinova

AI Gets Personal

For centuries, people have expressed individuality and character by their choices of clothing, furniture, and accessories as well as preferences in items such as books, songs, and movies. The advances of the Internet and mobile platforms have made new discoveries and creations easily shared and curated. Given the substantial value of such personalization of products…

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Apr 26, 2018   |   Mattson Thieme, Ravi Panchumarthy, Prashant Shah

Amazon Web Services Works with Intel to Enable Optimized Deep Learning Frameworks on Amazon* EC2 CPU Instances

With a wide array of compute, memory, and communication configurations, Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a rich platform for building deep learning (DL) systems [1]. On top of this, their introduction of the Amazon* Deep Learning AMI (Amazon Machine Image) - which comes with pre-built deep learning environments - further enhances their DL offering by…

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