Machine Learning

Machine Learning

The perfect storm called artificial intelligence and geospatial big data

On April 20, 2010, when BP’s deep-water drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, the oil giant claimed that the spill...

Google open-sourced its real-time localization and mapping library

Real-time Simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) is a critical component of all autonomous platforms, be it self-driving cars, drones or ... self-parking chairs (nope, not kidding);...

Taxis in Japan turn to AI to take on ridesharing services

Picture this: It is 8 am. You have successfully tackled the morning rush, packed your lunch, and even managed to grab some breakfast. All...

Geospatial Big Data: The Next Phase of DigitalGlobe

Nearly 45 years have passed since the iconic “Blue Marble” image was taken by the Apollo astronauts on December 7, 1972. At the beginning,...

How Google is planning to use your location to create the perfect playlist

Spotify has its curated playlists, Apple Music has its exclusives and Google Play Music? Google Play Music has Context awareness. Google has turned to its...

Intel to acquire Movidius, a startup that makes chips for drones and indoor mapping

Intel has invested heavily in computer vision and drones in recent times and as part of that vision, they announced their planned acquisition of...

Google’s latest game turns scribbles into satellite imagery

  "Land Lines" from Google is a really addictive game that converts your random scribble into an actual geometric pattern that is visible from space. And its...

Playing for Data: Using GTA to teach self-driving cars to navigate the real-world

273,588.430 - that is the exact number of kilometres Google's fleet of 58 cars clocked for their Self-Driving Car project in August this year...

How Machine Learning is helping Google predict the wind better

When Google first launched its moonshot "Project Loon" to provide internet connectivity to farthest corners of the world by launching dozens of balloons, the...

Udacity launches Self-Driving Car Nanodegree in partnership with Mercedes-Benz, Nvidia and others

The Self-Driving Car industry is moving fast, sometimes too fast to keep track of the all the updates. Last week alone, Tesla announced the launch...

What’s the difference between Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning?

Artificial intelligence has held a place in our imagination from the beginning of the XX century. Already in the 1930s and 1940s, the pioneers...

Mapping Poverty Using Machine Learning And Satellite Imagery

The way we map the world is changing fast. One of the most detailed population density maps of the world was created by Facebook,...

Business Intelligence Driven Through Real-Time Data and Social Maps

When faced with a power outage, the last thing I want to do is to figure out the customer service number of the Utility...

World Economic Forum’s 2016 Technology Pioneers: 4 Geospatial companies in the list!!

Each year the World Economic Forum awards the most innovative and impactful early-stage tech companies on the planet with their "Technology Pioneer" award. The award...

This startup founded by former Google and Leica engineers that creates maps for autonomous...

DeepMap is the latest in the list of startups that are focussed on mapping and localization for autonomous vehicles. The 25-person startup based in Palo Alto...

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