App Enables Us to „Copy and Paste” Real-world Objects
Bart Swiatek, 05 May 2020, 11:39
Developer Cyril Diagne presented a prototype of the AR Cut & Paste application, which enables us scan an object observed in the real world and transfer it to the computer screen.
Sony Patents Robo-companion for Lonely Gamers
Bart Swiatek, 17 April 2020, 13:19
Sony has patented a robot to act as a companion for the gamers. The device is to be able to sense the user's emotions and respond to their sadness or joy.
Gabe Newell: Single Player Games Will be More Popular Than Multiplayer
Bart Swiatek, 02 April 2020, 11:57
Gabe Newell, the head of Valve Corporation, said in an interview that he believes that in ten years single-player games will be much more popular and profitable than multiplayer titles. All thanks to the development of AI.
Edward Snowden Warns - Threat of Surveillance is More Permanent That the Virus
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 March 2020, 17:40
Edward Snowden, the protagonist of the affair with the disclosure of secret documents of the American NSA, expressed his concern about the government's moves in connection with the coronavirus epidemic. A former CIA employee believes that politicians may have a problem with giving up, among other things, surveillance of citizens with the help of artificial intelligence after dealing with the current crisis.
Vatican, Microsoft and IBM Want Regulations on AI and Face Recognition
Jacob Blazewicz, 02 March 2020, 23:51
Representatives of Microsoft and IBM signed Pope Francis' document on the ethical development of artificial intelligence. The companies have undertaken to promote the development of technology with respect for human rights, with particular emphasis on the face recognition system.
Mount and Blade 2 Bannerlord Early Access Launch Date Reveal Might be Close
Christian Pieniazek, 18 February 2020, 22:43
TaleWorlds is apparently preparing to reveal the release date of Mount &Blade 2 Bannerlord in Steam early access. Furthermore, the developers described the improvements of the opponent AI in their latest production.
Steam Will Tell You Which Game You Should Play Next
Laty, 14 February 2020, 14:11
Steam will offer the players a selection of games that may appeal to them. Everything will be supervised by artificial intelligence, which, based on the completed games of the user, will select similar ones from among those in the library.
Xbox Series X Will Enable us to Download Games Faster? All Thanks to AI
Bart Swiatek, 11 February 2020, 12:31
It seems that machine learning may be employed in ninth generation consoles. In an interview with journalists, James Gwertzman - head of the Microsoft Game Stack initiative - described a technology that allows for significant reduction of downloaded data size by scaling textures using AI.
EU Considers Temporary Ban on Usage of Face Recognition Technology
Bart Swiatek, 20 January 2020, 10:54
According to reports from Reuters, the European Union is considering a five-year ban on the use of face recognition technology in public places. This would prevent abuse and allow for working out solutions to protect citizens. The idea appeared in an extensive report created by the European Commission.
AI Among Top StarCraft 2 Players
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 October 2019, 14:56
Artificial Intelligence AlphaStar has achieved another success in StarCraft II. The work of Google's DeepMind team managed to achieve a top rank in Blizzard's strategy game, outclassing 99.8% of human players.
AI Will Recognize When You're Nervous
Laty, 23 October 2019, 14:07
Year by year, we are witnessing an ever-increasing development of artificial intelligence. This time a Japanese IT corporation, Fujitsu, decided to improve the recognition of human faces by machines. The new technology will allow AI to notice subtle changes in facial expressions, so that it will be able to determine our emotions.
Google Stadia May be More Responsive Than PC
Bart Swiatek, 10 October 2019, 12:26
Google Stadia streaming platform will use an advanced system based on AI algorithms, which will allow it to dynamically increase the number of animation frames per second or predict the actions of players to reduce the typical cloud delay.
Sony Creates Its Own Version of Google Assistant on PlayStation
Agnes Adamus, 30 September 2019, 21:57
Sony is working on its own intelligent assistant. Information about Sony's new patent, PlayStation Assist voice alarm system, has appeared on the Internet. It is supposed to help us in difficult moments, proposing solutions to a given problem.
The Last of Us 2 - Devs are Taking Good Care of Companion AI
Konrad Serafinski, 29 September 2019, 18:38
One of the creators from Naughty Dog revealed that the team is working to improve the artificial intelligence of player companions in The Last of Us: Part II. No more buddies who were like air to our enemies.
CS:GO Update Introduces New Deadly Bots
Bart Swiatek, 18 September 2019, 13:29
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the popular online shooter from Valve Software, received an update recently, that improved the AI of bots in deathmatch. You can also check the novelty on your own server.
Microsoft CEO: It Was Sony Who Offered us Cooperation
Bart Swiatek, 30 July 2019, 13:50
Microsoft's CEO commented on an agreement between Microsoft and Sony under which the two companies would enter into cooperation in certain gaming related areas. According to Satya Nadelli, the agreement will be beneficial for both partners.
Facebook Used AI for Road Mapping
Bart Swiatek, 25 July 2019, 10:55
Facebook, in collaboration with the OpenStreetMap community, has developed a tool that uses artificial intelligence to quickly create maps. AI managed to map the roads in Thailand twice as fast as a team of 100 experts.
The Witcher 2 - Polish Fan Creates Mod With Textures Improved by AI
Bart Swiatek, 17 July 2019, 16:16
Polish modder hub997 developed a pack of improved textures for CD Projekt RED's The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. The modification uses 2K/4K scaling and artificial intelligence to improve the appearance of characters and monsters.
Samsung Revives the Mona Lisa Using a Single Photo
Sin, 24 May 2019, 23:00
Samsung has unveiled a new technology that could revolutionize the video world. Company engineers, based on artificial intelligence procedures, are able to generate a smooth animation of any person's face based on only one photograph.
Sony and Microsoft Start Cooperation on Streaming and AI
Christian Pieniazek, 16 May 2019, 23:42
The news of the launch of wide-ranging cooperation between Sony and Microsoft came out of nowhere. Under the agreement, the companies intend to exchange information and technology, jointly exploring opportunities for development in the fields of streaming and AI.
New Version of Google Assistant Employs Advanced AI Algorithms
Bart Swiatek, 08 May 2019, 11:32
Google has provided some details about the new version of its Assistant. The program is to receive a few useful functions, and to work much faster, thanks to the use of advanced machine learning algorithms.
OpenAI Bots Defeat Dota 2 Champions
Christian Pieniazek, 17 April 2019, 14:49
Teams competing in international Dota 2 tournaments will have to face a new threat. OpenAI has developed bots that managed to defeat the current champions - OG team from Europe - in a fair team match.
Amazon Workers Are Listening to Your Conversations With Alexa
Bart Swiatek, 12 April 2019, 00:06
Bloomberg Agency reports that special teams hired by Amazon are assigned to listening and analyzing fragments of conversations recorded by the AI assistant Alexa.
YouTube plans to reduce the visibility so-called borderline content
Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2019, 22:48
YouTube informed that it intends to change the website’s system of recommendations – the aim is to limit the visibility of so-called borderline content.
AI AlphaStar from Google crushed pro StarCraft 2 players
Bart Swiatek, 26 January 2019, 10:53
Google's Artificial Intelligence team - DeepMind reported that their AlphaStar AI defeated two professional StarCraft 2 players from Team Liquid. In both cases, the games ended with a 5:0 result.
AI will detect account sharing
Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2019, 13:51
AI developed by Synamedia may stop account sharing on streaming services.