The Augmented Reality Technology is expected to boost the apps industry to up to $108 billion by the 2021 as predicted by Digi Capital.
Microsoft has just announced this morning that it has finally acquired AI startup Maluuba, a Toronto-based company that wants to use deep learning for language processing.
Today is the year for both augmented reality and virtual reality, but one may soon overtake the other.
The rise of artificial intelligence and robotic advancements aren't new in modern society nowadays. Improvements in the field are commonplace and these things appear one after the other. However, it appears there's more to the biggest tech companies than just "advancing" technologies.
Microsoft appears to be quite determined to lead the arrival of AI to our everyday lives. It has just unveiled massive AI projects ranging on a variety of services, courtesy of CEO Satya Nadella in a meeting with developers early this year.
Scientists and engineers normally create AI that can learn via deep learning, and training them usually takes up weeks. However, it seems Microsoft and scientists from the Swiss National Computing Centre have taken this one step further and trained AI via deep learning within minutes!
The realm of virtual reality is about to get global. Some of the world's top tech companies have merged to form a Global Virtual Reality Association in the spirit of collaboration and cooperation.
Microsoft is reportedly spending big dollars to make a super computer straight out of a science fiction movie. The tech giant has been hiring top-notched engineering experts all over the world to create the world's first-ever super quantum computer.
Microsoft will herald a global change in the realm of speech recognition. Its newest software appears to transcribe conversational speech as well as humans.
Microsoft has announced a partnership with Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Sam Altman's non-profit Open AI to further research into deep learning and neural networks.
Good news for clean energy! On Monday, Microsoft has announced that its biggest wind energy purchase. The tech giant has signed a new wind farm contract to purchase 237 MW of wind energy capable of powering their Wyoming Data Center.
Thanks to Microsoft HoloLens and NASA, setting foot on Mars without falling off the face of the Earth is now possible through virtual reality.
Scholars may be in a run for their money with new developments in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) search engines.