Microsoft Kinect is back and this time it's all about AI
01:01, May 8, 2018
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Microsoft is also launching a number of new technologies for developers around making better use of data and AI in their solutions.
Microsoft has also announced that users will be able to access Timeline on an iPhone with Microsoft Edge. Microsoft has added FPGAs to all of its Azure servers in its own datacenters, as well as implementing FPGAs in some of the machines that power Bing's indexing servers as part of its Project Catapult efforts. Data is being collected from aerial and ground sensors and analyzed using artificial intelligence models running on the Azure IoT Edge platform.
Furthermore, this is actually Microsoft's second crack at trying to make the Kinect into a business-focused product.
New Azure Cognitive Services updates include a unified Speech service with improved speech recognition and text-to-speech, which support customized voice models and translation. The update, which only applies to apps in the Microsoft Store will increase the revenue share which is paid, further incentivizing developers to target the platform. The CEO highlighted the fact that Microsoft's cloud competitors finance their cloud computing businesses with revenue generated from other ventures such as retail and advertising, which may run counter to the interests of business customers.
Meanwhile, as blockchain continues to surge, Microsoft announced the Azure Blockchain Workbench as a new tool for bringing together blockchain networks (that are supported by Azure) with cloud services (such as Azure Active Directory and Key Vault), for developers working on blockchain applications.
"Today, we released the integration of Visual Studio App Center and GitHub, which provides GitHub developers building mobile apps for iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS devices to seamlessly automate DevOps processes right from within the GitHub experience", explained Microsoft. "As developers, your UWP will work with Sets from the start, helping to keep your customers engaged", said Microsoft in a statement. Edge activities are already logged on Windows 10 PCs from the Edge app on your phone, but coming soon is the ability to see that same timeline directly on your phone for resuming web browsing activities and more.
The Senate voted 29-17 to pass the House of Representatives-approved bill, according to the legislature's online voting tallies. Reynolds acknowledged that there would be a court challenge. "However, this is bigger than just a law".
"We are aware that the SEC is seeking information on Iconix's financial reporting ", a representative for Carter told CNBC . The company allegedly paid JAY-Z over $200 million to acquire assets affiliated with the Rocawear apparel brand.
Microsoft Edge will also get new clutter-free printing option to take print-out of web pages in a cleaner format. Once updated, Edge adds a new audio icon to mute and unmute a tab that is playing sound.
Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Activision from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. The company was maintained on Friday, February 9 by Jefferies. (NASDAQ:CHKP), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 27 Hold.
County Judge Clay Jenkins is hosting a forum Thursday for local students to "voice their concerns" about the convention. It is expected to draw 80,000 members to explore more than 20 acres of firearm exhibits over three days.
That, together with a shortage of skilled workers, should put upward pressure on wages in the months ahead, economists say. Economists interpreted symmetric to mean policymakers would not be too concerned with inflation overshooting the target .
The last time the Warriors lost two consecutive playoff games was the 2016 NBA Finals when they lost Games 3 and 4 at Cleveland. Anthony Davis proved to be a beneficiary of Rondo's assists as he scored 14 of his 33 total points in the third quarter alone.
And throughout her ordeal, the youngster has been cheered by listening to her favourite songs by the "Shake It Off" hitmaker. And Taylor Swift did not disappoint! The girl's plea went viral, eventually landing in front of the 28-year-old singer.
Only the $60,000 PSA earned by Wes Anderson's "Isle of Dogs" in its first weekend in limited release beats that amount. Director Jose and Anthony Russo's Avengers: Infinity War received a thunderous response at the worldwide box office.
Mackenzie Financial Corp acquired a new position in Charter Communications during the 3rd quarter worth about $220,000. Brown Advisory Inc. increased its position in shares of Charter Communications by 30.0% during the fourth quarter.
Under Armour (UA) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.05
In the case of UAA , investors need not worry about such volatility considering active hedge funds don't have a significant stake. Presently, analysts polled by Zacks Research have set a consensus target price of $14.88 on shares of Under Armour, Inc .
$199 Oculus Go VR headset goes on sale today
As for how much you'll pay for the chance to jump into VR with no wire, it depends on what Oculus Go storage option you choose. That architecture has helped Facebook and Oculus keep the price down, of course, but it has also forced some compromises.
China's Foreign Minister to visit North Korea on May 2
Lindsey Graham, who has ran hot and cold toward Trump, said the US leader was a serious contender for the award. North Korea has in the past made similar commitments about its nuclear program but failed to follow through.
'Golden State Killer' DNA search led to wrong man past year
Joseph James DeAngelo , 72, was jailed without bail almost two years to the day after McNamara died unexpectedly in her sleep . But Michelle McNamara , by reaching millions of readers, shined a brighter light on this case than had ever been shone before.
Apple's next iPhone may ditch 3D Touch
Back in January , KGI Securities expert Ming-Chi Kuo uncovered three potential new iPhone models Apple may discharge this year. The iPhone 6s debuted one of the most revolutionary technologies that became key to an iPhone's appeal - 3D Touch.
Ford to Stop Selling Sedans in North America by 2020
Ford's automotive revenue increased to $39 billion, exceeding the average projection for $37.2 billion in a Bloomberg survey. By 1992, Taurus was the best-selling vehicle in the USA , topping the Honda Accord with 409,751 units sold.