Star Trek Bridge Crew: Artificial Intelligence in Virtual Reality with IBM Watson

Star Trek: Bridge Crew is the hottest new virtual reality action-adventure video game published by Ubisoft. Experts from IBM Watson Developer Labs will discuss how the VR game applies an artificial intelligence platform with enabled voice commands using IBM’s new VR Speech Sandbox.

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July 24, 2017

Star Trek Bridge Crew: Artificial Intelligence in Virtual Reality with IBM Watson

Discover how with IBM Watson, you can virtually explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no one has gone before.
June 23, 2017

IBM Watson Workshop: Facial Recognition in Python with OpenCV & IBM Watson

Facial Recognition understands the contents of images - visual concepts tag the image, find human faces, approximate age and gender, and find similar images in a collection. In this workshop, Polong Lin will teach you how to detect and recognize faces, using Python. Polong will go through the basics of OpenCV in Python, including image processing. He will then follow up with a demo on training faces at scale via the Watson Facial Recognition service by IBM.
May 19, 2017

WayBlazer Kicks Off Cognitive Builder Faire Austin!

Online travel planning is cumbersome and impersonal. Travelers are forced to use un-evolved search methods, navigating through a tremendous amount of information online before finding the perfect option that matches their trip needs. A one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work anymore; users desire a more personalized experience.
May 12, 2017

Cognitive Builder Faire New York

Every month, more than 50 million people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. Our community of explorers have left 91 million tips and checked in 11 billion times. Foursquare’s Places API powers location data for Apple, Uber, Snapchat, Airbnb, Twitter, Microsoft, Samsung and 100,000 other developers.
May 4, 2017

An Evening of Data Science, Star Wars, and Tacos with SendGrid and NVIDIA

“Without big data, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the web like deer on a freeway”, said author and speaker, Geoffrey Moore. That’s invaluable advice, however, how do you make actionable decisions on all your data?!
April 20, 2017

How Cognitive Computing & Watson are Revolutionizing Business

Artificial Intelligence has been a buzz word for over a decade, but how many people truly understand what AI is, or how it’s shaping future of technology, business or our every day lives? How are leading AI companies are using popular concepts like machine learning, cognitive computing or natural language processing to create safer, faster, and more secure technology?
April 12, 2017

How Big Data Impacts Startups

Big data analytics is helping retailers stay in front of a new breed of consumer, the omnichannel shopper. Consumers are today shopping across multiple channels, from brick-and-mortar stores and catalogs to online websites and mobile devices. In addition, new opportunities within data analysis and visualization are helping startups leverage data to maximize profit and drive organizational change.