Incredible Video Recognition and AI Advancement Made Possible by the Collaborative Power of Intel, Viscovery and QCT

At the upcoming ISC High Performance 2016, QCT will share a compelling story about advancements in deep learning and artificial intelligence made possible by the collaborative human brain power of Intel, Viscovery and QCT. Viscovery is a fast-growing, Taiwan-based company that specializes in cloud-based image and video recognition technologies. Viscovery’s machine learning technology helps users reach the digital content they want, with near-zero latency. This recognition technology has been used in a variety of custom applications and has been successfully integrated with wearable devices, such as Google Glass. Last year, Viscovery launched Video Discovery Service (VDS) which uses a patented algorithm to categorize faces, image, text, audio, motion, objects and scenes. Relevant tags, information and matches are automatically added to advertisements and e-commerce platforms. VDS successfully fulfills scalable video analysis and video data mining. The advancements that Viscovery is bringing to market are truly amazing and game-changing—and we encourage you to hear more about their story at ISC High Performance 2016. The team at QCT is thrilled to play an integral role in powering Viscovery’s technology through our own innovative contributions and our partnership with Intel. In order to advance its machine learning technology, Viscovery needs a reliable and... more

Intel Delivering Full Stack Video Analytics with Viscovery and Quanta

Online  video is a huge part of our connected world today. It’s a medium that we use  daily to share, communicate, learn, and of course, be entertained – and there  seems to be no limit to its growth.   Facebook is a great example – they are now getting an amazing 8 billion video views a day, more than double what  they saw 6 months earlier. According to a recent Cisco report, video  traffic will be 80% of all consumer Internet traffic in 2019, up from 64% in  2014, and mobile video  will increase 11X in the next 5 years. In China alone, the online video market  is expected to reach more than $17B by 2018 according to iresearch. As a  video and tech enthusiast, these developments are hugely exciting, but this  relentless deluge of video does indeed present some very real challenges (and  opportunities). Infrastructure challenges are obvious, given the need for  increased storage and compute to process, transcode and manipulate videos for end  user consumption.   However, there is another,  less straightforward, problem to overcome. How can viewers best navigate the  flood of online video content? And how can content providers and advertisers efficiently  and intelligently provide video content... more