I’m back to the office for a few days before returning to China for Mobile World Congress Shanghai next week, where we’ll be demonstrating our latest facial recognition systems.
I’m looking forward to seeing if the show is as lively as CES Asia was last week. There are so many events going on in China at this time of year. Don’t people ever experience technology fatigue?
Continue reading The sleeping dragon has awoken
It’s tough to keep up with all the latest news about developments in AI given how quickly the technology is being rolled out and the huge variety of industries it’s being deployed in. Here are some links to a few recent articles on the topic that have caught my attention.
Continue reading AI snippets from around the globe
Happy Dragon Boat Festival! The long weekend is providing me with a welcome opportunity to catch my breath after the hustle and bustle of Computex and CES Asia over the past couple of weeks.
Continue reading A lookback at Computex and CES Asia
For the VIA Edge AI Developer Kit, we have carefully selected and tested all its hardware components to ensure fast and easy assembly as well as the highest levels of quality, reliability, and performance.
Continue reading VIA Edge AI Developer Kit: tightly-integrated hardware components
If you’re attending the Embedded Vision Summit 2018 in Santa Clara this week, please feel free to stop by and see us at booth number 609. We will have all our latest Computer Vision solutions on display, including the VIA Smart Facial Recognition System, the VIA Mobile360 License Plate Recognition System, and VIA Mobile360 ADAS.
Continue reading VIA at Embedded Vision Summit 2018
Taking my first ever ride on a self-driving EV bus was by far the biggest highlight of my trip to China. Doubly so because we provided the brains of the vehicle in the form of a VIA Mobile360 system that our engineers customized to meet the specific needs of our partner, Enchi Auto.
Continue reading Taking the self-driving EV bus
A 1200km trip in three days from Ningbo to Nanjing, Huia’an, Huzhou, and finally Shanghai bears no comparison to the Long March despite what my back is telling me, but it gave me a tantalizing glimpse of how China’s third-tier cities are being developed.
Continue reading A glimpse of China’s third-tier cities
If it’s Friday I must be in Nanjing, literally the southern capital of China. A hipsterish boutique hotel called the Metropolo with self-described “sassy” rooms was my home from home here. At only CNY280 per night, it was quite a steal. Despite a distinct lack of sass, the room’s excellent facilities provided plenty of comfort for my aching back.
Continue reading From Ningbo to Nanjing
It’s a pity I won’t have any time to poke around the cultural delights of Ningbo during my flying visit here. This ancient port city 220km from Shanghai has a history that dates back nearly 5,000 years and features the oldest private library in China and a rather magnificent drum tower.
Continue reading A flying visit to Ningbo
How will the home security camera market develop over the next few years? This is a question I’ve been thinking about a lot during the preparations for the launch of our new VPai Home turnkey platforms at the Hong Kong Consumer Electronics and Mobile Electronics shows. Here are some thoughts on this topic.
Continue reading Future developments in the home security camera market