AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Textract

Amazon Textract Uses Machine Learning to Automatically Extract Text and Data, Including from Tables and Forms, in Virtually Any Document – with No Machine Learning Experience Required Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced the general availability of Amazon Textract, a fully managed service that uses machine learning to automatically extract text and data, including from tables and forms, in virtually any document without the need for manual review, custom code, or machine learning experience.…

Outsmarting Deep Fakes: Researchers Devise an AI-Driven Imaging System That Protects Authenticity

NYU Tandon Researchers Implant "Digital Watermarks" Using a Neural Network to Easily Spot Manipulated Photos and Video To thwart sophisticated methods of altering photos and video, researchers at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering have demonstrated an experimental technique to authenticate images throughout the entire pipeline, from acquisition to delivery, using artificial intelligence (AI). In tests, this prototype imaging pipeline increased the chances of detecting manipulation from approximately 45 percent…

CGTrader Launches the First Complete, Easy-to-deploy Augmented Reality (AR) Solution for e-Commerce at AWE 2019

CGtrader Arsenal Combines Volume 3D Modeling with Optimized Workflows and AR Functionality, Paving the Way for Increased AR Adoption in Online Retail CGTrader, the world's largest source for licensable 3D content, announced a new Augmented Reality (AR) solution for e-Commerce, CGTrader ARsenal, which represents a breakthrough in the way retailers plan, implement and finance 3D product visualization. CGTrader ARsenal includes all solutions and services required to easily deploy AR for online stores, enabling shoppers…

OmniBazaar Marketplace Now Accessible in 16 New Languages

Omnibazaar, Omnibazaar, Inc., Developer of the Omnibazaar Online Distributed Marketplace, Announced Today That Its Omnibazaar Software Has Been Translated into 16 New Languages An updated version of the OmniBazaar e-commerce software has been released in 16 additional languages, making the marketplace accessible to more than 3.6 billion new users. In addition to English, the OmniBazaar user interface is now available in Mandarin, Hindi, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Portuguese, Indonesian, Turkish, Korean, Vietnamese, Italian…

7th China Internet Audio and Video Convention Focuses on New Marketing Driven by Synergy Between Content and Technology

The Empowering Marketing with Innovation forum, organized by Shunya International, was held in Chengdu on May 29 during the 7th China Internet Audio and Video Convention (CIAVC), marking the first time a marketing-focused session was held during CIAVC since the event was launched seven years ago. The session sparked active engagement and discussions among participants. The majority of the forum participants were of the opinion that the synergetic development between content and technology is accelerating the trend…

Microsoft “Cloud and Mobile Technology Incubation Program” launches in Zhaoqing

Zhaoqing Unicorn Field Officially Rolled Out The 2019 Zhaoqing Science and Technology Innovation and Development Summit themed "Create the Future Intelligently with Science and Innovation as the Engine" was successfully held in Zhaoqing New Area on May 22, at which the Microsoft "Cloud and Mobile Technology Incubation Program" - Zhaoqing Cloud and Mobile Application Incubation Platform was officially launched. The incubation platform, dubbed "Unicorn Field", was jointly built by the Management Committee of Zhaoqing…

Magewell Enhances Video Capture and Conversion with Three New Software Tools

Free Downloads Provide Streamlined NDI Conversion, Video Recording and Integrated Nle Video Ingest with Company's Popular Internal and External Capture Devices Magewell is continuing to add customer value to its market-leading video capture devices with the introduction of three free software tools. Magewell Bridge for NDI enables users to convert source video into NDI streams for live, IP-based production, while version 3.0 of Capture Express records video to files at up to 4K resolution. The third tool, a plug-in…

illuma Receives EDAA Trust Seal From ABC

illuma has received the EDAA Trust Seal from industry-owned media auditor ABC, demonstrating compliance in accordance with the EU Self-Regulatory Programme for Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA). Earning the Trust Seal is the important last step in the process for Third Parties committed to the self-regulatory programme. The Trust Seal demonstrates compliance and inspires trust in the market. Earning the EDAA Trust Seal reinforces illuma's commitment is to give advertisers the power to drive more efficient,…

Winston Retail Introduces Newest Shoppable Experiences

Revolutionary Retail Concept, 'SO MAJOR,' Launches Throughout the US, Beginning June 2019 Winston Retail, a global retail agency, and thought-leader defining the consumer experience in retail, wholesale and online channels, announced the launch of SO MAJOR – an inclusively exclusive series of curated pop-up shopping events around the country. For three days each month, the pop-up will introduce an exciting, thematic collection of highly-edited items, ranging from new, unique labels to exclusive products from familiar…

Zilliant Showcases End-to-End Pricing and Sales Growth Capabilities at MindShare 2019

Customers from Around the Globe Attend Zilliant's Annual User Conference Zilliant, the industry leader in AI-driven pricing and sales growth solutions, hosted its annual MindShare user conference last week in Austin. The company welcomed customers from around the world to share their experiences with Zilliant's end-to-end suite of SaaS-based Price Management & Optimization and Sales Growth solutions. Attendees participated in keynotes, breakout sessions and hands-on product workshops over three days.…

When The Sun Is Back, It’s Time To Pack The Snacks: Frito-Lay Reveals Its Next US Snack Index Just In Time For Summer

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Summer is America's Busiest Season for Snacking  It's official. The summer season is packed with snacks. To explore just where, when and how Americans will snack this summer, Frito-Lay unveiled the next installment of its US Snack Index. Snacks play an integral role in the summertime experience. As the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day historically starts a spike and then snacking hits its highest point during the week of July 4. In fact, according to retail sales data, the…

iGeolise Raise £3.2 Million Investment for Their Location Search and Mapping API

Geo API Provider Gets Backing From Sustainability-Focused Investment Firm ETF Partners iGeolise announce £3.2 million funding from ETF Partners. iGeolise are the creators of the TravelTime platform, an API and business analytics solution that uses travel time data to help users make more informed location-based decisions. The API helps users answer the question "How far can I travel within X minutes?" by mapping where's reachable in a time limit. It instantly calculates…

Brightcove’s Award-Winning Live Platform Releases Broadcast Features, Lowers Video Streaming Costs

An End-To-End Solution, Brightcove Live Increases Value by Simplifying Workflows and Enabling Greater Reach to Users Globally Brightcove Inc., the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced new features and functionality for Brightcove Live, once again pushing the envelope and establishing a best-of-breed user experience. The award-winning Brightcove Live solution enables broadcasters, publishers, brands, and enterprises to deliver and monetize live video at a low cost with the flexibility to scale with…

Roku Introduces New Analytics and Planning Tools for OTT Advertisers

ctivation Insights Helps Brands Better Understand Linear Viewing and OTT Spend Roku, Inc. announced Activation Insights, a powerful new tool to target audiences that have shifted to OTT. The capability combines a comprehensive review of a brand’s linear TV campaign performance, with an analysis of the potential OTT audience missed and the optimal budget spend on the Roku platform. “By adding the ability to tie advertising performance on linear with a specific audience that advertisers can gain on OTT, we are addressing a…

TechBytes with Shrenik Sadalgi, Director of Next Gen Experiences, Wayfair

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Wayfair. As Head of Next, I lead Wayfair’s effort to explore far-future research and development, positioning the company to pioneer the future of retail by leveraging emerging technologies and looking at them with a long-term lens. Our team is driving ideation and engineering to help create next-generation customer experiences through technologies like mixed reality, spatial computing, artificial intelligence and more. What is Wayfair and what are your…

2019 TOPO Summit Recap: Customer Experience Disrupts B2B Economy

TOPO’s annual Summit brought together more than 1,500 B2B marketing and sales leaders from large global brands to discuss all-things sales and marketing in San Francisco earlier in April. Many analysts and practitioners took center stage to discuss topics such as sales effectiveness and development, account-based marketing, organizational issues and leadership, to the role technology and business innovation plays in driving strategic revenue growth for your organization. As the Founder and CEO, I took center stage and…

From Sensing to Sensemaking: Converging Big Data with Plant AI

Synaptic Business Automation Enables Operational Excellence by Connecting All Systems in an Organization and Integrating Business and Domain Knowledge Using Digital Automation, Finds Frost & Sullivan As process industries across the world become more connected, networked, and integrated, there has been a consistent surge in the volume of data generated across the manufacturing value chain. The high-fidelity data that is generated by sensors and other wireless devices, however, currently yields inadequate insights…

MarTech Interview with Glenn Shoosmith, Chief Architect and Founder, JRNI

"It’s also important not to get to caught up in the hype around AI. Like anything, the wrong use devalues the right use and AI is certainly being overused right now." Tell us about your role and journey into marketing technology. What inspired you to launch JRNI? In 2008, I started working with some of the world’s largest banks, including Bank of America and Merrill Lynch and during my “out of office” time, I enjoyed playing squash. Trying to find a court near my London residence, I found it virtually impossible to find…

iPinYou Took the Lead in Construction of Big Data Security Systems

Recently, the AI marketing solutions provider iPinYou has passed the highest level of national information security assessment in China. The assessment aims to promote industry standards for big data system construction and collaboration. This national recognition marks an important step for iPinYou in the efforts of establishing a comprehensive data security system, which has become an increasingly crucial link in AI driven marketing solutions. As a milestone in data protection endeavor, the EU General Data Protection…

Xignite CEO to Give Keynote on Migrating Market Data to the Cloud at The North American Financial Information Summit – NAFIS 2019

Xignite, Inc., the leading provider of market data cloud solutions for financial services has been selected to present a keynote case study at The North American Financial Information Summit - NAFIS 2019, a technology-focused conference for senior data, compliance and technology executives. Stephane Dubois, CEO and Founder of Xignite, will discuss the benefits for large financial institutions in migrating their real-time market data to the cloud. He also will review the pros and cons of several…