Machine learning

BBC R&D tests AI in live audience setting

The BBC’s research unit, BBC R&D, is testing how AI and machine learning can be applied in live audience environments by conducting an experiment at the BBC, LFCI and Alan Turing Institute’s conference on AI, Society and the Media. The goal of the experiment is to gain a greater understanding of how AI and machine […]

Iflix partners with Wattpad on AI-selected Indonesian originals

Iflix has partnered with reading and publishing app Wattpad to co-produce dozens of original movies based on Wattpad stories from Indonesia. Using machine learning, Wattpad will identify stories and trends to develop as Iflix original films, drawing on the more than six million original Indonesian stories that have been uploaded to the service. Iflix said […]

Sky News offers machine-learning enhanced Royal Wedding with AWS

Sky News has teamed up with AWS Elemental to use new cloud-based machine learning technology to enhance its coverage of the upcoming UK royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Sky News will use machine learning and media services to name guests as they enter St. George’s Chapel, Windsor, and enrich the video content […]

Twitter to make it easier to find video content

Twitter is focusing on connecting its users faster with “their interests and topics they care about” as part of its broader push into video. Speaking on the company’s fourth quarter earnings call yesterday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that its focus is to match people with interests, which includes being able to watch an event […]