Training computers to detect, understand and respond to humans in the same way that people do
MONTRÉAL, March 5, 2020 /CNW/ - wrnch, the leading provider of human-centric, computer vision software, announced today that it is partnering with Mila – Québec AI Institute to advance artificial intelligence (AI) in the fields of image processing, computer vision and deep learning.
Founded by Professor Yoshua Bengio from the Université de Montréal in partnership with McGill University, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal and HEC Montréal, Mila offers an innovation space to facilitate interaction between researchers and start-ups that are pioneering revolutionary solutions through the use of AI.
"We are delighted to partner with Mila to improve the accuracy and speed by which computers understand and respond to human behavior," said Dr. Paul Kruszewski, founder and CEO of wrnch. "We're honored to offer Mila researchers access to our software platform to advance human-centric, computer vision."
Through this partnership, Mila's community of 450 researchers can use the wrnchAI platform to conduct applied research in deep learning to train applications to recognize and respond to human motion, intent, and behavior in real-time. The partnership also fosters collaboration and knowledge transfer between academia and industry.
"Applied research in 3D and 4D graphic analysis, human motion synthesis, and human behavior prediction open new opportunities never seen before," said Professor Yoshua Bengio. "We're pleased to partner with wrnch to maximize the potential that AI has to accelerate economic and social innovation."
wrnch is a Montréal-based, AI software company was founded by people who believe that businesses can deliver intelligent solutions that enhance the human experience. Its mission is to enable computers to see, understand, and respond to humans in the same way that people do, so that developers can deliver vision-based solutions that make the world healthier, safer, and more fun.
Its flagship product, the wrnchAI platform, processes digital images from cameras and videos using deep learning models to detect humans in images, recognize skeletons and shapes, understands motion and gestures, and deliver results so that computers can respond rapidly to what is seen. Learn more by visiting https://www.wrnch.ai, and join the discussion on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.
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