Pico Neo 2 and Tobii-powered eye-tracking variant now available worldwide

Pico Neo 2 and Tobii-powered eye-tracking variant now available worldwide

Pico Interactive is making its Neo 2 line of standalone headsets available worldwide. The base model is $700, while an eye-tracking variant powered by Tobii is $900. We tried both models at CES in January and while the eye-tracking wasn’t perfect in the early demo, it also worked without calibration and the electromagnetic controller tracking technology was …

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HAT AI Trasnformers

New AI technique speeds up language models on edge devices

Researchers at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab recently proposed Hardware-Aware Transformers (HAT), an AI model training technique that incorporates Google’s Transformer architecture. They claim that HAT can achieve a 3 times inferencing speedup on devices like the Raspberry Pi 4 while reducing model size by 3.7 times …

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Chrome alert breached passwords

Critical Vulnerability Found In The “Sign In With Apple” Feature

Heads up Apple users! A researcher found a vulnerability that allowed for an attacker to hack accounts simply via email. The vulnerability existed in the “Sign in with Apple” feature, that Apple has now fixed. Vulnerability In “Sign In With Apple” Feature Reportedly, security researcher Bhavuk Jain caught a serious bug threatening Apple users. Jain …

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OpenAI and Uber create Virtual Petri Dish to find the best AI model for a task

OpenAI and Uber create Virtual Petri Dish to find the best AI model for a task

Researchers affiliated with Uber AI and OpenAI have proposed a new approach to neural architecture search (NAS), a technique that involves evaluating hundreds or thousands of AI models to identify the top performers. In a preprint paper, they claim their technique, called Synthetic Petri Dish, accelerates the most computationally intensive NAS steps while predicting model …

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