Baidu Tech Blog

Blog 2017-05-22T04:01:04+00:00

A Spatial-Temporal Modeling Framework for Large-scale Video Understanding

By Xiao Liu and Shilei Wen This blog discusses a novel approach to video recognition and classification that won Baidu first place at the ActivityNet Challenge this year.Artificial intelligence technologies are no longer limited to [...]

August 21st, 2017|

Baidu Research Announces Next Generation Open Source Deep Learning Benchmark Tool

Baidu Research today unveiled the next generation of DeepBench, the open source deep learning benchmark that now includes measurement for inference. The announcement was made at the O’Reilly AI Conference in New York. In September [...]

June 28th, 2017|

Deep Speaker: an End-to-End System for Large-Scale Speaker Recognition

By Chao Li, Ajay Kannan and Zhenyao Zhu Speaker recognition algorithms seek to determine the identity of a speaker from audio. Two common recognition tasks are verification (determining whether speakers are who they claim to [...]

May 9th, 2017|

An AI agent with human-like language acquisition in a virtual environment

Despite tremendous progress, artificial intelligence is still limited in many ways. For example, in computer games, if an AI agent is not pre-programmed with game rules, it must try millions of times before figuring out [...]

March 29th, 2017|

Introducing SwiftScribe: A Breakthrough in AI-Powered Transcription Software

Today we are proud to announce the beta launch of Baidu’s first AI-powered transcription software, SwiftScribe. We set out to develop SwiftScribe to fix a pain point – the time-consuming process of manually transcribing word-by-word. Now, [...]

March 13th, 2017|

Deep Voice: Real-Time Neural Text-to-Speech for Production

Baidu Research presents Deep Voice, a production-quality text-to-speech system constructed entirely from deep neural networks. The biggest obstacle to building such a system thus far has been the speed of audio synthesis – previous approaches [...]

February 28th, 2017|

PaddlePaddle and Kubernetes Join Forces, Helping Developers Efficiently Train Deep Learning Models

Kubernetes community announced today that PaddlePaddle, the open source deep learning framework originally developed by Baidu, is now compatible with Kubernetes, the cluster management system, making PaddlePaddle the only deep learning framework that officially supports [...]

February 7th, 2017|

Baidu’s Melody: AI-Powered Conversational Bot for Doctors and Patients

Baidu has launched Melody, an AI-powered conversational bot designed to provide relevant information to doctors to assist with recommendations and treatment options. Melody incorporates advanced deep learning and natural language processing (NLP) technologies developed by Baidu. [...]

October 18th, 2016|