Apple has released a new ad showcasing the new Portrait Lighting mode on the iPhone 8 Plus that lets users create dramatic studio lighting effects when shooting in Portrait mode.
Titled „Portraits of Her“, the ad features Shannon Wise of music group The Shacks walking along a sidewalk and singing the band’s 2016 single „This Strange Effect“ as the camera transitions through the Portrait Lighting mode’s range of effects, such as Natural Light, Studio Light, Contour Light, and Stage Light.
The short ad concludes with the iPhone 8 Plus operator showing Wise her portrait photo as he taps through the various effects in the Camera app [...]
Apple hat mit Regaind ein französisches Startup übernommen, welches sich auf Foto-Analysen anhand künstlicher Intelligenz fokussiert hat.
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Google is working on a tabletop smart screen for video calling and more that will go up against Amazon’s Echo Show, according to sources who spoke to TechCrunch.
The Google device is internally codenamed „Manhattan“ and will have a screen size similar to the 7-inch Echo Show, said two sources, one of whom reportedly received information directly from a Google employee. The device is said to run a version of Android, meaning it could be capable of running third-party apps, with Netflix being mooted as a possibility.
Amazon’s Echo Show device. Both sources claim the device will offer access to Google Assistant, Google Photos, and YouTube – [...]
Apple is continuing to expand manufacturing efforts related to the production of its own chips, according to a new report today by Nikkei, which stated that the company aims to „better compete“ in the artificial intelligence field and reduce reliance on major suppliers like Intel and Qualcomm. Nikkei’s sources said Apple’s interest lies in building „core processors for notebooks, modem chips for iPhones, and a chip that integrates touch, fingerprint and display driver functions.“
Apple has reportedly „invested in research and development“ for baseband modem chips — currently sourced from Intel and Qualcomm — which [...]