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MPAI celebrates its first anniversary approving 3 standards for publication

Geneva, Switzerland – 30 September 2021. Today, at its 12th General Assembly, the Moving Pic­ture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence (MPAI) standards developing organisation has approved 3 standards for publication as MPAI standards. Established exactly one year ago as an international, unaffiliated, not for profit association, MPAI is proud to announce that the first two AI-powered standards approved today serve two of the many industries targeted by MPAI: financial risk assessment and human-to-machine communic­ation. The 3rd standard addresses…

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Even the stars die – A summary

Born on 29th of January 1988, the Moving Picture Experts Group – MPEG – pas­sed away on the 2nd of June 2020 at the age of 32, hit by 12 stabbers. Especially some of those who had been most benefitted pounced on it. Ten rose in its defence but were outnumbered. Five looked without intervening. The book  talks extensively and at different levels about what drove the MPEG mission and the results of its 386 months of activity. In simple…

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India needs help

We have all heard the news about the situation in India - 1.3 billion people under attack by Civid-19. The media have stopped talking about it, but the situation there is dramatic. Ambarish Natu, who was an MPEG participant is sponsoring. https://www.gofundme.com/f/j24r8-oxygen-concentrators-for-india

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MPAI starts development of AI-based company performance prediction standard

Geneva, Switzerland – 12 May 2021. At its 8th General Assembly, the international, unaffiliated Moving Picture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence (MPAI) standards association has received substantial proposals in response to its Call for Technologies on AI-based Company Performance Prediction Use Case. Meanwhile the development of its foundational AI Framework standard is steadily progressing and the technical review of responses to the Context-based Audio Enhancement (MPAI-CAE) and Multimodal Conversation (MPAI-MMC) Calls for Technologies has been completed. The goal…

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MPAI consolidates the development of three AI-based data coding standards

Geneva, Switzerland – 14 April 2021. At its 7th General Assembly, the international, unaffiliated Moving Picture, Audio and Data Coding by Artificial Intelligence (MPAI) standards association has received substantial proposals in response to its two Calls for Technologies on Enhanced Audio and Multimodal Conversation that closed on the 12th of April. Meanwhile the development of its foundational AI Framework standard is steadily progressing targeting July 2021 for delivery of the standard. The goal of the the AI Framework standard, nicknamed…

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Why the MPAI way is the only way

Research, business and society are gradually coming to realise that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not just another generation of data processing technologies. It is a powerful set of pervasive technologies impacting the way individuals and society have behaved creating a set of customers, rules and laws governing their life and organisation. The article Artificial Intelligence Beyond Deep Neural Networks by Naga Rayapati, Forbes Councils Member is enlightening of the level of awareness achieved: Neural networks act as black boxes and…

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