Food

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Fishermen insert their catch into a machine from Shinkei Systems, which automatically processes the fish.
Food

Neural Nets Catch Fresher Fish: Robot Deck Hand Automatically Processes Fish

Shinkei Systems developed a machine that uses computer vision to slaughter fish in a way that maximizes their shelf life and flavor.
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TX SCAR robot restocks beverages at a FamilyMart in Japan.
Food

One Cool Robot: FamilyMart Uses TX SCAR Robots to Restock Beverages

FamilyMart, a chain of Japanese convenience stores, plans to employ robots to fill shelves with beverage bottles at 300 locations.
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Smart Phone app called Dieta
Food

Deep Doo-Doo

People who suffer from gastrointestinal conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome are number two when it comes to describing the characteristics of their own poop.
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Animated video shows the Flippy 2 autonomous restaurant robot making french fries
Food

Deep Learning for Deep Frying: White Castle Uses Robots to Cook French Fries

Flippy 2, a robotic fry station from California-based Miso Robotics, has been newly deployed in a Chicago White Castle location.
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Demonstration of Climate AI model working
Food

Getting a Jump on Climate Change: AI Startups Predict the Economic Impacts of Climate Change

Startups are predicting how climate change will affect global commerce. Companies that specialize in climate analytics are training neural networks to help businesses manage risks posed by a warming globe,
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Sequence showing how the service called Tastry works
Food

Full-Bodied With Hints of Forest Fire: AI Masks Smoke Flavor in Wine's Tainted by Wildfire

Wineries in areas affected by wildfires are using machine learning to produce vintages that don’t taste like smoke. Some California winemakers are using a service called Tastry to identify grapes tainted by smoke from the state’s surging blazes and recommend blends that will mask the flavor.
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Sequence of coffee producers using technology from Israeli-Colombian startup Demetria.
Food

Wake Up and Smell the AI: Coffee Producers Use AI to Grow Better Beans

Coffee producers are using machine learning to grow better beans.What’s new: Beverage giant Nespresso is rolling out a system to assess the quality of hybrid coffee seedlings using technology from Israeli-Colombian startup Demetria.
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Video showing how robots from Israeli startup Arugga Farming work
Food

To Bee or Not to Bee

Insects that spread pollen to fruiting plants are in trouble. A possible alternative: Robots. Farmers in Australia and the U.S. are using robots from Israeli startup Arugga Farming to pollinate greenhouse tomatoes.
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Model predicting ingredients in a recipe and woman cooking
Food

Cake + Cookie = Cakie

AI may help revolutionize the human diet – or dessert, at least.What’s new: Google applied AI engineer Dale Markowitz and developer advocate Sara Robinson trained a model to predict whether a recipe is a
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Forbidden sign appearing over two cows
Food

Got Model?

Who needs cows when you can make milk from scratch? NotMilk, a dairy-free milk substitute that was designed with help from a deep learning model, made its debut in American grocery stores.
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Different images from NSF AI Institute
Food

U.S. Proposes National AI Centers

The White House called for new funding for AI research including a constellation of research centers. Nonetheless, the U.S. government’s annual spending on the technology still would lag behind that of several other
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Series of images and videclips related to the smartphone app Tuna Scope
Food

Grade-AI Sushi

Computer vision is helping sushi lovers enjoy top-quality maguro. Japanese restaurant chain Kura Sushi is using a smartphone app called Tuna Scope to grade its suppliers’ offerings, according to the news outlet The Asahi Shimbun.
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Africa map and location sign with letters AI over it
Food

AI in Regions Rich and Poor

Companies in Africa and the Middle East are building AI capacity in very different ways, a new study found. AI is growing fast in both regions despite shortages of talent and data.
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Dishwashing robot working
Food

AI Does the Dishes

A pioneer in dishwashing robots is reaching into commercial kitchens. Dishcraft Robotics uses machines equipped with computer vision to scrub dirties for corporate food services and, soon, restaurants.
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Information related to a convolutional neural network that predicts corn yields in fields
Food

AI on the Cob

Deep learning research is harvesting better ways to manage farms. A convolutional neural network predicted corn yields in fields across the U.S. Midwest.
2 min read

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