Madison fashion startup pitches its artificial intelligence software to retailers

Markable’s technology, as shown above in a screenshot of its demo, can parse any image to figure out what items of clothing are pictured One year ago, the Madison startup Markable rolled out its signature product: an app that could take photos of dresses, shirts, handbags or heels and tell you where to buy the clothes in the picture. Today, that initial game plan has been scrapped. Instead of using its sophisticated artificial intelligence for a consumer fashion app, Markable is now selling its technology to online fashion retailers. “People don’t…

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‘Medical gadgets shouldn’t override intelligence’

The wizardry of the modern medical gadget should not be allowed to override the intelligence of the human brain. This was the take-away message for students and research scholars from across the country who attended a workshop hosted by the JIPMER’s Department of Physiology. The initiative, focused on techniques in physiology, Tech Physio-2016, is being conducted as two workshops — one on cardiac and autonomic function tests and the other on clinical and experimental neurophysiology. Around 100 faculty, students and research scholars from all over the country participated in these…

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