Machine learning, especially deep learning, has gained more and more attention over the past years. However, resources wise it is more efficient for some companies to leverage the existing models and APIs built by big IT companies which have large datasets and huge machine power. In 2017 and forward, we expect to see a high rise of usage for Cloud-based AI.
Change Luo will cover several new developments related to Cloud-based AI at Google: vision, speech, translation as well as Q&A. He will also demo a state of the art example leveraging all those techniques together and build your intelligent conversational app (chatbot) with little effort and prior knowledge. It uses computer vision to detect the landmark inside a picture, a natural language understanding engine that can understand what users ask and provide the most relevant information. Then it leverages the language API to generate speech that almost indifferentiable from normal person. Finally it translates with Cloud Translation API.