From Big Macs to Nikes: Hong Kong AI start-up Miro uses computer vision to track your sneakers in races

//From Big Macs to Nikes: Hong Kong AI start-up Miro uses computer vision to track your sneakers in races

From Big Macs to Nikes: Hong Kong AI start-up Miro uses computer vision to track your sneakers in races

Miro chief executive Taylor Host once led projects for McDonald’s in the US, using computer vision to help the fast food chain sell more burgers by improving kitchen efficiency and measuring drive-through times.Today, Host’s artificial intelligence (AI) start-up Miro uses the same technology but in a very different way – to identify and collect data on runners in marathons, including the sportswear and shoes they wear.“We’re trying to make computers use cameras the same way that a human uses…

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By | 2019-03-27T21:30:05+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on From Big Macs to Nikes: Hong Kong AI start-up Miro uses computer vision to track your sneakers in races