Managed Services in AI

What are Managed Services in AI?

Deploying a well-performing AI model is a complicated, resource-intensive task, so it’s no surprise companies are turning to managed services for assistance. Generally speaking, managed services refers to any end-to-end white glove service. A company can partner with a managed service provider (MSP) for all or part of a given operation via managed services. This concept is now frequently being …

Apache Log4J Security Update

The Appen team has taken quick action in relation to resolving the vulnerability advisory related to Log4shell (CVE-2021-44228) which may affect organizations that use vulnerable versions of the Log4j package. The vulnerability is a remote code execution issue in the Apache Log4j logging services application which may affect Java applications. During our security team’s review, malicious or suspicious activity has …

What is Synthetic Data?

What is Synthetic Data?

Everything You Need to Know About Synthetic Data Companies launching artificial intelligence (AI) face a major hurdle in collecting sufficient data for their models. For many use cases, the right data simply isn’t available or is very difficult and expensive to acquire. Missing, or incomplete, data isn’t desirable when creating AI models, but even larger tech companies misstep in this …

natural language processing

Natural Language Processing – Connecting The World through Language With AI

As very young children, before we can even walk or talk, we’re listening. We’re hearing the sounds and vocalizations made by other people. We’re attaching those combinations of sounds to meanings, such as ‘mother’ and ‘door’, and learning to read the facial expressions of those around us to deepen our understanding of blocks of words. Then we go to school, …

Realeyes

Realeyes Accelerates Video Attention and Emotion Analysis with Scalable Annotation Solution

“Our integration with Appen’s platform allowed us to scale up our annotation operations by collecting multiple types of high-quality annotations for thousands of hours of video footage, all in a short amount of time.” -Or Amir, Vice President of Operations – Realeyes The Company Founded in 2007, Realeyes is a leader in attention measurement. By using front-facing cameras and the latest …

Automatic Speech Recognition

What is Automatic Speech Recognition?

Advances in AI in conjunction with the global pandemic have motivated businesses to enhance their virtual interactions with customers. Increasingly, they’re turning to virtual assistants, chatbots, and other speech technology to power these interactions efficiently. These forms of AI rely on a process known as Automatic Speech Recognition, or ASR. ASR involves the conversion of speech into text; it enables …