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InstaDeep and Zindi Team up to Build Free AI-tool for Face Mask Detection

In the midst of Covid19, there is a spike in demand for machine learning solutions that can help tackle the pandemic or ease the societal transformation back into a sense of normality. Given that many countries are now easing lockdown restrictions, products that can assist in the controlled reopening of public functions whilst limiting the… Read more »

Learn with InstaDeep: This week’s online training!

AI for Crisis Management Elyes kicked-off the week with a crash-course into ‘AI for crisis management’ on Monday 20th April explaining how AI works and the different ways AI can be used to deal with an international crisis. From predicting the number of casualties and detecting hot spots in need of extra care, to running… Read more »

InstaDeeper placed in international Computer Vision for Agriculture competition

Hosted on Zindi’s competition platform, the Radiant Earth Foundation challenge attracted 440 data scientists competing to build a machine learning model to classify crop types in farms across Western Kenya. The eight-week-long event, which ran from February 3rd to March 29th, is organised as part of the Computer Vision for Agriculture (CV4A) Workshop at the… Read more »

Tunisia’s Ambassador visits InstaDeep’s head office in London

This week, we’ve had the honour of welcoming Mr Nabil Ben Khedher, the Ambassador of Tunisia in the United Kingdom, to our headquarters in London. On Mr Ben Kheder’s agenda was our disruptive deep tech, in particular our world-first innovation in decision making for hardware, DeepPCB™, which was released as a beta last November. He… Read more »

InstaDeep opens its sixth office in South Africa!

From Tunis in the North to Cape Town in the South, InstaDeep branches out to cover the whole African continent. February officially marked the month that InstaDeep opened the doors to its sixth office in Cape Town, South Africa. The decision is part of a long-term strategy to build out our AI operations on the… Read more »

NeurIPS 2019: AlphaNPI presented on the main stage in front of thousands 

AlphaNPI, the joint InstaDeep-Google DeepMind research published June 2019, was last Autumn awarded a spotlight talk at the conference, being one of the top 2.4% of submitted presentations. This meant it was selected to be presented on the main stage in front of an impressive crowd, a humbling achievement testament to InstaDeep’s capabilities, and it… Read more »

InstaDeep named top African AI-startup

Alliance4AI recently announced their list of 2019’s top AI adopters, naming InstaDeep as the leading African AI startup. The company, which stimulates Africa’s adoption of emerging technologies for development, highlighted InstaDeep’s strong partnerships with the Ministry of Industry and the launch of our DeepPBC product in late 2019 in their reasoning.  It is an honour… Read more »

Quarterly Digest Edition #4!

Firstly, Q4 saw us proudly release our first AI product, DeepPCB™! Furthermore, we presented our latest research on the main stage of NeurIPS in front of 7,000 people, and developed a world-first NLP model. The team also grew rapidly, and we onboarded new partners! We won’t give it all away and instead let you read… Read more »

Lagos Team Builds A World-First NLP Translation Model

The unique language model is built to fill a gap in language translation models which today mainly cater to very high-resource language speakers. With few data sources available, the InstaDeep duo trained an unsupervised Neural Machine Translation model, and essentially created a pidgin-English catalogue of word pairs from scratch, scraping 56,695 pidgin sentences and 32,925… Read more »