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5 AI developments you might have overlooked today: AI translating sign language, OpenAI reveals new Tokyo office, and more

In the world of AI, Glovatrix, a startup in Pune, has utilized AI technology to create a voice translation device for sign languages, breaking down communication barriers for the deaf community. Additionally, OpenAI is expanding its reach by opening a new office in Tokyo. Stay updated on more AI news happening today.

  1. The Pune startup uses artificial intelligence to translate sign language

A startup called Glovatrix, founded by Parikshit Sohoni and Aishwarya Karnataki, has announced a workplace communication device that provides speech to sign language translation. The device is integrated with artificial intelligence, which allows the device to understand gestures. To train the system, the device tracks the details of the movement, which enables character recognition. According to a report by Moneycontrol, the company has currently raised ₹75 lakh in funding.

2. OpenAI opens a new office in Tokyo

As part of its global expansion, the famous artificial intelligence startup OpenAI opens its new office in Tokyo. The move also presents the company’s efforts to expand international operations. After opening offices in London and Dublin, the Tokyo office will be the first in Asia. In addition, OpenAI plans to open offices in Japan due to the country’s growing interest in adopting artificial intelligence, according to a Bloomberg report.

3. New AI software for creating music from video images

Cinnafilm Inc. announces a new feature in its PixelStrings media conversion products that create music from video content. According to the press release, PixelStrings powered by artificial intelligence analyzes video content and extracts musical themes and synthesizes instrumental notes and vocal harmonies from colors and shapes. However, note that it can only create music from video content.

4. Delhi Police senior cyber crime officer talks about deep fake created by AI

As India’s elections approach, the growing concern about deep fakes created by AI continues to grow. Cybersecurity experts are constantly issuing warnings about the misuse of artificial intelligence and deepfake technology. A senior Delhi Police cyber crime officer said of the challenges ahead, “Deepfake videos and voice cloning are two tools that can be used massively during election campaigning. By the time it is noticed, the damage is already done as it spreads on social media,” according to a PTI report.

5. PM Modi urges RBI to develop new banking structure for future needs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the central bank to develop a new banking structure to finance future needs at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)’s 90th anniversary celebrations. He also talked about how artificial intelligence and blockchain are reshaping the banking sector. PM Modi said, “In such a situation, we have to think about what changes are needed in the country’s banking sector and its structure,” according to an ANI report.

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