Alibaba A.I. Labs has announced the launch of “AliGenie 2.0”
The updated human – computer interaction system will enable Tmall Genie X1, the Labs’ first smart speaker with visual recognition capability, to scan and read over 100 sets of children’s books as well as 40,000 medicine boxes.
Alibaba A.I. Labs is a leader in the development of AI-powered consumer applications and products in Alibaba Group. The visual-recognition capability is achieved through “Genie FireEye”, a new function in Tmall Genie’s mobile app. The function is activated by scanning a QR code that comes with a phone holder “XHolder”. It then uses the front-facing camera in a user’s cell phone to scan the cover and read the children’s books by leveraging the image-processing and visualrecognition capabilities of AliGenie.