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Users Put Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to Real-Life Uses

The first-generation Intel NCS, launched in July 2017, has fueled a community of tens of thousands of developers, has been featured in more than 700 developer videos and has been utilized in dozens of research papers.

More: Intel Unveils the Intel Neural Compute Stick 2 at Intel AI Devcon Beijing for Building Smarter AI Edge Devices

neural compute stick 1 Innovator: Peter Ma (USA)
Project: Clean Water AI
Description: According to the World Health Organization, every minute a newborn dies from infection caused by a lack of safe water and an unclean environment. To alleviate this, developer Peter Ma built an AI system to detect harmful bacteria in water in real-time, without needing to connect to the cloud. His Clean Water AI prototype is powered by the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick and has a 95 percent accuracy rate.
More Information: https://devmesh.intel.com/projects/ai-bacteria-classification and https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/ai-driven-test-system-detects-bacteria-in-water
neural compute stick 2 Innovator: Peter Ma (USA)
Project: BlueScan AI (formerly Dr Hazel)
Description: According the CDC, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, with more than 80,000 new cases in 2015. After losing a friend to cancer, Peter Ma created BlueScan AI, which uses the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to screen for skin cancer in real time.
More Information: https://devmesh.intel.com/projects/ai-skin-cancer-detection and https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/ai-helps-with-skin-cancer-screening
neural compute stick 3 Innovator: Christian Haschek (Austria)
Project: NSFW as a service
Description: Innovator Christian Haschek used Intel Movidius Neural Compute Sticks to build a system that scans the internet for illegal images of children. He’s found thousands of images and reports every one to Interpol.
More Information: https://blog.haschek.at/2018/fight-child-pornography-with-raspi-and-deep-learning.html
neural compute stick 4 Innovator: Adam Milton-Barker (Spain)
Project: ASL Classification
Description: Innovator Adam Milton-Barker is using the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to translate American Sign Language to text in real-time
More Information: https://devmesh.intel.com/projects/american-sign-language-asl-classification-using-computer-vision-iot
Innovator: Justin Shenk (Sweden)
Project: Emotion detection
Description: Innovator Justin Shenk is using the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick for real-time emotion detection
More Information: https://devmesh.intel.com/projects/emotion-detection-on-movidius-ncs-with-openvino-and-intel-optimized-tensorflow
neural compute stick 6 Innovator: Justin Shenk (Sweden)
Project: Posture Pal
Description: Innovator Justin Shenk is using the Intel Movidius Neural Compute Stick to monitor your posture during computer usage, to provide user feedback and analytics, and to support mindfulness and physical health.
More Information: https://devmesh.intel.com/projects/posture-pal-with-openvino


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