Artificial intelligence will check OSAGO driver's assurance, and a smart lie detector will start working at the borders of the EU countries. Read the most interesting news about AI technologies in our weekly digest.

AI checks driver's insurance on the roads of Moscow

Starting from November 1, cameras on the roads of Moscow began to automatically check if the driver has OSAGO certificate of insurance. Authorities representatives promise that the system will work without errors. In addition, before issuing a penalty, availability of the certificate of insurance is checked for the second time.

According to lawyers, problems with the automatic verification of automobile insurance may arise from those who have been sold fake OSAGO certificates. Appealing a fine in this case would be impossible, the only way out is to prosecute fraudsters and buy a new insurance.

Honda will create artificial intelligence for drivers

Automobile behemoth Honda has announced the launch of Houndify artificial intelligence, which will help drivers. Honda has teamed up with SoundHound to develop the system. It is assumed that the Houndify platform will respond to voice calls and driver commands, in particular those related to building a route. This is reported in the official blog of Honda.

Honda and MIT will develop artificial intelligence for training

Honda also announced a partnership with three universities to create an AI that will master self-training. To develop the project, the automobile concern cooperated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Washington.

Within three years, the engineers have to create an artificial intelligence called Curious Minded Machine, which will be curious and will be able to continuously learn on its own. Honda will manage and fund the research. At the end of the code will provided for the public access.

Christieʼs auction sold a picture created by AI

The first picture, the author of which was artificial intelligence, went under the hammer at a large auction. The initial price of the work entitled ‘Portrait of Edmond de Belamy’ was $10 thousand, and the final one reached $432.5 thousand. Artificial intelligence, which created the portrait, was developed by the French company Obvious. The system, consisting of a generator and a discriminator, painted the picture based on a database of 15 thousand portraits.

Google will allocate $25 million on social AI projects

Google has announced the launch of the AI for Social Good contest, aimed at solving social problems using artificial intelligence. The total amount of the grant is $25 million. Non-profit organizations from around the world can take part in the competition. The main thing is that their ideas help to use artificial intelligence for the benefit of the humanity.

Applications can be submitted until January 22, 2019. In addition to investments, the winners will have access to Google tools and trainings from AI specialists.

EU borders will be equipped with a lie detector with artificial intelligence

On the borders of Hungary, Latvia and Greece, the test of lie detectors with artificial intelligence iBorderCtrl will be held. If within six months the system works properly, then similar devices will appear on other borders of the EU countries.

iBorderCtrl includes voice assistant, camera and neural network for analyzing human voice, gestures and facial expressions. The system will communicate with people who cross the border, ask questions and evaluate the answers received.


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