Nvidia introduces AI for generating video conference talking heads from 2D images

Nvidia AI researchers have introduced AI for generating talking heads for video conferences from a single 2D image capable of achieving a wide range of manipulation, from rotating and moving a person’s head to motion transfer and video reconstruction. The AI uses the first frame in a video as a 2D photo then uses an unsupervised learning method to gather 3D keypoints within a video. In addition to outperforming other approaches in tests using benchmark datasets, the AI achieves H.264 quality video using one-tenth of the bandwidth that was previously required.

Nvidia research scientists Ting-Chun Wang, Arun Mallya, and Ming-Yu Liu published a paper about the model Monday on preprint repository arXiv. Results show the latest AI model outperforms vid2vid, a few-shot GAN detailed in a paper published at NeurIPS last year of which Wang was lead author and Liu was a coauthor.

“By modifying the keypoint transformation only, we

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The 2020 World Industrial Design Conference & China Outstanding Industrial Design Award Ceremony held in Yantai

YANTAI, China, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — On November 25, the 2020 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC 2020) & the China Outstanding Industrial Design (CEID) Award Ceremony took place in Yantai, Shandong, according to the Information Office of the Yantai Municipal People’s Government.

WIDC 2020 City Light Show

 

WIDC 2020 Opening Ceremony

 

WIDC 2020 Exterior View of Main Venue

 

WIDC 2020 CEID Award Exhibition

 

The China Outstanding Industrial Design (CEID) Award Ceremony

With the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the conference was jointly hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the Shandong Provincial People’s Government. It was organized by the Shandong Province Department of Industry and Information Technology, the Yantai Municipal People’s Government, and the China Industrial Design Association.

With the theme ‘Intelligent Design, Road to the Future’, the conference collaborated with the Global Design Industry Organization (GDIO) as well as design associations, enterprises, institutions, universities and innovation leaders from more than 40 countries around the world. The innovative 3I integration initiative — Idea, Intelligence & Industrial

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5-day 2020 World Industrial Design Conference begins Nov 25

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 — The 2020 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC) will take place for five days beginning Nov 25, in Yantai, Shandong.

The conference will be jointly hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the Shandong Provincial People’s Government.

During the conference, the 2020 China Excellent Industrial Design (CEID) Award Ceremony and Exhibition will also be held, according to the Information Office of the Yantai Municipal People’s Government in a statement.

With the theme of Intelligent Design & Road to the Future, the conference brings together academic advisers, practical experts, and innovative elites from the global intelligent manufacturing field.

They will look into broad development models and innovation paths for industrial design in the era of information and intelligence, and explore the infinite possibilities of creativity in design with smart products, smart services, smart cities and smart platforms.

The WIDC is a spectacular international design

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The 2020 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC) gets underway on November 25

With the theme of Intelligent Design & Road to the Future, the conference brings together academic advisors, practical experts, and innovative elites from the global intelligent manufacturing field. They will look into broad development models and innovation paths for industrial design in the era of information and intelligence, and explore the infinite possibilities of creativity in design with smart products, smart services, smart cities and smart platforms.

The WIDC is a spectacular international design development event celebrated by design organizations, institutions, and enterprises from more than 40 countries and regions around the world. The conference aims to promote the comprehensive integration of industrial design with economic and social development, while providing an impetus for design exchange and cooperation.

During the opening proceedings of the conference, the 2020 CEID Award Ceremony will be held, announcing the ten gold award winners. It is the first national government award approved by the central

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Liquidity Services Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Earnings Conference Call

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Liquidity Services (NASDAQ:LQDT), a global solution provider in the reverse supply chain with the world’s largest marketplace for business surplus, announced today that it will report the results of its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 ended September 30, 2020 on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The earnings press release will be distributed prior to market open on the same day. Bill Angrick, Chairman and CEO, and Jorge Celaya, EVP and CFO, will host the earnings event.

Investors and other interested parties may access the teleconference by dialing (888) 771-4371 or (847) 585-4405 and providing conference ID 49992969. A live web cast of the conference call will be provided on the Company’s investor relations website at https://investors.liquidityservices.com.

An archive of the web cast will be available on the Company’s website until December 8, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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Ribbon Communications to Present at the Needham Security, Networking, and Communications Conference

WESTFORD, Mass., Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that Bruce McClelland, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mick Lopez, Chief Financial Officer, and Sam Bucci, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Packet Optical Networks, will present via teleconference at the Needham Security, Networking, and Communications Conference on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. ET.

(PRNewsfoto/Ribbon Communications)

The presentation will be made available live via audio webcast as well as archived replay on the Investor Relations section of the Ribbon Communications’ website at investors.ribboncommunications.com.

About Ribbon
Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) delivers global communications software and packet and optical network solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning

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Applied Optoelectronics to Virtually Present in Needham’s Security, Networking, & Communications Conference

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Nov. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAOI), a leading provider of fiber-optic access network products for the internet datacenter, cable broadband, telecom and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) markets, today announced participation in the following investor conference.

Event:

Needham’s Security, Networking, & Communications Conference

Date:

Tuesday, November 17th, 2020

Presentation Time:

9:30 a.m. Eastern time / 8:30 a.m. Central time

Presenter:

Stefan Murry, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Strategy Officer

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of the company’s website at investors.ao-inc.com.

About Applied Optoelectronics:

Applied Optoelectronics Inc. (AOI) is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced optical products, including components, modules and equipment. AOI’s products are the building blocks for broadband fiber access networks around the world, where they are used in the internet datacenter, CATV broadband, telecom and FTTH

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Liberated Syndication Schedules 2020 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call

Liberated Syndication Inc. (OTCQB:LSYN) (“Libsyn” or “the Company”), the podcast industry’s premier hosting platform, today announced it will hold a conference call on Monday, November 16, 2020 to discuss the results of its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020.

Conference Call Details
Libsyn will discuss these results in a conference call Monday, November 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. ET.

 

Participant Dial-In Numbers:

(United States):

877-407-0778

(International):

201-689-8565

 

To access the call, please dial-in approximately five minutes before the start time.

Submit Questions for the Call
Questions for consideration for the call can be emailed to [email protected] prior to 9:00 a.m. ET on Monday, November 16, 2020.

Conference Call Replay
A replay of the conference call will be accessible two hours after the call and available for one month at the Investor Resources section of the investor site: https://investor.libsyn.com.

About Liberated Syndication

Liberated Syndication Inc. (“Libsyn”)

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Roku Chief Financial Officer to Present at RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Virtual Conference


Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Steve Louden will present at the RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Virtual Conference on Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020. Louden is scheduled to present at 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time / 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time.


A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of the Roku web site at https://ir.roku.com.


About Roku, Inc.


Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. We connect users to the streaming content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers with unique capabilities to engage consumers. Roku streaming players and TV-related audio devices are available in the U.S. and in select countries through direct retail sales and licensing arrangements with service operators. Roku TV™ models are available in the U.S. and in select countries through

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CyberArk to Webcast Needham Virtual Security, Networking, and Communications Conference

CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged access management, today announced that it will webcast its presentation at the upcoming virtual conference:

Needham Virtual Security, Networking, and Communications Conference

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

9:30 a.m. ET

The presentation will be webcast, and an archive of the presentation will be available for a limited time under the “Events & Presentations” section on the company’s investor relations website (http://investors.cyberark.com/).

About CyberArk

CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR) is the global leader in privileged access management, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure and assets across cloud and hybrid environments, and throughout the DevOps pipeline. CyberArk delivers the industry’s most complete solution to reduce risk created by privileged credentials and secrets. The company is trusted by the world’s leading organizations, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, to protect against external attackers and malicious insiders. A global company, CyberArk is

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