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Realme 7 series design teased in the company’s newly posted video

We’ve been hearing about the upcoming Realme 7 series for the last couple of months. Last week, we reported that the Chinese smartphone maker will launch the lineup in the Indian market in September. While we already know what to expect from the smartphones in terms of hardware, the design aspect was a bit unclear. Well, the smartphone maker itself has now teased the smartphone’s design.

Realme reveals the Realme 7 series design in a new video!

Realme recently posted a new video on its official YouTube channel with the title “Date To Be Realme”. As the name suggests, it is more of a company’s information or promotional video. Well, it looks like the company has hidden a small eastern egg in the video. For a short frame rate, we saw a smartphone that appears to be a part of the upcoming Realme 7 series launch. As you can see

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What is computer vision? AI for images and video

Computer vision identifies and often locates objects in digital images and videos. Since living organisms process images with their visual cortex, many researchers have taken the architecture of the mammalian visual cortex as a model for neural networks designed to perform image recognition. The biological research goes back to the 1950s.

The progress in computer vision over the last 20 years has been absolutely remarkable. While not yet perfect, some computer vision systems achieve 99% accuracy, and others run decently on mobile devices.

The breakthrough in the neural network field for vision was Yann LeCun’s 1998 LeNet-5, a seven-level convolutional neural network for recognition of handwritten digits digitized in 32×32 pixel images. To analyze higher-resolution images, the LeNet-5 network would need to be expanded to more neurons and more layers.

Today’s best image classification models can identify diverse catalogs of objects at HD resolution in color. In addition to pure

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IDIS powers scalable video security product lines with Texas Instruments digital media processor and software

DAEJON, Korea, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ — Intelligent Digital Integrated Security Co., Ltd. (IDIS), a leading provider of digital video surveillance solutions, announces it is utilizing Texas Instruments Incorporated’s (TI’s) (NYSE: TXN) TMS320DM6446 digital media processor based on DaVinci(TM) technology for two video surveillance-focused product lines. IDIS is delivering a low-cost, four channel Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and an Internet Protocol (IP) video transmitter and receiver for IP-based surveillance systems. These products help customers protect their video surveillance system investments by allowing current analog cameras to work with future, IP-based systems. For more information about IDIS products, please visit

Taking advantage of TI’s DM6446 processor and MPEG-4 codec, IDIS is achieving elevated levels of performance, reliability and software integration for its current DVR and IP video transmitters and receivers. Both product lines will be extended later this year to include multiple channel DVRs and IP cameras, which is made possible

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Tumblr Hires Terry City to Lead New Streaming, Digital Video Ventures (Exclusive)

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Blogging site Tumblr hired seasoned media executive Terry City as vice president of entertainment partnerships, and City will be responsible for “reinvigorating” the social media platform’s work with the film, television, and digital content industries.

City started his post a week ago, and Tumblr first announced the appointment Aug. 17. He joins Tumblr after a job as vice president of brand partnerships for Vice Media and has held executive roles at BuzzFeed, the Huffington Post Media Group, and Yahoo.

Prior to his career as an executive, City got his start in media sales; he held sales management positions at both the Hollywood Reporter and Variety in the early 2000s. In 2008 City co-founded Steel Titan Productions with Cayman Grant, and the production house won a sports Emmy in 2015 for its work on “Playing for the Mob,” an ESPN “30 For 30” series.

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Local agencies demo emergency video streaming program

MEDFORD, Ore. — A pilot program launching this week in Jackson County will allow willing 911 callers to stream live video to first responders from the scene of fire emergencies, Fire District 3 announced on Wednesday.

The program springs from a partnership between FD3, Oregon Department of Forestry, and Emergency Communications of Southern Oregon (ECSO). It launches on Thursday, August 20.

“This concept will be demoed by participating agencies with a couple different vendors,” FD3 said. “Links will be sent to certain 911 callers who are in a safe location, willing, and able share their smartphone video with emergency responders.”

When someone calls 911 from a video-capable smart phone, dispatchers will be able to send a text to the caller that contains a link to a secure, one-time-use video stream. Callers do not need to download an app in order to participate. FD3 says that the link only enables a

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Malaysia opposition condemns applying old video law to social media

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – A decades-old Malaysian law requiring video or film productions to be licensed before being broadcast extends to social media, a minister said on Thursday, prompting an outcry from the opposition over its implications for freedom of expression.

FILE PHOTO: Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah speaks during an interview with Reuters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Joseph Sipalan/File Photo

Communications and Multimedia Minister Saifuddin Abdullah told parliament that licences were needed “regardless of whether they are mainstream media agencies or personal media that broadcast films on social media or traditional channels”.

Opposition lawmakers accused the government of trying to cast a wide regulatory net on social media content using a 1981 National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) Act, which predates the internet.

Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said the minister’s interpretation was a “worrying development”, saying: “This is unreasonable and backwards. At the same time, the government

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Amazon Prime Video Greenlights ‘La Jauria’ For Season 2

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Global SVOD Amazon Prime Video has signed up for a second season of Spanish-language psychological thriller “La Jauria.” The show is the streamer’s first local Original series from Chile, produced by Fremantle and Fabula, run by writer-director Pablo Larraín (“Jacky”) and brother Juan de Díos Larraín (“Gloria Bell”).

Starring breakout superstar Daniela Vega (“A Fantasic Woman”), “La Jauria” is showrun by award-winning filmmaker Lucia Puenzo (“XXY”).

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“For Fabula it is important to tell our stories from Chile to the rest of the world. A second season of ‘La Jauria’ is also a recognition of the talent of our actors and actresses, our technicians, writers, directors and all the professionals involved in the process,” said Angela Poblete, regional head of TV at Fabula.

Set at a private Catholic school in Santiago de Chile, “La Jauría” follows the case of a

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Everything Jeffree Star didn’t address in his 10-minute ‘apology’ video

Jeffree Star broke his silence over the weekend.
Jeffree Star broke his silence over the weekend.

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  • Jeffree Star released a 10-minute YouTube video on Saturday called “Doing What’s Right,” where he vaguely apologized to James Charles.

  • The video follows Star’s month-long hiatus from the internet since Karmegeddon had people wanting some accountability from huge online celebrities like Star and Shane Dawson for problematic behavior in their pasts.

  • He said this video was the start of a “new chapter.” But as many commentators and YouTubers have pointed out, Star has been starting new chapters periodically throughout his entire career.

  • While he claimed to be taking responsibility for his past, Star left out a lot of specifics in his apology video, including the main accusations against him and Shane Dawson from Tati Westbrook, his problematic past, and the end to his partnership with makeup brand Morphe.

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Jeffree Star returned

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Why is Prime Video not working? How to troubleshoot your Amazon Prime Video app when it won’t play properly

If Prime Video stops working, there are a few simple fixes.
If Prime Video stops working, there are a few simple fixes.

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  • If your Prime Video app isn’t working, start by making sure your account is active, and then check to make sure you’re connected to the internet.

  • Try using Prime Video on another device, and if it works there, reboot the first device.

  • Other things you can try include reinstalling the Prime Video app, and making sure you have enough internet bandwidth.

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Like most streaming services, Amazon Prime Video usually runs without issue.

However, it’s inevitable that at some point, you’ll run into some sort of issue — that’s just technology for you.

If Prime Video isn’t working for you, these are the most common problems and solutions.

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How to make a PowerPoint presentation into a video, so that it plays automatically without you having to click through each slide

You can make a PowerPoint presentation into a video in a few simple steps.
You can make a PowerPoint presentation into a video in a few simple steps.

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PowerPoint is an incredibly useful tool for giving presentations. With the click of a button, you can control how fast or slow you want the slides to progress, and when other extras like music or animation come in. 

However, if it is not your intention to give your presentation live and in person, this fact can be more of a hindrance than a help. If you intended, for example, to email it to your coworkers, or to post it online, it might be more helpful to simply have your PowerPoint be a video that people can press play on and simply sit back and watch.

Luckily, this is something that the Microsoft Office team has already thought of, and they make it just as easy to save your PowerPoint as a video as

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