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Progress Report #8

Marketing & Collaboration

Based on a newly established data collection network in Japan, VisionX has recently finished AI data collection project, ordered by a global giant in the space of office automation. VNX was able to collect high-quality image samples based on the client’s requirements within a very short time period, demonstrating the efficiency of VNX’s de-centralized data crowdsourcing approach. In the future, the VNX token will be used as a reward for AI data miners and circulated globally.

DeepBrain Chain has signed a partnership agreement with TaoBase. TaoBase is an innovative social network platform that fosters cross-border thinking. Through user scenario requirements, the platform precisely connects enterprises, people, service, and resources. With the goal of helping entrepreneurs and SMBS grow, TaoBase taps into the billion dollar industry of talent, entrepreneurs, and SMB markets by integrating AI-powered international directory with online and offline high-quality product and service resources. TaoBase will use its platform to bring VNX enterprises customers who are seeking AI solutions globally.

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VisionX has entered a partnership with Silicon Valley Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (SVIEF) to provide a full-packaged AI training camp. SVIEF is the largest China-US forum in Silicon Valley. VisionX will use AI projects currently being developed by the team to provide hands-on, challenging AI development experience for students.

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VNX is working with an equipment partner that has created the prototype of imaging defects on high-end, commercialized medical implant products.

Defect Image 1

Defect Image 1

Defect Image 2

Defect Image 2

VisionX has partnered with K12 organizations to promote K12 AI education. VisionX will use its AI development platform and resources to design and launch K12 AI summer camp in Silicon Valley. This camp will aim to provide AI training, promote STEM learning among students and promote the DBC and VNX community globally.

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Tech Development 

Defect Detection (Dataonomy):

  • The visual inspection team has successfully deployed the Federated Learning (FL) framework on DBC network and conducted the distributed training task for visual inspection model.

  • The framework can be used in a wide array of AI applications in the future.

  • VNX has started to design and develop the AI module to integrate into Hubrain’s Hu-Dra visual inspection system. Hu-Dra is a general-purpose visual inspection system, consisting of the following hardware and software features:

  • This product has been designed as a multi-functional image inspection system. It offers different combinations of features, which allow for meeting the inspection requirements for various kinds of workpieces.

  • A variety of convenient features such as rotational position tracking and polygonal windows is available to enable flexible inspection settings.

  • All of the professional experience and know-how of a specialized manufacturer for image inspection have been incorporated in this product to ensure that fast and accurate inspections can be made.

  • A monochrome two-dimensional camera can be connected as standard. Multiple cameras including one-dimensional cameras, color cameras, and high-precision cameras can also be connected as additional options.

  • A detected defect can be highlighted with a frame and can also be zoomed in.

  • A number of defect images can be stored in the image log, which allows you to continue the inspection while keeping a defect image displayed on the screen.

  • The Windows operating system ensures easy file management and allows the communication capability to be utilized.

  • The workpiece registration capability allows various kinds of workpieces to be inspected by easily selecting them.

  • After finishing the integration, Hu-Dra will have the AI based defect detection function and VNX can expect to reach the high-volume sale for licensing.

Visual Anomaly Inspection:

  • Continuously prototyping and developing the product auto-sorting system for medical implant supplier, improved multiple object-identifying software via a new AI model.

  • Using the latest Deep Learning model to optimize the accuracy and speed in OCR for product series number recognition.

AI-based preventive detection: 

Based on the client’s needs, the AI prediction team is currently researching the following topics:

  • Environment surveillance and warning: coal, gas outlook prediction- Smart AI finance prediction: using long and short-term memory (LSTM) of finance timeline and Deep Learning framework to provide smart financial investment advice.

  • Bio-health big data: based on data discovery technology to develop individualized breast cancer patient’s treatment plan- ECG heart attack AI diagnosis.

Follow VisionX

VisionX, industrial AI chain, is a cross-industry high-performance AI collaboration platform, is the first AI+Blockchain project the DeepBrain Chain Silicon Valley lab has incubate. It has the single biggest and quality image dataset, uses a Unique taxonomy algorithm to complete a cross-industry AI solution fit for all. VisionX uses product surface defect visual detection as a breaking point, to gradually branch off to machine arm grab and pick, preventative maintenance, intelligent speech, supply chain and other fields. In the future it will serve thousands of industries offering AI solutions and data worth millions. 


Official Website
http://www.visionx.org/

Twitter
http://www.twitter.com/visionxglobal

Telegram
https://t.me/VisionXGlobal

Reddit
www.reddit.com/r/visionx

Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp2nv-fSaKgrTdP0QfthDoA

Progress Report #7

Marketing & Collaboration 

  • As an AI solution platform, the collection, annotation and organization of all kinds of data is an important service of VisionX. Recently, VisionX completed the network of collection and annotation of data in Japan and other East Asian countries, generating its first revenue from data crowdsourcing service. Through this, VisionX has also helped to build the DBC community from this network consisting of Japanese and overseas Chinese in Japan. 

  • DeepBrain Chain has signed a partnership agreement with the global data service organization: REFUNITE. REFUNITE will become an important part of VisionX’s decentralized data crowdsourcing on the platform and supply high efficiency data annotation work for VisionX’s visual inspection solutions.

  • VisionX’s partner MentorX has started the second phase of AI engineer internship based on DBC. VisionX will use AI projects currently being developed by the team to give interns hands-on, challenging AI developing experience. Meanwhile, as an open platform, VNX will open source parts of the result of any AI development to attract global VNX community to participate in the development of industry 4.0.

  • Conducted pre-research on gas index predictive technology from gas relevant data in the China Coal Technology Engineering Group case. As well as discussing the details and goals of the collaboration on tech development and research.

  • VNX is working with hardware manufacturer and provided first high-end commercialized medical implant auto-sorting system proposal to the leading medical implant giant in China. 

Tech Development 
 

Defect Detection (Dataonomy):

  • The visual inspection team completed development of the first AI smart quality inspection system based on Federated Learning(FL). This system can protect user’s data and lighten the computation burden on client end, and its framework has a wide application in the future. This in turn can lead to needs for DeepBrain Chain’s computing power.

  • The team submitted the latest research result to “ International conference of Image and Recognition“ (ICIAR2019) for publication.

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  • VisionX’s AI software will be integrated into a quality inspection system. In order to whole sale VNX’s software, VisionX has designed and developed AI quality inspection module, based on Japanese partner Hubrain’s request, and such software is being integrated into Hu-Dra in the first phase. Hu-Dra has thousands of sales each year.

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Visual Anomaly Inspection:

  • Design product auto-sorting system for medical implant supplier, developed multiple object-identifying software.

  • Using the latest Deep Learning model to optimize the accuracy and speed in object-identifying.

AI based preventive detection:

According to VNX 2019’s roadmap, VisionX assembled the AI prediction team, to start research on AI preventive detection technology and product development.

Based on client’s needs, the AI prediction team is currently researching the following topics:

  • Environment surveillance and warning: coal, gas outlook prediction; 

  •  Smart AI finance prediction: using long and short-term memory (LSTM) of finance timeline Deep Learning framework to conduct smart finance investment advice;

  • Bio-health big data: based on data discovery technology to develop individualized breast cancer patent’s treatment plan;

  • ECG heart attack AI diagnosis.

Follow VisionX

VisionX, industrial AI chain, is a cross-industry high-performance AI collaboration platform, is the first AI+Blockchain project the DeepBrain Chain Silicon Valley lab has incubate. It has the single biggest and quality image dataset, uses a Unique taxonomy algorithm to complete a cross-industry AI solution fit for all. VisionX uses product surface defect visual detection as a breaking point, to gradually branch off to machine arm grab and pick, preventative maintenance, intelligent speech, supply chain and other fields. In the future it will serve thousands of industries offering AI solutions and data worth millions. 


Official Website
http://www.visionx.org/

Twitter
http://www.twitter.com/visionxglobal

Telegram
https://t.me/VisionXGlobal

Reddit
www.reddit.com/r/visionx

Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp2nv-fSaKgrTdP0QfthDoA

Progress Report #4

As the year of 2019 arrives, the development of AI is still going at a surprising speed. An all-round AI solution can effectively help traditional companies optimize their procedures, raise efficiency, lower their cost, control risks in their manufacturing environment and so on. VisionX hopes to contribute to the industrial industry in the new year to help push their developments. 
 
Marketing

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VisionX and DeepBrain Chain attended Nepcon,

1. On invitation from HuBrain, VisionX and DeepBrain Chain attended the 2019 Japan International R&D and Manufacturing Electronics and Tech Conference NEPCON JAPAN 2019.

So far, HuBrain has already integrated VisionX’s AI software into its quality inspection system. HuBrain is a well-known image quality inspection specialist manufacturer in Japan and also a supplier of image inspection software to big factories working for Tesla.

HuBrain hopes to optimize AI quality inspection function with VisionX’s product and add more functions to expand their customer base.

Dev Progress

Through Dataonomy - Technology Training Can Achieve An Inspection Model That Can Be Used At Multiple Scenarios With High Accuracy

1. Based on the very little original image data provided by a Japanese porcelain manufacturer, using Dataonomy technology to complete the training of a porcelain surface defect detection model with an accuracy rate of 95%;
 
 2. Based on the very little original image data provided by a Japanese metal manufacture, using Dataonomy technology to complete training of a metal surface defect detection model, with an accuracy rate of 99%. 


Software Development


 1. The team developed surface defect detection models for metal and porcelain with a demo video shown at the NEPCON JAPAN 2019 from Jan 16th — 18th.


AI Project Collaborations


 1. Due to the collapse at Shaanxi’s Shenmu Coal mine on January 12th, VisionX has speed up the collaboration with the coal mine supervising department at Shenmu area, designing 5 AI detection function for finding out potential security risks to be developed, as well as collecting the necessary data and forming the team to complete the development. 
 
 2. Adding VisionX’s Dataonomy and image quality inspection technology into AI training courses, start training all levels of tech personnel for VIsionX’s quality control related products as part of the effort to help with VisionX’s penetration into different industries.

Follow VisionX


VisionX, industrial AI chain, is a cross-industry high-performance AI collaboration platform, is the first AI+Blockchain project the DeepBrain Chain Silicon Valley lab has incubate. It has the single biggest and quality image dataset, uses a Unique taxonomy algorithm to complete a cross-industry AI solution fit for all. VisionX uses product surface defect visual detection as a breaking point, to gradually branch off to machine arm grab and pick, preventative maintenance, intelligent speech, supply chain and other fields. In the future it will serve thousands of industries offering AI solutions and data worth millions. 
 
Official Website
http://www.visionx.org/

Twitter
http://www.twitter.com/visionxglobal
 
Telegram
 https://t.me/VisionXGlobal

Reddit
www.reddit.com/r/visionx

Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp2nv-fSaKgrTdP0QfthDoA

Progress Report #3

As we get ready to celebrate the new year, we’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on what we’ve achieved in the year of 2018. VisionX was successfully incubated and launched in 2018, and started working with multiple business partners to design, develop and deploy industry AI solutions across industries. Even though there are ups and downs in the blockchain and crypto market , VisionX continues to focus on technical development and market outreach.

We won’t be where we are without the support of our community, and we really want to thank everyone of you for your contribution to VisionX. Thanks to your participation in the Memes competition, active discussions on social media platforms, and constructive feedback to the team, VisionX keeps growing, step by step.

We look forward to the opportunities in the industry AI world down the road, and will continue to pursue our mission of enabling cross-industry AI collaboration.

Thank you, and we wish you and your family a happy New Year!

Here’s our last progress report of 2018:

Marketing & PR

VisionX is invited to attend Nepcon2019, the largest Electronics R&D and Manufacturing Technology Expo from 1/16/2019 to 1/19/2019 in Japan.

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Technical Development

VisionX has submitted its hardware to China Coal and Science Engineering Group to obtain the safety certificate of approval for mining products.

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VisionX has met with medical device companies about developing AI solutions for recycling and sorting of medical devices. Along with hardware partners, VisionX has also discussed with clients about utilizing AI solutions to streamline the visual defect inspection of hexahedral surface during medical device manufacturing process.

Based on a Japanese manufacturing company’s data, VisionX has started developing customized AI solution for visual defect inspection.

Partnership and Investment

1. VisionX signed a strategic partnership with Anhui Sanlian University in October 2018. The two parties have recently taken a closer look at how VisionX’s AI solutions can benefit the current projects the University is working on, and agreed to start with training the model to detect whether a driver is crossing line when taking driver license test. The solution can potentially automate the detection process at 8,000+ driver license test centers.

2. Representatives from the coal mining safety department of Shenmu, Shanxi in China have recently reached out to VisionX to discuss about utilizing VisionX’s AI solution to improve coal mining safety of the 300 mines they have.

Progress Report #2

Marketing

  1. VisionX attended the Blockchain + AI + IoT Expo (North America) on 11/28/2018 and 11/29/2018. As a keynote speaker of the event, Dr. Dongyan Wang, co-founder of VisinoX, introduced the project and discussed about different use cases across industries.

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2. Dr. Haisong Gu, co-founder of VisionX presented the project at VieW2018 conference in Japan. VisionX has attracted a lot of attention from industry users with the need of visual defect inspection. Compared with traditional solutions that focus on easy-to-detect visual abnormity on smooth surfaces, VisionX will enable complex and cross-industry visual abnormity inspection. Also VisionX’s solutions will greatly improve the inspection accuracy. Dr. Gu and the team at VisionX has had in-depth discussions with potential customer from various industries such as steel, automotive, agriculture, and chip manufacturing.

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Community

  1. The memes competition in the VisionX community is coming to an end. The community members have voted for their favorite memes, and the winners will be awarded with VNX tokens. Our creative community members have created a lot of fun and interactive memes for VisionX.

  2. During the holiday season, some of the VisionX community members have shared their creative holiday decors infused with VisionX mission. Telegram user John Ross has shared the festive mason jar lighting he made, and we want to thank him and the community for their continuous support of VisionX!

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R&D

  1. We improved base model training efficiency of visual defect inspection (Dataonomy) by decreasing the required number of dataset from 500K to 50K. When tested on two different types of visual defect inspection with the base model trained with the improved dataset, the accuracy rate was 100% for both.

  2. From software development side, we improved object tracking and estimation via YOLO.

  3. We met with a variety of hardware providers at the VieW2018 conference, and will explore further partnership with those providers in hardware development and turnkey solution development.

Partnership and Investment

  1. VisionX continues to partner with China Coal Technology & Engineering Group Corp. to build smart coal mining strategies. VisionX will start with coal blockage inspection by implementing its AI solution to increase the inspection accuracy while reducing the labor cost and safety hazard.

  2. Japan-China AI·IoT Industry Alliance will partner with VisionX to promote AI training in Japan and help the local companies and workforce to learn and apply AI technologies.

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