Tag Archive: AI

07.6.18

The Dangers of Bias in AI

Businesses are piling on the investments to gain an edge in artificial intelligence, but the emerging technology comes with the unintended consequence of bias. Chad Steelberg, CEO and Chairman of Veritone, shared with Cheddar the dangers of bias in AI and the importance of removing prejudice from artificial intelligence. View the video interview here  

05.10.18

Face Value: Face Recognition at the Profitability Forefront

How crucial is AI to the future? So crucial that Chinese face recognition firm SenseTime has become one of the most valuable startups in the world, as reported by Bloomberg. SenseTime in April said it generated $600 million in Series C funding. This gave the company a valuation of more than $4 billion, exceeding the…

05.8.18

Students Turn to Object Recognition for Safety

Recent school shootings have spurred students across the country to mobilize. However, instead of hitting the streets in protest, one group of students has turned to object recognition technology to detect and warn of possible threats to schools. The University of Texas at Dallas students have developed a system called iNotify that’s designed to stop…

05.3.18

AI Prediction System Extends Forecasts of Chaotic Systems

Chaotic systems are hard to predict because—well—they’re chaotic. However, given that humanity is constantly at the mercy of the vagaries of chaotic systems—such as weather, solar storms and sometimes even road traffic—scientists are striving to develop methods to forecast such disorganized events. The latest breakthrough on this front comes from researchers leveraging AI prediction technology…

04.13.18

How Avoiding Using “AI” Can Promote Acceptance

Elon Musk warns that artificial intelligence (AI) could lead to robot death squads prowling the streets. Nearly three-quarters of Americans fret that AI could take away jobs. More than half of U.S. citizens are more concerned about AI’s impact on employment than they are about immigration or offshoring. So why then do 79 percent of…

04.12.18

Veritone to Advance Federal Government Presence with FedRAMP Compliance Initiative

Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive solutions, today announced that its certification for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) has achieved “in process” status. The company expects to achieve full certification for its aiWARE™ platform of cognitive engines, applications, and data products by the end of…

04.11.18

Veritone Sets the Standard for Open and Extensible Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), today announced that its aiWARE™ platform has set the standard for how enterprises and institutions can effectively and profitably engage with AI. The open and extensible platform allows clients to configure cognitive capabilities based on organizational needs – prioritizing accuracy, speed, and cost while enhancing workflows. “Artificial intelligence is imperative for…

04.10.18

Artificial Intelligence Takes on Doping

Artificial intelligence (AI) may become the best weapon against AI-enhancing drugs, with word that the World Anti-Doping Agency is planning to use AI pattern-recognition technology to detect signs of violations among athletes. WADA will use AI algorithms to search the repositories of data gathered by global anti-doping bodies, according to a report from iNews. The…

04.8.18

Toyota Partnership Uses AI Prediction to Speed Taxi Service

It can be difficult to find a taxi when you really need one — just ask anyone who has tried to hail a cab on a busy city street during a rainstorm. However, a partnership led by Toyota may have an answer to this challenge, using AI prediction technology to forecast availability and demand for…

04.6.18

NLP Leads the Way as Healthcare AI Market Explodes

The global market for artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare will expand by a factor of 12 over five years, led by natural language processing technology (NLP) used for processing medical data, according to the market research firm ReportsnReports.com. The AI healthcare market is set to rise to nearly $8 billion in 2022, up from $667.1…