Tag Archive: Artificial Intelligence

Fashion Forward 03.31.18

Fashion Forward: Image Recognition to Forecast Styles

What will be in style next year? It’s the most important question facing the fashion industry, with the fortunes of brands rising and falling based on their success in anticipating trends months in advance. Now one startup says it has found a new way to forecast fashions using artificial-intelligence (AI) image recognition. Fashion technology provider…

School Shooting AI 03.25.18

Holistic Artificial Intelligence Can Solve the Plague of School Shootings

Another school shooting. Another round of demands for answers. Another debate over the same set of options—from gun control, to arming teachers, to improving the mental healthcare system. The end result: more school shootings. However, a real solution to this crisis may be within reach due to the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that…

03.25.18

China Leverages Face Recognition Tech to Take AI Investment Leadership

In 2017, China surpassed the United States in investments in artificial-intelligence startups, a phenomenon largely driven by the country’s efforts to deploy face recognition technologies for surveillance applications, according to a report from CB Insights. Nearly half of global equity funding in AI startups went to China last year, at 48 percent, compared to just…

03.24.18

Amid AI’s rise and Moore’s Law’s demise, companies must enhance chip expertise

Moore’s Law: It’s the foundation of the technology industry—and it’s responsible for the advent of countless gadgets, paradigm shifts, and technological empires that have shaped our lives during the past half century, from the PC and smartphone revolutions, to the internet boom, to the creation of corporate powerhouses like Google and Amazon. Now it’s dead….

03.22.18

Oil Industry Tapping into AI for Energy Production

NVIDIA’s artificial intelligence technology (AI) is starting to make inroads into the oil and gas business, with the company’s graphics processing units (GPUs) now being used to boost productivity and reduce the costs of finding, extracting, processing and transporting fossil fuels. In 2018, NIVIDA has announced two partnerships that involve using GPUs and related technologies…

AI for Healthcare Prediction 03.8.18

Prognosis is Good for AI Healthcare Prediction

Doctors have a lot of questions about their patients, from the precise nature of their conditions, to the expected length of their next hospital stay, to their estimated lifespan. Luckily, there’s an algorithm for that—a new AI prediction system developed by Google that can forecast the outcome of patients’ hospital visits by improving diagnoses, enhancing…

AI Chips in Smartphones 03.7.18

Smartphones Get Smarter as AI Chips Become Standard

Artificial intelligence chips will be integrated into all new smartphones within five years, as the focus in the wireless business shifts away from flashy hardware features and toward innovations designed to promote ease of use and increased functionality, according to Deloitte. In 2017, the first year that high-end smartphones began integrating artificial intelligence chips, 300…

03.7.18

Veritone Announces Multiple New Agreements with Leading Broadcasters to Efficiently Ingest, Track and Extend Content

Putting Artificial Intelligence in the Hands of the Top Broadcasters Veritone®, Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive solutions, today announced that it has entered into new multi-market license agreements with leading broadcasters Beasley Media Group, Reach Media and the Tom Joyner Network, Townsquare Media, and Results Radio, in addition…

AI Voice Assistant 02.26.18

App Uses AI to Create Voice Assistant

One of the reasons why text-based forms of communication are popular is their searchability; it’s easy to use search tools to comb through written words and find specific keywords and phrases. However, when it comes to spoken words, this kind of automated searching was impossible—until now. A new app launched in February makes it easy…

AI Immortality 02.23.18

Immortality May Be Within Reach, Courtesy of AI Robots

Swedish scientists may be on the verge of conquering death—in a fashion. The scientists plan to build robot replicas of deceased people that use AI technology to answer questions, according to Sputnik News. These robots could serve as replacements for dead family members, keeping loved ones close even after they’re gone. The robots represent “fully…