Tag Archive: Cognitive Engine

11.11.17

AI Robots for Offshore Energy Inspection and Maintenance

Remote locations, adverse weather, dizzying heights—all these issues can make the task of inspecting offshore energy assets like oil rigs and wind turbines a slow, hazardous and expensive endeavor. However, robots can cut the cost and risk of these tasks dramatically. That’s why a consortium of UK universities and companies are working together to develop…

10.11.17

Taking on Terrorism with Face Recognition

Following a surge in terrorist incidents, Turkish defense contractor HAVELSAN is preparing to introduce an artificial intelligence-based security system that uses face recognition to identify suspects before they commit violent acts. The system, called ASTARUS, is designed to recognize faces and license plates, according to the Daily Sabah. ASTARUS can scan all photos and personal…

10.3.17

Zoom Adds Transcription to Conferencing Solution

Workers tired of having to take notes to chronicle their teleconferences now have a better solution: automated transcription from Zoom Video Communications. Zoom, which provides cloud-based video and web conferencing services, is offering a new feature called Recording Transcripts. Recording Transcripts transcribes the speech from a conference recording into text. The text is searchable, allowing…

Oracle AI 10.3.17

Artificial Intelligence Leader Veritone Recognized by Oracle for Excellence in Application Development

Oracle Announces 2017 Cloud Platform Innovation Awards Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, announced today that it has been recognized with the 2017 Oracle Excellence Award: Oracle Cloud Platform Innovation Award for its excellence in application development. This award honors customers for their cutting-edge solutions using…

Object Recognition 10.2.17

Object Recognition for ISIS Insights

The U.S. military this year plans to deploy artificial-intelligence algorithms, including object-recognition technology, to sift through its intelligence database to gather insights about the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist group. The military will leverage existing commercial AI technologies to accelerate the deployment of these algorithms, as reported by Breaking Defense. Such algorithms will take on the…

iHeartMedia AI 10.2.17

Veritone Expands Relationship with iHeartMedia and Now Provides Advanced AI Solutions to Over 200 of its Broadcast Stations Nationwide

Leading Artificial Intelligence Provider Offers New Insights to iHeartMedia Stations Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) insights and cognitive solutions, today announced that it has signed an expanded, two-year agreement with iHeartMedia, the leading audio company with the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. The agreement…

10.2.17

Radio Just Got Smarter Thanks to AI

Radio World – With rivals moving at internet speed, online media seems to have reduced broadcast media powerhouses to the status of media dinosaurs. However, new AI technologies are giving the so-called old media firms a chance to turn the tables on their internet rivals. It’s true: Broadcast media is at a crossroads. Consumers are swarming…

Midterm Elections 09.20.17

How AI Can Help Shape the 2018 Midterm Elections

Next year’s midterm elections may be the most controversial yet, and both parties have started gearing up for highly contested races. Millions of dollars have been raised, field offices have been assembled, passionate staffers have been hired, and candidates are ready to kick off an exhausting effort in an attempt to make it to Washington….

09.15.17

AI Takes on Law Enforcement

diginomica – Big city police departments are drowning in data that creates 10,000 hours of video a week alone. That is far too much information for human beings to process and analyze. Much of it is wasted. The good news for law enforcement agencies is that they have never had more relevant information to work with…

CIA AI Cognitive Engines 09.14.17

Central Intelligence Turns to Artificial intelligence, with Extensive Adoption of Cognitive Engines

U.S. spy services are making extensive use of artificial intelligence cognitive engines to sift through ever-growing mountains of intelligence data. Dawn Meyerriecks, the Central Intelligence Agency’s deputy director for technology development, said her organization now is engaging in 137 separate AI projects, many of which involve companies in Silicon Valley, according to an article in…