Tag Archive: Machine Learning

06.11.18

First AI in Space: NLP Robot Joins Space Station Crew

AI in space doesn’t have a very good image—just recall the scene in the science fiction epic “2001: A Space Odyssey” where the supercomputer HAL murders most of a spaceship’s crew. However, space AI is about to get an image makeover, with a friendly robotic assistant that employs technologies including Natural Language Processing (NLP), face…

06.5.18

China is Investing Heavily in AI-Based Surveillance

A Chinese face recognition startup aiding government surveillance effort scores another $620 million Chinese face recognition firm SenseTime announced it has raised $620 million in a new funding round, bolstering its position as the world’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) startup—and helping advance China’s initiative to build a nationwide AI-powered video surveillance system. This represents SenseTime’s…

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…

04.5.18

Veritone Announces Breakthrough Real-Time Artificial Intelligence Capabilities

Unprecedented AI Processing Capabilities to Enable Faster and More Enhanced Decision-Making Veritone® Inc. (NASDAQ: VERI), a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) and cognitive solutions, today announced the upcoming launch of a market-first update to its AI operating system, aiWARE™, which will enable the platform to support real-time AI processing. The aiWARE real-time framework is…

04.4.18

Startup Takes Market Research to the Next Level with AI

Market research firms use a range of techniques to gauge consumer views—such as survey forms and phone interviews. However, such methods often present an incomplete and inaccurate picture, with consumer responses reflecting their views of just one moment in time—or indicating their aspirations rather than the realities of their views and habits. However, one startup…