Category Artificial Intelligence

5 key takeaways from Mobile World Congress

Artificial Intelligence, connected cars and drones dominated headlines coming out of Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona last week. And, as we mentioned, 5G standardization discussions heated up. But as the dust settles after this massive event, which is often a beacon for where the biggest trends in tech are headed, what are the main […]

Keeping connected cars safe: the importance of standardization (VIDEO)

As the Internet of Things (IoT) era gathers steam, leaders are increasingly discussing how connected vehicles can be part of intelligent transport systems (ITS) that will power tomorrow’s Smart Cities. The development of ITS – advanced systems that make transport ‘smarter’ through enhanced communication and connectivity – is expected to have a significant and positive impact on how we travel.  […]

SchoolApply startup uses AI to drive access to education

A mother was on the phone, crying. She could not contain her gratitude: her son had just been accepted to university thanks, in part, to a new startup called SchoolApply. “We really want to open up the world for students,” says Daniel Bjarne, CEO and Co-Founder of SchoolApply, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) and search functionality […]

Ford’s $1 billion Argo AI investment highlights ICT-auto convergence

When one of the world’s largest and most influential car manufacturers announces a $1 billion investment in autonomous vehicles and pledges to get a car on the road by 2021, then you know that this is no speculative technology push, but the future of the entire industry. A century of established manufacturing and design principles […]

Top tech trends of 2017: The ‘AI of Everything’

In 2017, many technologies will move from science-fiction to product realities. At the heart of this year’s trends is artificial intelligence (AI), but as we will see, there are others that are expected to explode during 2017. Artificial Intelligence: The ‘AI of Everything’ While AI applications are already embedded in industries such as computer science, finance, […]

How machine learning can help protect life below water

Our oceans are vast. They cover more than 70% of the earth’s surface and the sheer size of the oceans makes tracking and measuring life under water an enormous task. New advances in satellite observation, open data and machine learning now allow us to process the massive amounts of data being produced. And they could not have come at […]

AI for health: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative buys Meta startup to speed progress

By 2020, medical data is expected to double every 73 days. With the rapidly growing amount of health data being produced, it is no surprise that medical knowledge is being drowned in the sea of scientific data. To make use of the incredible amounts of medical data, health professionals are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) […]