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Eyesight Announces New Passenger Monitoring System to Make Driving Safer

Eyesight Announces New Passenger Monitoring System to Make Driving Safer

Eyesight Technologies has announced the launch of a new Occupancy Monitoring System that will make the ride safer for everyone in the car. Dubbed “CabinSense”, the new system uses sensors to determine the number of passengers in a vehicle while also gathering information about their age, gender, and relative position. CabinSense can then use that…

IBM Uses Wearable IoT Devices to Improve Worker Safety

IBM Uses Wearable IoT Devices to Improve Worker Safety

IBM has announced a slew of new partnerships that will help make hazardous workplaces safer for employees. The tech giant is specifically targeting physically demanding fields like mining, factories, and construction, equipping workers with wearable Watson IoT devices that monitor biometrics and changes in the surrounding environment, including height, heat, and gas levels. The new…

OneSpan Launches AI-Driven ‘Risk Analytics’ Solution

OneSpan Launches AI-Driven ‘Risk Analytics’ Solution

OneSpan has launched a new Risk Analytics solution aimed at the financial services sector. It’s a cloud-based, open API platform that leverages AI to spot potential fraud attempts. Backed by machine learning, its AI system is designed to assess a range of metrics including device information, transaction data, and user behavior in order to deliver…

Nuance Unveils AI-Driven ‘Ambient Clinical Intelligence’ Solution at HIMSS

Nuance Unveils AI-Driven ‘Ambient Clinical Intelligence’ Solution at HIMSS

“…Rush University Medical Center, a Chicago-based academic medical institution, has signed on as a strategic development partner in the ACI project…” Just in time for HIMSS 2019, Nuance Communications has unveiled its latest artificial intelligence-driven solution for the healthcare market. Dubbed “Ambient Clinical Intelligence”, or “ACI”, the solution builds on the speech recognition technology of…

Nuance Makes it Easier to Develop Virtual Assistants with Project Pathfinder

Nuance Makes it Easier to Develop Virtual Assistants with Project Pathfinder

Nuance Communications is trying to make it easier to program a convincing Virtual Assistant. The company revealed its latest innovation at its recent Customer Experience Summit, explaining that Project Pathfinder uses machine learning to improve the conversational capabilities of chatbots and VAs. According to Nuance, Project Pathfinder examines existing chat logs and call transcripts to…

EHR Platform to Integrate Nuance AI Tech

EHR Platform to Integrate Nuance AI Tech

MEDITECH is going to integrate voice-driven AI technology from Nuance Communications into Expanse, its flagship Electronic Health Records platform. The collaboration is aimed at bringing the advantages of Nuance’s Dragon Medical Virtual Assistant to end users’ of Expanse, allowing medical professionals to do things like retrieve patient lists and search records through voice interaction. Elaborating…

MIT AI Policy Congress Discusses the Need for Ethical AI Regulation

MIT AI Policy Congress Discusses the Need for Ethical AI Regulation

The inaugural MIT AI Policy Congress recently convened in Massachusetts, bringing together leading researchers, industry insiders, and policy experts for a series of discussions about the future of artificial intelligence. Hosted by MIT’s Internet Policy Research Initiative (IPRI) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the conversation stressed the importance of collaboration and…

NTT to Highlight Biometrics, AI, and 5G at MWC19

NTT to Highlight Biometrics, AI, and 5G at MWC19

Japan’s biggest telecom has officially announced its plans to attend this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and it’s going to put artificial intelligence and 5G technologies in the spotlight. Biometric technology will play an important role in NTT’s AI showcase. The company says one of its exhibits will be of “Smart Airport” solutions including…

Samsung Predicts a More Seamless Virtual Assistant Experience in 2019

Samsung Predicts a More Seamless Virtual Assistant Experience in 2019

Whether it’s at home, in the car, on the go, or even at work, the mass adoption of virtual assistants has seen consumer AI integrated into a growing range of everyday applications for users all over the world. And while it still remains uncertain about whether or not our AI-powered partners can love us back,…

Ping An Announces AI-Driven Car Insurance Claims Processor

Ping An Announces AI-Driven Car Insurance Claims Processor

Ping An Insurance continues to be an unlikely innovator in the field of artificial intelligence, announcing a new, mobile-based auto insurance claims system. Developed by subsidiary Ping An Property and Casualty Insurance Company of China, or “Ping An P&C”, the solution is designed to allow drivers to immediately make insurance claims through a specialized app,…

Adjust Announces Acquisition of Unbotify

Adjust Announces Acquisition of Unbotify

Some clicks are worth more than others, especially in the world of online advertizing. Many ad views are created by bots rather than people, which is why the World Federation of Advertisers estimates that ad fraud will cost advertisers roughly $50 billion by the year 2025. With that in mind, the fraud prevention company Adjust…

ID R&D Expands into Silicon Valley

ID R&D Expands into Silicon Valley

“With the vast and increasing numbers of companies looking to ID R&D for zero-effort, voice and multi-modal biometric authentication, combined with unique anti-spoofing protection, we needed to expand in size and location to continue the tremendous growth we experienced in 2018.” – Alexey Khitrov, CEO, ID R&D New York-based ID R&D has expanded into Silicon…

Computer Vision Startup Takes $4M in Series-A Funding Round

Computer Vision Startup Takes $4M in Series-A Funding Round

“The platform’s tools will allow for the development of computer vision systems that can detect, classify, count, and track objects, and that can perform facial recognition.” San Diego-based computer vision startup AlwaysAI has brought in $4 million in funding through a series-A investment round, the company has announced. The round was led by BRV, a…

Tuya Smart Announces Face-Scanning Doorbell, Access Control Solutions

Tuya Smart Announces Face-Scanning Doorbell, Access Control Solutions

Another player has entered the ‘smart doorbell’ market: Tuya Smart, a firm with offices in Guangdong, Hangzhou, and California, has taken the occasion of CES 2019 to announce its AI Video Doorbell. The doorbell uses a built-in camera to identify familiar faces that have been added to a ‘whitelist’ of authorized visitors, and can send…

Unisys CEO to Make ‘Moonshot’ Argument for Internet Security at CES Gov’t Talk

Unisys CEO to Make ‘Moonshot’ Argument for Internet Security at CES Gov’t Talk

Unisys CEO Peter Altabef is preparing to make the case for embracing sophisticated technologies like biometrics and AI to secure the internet at a high-profile, government-focused speaking event affiliated with this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Altabef will deliver his argument in a speech entitled “The Cyber Moonshot Imperative” at the CES Government conference, which will…

Google Assistant to Become Your Translator

Google Assistant to Become Your Translator

” Interpreter Mode will translate what the user is saying into the selected language through synthetic speech, or into text if it’s being used with a Google Smart Display. “ Google has announced a number of new features and integrations for its AI-driven virtual assistant platform at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, but one of…

Google Reveals Big AI Ecosystem Push at CES 2019

Google Reveals Big AI Ecosystem Push at CES 2019

“It’s a clear signal that Google wants to get as many partners into its AI ecosystem as possible.” Google is aiming to connect more third party partners and devices to its Google Assistant AI platform, if its big new announcement for this year’s Consumer Electronics Show offers any indication. Detailing its Google Assistant innovations for…

NEC is Buying Denmark’s Largest IT Company

NEC is Buying Denmark’s Largest IT Company

NEC is buying a major European IT company in a bid to increase growth in its global safety business. The company announced that it has established a deal to acquire KMD, which it says is Denmark’s largest IT company. In a statement announcing the acquisition, NEC explained that it is part of its “Mid-term Management…

Google Researchers Share AI Highlights

Google Researchers Share AI Highlights

A trio of Google researchers closed out 2018 with a celebration of some of the more eye-catching applications of AI they had seen over the year. Fernanda Viégas, Jess Holbrook and Martin Wattenberg are the co-founders of PAIR, Google’s “People + AI Research” team. The outfit was created in 2017 with the mandate of research…

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