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AI in Payments & Fraud Risk Management Summit

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here for quite some time and is successfully being used in banking applications like Fraud Analysis and Customer Risk Scoring but with a limited scope. With such high expectations for the technology in payments and in myriad other industries, what will AI actually mean for consumers and merchants? What types of…

New Qualcomm SoCs to Bring Better AI to Smart Camera Devices

New Qualcomm SoCs to Bring Better AI to Smart Camera Devices

Qualcomm has unveiled a pair of new system-on-chip (SoC) solutions that were built to bring high-end camera features to mid-tier camera devices. The company specifically highlighted the AI and machine learning capabilities of the new SoCs, noting that the technology can support a number of different smart city, smart home, and smart vehicle applications.   On…

Cerence Teams with e.solutions to Develop Automotive Cockpits

Cerence Teams with e.solutions to Develop Automotive Cockpits

Cerence and e.solutions have announced that they will be collaborating to develop new technology for next-generation automotive cockpits. The two companies have already been working together for more than ten years, and have previously delivered in-car solutions for major vehicle brands like Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche, and Bentley. e.solutions is itself a joint venture between Audi…

Nuance Gives Radiologists Free Trials Through AI Marketplace

Nuance Gives Radiologists Free Trials Through AI Marketplace

Nuance Communications is encouraging American radiologists to adopt AI technologies. The company specifically highlighted the utility of its AI Marketplace for Diagnostic Imaging, which gives radiologists access to a number of different AI models that can be integrated into Nuance’s PowerScribe reporting platform. Healthcare facilities that are part of the Nuance PowerShare Network will also…

Huami Unveils New AI Chip for Biometric Wearables

Huami Unveils New AI Chip for Biometric Wearables

Huami has unveiled a new AI chip for wearable devices. The Huami Huangshan-2(MHS002) is based on RISC-V architecture, and is expected to enter mass production in the fourth quarter of 2020. The first wearable devices featuring the chip will arrive in 2021. According to Huami, the new chip is both faster and more energy efficient…

Cerence Highlights Conversational Abilities of New Studio Platform

Cerence Highlights Conversational Abilities of New Studio Platform

Cerence is once again highlighting the conversational utility of its new Cerence Studio solution. Cerence Studio debuted earlier this month, and is being pitched as a development platform that will make it easier for automobile manufacturers to customize their in-car experiences. To that end, Cerence argues that talking to a voice assistant built with Cerence…

Cerence Launches Development Platform for In-Car Voice Assistants

Cerence Launches Development Platform for In-Car Voice Assistants

Cerence has released a new tool that will help car manufacturers create their own custom voice assistants. The web-based development platform has been dubbed Cerence Studio. The platform was built to help Cerence’s automotive partners deliver more distinctive in-car experiences. Conversational technology has become far more widespread in recent years, and automakers are hoping that…

Latest Dragon Medical One Integration Empowers Doctors to Make Informed Decisions

Latest Dragon Medical One Integration Empowers Doctors to Make Informed Decisions

“The new hands-free feature has been dubbed Clinical Content Search, and it will be available to any healthcare facility with Dragon Medical One and an enterprise UpToDate subscription.” Nuance Communications has teamed up with Wolters Kluwer to improve the utility of its Dragon Medical One platform. The partnership specifically concerns Wolters Kluwer’s UptoDate solution, which…

Cerence Provides Conversational AI for Ford SYNC 4

Cerence Provides Conversational AI for Ford SYNC 4

Cerence has renewed its partnership with Ford, and will now be delivering conversational AI and voice recognition capabilities for Ford SYNC 4. The latest iteration of the in-car infotainment platform was first unveiled back in November, and will make its debut in new Ford vehicles later in the year. Ford and Cerence have been collaborating…

Samsung Highlights Bixby Vision Accessibility Features

Samsung Highlights Bixby Vision Accessibility Features

Samsung is highlighting some of the accessibility features in its Bixby Vision platform to commemorate the ninth annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Bixby Vision was designed specifically to help give people with visual impairments a better sense of their surroundings. To that end, Bixby Vision utilizes the camera in Samsung’s various Galaxy devices to provide…

Next-gen Audi AI Assistant Based on Cerence Tech

Next-gen Audi AI Assistant Based on Cerence Tech

Cerence‘s conversational AI technology will power the next generation of Audi’s AI assistant, the company has announced. The technology is being delivered to Audi in the form of Cerence Drive, a platform including speech recognition, natural language understanding, and text-to-speech capabilities. The AI technology is based on deep learning algorithms, and is designed to understand…

Cerence Teaches Automotive AI Assistant US English

Cerence Teaches Automotive AI Assistant US English

“Now, Cerence ARK Assistant is available to support interactions in US English.” Automotive AI assistant specialist Cerence has adapted its ARK solution for the US market. First announced in December and aimed at the China market, Cerence’s ARK (‘AI Reference Kit’) was touted as a turnkey solution for car makers looking to quickly integrate Cerence’s…

Cerence Withdraws Fiscal Guidance Despite Strong Q2 Results

Cerence Withdraws Fiscal Guidance Despite Strong Q2 Results

Automotive-focused AI specialist Cerence Inc. continues to pick up speed in its latest fiscal report. For its second fiscal quarter of 2020, Cerence reports GAAP revenues of $86.5 million and an adjusted EBITDA of $29 million. Those are considerable year-over-year improvements, with the company having seen GAAP revenues of $70.3 million and an adjusted EBITDA…

Video Surveillance to Drive Edge Software Market During COVID-19 Pandemic: Report

Video Surveillance to Drive Edge Software Market During COVID-19 Pandemic: Report

MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that predicts that the market for edge AI software will grow from $470 million to $665 million between 2019 and 2021. Those numbers represent a CAGR of 19 percent. They also account for the impact of COVID-19. According to MarketsandMarkets, many organizations are operating in a suboptimal capacity due to the…

Cerence to Issue Q2 Update on May 7

Cerence to Issue Q2 Update on May 7

Cerence has set a date for the publication of its Q2 results for 2020. The automotive AI specialist will issue its second-ever quarterly report as an independent company on May 7. It’s already clear that the company has had a fairly eventful Q2. It announced a AI assistant-focused collaborative partnership with LG in January, and…

Vietnamese AI Group Touts Mask-ready Facial Recognition for Smartphones

Vietnamese AI Group Touts Mask-ready Facial Recognition for Smartphones

VinAI Research says it has developed facial recognition technology that can identify users wearing masks, and that it will bring the tech to mobile devices. The firm is a subsidiary of the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, which also owns VinSmart, an electronics maker that also produces smartphones. VinAI Research says it is working with VinSmart to…

Cerence ARK to Appear in Another In-Car Voice Assistant in China

Cerence ARK to Appear in Another In-Car Voice Assistant in China

Cerence is continuing to make inroads in the Chinese automotive market. The company has announced that Bean Tech will be using the Cerence ARK platform to develop voice assistants for China’s Great Wall Motors. Bean Tech and Great Wall are strategic partners. Cerence ARK (AI Reference Kit) debuted in December as a turnkey solution that…

Interview: Jumio’s Dean Nicolls on Free ID Verification For Pandemic Relief

Interview: Jumio’s Dean Nicolls on Free ID Verification For Pandemic Relief

The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has dramatically accelerated the migration to remote work across all business sectors, giving rise to fraud threats and digital identity needs on an unprecedented scale. This is especially true in the realm of telemedicine. That’s why Jumio announced it is helping keep the economy running by offering its award winning identity…

Kneron Receives BIG Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award

Kneron Receives BIG Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award

Kneron has been recognized with a 2020 Artificial Intelligence Excellence Award from the Business Intelligence Group (BIG). The awards were set up to honor pioneering AI achievements that help address real world problems for employees and consumers alike. To that end, Kneron is developing embedded hardware and software solutions that will improve the edge AI…

Mobile Tech Marches On in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Mobile Tech Marches On in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

At a time of deep concern over the spread of COVID-19 and its future economic effects, this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories may offer a balm with its assortment of stories pointing to the future of mobile and identity technologies. First up, some news that could see mobile technology proliferate more widely…

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