research and development

Nuance Opens New Car-Focused AI Research Lab in Germany

Nuance Opens New Car-Focused AI Research Lab in Germany

Nuance Communications has announced a new AI research center that will focus on smart and autonomous car technologies. Dubbed the Design, Research, Innovation and Vehicle Experience Lab, or the DRIVE Lab, it will be based in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (“DFKI”) in Saarbrücken. Work at the new lab will complement research in DRIVE…

Google Exec Emphasizes AI on Company’s 20th Anniversary

Google Exec Emphasizes AI on Company’s 20th Anniversary

Google’s leadership is betting on sophisticated conversational AI as the next big technological leap, suggest comments from the company’s head of search, Ben Gomes, on Google’s 20th anniversary. Speaking to The Guardian, Gomes placed a strong emphasis on the evolution of speech recognition technology, highlighting Google’s efforts over time including its initial experiments in the…

Jumio Expands R&D Team with Montreal AI Lab

Jumio Expands R&D Team with Montreal AI Lab

“In announcing the R&D expansion, Jumio said its new Montreal-based AI team will build deep learning models pertaining to data extraction, fraud detection, and risk scoring.” Jumio has launched a new artificial intelligence lab to help further advance its biometric authentication technology. Based in Montreal, the new lab will complement ongoing work at Jumio’s Vienna-based…

Google to Open AI Research Center in Ghana

Google to Open AI Research Center in Ghana

Google is getting ready to launch a new artificial intelligence research center in Africa, the company has announced. The lab will be located in Accra, Ghana, and will launch “later this year”, according to a post on the company’s blog. In announcing the new research center, the company explained, “AI has great potential to positively impact…