Press Releases

Application of AI to computer networks and devices communicating in the human body to be shown at Sigcomm 2018

Artificial Intelligence, Companies, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, IoT News, Network & Infrastructure, Press Releases, Wireless by: Anasia D'mello

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on Data Communication (Sigcomm) announced highlights of Sigcomm 2018, its annual flagship conference, which will be held this year in Budapest, (more…)

SK Telecom claims 5x greater performance over GPUs as it deploys Xilinx FPGAs for AI acceleration

Artificial Intelligence, Companies, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, IoT News, Press Releases by: Anasia D'mello

SKT has deployed Xilinx FPGAs as their Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerators in its data centre, according to a joint announcement from the companies. (more…)

Ovum expands IoT analyst coverage in South Africa

Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Press Releases by: Anasia D'mello

Global market research, data and advisory firm Ovum has expanded its research team in South Africa to better serve the growing needs of the African market. (more…)

Three quarters of IT decision makers believe AI is the ‘silver bullet’ to cybersecurity challenges

Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, IoT News, Press Releases, Security by: Anasia D'mello

New research from global cybersecurity firm Eset reveals that the recent hype surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is deceiving three in four IT decision makers (75%) into believing the technologies are the silver bullet to solving their cybersecurity challenges. (more…)

Poor data collaboration ‘holding back’ 95% of enterprises deploying AI, says Databricks survey

Artificial Intelligence, Companies, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, IoT News, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases by: Anasia D'mello

A survey commissioned by a provider of unified analytics, Databricks, reveals that only one in three Artificial Intelligence (AI) projects are succeeding. (more…)

Xius unveils Machine Learning based data platform for MVNOs

Deep Learning / Machine Learning, IoT News, Network & Infrastructure, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases by: Anasia D'mello

Xius, a supplier of mobile technology, mobile payments and enterprise offerings has unveiled its ‘vData Core’, a patent-pending telco grade platform. This platform, the first of its kind, incorporates Machine Learning (ML) at the core and equips Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs) to boost revenue and thrive. (more…)

Scandit raises US$30mn to bring IoT to everyday objects via computer vision and augmented reality

Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality, Companies, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, Devices and Modules, Digital transformation, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Press Releases, Smart Utilities, Transport & Telematics by: Zenobia Hegde

Scandit, an enterprise technology platform for mobile computer vision, barcode scanning, and augmented reality, has raised US$30 million (€25.71 million) in Series B funding. The funding round was led by GV, with participation from NGP Capital and existing investor Atomico, among others. (more…)

Accenture expands touchless testing platform with AI technology from Real Time Analytics Platform

Artificial Intelligence, Companies, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, Digital transformation, IoT News, People and Places, Platforms & Applications, Press Releases by: Zenobia Hegde

Accenture acquired an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology from Bay Area, California-based Real Time Analytics Platform, Inc. The technology will be integrated into the Accenture Touchless Testing Platform, further strengthening its analytics and cognitive capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (more…)

Seeq secures $23mn series B to fuel IIoT advanced analytics growth strategy

Big data analytics, Business & Markets, Companies, Data Analytics & Business Intelligence, Deep Learning / Machine Learning, Internet of Things/Cloud Services, IoT News, Press Releases by: Zenobia Hegde

Seeq Corporation, a specialist in manufacturing and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)advanced analytics software, announced it has secured $23 million (€19.71 million) in Series B funding led by the Altira Group with participation by (more…)

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