Press Releases

Water utilities forecast to propel growth with global smart meter revenue to reach US$14bn by 2026

Water and gas meter shipments will see double-digit revenue growth over the next five years. If this market forecast comes true it will be welcome news in a market where smart electricity shipments are contracting and greatly slowing growth of overall revenues across the entire metering segment. (more…)

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January 3, 2019

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Huawei releases an AI fabric white paper, helping to build an intelligent and lossless data centre network

Huawei released AI Fabric, Intelligent and Lossless Data Centre Network in the AI Era. The white paper presents the urgency and necessity of building an intelligent and lossless data centre network by seizing AI opportunities to monetise data value. (more…)

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December 28, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Zuoyebang discusses how AI and e-learning are bringing equity to education

Recently, Chinese online education company Zuoyebang was interviewed by China Dailymainly discussing how tech is giving e-learning a big push. (more…)

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December 18, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Iguazio powers the intelligent edge for smart retail and IoT solutions with Google cloud

Iguazio, the serverless platform for intelligent applications, announced it is partnering with Google Cloud to enable real-time AI across the cloud and intelligent edge. Google Cloud and Iguazio’s hybrid cloud is enabling Trax, the provider of computer vision and analytics solutions for retail, (more…)

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December 12, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Healthcare chatbot interactions to reach 2.8 bn by 2023, as conversational AI becomes the future of healthcare

New findings from Juniper Research forecast that AI-powered chatbots will soon become the first responders for citizens’ engagements with healthcare providers, as the number of chatbot interactions exceeds 2.8 billion annually by 2023. This is up from an estimated 21 million in 2018, an average annual growth of 167%. (more…)

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December 4, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello

Qualcomm launches US$100mn AI investment fund at its 5G & AI Summit in San Francisco

Qualcomm Incorporated has launched the Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund to invest up to an aggregate of $100 million (€87.94 million) in start-ups transforming Artificial Intelligence (AI). (more…)

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November 29, 2018

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New AI solver platform from Fujitsu Labs enables real-time AI simulators

Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe has developed a new AI-based technology and platform, designed to convert traditional physics-based simulators into fast, highly accurate AI simulators. (more…)

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November 8, 2018

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Access collaborate with LeapMind to implement AI on IoT devices with low power consumption

Access Co, ltd. has announced that Tokyo-based LeapMind Inc., is collaborating with ACCESS as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology partner for NetFront EdgeAI. (more…)

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October 15, 2018

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Why it’s time for CSPs to fully embrace the powers of AI

Communication Service Providers (CSPs) are under pressure. Increased competition from Over-The-Top (OTT) providers as well as renewed regulatory scrutiny are affecting traditional income sources, says Andres Alvargonzalez, marketing director, Nuance Communications. (more…)

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Accenture introduces Ella and Ethan, AI bots to improve a patient’s health and care using the Accenture Intelligent Patient Platform

Accenture has enhanced the Accenture Intelligent Patient Platform with the addition of Ella and Ethan, two interactive virtual-assistant bots that use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to constantly learn and make intelligent recommendations for interactions between life sciences companies, patients, health care providers (HCPs) and caregivers.

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October 2, 2018

Posted by: Anasia D'mello