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AI Skilling in India: New study confirms AI Set to be a major part of India's growth story with increasing demands for skills

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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 1 (ANI/NewsVoir): In June 2020, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, India and the UK India Tech Partnership team from the British High Commission carried out an independent study on AI skilling in India as a part of their joint initiative to accelerate AI skilling and adoption in India. The study garnered close to 140 respondents representative of students, start-ups, academia, incubators, and large corporations. The study shed particular light on the need for a standardised AI curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Also, students trying to equip themselves with in-demand skills indicated that they were discouraged by not knowing where to start, finding the right expert, and fear of coding being too tough. This next generation of entrepreneurs also wanted support with application-led concepts like Speech recognition, Computer vision and Robotics, and Natural Language processing.


Astutrix Technologies launches data science services platform Cogniticx

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New Delhi [India], Aug 27 (NewsVoir): Astutrix Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a digital native data sciences services company, has announced the launch of India's first discovery platform for data sciences consulting, Cogniticx. Cogniticx, conceived as a data science talent marketplace, is aimed at a large scale, value added job creation for the phenomenal number crunching talent that India possesses. It enables an efficient matching of demand and required skills at optimal price points. "The rising entrepreneurial aspirations of the youngest population on the planet puts Cogniticx in a sweet spot, as it could facilitate a new generation of entrepreneurs, "The DataPreneurs" who typically start as freelancers on the platform, but eventually may branch out as boutique data science firms, fostering innovation at the grass-root level," said co-founder and COO, Rishi Bagga. For clients who may need these services, Cogniticx aims to play a stellar role in bringing down the cost of adoption of data sciences as well as improve success rates due to its razor sharp focus on delivering outcomes.


ClinicSpots integrates NLP - AI to offer enhanced medical experience

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] October 12 (ANI/NewsVoir): Artificial Intelligence (AI) being perceived as a key for transformation of technology, even smaller companies are seen implementing machine learning within their products. ClinicSpots is one such Mumbai based mid-sized healthcare start-up to have introduced an innovative medical Q and A platform that makes use of NLP. The system tries to understand any patient query and displays the result in 3 forms: A direct answer, list of similar links related to the topic, other similar questions with answered. "For ClinicSpots it is crucial to maintain quality of content while expanding its user base. With hundreds of medical queries being posted each day on our portal, it become essential to automate this process. Hence we have introduced NLP to handle the patient queries better," said Pankaj Srivastava, Founder and CEO of ClinicSpots.


Digital Disruption through Technologies like AI, ML and Blockchain Set to Transform Indian Real Estate Ecosystem

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New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI/NewsVoir): Artificial intelligence has emerged as one of the biggest disruptors and game changers in the real estate landscape today, enabling a strategic, and empowered buying and selling experience. With the potential to carry out massive technological reforms across the sector AI is driving change with a technology-led immersive experience made possible just at the click of a button. These views were expressed by eminent leaders from the industry at'Leveraging AI in the Real Estate Landscape', a webinar organized by Techarc, a leading technology analytics, research and consultancy firm in association with Compass, the overseas development centre of Urban Compass Inc., a US-headquartered technology platform leading change with new age technologies such as AI & ML in the real estate industry. The panel called for leveraging the power of AI and its potential to transform the real estate landscape especially in India with appropriate investments. Incorporating data and AI based algorithms is enabling leading real estate platforms like Compass, in decision making process and at the same time is also assisting them in managing the substantial volumes of historic data that has been generated within the industry over the years and monitor bespoke KPIs in order to expedite procedures and extract useful data.


Kauvery Hospitals adopt artificial intelligence

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 2 (ANI/NewsVoir): Kauvery Hospitals, one of India's leading multispecialty chain of Hospitals, have been harnessing the power of AI to better detect and manage the disease in COVID-19 patients. Chest CT scans are an integral part of the diagnosis and management of COVID-19. They help decide severity of the condition, which in turn helps physicians design the right course of treatment. However, this can be time-consuming as all the lung lobes must be carefully evaluated. In the process, interpreting chest CT scans accurately can be very subjective, which could potentially lead to misdiagnosis and inappropriate treatments.