South Korean tech giant Samsung has started working on the sixth next generation cellular technology and it expects completion of the 6G standard and its earliest commercialisation date could be as early as 2028. Mass commercialisation of 6G may occur around 2030, Samsung said on Tuesday, adding that both humans and machines will be the main users of 6G. Samsung, which released a white paper entitled "The Next Hyper-Connected Experience for All," said 6G will be characterised by provision of advanced services such as truly immersive extended reality (XR), high-fidelity mobile hologram and digital replica. The development comes even as the world is still far from realising the full potential of the fifth generation cellular technology, commonly known as 5G. Samsung said its vision for 6G is to bring the next hyper-connected experience to every corner of life.
Dr. Fallon Wilson is, like civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, sick and tired of being sick and tired. Hamer and Wilson were both talking about a lack of progress on civil rights, but Wilson is talking specifically about data, AI, and tech from companies that have for years failed to make meaningful progress on diversity and inclusion initiatives. In a speech at the Kapor Center in Oakland, California, she said people cannot rely on companies like Facebook or Google to bring about meaningful change. "The truth is that the business of diversity and inclusion in tech companies will never eradicate structural racism, and I think we have to be clear about that," she said. "They cannot be the weathervane, nor should they, of what equitable progress looks like for Black people in this country as it relates to tech. Wilson was not referencing recent events like boycotts over Facebook's willingness to profit from hate or renewed diversity promises from Google and Microsoft.
Technology has been absolutely vital in helping the NHS manage the overwhelming pressure placed on its services since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything from video conferencing and remote appointments with GPs through to artificial intelligence systems designed to understand the demand for hospital beds, has been used to help keep healthcare services operating throughout the pandemic. In the early days of the coronavirus crisis, NHS Digital, which is responsible for a number of key digital services for health and social care in the UK, quickly found itself under strain as people began searching for information on COVID-19. In the first week of March alone, the organisation fielded an additional 120,000 calls to its NHS 111 hotline, forcing it to quickly increase capacity and set up an online system where people could check COVID-19 symptoms and get advice. Within a week, more than one million people had used the service; at its peak, NHS 111 online experienced 95 times its highest ever use, with over 818,000 accessing the service in a single day. "No CIO prepares for that," says Sarah Wilkinson, CEO of NHS Digital. The experience was testing for NHS Digital, which had to rapidly scale up services at a pace that, while necessary, Wilkinson admits felt "too fast for comfort" at times.
The future the place individuals can delegate mundane duties to a machine is just not removed from taking place. From beginning the laundry down to cooking dinner after an extended day is about to be over. Artificial Intelligence has actually helped form our web at present. Things that we solely see on sci-fi films could also be nearer than you suppose. With the web making issues potential, which is unthinkable many years in the past, you'll marvel what it's able to underneath the affect of AI.
The COVID-19 pandemic is an incredibly complex and rapidly evolving global public health emergency. Facebook is committed to preventing the spread of false and misleading information on our platforms. Misinformation about the disease can evolve as rapidly as the headlines in the news and can be hard to distinguish from legitimate reporting. The same piece of misinformation can appear in slightly different forms, such as as an image modified with a few pixels cropped or augmented with a filter. And these variations can be unintentional or the result of someone's deliberate attempt to avoid detection.
Amazon (AMZN) has introduced shopping carts that make it faster and more convenient to shop by automatically tracking the items put in the cart, enabling consumers to eliminate the checkout line. The new Dash Carts will first be featured at Amazon's Woodland Hills, California, grocery store, set to open this year. To use the Dash Carts, shoppers will need to have an Amazon account and a smartphone. Shoppers simply scan a QR code located within the Amazon app to begin loading items into the cart. The Smart Cart is fitted with computer vision algorithms and sensor fusion to recognize merchandise that is put into the cart.
Bots are now a key starting point for conversations with customers, so it's vital that companies think through how they use them. Artificial intelligence is a technology that has already transformed how consumers interact with their home devices, with brands, even with their cars. It has shown benefits both for companies and customers, but what's next for virtual agents and their kin? In this webinar, P.V. Kannan, coauthor of "The Future of Customer Service Is AI-Human Collaboration," discusses how virtual agents are proving themselves as a technology and the ways AI-driven customer service will empower contact center agents to provide great customer experiences. Get periodic email updates on upcoming webinars, panel discussions, and other special events.
Big data has many applications in the digital marketing field. Jas Saran, the CEO of G Web Pro Marketing Inc., has reported on some of the numerous benefits of using big data in digital marketing. Every business owner and marketer will agree that their primary goal is to reach more customers. More customers means more sales, and more sales means business growth and success. Big data has become incredibly necessary for reaching these goals.
I can't wait until Transform 2020 starts tomorrow. It's our flagship event for enterprise decision-makers to learn how to apply AI. One of our goals at VentureBeat is to create a new kind of town square for enterprise decision makers to learn about transformative technology and transact. And the practice of AI is where we're going deep. AI is the most powerful technology in enterprise today, and VentureBeat is the leading publication covering AI news.