New Orlando Science Center exhibit explores artificial intelligence, machine learning


Another experience places the facial expressions and actions of visitors onto an animated character. Parts of the exhibit will translate a fairy tale written in Russian into English, show guests what a self-driving car sees out of its windows and have a computer guess if a person is feeling happy, sad, joyful or angry. Other displays feature AI to assist in playing a song on the piano, competing in ping-pong or even holding a conversation.

How CIOs Choose Virtual Wireless Assistants


Virtual Assistants have a huge potential in transforming business processes, like cutting down costs, training employees etc. However, it brings some challenges, along with its benefits. Will the CIOs able to overcome it? FREMONT, CA: A virtual wireless assistant is basically an engineered entity embedded in software that communicates with humans in the natural human language. This technology embodies components of communicative voice response, and other advanced artificial intelligence (AI) projects to offer skillful "virtual identities" that interact with users.

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making


MIT CSAIL researchers are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that's usually done by hand -- and that's becoming more laborious as certain datasets grow ever-larger. The field of predictive analytics holds increasing promise for helping clinicians diagnose and treat patients. Machine-learning models can be trained to find patterns in patient data to aid in sepsis care, design safer chemotherapy regimens, and predict a patient's risk of having breast cancer or dying in the ICU, to name just a few examples. Typically, training datasets consist of many sick and healthy subjects, but with relatively little data for each subject. Experts must then find just those aspects -- or "features" -- in the datasets that will be important for making predictions.

How Facial Recognition Is Evolving With Artificial Intelligence


Technological interventions in the fields of biometrics and facial recognition have set new innovations in the domain of artificial intelligence. Nowadays, it is implemented in various applications and industry verticals, from unlocking devices to criminal detection. The face recognition technology can be used to identify or authenticate a person. In just a few seconds based on their facial features; therefore gaining better advantage palm print or fingerprint. One of the significant benefits of Facial recognition is that it doesn't need any human interaction.

AI can gauge the risk of dying from heart conditions


The approach is based on the notion that greater variability between heartbeats reflects greater risk. Scientists trained the machine learning system using historical data for patient outcomes. If a patient survived, their heartbeats were deemed relatively normal; if a patient died, their heart activity was considered risky. The ultimate risk score comes by averaging the prediction from each set of consecutive heartbeats. There's plenty of work to be done, including refining the training data to account for more ages, ethnic backgrounds and genders.

High-speed 5G network seen as ready to give big boost to online gaming

The Japan Times

CHIBA – Next-generation 5G networking was the big draw at Tokyo Game Show 2019, setting pulses racing with the prospect of a radically more immersive gaming experience. Offering data transmission speeds around 100 times faster than 4G, 5G is expected to enable more seamless imagery with lower latency, more vivid images and sharper motion. Industry experts say it will dramatically improve the quality of augmented and virtual reality games. "It was very smooth, responsive and consistent," said Omar Alshiji, a 23-year-old game designer from Bahrain, after trying out the fighting game "Tekken" at the NTT Docomo Inc. booth at the four-day game show in Chiba. The major mobile carrier installed 5G base stations at its booth this year, making the high-speed network available at the show.

The importance of machine learning in your digital marketing strategy


Although the future effects of machine learning for digital marketers are not yet fully foreseeable, they are already having an impact on the digital marketing landscape. Machine Learning Tools are able to analyze extremely large amounts of data and provide understandable analysis or results that marketing teams can use to their advantage. Companies that already use ML tools have more time to focus on other areas and use the knowledge gained to their advantage. The way machine learning is used in digital marketing practices helps to broaden the understanding of their target consumers and to foster and enhance the interaction with them. In 2017, IDC Future Scapes estimated that 75% of the development teams used some types of AI features in at least one service or application.

Will AI Be Fashion Forward--or a Fashion Flop?


The narrative that often accompanies most stories about artificial intelligence these days is how machines will disrupt any number of industries, from healthcare to transportation. After all, technology already drives many of the innovations in these sectors of the economy. The definitively low-tech fashion industry would seem to be one of the last to turn over its creative direction to data scientists and machine learning algorithms. However, big brands, e-commerce giants, and numerous startups are betting that AI can ingest data and spit out Chanel. Maybe it's not surprising, given that fashion is partly about buzz and trends--and there's nothing more buzzy and trendy in the world of tech today than AI.

Our Cultural Need To Integrate Local Food Production And Artificial Intelligence


Matt Barnard, chief executive officer and co-founder of Plenty Inc., speaks at the SoftBank World 2019 event in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday 2019. Barnard said the company's high-tech approach to growing crops indoors results in plants that yield more without pesticides, use a fraction of water of their counterparts in the field and taste better, to boot. The use of AI (artificial intelligence) in agriculture is not new and has been around for some time with technology spans a wide range of abilities--from that which discriminates between crop seedlings and weeds to greenhouse automation. Indeed, it is easy to think that this is new technology given the way that our culture has distanced so many facets of food production, keeping it far away from urban spaces and our everyday reality. Yet, as our planet reaps the negative repercussions of technological and industrial growth, we must wonder if there are ways that our collective cultures might be able to embrace AI's use in food production which might include a social response to climate change.

Using emerging technologies for better CX


Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and speech recognition, are changing experiences. For better or worse, these technologies have arrived, and customer expectations are rising because of them. Starcom's Future of Connected Living research project, which took existing homes and transformed them into connected smart homes over a period of six weeks earlier this year, observed the resulting changes to behaviour of the inhabitants. It saw consumer expectations rise exponentially when living in a connected home. And like it or not, emerging tech will only increase customer expectations for better experiences from here.