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Neura Moments uses AI and IoT data to personalize app experiences

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Neura, a personalization platform for app developers, today announced the launch of Moments, which aims to synthesize a smartphone user's situation within a specific context, place, and time. "It delivers personalization that is based on the real world," Neuro CEO Amit Hammer told VentureBeat in a phone interview. "It discovers the preferences and needs of people so it can serve them better." Here's how it works: Neura taps a well of data from devices like smartwatches, door locks, body weight scales, appliances, home security systems, and more, partnering with internet of things (IoT) manufacturers like Philips. Its "hybrid" AI engine ingests the data and learns users' sleep schedules and daily routines, which it uses to populate cloud-hosted profiles that Neura calls True Personas.


AI in UX: What if we think of AI while crafting experiences?

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This is a guest post made with the Neura team who will also speak at the upcoming Hacking UI Master Class. The flag of personal artificial intelligence (AI) has already been firmly staked in the world of the Internet. Google, Facebook, and other Internet companies employ this same method, and it results in rich experiences for end-users and big revenues for the ones creating the experience. Internet companies like Google offer end-users finely tailored experiences by drawing upon users' behavioral profiles. Such profiles are derived from people's search engine habits.


How AI Can Bring a Personalized Experience to IoT - DZone IoT

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Sometimes it's easy to become a tad jaded about all things IoT, particularly in the consumer market due to the slew of single-purpose capabilities, copycat products, poor interconnectivity, and of course, the litany of security embarrassments. Then you meet a company that offers a way to make connected products personal, instinctual and truly targeted to the individual. I've been following the work of Neura, for a while and I met with their CMO, Kris Bondi, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to get an update on the company's progress and gain further insights. Effectively a B2B2C company, Neura has created an AI engine that turns IoT environments into connected universes that allow companies to connect with their customers during the most meaningful moments. Neura enables consumers to take control of their smart home devices – from Amazon Echo, Nest thermostat, Hue Lights, Ring smart doorbell, refrigerators and more – and make their smart homes more intelligent with the integration of true AI.


Ambient intelligence could help make the aging process a little easier

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Folks who have a finger on the pulse of innovation know that the Internet of Things will likely change the way we live and work. Sensors embedded in Wi-Fi-enabled products can transmit data that helps users make decisions, detect problems, and streamline their routines. A combination of IoT and AI can form a particularly helpful technology called ambient intelligence. This smart home solution shows a lot of promise to make life a little easier for everyone, but one demographic group stands to gain notably: aging adults.


AI in UX: What if we think of AI while crafting experiences?

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This is a guest post made with the Neura team who will also speak at the upcoming Hacking UI Master Class. Enjoy! The flag of personal artificial intelligence (AI) has already been firmly staked in the world of the Internet. When you visit Amazon.com, for instance, algorithms curate the contents o...


AI in UX: What if we think of AI while crafting experiences?

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This is a guest post made with the Neura team who will also speak at the upcoming Hacking UI Master Class. The flag of personal artificial intelligence (AI) has already been firmly staked in the world of the Internet. Google, Facebook, and other Internet companies employ this same method, and it results in rich experiences for end-users and big revenues for the ones creating the experience. Internet companies like Google offer end-users finely tailored experiences by drawing upon users' behavioral profiles. Such profiles are derived from people's search engine habits.


Neura AI collects information from all of your devices to improve your health

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Neura AI taps myriad sources of data to predict your habits -- information that's incredibly useful to preventive medicine apps. Our smartphones go everywhere we go. To a certain extent, so do our smartwatches, fitness trackers, wireless health monitors, and wallet locators. But for the most part, they don't talk to each other. A Fitbit can't tap health information from a Wi-Fi glucose monitor.


Improving Patient Engagement through Artificial Intelligence: Interview with Gilad Meiri, CEO & Co-Founder of Neura

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Successful patient engagement is a hallmark of success in the world of digital health. Thinking beyond the mobile app or wearable technology itself, Neura, a Silicon Valley-based company that was founded in 2013, has created a software platform that leverages artificial intelligence (AI) to improve patient engagement for better health outcomes. By integrating with Neura's SDK, digital health technologies can dynamically key off of activity and lifestyle factors from the physical world around the user to contextualize the user experience for each individual. Today, Neura's platform is already being used to impact the $300B challenge of medication adherence. Medgadget had a chance to sit down with CEO and Co-Founder Gilad Meiri to learn more about Neura's platform and the company's vision for improving patient engagement.


Can Artificial Intelligence Personalize Health Care Apps?

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In mobile marketplaces like the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store, there are thousands of apps that help track or care for personal health. And by and large, consumers have been big fans of these apps. According to an estimate from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), more than 500 million smartphone users are actively using a health care-related application. And, according to the FDA's projections, more than 1.5 billion smartphone users will have downloaded a mobile health app by 2018. While these apps may enable users to take better care of their personal health, because they are designed for use by a mass audience, they often lack the personalization and one-on-one experience that health care typically requires.


Neura raises $11m Series A funding round to grow AI ecosystem ZDNet

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Neura has announced plans to make its personal artificial intelligence (AI) service and ecosystem commercially available after successfully raising $11 million in a Series A funding round. The funding round was led by AXA Strategic Ventures and existing investor Pitango Venture Capital, and was joined by Liberty Israel Venture Fund and Lenovo Group. Speaking to ZDNet, Neura CEO Gilad Meiri said just shy of launching the company three years ago, the company is now ready to make its AI ecosystem commercially available. Neura has developed technology based on data collected from human behaviours, and plans to make the information accessible to help enhance apps and devices through personalisation. "You have Fitbit that looks into steps, and Weather.com that looks at the weather, but no one is circling around a human to create a holistic sense of what's going on.