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Microsoft launches 'Project Brainwave' for real-time AI

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With the help of ultra-low latency, the system processes requests as fast as it receives them. He added that the system architecture reduces latency, since the CPU does not need to process incoming requests, and allows very high throughput, with the FPGA processing requests as fast as the network can stream them. Microsoft is also planning to bring the real-time AI system to users in Azure. "With the'Project Brainwave' system incorporated at scale and available to our customers, Microsoft Azure will have industry-leading capabilities for real-time AI," Burger noted.


How Artificial Intelligence Can Eliminate Bias And Improve HR Operations

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AI will be suitable for more basic tasks and even in helping managers with performance management tasks -- for example, appraisals and corrective action. AI will help eliminate human bias by identifying potential bias in job descriptions and HR communication. The data from AI can be analyzed to improve operational efficiency and to create strategic plans based on real-time data for business goals, employee retention, succession planning and organizational development. In the next few years, we'll begin to see artificial intelligence automating certain administrative functions and reducing the number of menial tasks faced by HR employees.


How Automotive AI Is Going to Disrupt (Almost) Every Industry - DZone AI

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SAE International has created the now-standard definitions for the six distinct levels of autonomy, from Level 1 representing only minor driver assistance (like today's cruise control) to Level 6 being the utopian dream of full automation: naps and movie-watching permitted. Many of the features of AI-assisted driving center around increased safety, like automatic braking, collision avoidance systems, pedestrian and cyclists alerts, cross-traffic alerts, and intelligent cruise control. A connected vehicle could also share performance data directly with the manufacturer (called "cognitive predictive maintenance"), allowing for diagnosis and even correction of performance issues without a stop at the dealer. Although it may not at first appear directly tied to automotive AI, the health and medical industry stands to experience some significant disruptions as well.


How artificial intelligence makes datacenters smarter

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Vigilent, a company that uses IoT, machine learning and prescriptive analytics in mission-critical environments, reduces datacenter cooling capacity by employing real-time monitoring and machine language software to match cooling needs with the exact cooling capacity. Reduces Opex: Off-the-shelf smart management and monitoring solutions can be embedded with AI systems to reduce and control datacenter operating expenses. Google reduced the overall datacenter power utilization by 15 percent by using a custom AI smart management and monitoring solution that employs machine learning to control about 120 datacenter variables from fan speeds to windows. Another company called Wave2Wave has developed a rack-mounted robot called ROME (Robotic Optical Switch for Datacenters) for making physical optical connections in a few seconds.


Microsoft launches Project Brainwave for real-time artificial intelligence

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With the help of ultra-low latency, the system processes requests as fast as it receives them. He added that the system architecture reduces latency, since the CPU does not need to process incoming requests, and allows very high throughput, with the FPGA processing requests as fast as the network can stream them. Microsoft is also planning to bring the real-time AI system to users in Azure. "With the'Project Brainwave' system incorporated at scale and available to our customers, Microsoft Azure will have industry-leading capabilities for real-time AI," Burger noted.


Man Meets Machine Trajectory Magazine

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Imagine an Air Force pilot flying an aircraft equipped with highly complex sensor platforms collecting data not only about the jet and the surrounding environment, but the pilot as well. Dr. James Christensen, a portfolio manager at the Air Force Research Lab, described the ability to sense and understand the state and capabilities of the operator as critical to the military's successful employment of highly automated systems. Dr. Justin Sanchez, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Biological Technologies Office, spoke about the challenge of developing precise neuro-technologies that interact with certain circuits of the brain or peripheral nervous system in real time, monitoring for changes in brain signals. Because this capability relies on quality optics, it is conceivable to someday measure this blood flow data from space--allowing collection of biometric data from huge populations.


The Internet of Sporting Things: Internet of Things Blog

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Real-time insights generated from connected stadiums and even connected athletes are changing coaching styles, training approaches and the way fans engage with what they are seeing. In preparation for last year's Olympic Games, the IBM jStart team designed a digital training solution for the USA Cycling team. The solution pulled together all data sources that were part of an IoT solution into a single dashboard, giving the team real-time, actionable insights that helped take them from fifth place in world competition to a gold medal in the 2016 World Championship and silver in the 2016 Olympics. This is just a quick glimpse into how the sporting IoT can enhance fan engagement and provide athletes and coaches with real-time, actionable insights from data.


Nvidia's New TX2 Board Does Dual 4K-Camera Object-Detection in Real Time Make:

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Nvidia has lead much of this with their TK1 and TX1 modules; now, with the new release of the Jetson TX2, the AI capabilities we have access to have just doubled. Nvidia is focusing the high-performance, low-power board on "AI at the edge" -- building artificial intelligence processing capabilities into products directly, rather than sending data to cloud-based super computers. For the release event, Nvidia brought 18 demos from various groups to show how they're using TX architecture, including an onstage demo from Cisco of their new Spark Board collaboration tool. A large flatscreen display, it connected the Cisco rep with his companion Cisco team in Norway, who then showed a new camera device for the Spark Board that automatically recognizes and labels the names of the people in a conference, and automatically crops in to smaller groups to eliminate that "large empty conference room" aesthetic that we've become accustomed to with teleconferencing.


An AI-First Approach to IT Operation Analytics

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By helping teams bridge the gap between Big Data and humans, and by capturing human domain knowledge, machine learning is able to provide the necessary operational intelligence to significantly relieve this burden of near real-time, informed decision-making. Until now, IT operations teams have relied on siloed tools for monitoring that provided them with information about their network, virtual and physical infrastructure and application performance. In TechOps and DevOps environments, there is a need to automate, learn and make intelligent, informed decisions based on real-time analysis of Big Data arising out of the entire application infrastructure stack. At Dell, as Director of Products, Akhil led Product Strategy and Management of Dell's Converged Infrastructure product line.


The importance of 5G to driving the UK economy, House of Commons IPT event

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With 1 to 10 Gigabytes per second bandwidth; 1 millisecond latency and supporting a density of 100 or more devices in any given room size location, it is truly instant, always-on, and able to download the equivalent of a whole movie in a few seconds. This is the new competitive level of performance for the 21st century economy. It enables real-time mission critical rapid response such as connected self-driving cars to enabling the Internet of things sensors and mobile devices that will drive connected buildings, smart cities, savings energy, enabled new skills and services, changing how markets and work gets done.