How software can keep the water flowing
Poor water management can increase maintenance costs and lead to unhappy customers, but software can help to keep problems at bay.
AI makes a positive mark in image recognition and automation
Artificial intelligence (AI) has had a bad press. In the past two decades, this technology has gradually disrupted the world of employment as jobs have been decimated by its relentless march.
Getting board approval for AI - is this the biggest stumbling block?
There’s so much interest around artificial intelligence, but do business leaders buy-in to the hype? Sooraj Shah questions why leaders might be deterred from investing in the biggest current IT trend.
The pharmaceutical sector has the most intriguing battle for data scientists yet
Clinical trials are the latest area where all sorts of companies are fighting over the rare specimen that is a data scientist.
Breaking up the static - AI and the music industry
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an established tool in music distribution, search and streaming, but now AI is being employed by industry innovators as a collaborative creative tool to disrupt the static models of music tracks and artist composition.
H&C partner with RS to launch an innovative Visual Product Recognition chatbot
The latest addition to RS Components’ leading Digital platform, Quickfinder is an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Digital Assistant featuring Visual Product Recognition technology that allows automated product identification with the click of a button.
2020: why a quarter of workers could be robots
Robotics and AI are poised to be a trillion-dollar industry worldwide. What are some of the more unusual and innovative applications? Chris Middleton presents a ‘Top of the Bots’ chart rundown.
Tech innovation is disrupting the news itself, says Reuters
The Reuters Digital News Report 2017 busts some myths and maps a fast-changing digital media landscape. The conclusion: algorithms now hold all the power, not journalists.
Computer vision: Can AI ever truly emulate the human brain?
Humans have long dreamed of a world whereby robots are used as to aid us in completing menial labour and house chores so we don’t have to. The problem is, it is very difficult to get a robot to move and navigate like a human because it doesn’t have our muscles and nerves, and more importantly, it doesn’t have our brain.
AI: Friend or Foe? (Part II)
In the second part of his report, Chris Middleton looks at the strategic challenge of implementing AI systems.