Voxel raises $15M for AI-powered workplace safety

Voxel, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered, workplace safety company, has secured $15 million in new funding.

11 May 2022, venturebeat.com

Drone-delivered defibrillators could save lives

As a kid, Justin Boutilier would sometimes get roped into helping his dad, a paramedic and firefighter, perform automated external defibrillator (AED) demonstrations in and around his hometown of Niagara Falls, Canada.

11 May 2022, techxplore.com

Amazon Alexa Together helps aging people and their remote caregivers

Amazon Alexa Together is getting new features that will help aging people and their remote caregivers get through the day better.

11 May 2022, venturebeat.com

Deci deep-learning platform aims to ease AI application development

Using Deci, the company says, AI developers can achieve improved inference performance and efficiency to enable effective deployments on resource-constrained edge devices, maximize hardware use and reduce training and inference cost.

11 May 2022, venturebeat.com

Concentric AI to autonomously secure business-critical data with $14.5M series A funding

Concentric AI, which believes AI-powered automation is the solution to today's data security and governance issues has raised $14.5M.

11 May 2022, venturebeat.com

GM and Red Hat collaborate for in-car innovation, safety and security

Red Hat  announced a collaboration with General Motors to "redefine the transportation landscape” with a continuous functional-safety certified, Linux-based in-vehicle operating system.

11 May 2022, venturebeat.com

Qualcomm plunges into the robotics market with new platform

The platform serves as an off-the-shelf developer kit for creating robots and drones, utilizing 5G and edge AI for next-gen autonomy.

11 May 2022, zdnet.com

Finding it hard to get a new job? Robot recruiters might be to blame

More recruiting companies are using AI technology to review applications. But does it make mistakes – and can you boost your chances?

11 May 2022, theguardian.com

The 1997 chess game that thrust AI into the spotlight

With his hand pushed firmly into his cheek and his eyes fixed on the table, Garry Kasparov shot a final dark glance at the chessboard before storming out of the room: the king of chess had just been beaten by a computer.

11 May 2022, techxplore.com

Rising AI adoption is also enabling sustainability, new IBM research finds

As AI adoption and usage continues to grow, organizations are increasingly using AI to advance sustainability goals.

10 May 2022, venturebeat.com

New study describes multi-agent systems for optimization and decision-making through games

In artificial intelligence, multi-agent systems can be thought of as a society of individuals (agents) that interact by exchanging knowledge and by negotiating with each other to achieve an individual/global goal. In real life, multi-agent systems are used in many diverse fields like resource management; information security; manufacturing planning, scheduling, and control; monitoring, diagnosis, and control; e-commerce; biomedicine; and virtual enterprise.

10 May 2022, techxplore.com

For better or worse: AI set to transform science and engineering in Canada

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to transform how science and engineering is conducted and funded in Canada, bringing both tremendous opportunities and risks, according to a new expert panel report from the Council of Canadian Academies (CCA). AI has the potential to spur innovation and further scientific understanding beyond the limits of human abilities but could also deepen existing inequities, perpetuate human biases, and even create new ones.

10 May 2022, techxplore.com

AI predicts infant age, gender based on temperament

It's hard to tell the difference between a newborn boy and girl based solely on temperament characteristics such as the baby's propensity to display fear, smile or laugh. But once babies reach around a year old that begins to change.

10 May 2022, techxplore.com

Is AI-generated art really creative? It depends on the presentation

Ai-Da sits behind a desk, paintbrush in hand. She looks up at the person posing for her, and then back down as she dabs another blob of paint onto the canvas. A lifelike portrait is taking shape. If you didn't know a robot produced it, this portrait could pass as the work of a human artist.

10 May 2022, techxplore.com

Clearview AI agrees to restrict sales of its faceprint database

Clearview AI has proposed to restrict sales of its faceprint database as part of a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Microsoft readies its latest 'industrial metaverse' pitch

Microsoft is positioning a number of its enterprise components, from IoT to Synapse Analytics, as its stack ready to take on the 'industrial metaverse.'

10 May 2022, zdnet.com

What leveraging AI in hybrid security systems means for enterprises

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more common than you may realise. Many of society’s leading technologies are driven by AI technology, as their automated functions streamline processes and help people do more with less time.

Deadbots can speak for you after your death. Is that ethical?

Machine-learning systems are increasingly worming their way through our everyday lives, challenging our moral and social values and the rules that govern them. These days, virtual assistants threaten the privacy of the home; news recommenders shape the way we understand the world; risk-prediction systems tip social workers on which children to protect from abuse; while data-driven hiring tools also rank your chances of landing a job.

10 May 2022, techxplore.com

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