Bird’s-AI View: Harnessing Drones to Improve Traffic Flow

Traffic. It’s one of the most commonly cited frustrations across the globe. It consumed nearly 180 hours of productive time for the average U.K. driver last year. German drivers lost an average of 120 hours. U.S. drivers lost nearly 100 hours. Because time is too precious to waste, RCE Systems — a Brno, Czech Republic-based Read article >
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Bird’s-AI View: Harnessing Drones to Improve Traffic Flow

Succeeding by Predicting Failure: AI Startup Using Factory-Based Sensors to Avert Shutdowns

In a world reliant on the power of machines, breakdowns can be problematic, sometimes catastrophic. A system failure at an auto manufacturer can cost up to $1.3 million an hour. An offshore oil platform going offline can waste around $3.5 million a day. But technical failures don’t just drain money. They also risk the safety Read article >
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Succeeding by Predicting Failure: AI Startup Using Factory-Based Sensors to Avert Shutdowns

Lights, Camera, AI: Cambridge Consultants Puts Deep Learning in Director’s Chair

AI is commonly associated with data. Less known is its artistic side — composing music scores, transforming doodles into photorealistic masterpieces, and dancing the night away. Cambridge Consultants knows it well, having already demonstrated AI’s artistic prowess with Vincent AI, which turns your squiggles into art in one of seven styles resembling everything from moody Read article >
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Lights, Camera, AI: Cambridge Consultants Puts Deep Learning in Director’s Chair

Car Buyers, Choose Your Engines: How Assembly Lines Are Gearing Up for Made-to-Order Vehicles

Buying a car isn’t as simple as it used to be. Beyond cloth or leather seats and deciding on a color, purchasers are swarmed with a myriad of choices: from trim lines and engine types to various kinds of safety and driver assistance systems. By the time you’re ready to put money down, you’ve created Read article >
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Car Buyers, Choose Your Engines: How Assembly Lines Are Gearing Up for Made-to-Order Vehicles

A Can with a Plan: Smart Recycling Bin Makes It Easy to Be Green

We’re polluting our planet with our trash. Everything we “throw away” ends up somewhere else — destined for landfill or even the oceans. With increasing awareness of environmental calamities like mountains of trash in some Asian countries and the Great Pacific Garbage Patches, out of sight is no longer necessarily out of mind. Waste is Read article >
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A Can with a Plan: Smart Recycling Bin Makes It Easy to Be Green

Israel’s AI Ecosystem Comes Together to Toast NVIDIA’s Proposed Mellanox Acquisition

More than 400 CEOs, entrepreneurs, VCs and other members of Israel’s booming AI ecosystem crammed Tuesday night into one of Tel Aviv’s hottest night venues to mark the announcement of a deal by NVIDIA to acquire Mellanox, the nation’s second-largest acquisition. Highlighted by intros from the two companies’ leaders at the seaside club, attendees also Read article >
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Israel’s AI Ecosystem Comes Together to Toast NVIDIA’s Proposed Mellanox Acquisition

Munich Startup Uses AI to Take Medical Imaging to Another Dimension

Medical imaging provides a window into the human body, allowing us to see under the skin. But to really understand what’s going on inside our bodies, doctors need 3D imagery. And there’s no time this would be more helpful than during surgery. Now, ImFusion, a Munich-based startup and NVIDIA Inception program member, is taking medical Read article >
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Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management

Nearly 19 million acres of forests are destroyed annually, equal to 27 football pitches a minute. Forests serve as homes for thousands of animals, and for many people they’re a source of food, water, clothing, medicine and shelter. The so-called lungs of the Earth also mitigate climate change by acting as a carbon sink. And Read article >
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Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Using AI for Smarter Forest Management

The Bright Continent: Tales from Africa’s AI Ecosystem — ‘Just Two Laptops and a Lot of Enthusiasm’

Ignoring his friends’ advice, Karim Beguir left his career five years ago in London as a financial engineer and returned home to Tunisia to found an AI startup. And he hasn’t looked back since. At NeurIPS, the world’s top AI research conference, Beguir spoke earlier this month to 300 attendees at the Black in AI Read article >
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The Bright Continent: Tales from Africa’s AI Ecosystem — ‘Just Two Laptops and a Lot of Enthusiasm’