As the growing temptation for automated processes covers the varied industrial spectrum, Machine Learning is emerging into an ocean of possibilities while IBM’s Watson leads the marathon. From acting as a virtual chef of 65 recipes to embracing space programs, there’s a swathe of applications being ideated, built and rolled out to the public. Pulling […]
IBM announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a two-year, nine-month contract to continue providing cloud services to the U.S. Army. The $135 million contract is a follow-up from the previous agreement IBM signed with the U.S. Army’s Logistics Support Activity (LOGSA) in September 2012. Under the previous contract, IBM said it helped the […]
Researchers have developed a low-power chip that promises to significantly reduce speech recognition energy demands, paving the way for further miniaturization of artificial intelligence (AI). India’s Deccan Chronicle reports on a new chip developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) that is specialized for AI speech recognition. The new microprocessor uses just 1% of the […]
IBM has teamed up with Visa to create thousands of potential points of sale, using Watson’s Internet of Things (IoT) platform to bring all devices online. Makers of cars, desks, fitness devices, and smart home appliances will be able to integrate Visa’s payments platform seamlessly, according to the company’s press release. See Also: Is diabetes […]
IBM has announced a new major ecosystem drive for its Watson Internet of Things (IoT) platform, which includes a $200 million innovation center in Munich, Germany for startups to develop and trial IoT devices in a controlled environment. The American computing giant will make the innovation center its global headquarters for the Watson IoT platform. […]
If a new driverless shuttle bus makes riders nervous, IBM’s Watson system is on board to make feel passengers feel less alone. And the bus’ cute name – Olli – might help, too. TechRepublic reports that Maryland’s Local Motors is partnering with IBM on its autonomous shuttle bus named Olli. IBM is contributing its Watson […]
You may have heard the news lately from Guangzhou, China about the firing of robots as waitstaff. Out of three restaurants that used robots to serve customers, two have closed and the third fired its robot workers. The reasons? The robots couldn’t effectively handle soup dishes, often malfunctioned, and had to follow a fixed route that […]
The robots sell out in minutes every time a new batch are built, and with thousands working already, you might be seeing them at a home or a store near you soon
Guest author Scott Amyx is founder and CEO of Amyx+McKinsey, a wearables and IoT (Internet of Things) strategy and execution agency. The tech industry is no stranger to change, but the data derived from the IoT is taking disruption to a new level—sforzando. At IBM’s Insight conference last month, Bob Picciano, senior vice president of […]
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