Category: artificial intelligence

The rise of manless and cashless retail continues …

JD has launched an unmanned shop in Jakarta, Indonesia which integrates cutting edge technologies like RFID, facial recognition, and image recognition to provide the modern consumer with an efficient retail experience. After AmazonGo and Walmart approach unmanned shops, JD is accelerating the transformation in the retail category with the JD.ID X-Mart. It is powered by

Let out your inner Mozart – with AI …

Boost your musical ego with a new AI system, which can transform any tune, melody or bad singing into a new piece of music in different styles. A small group of researchers from Facebook created an ai that is able to listen to an audio file of a song and then mimic it with new

Ricardo Manuel dos Santos Miquelino: “Erfordern Voice-Assistenten eine neue Form des Marketings?” …

I had the pleasure to be the first guest on the new podcast by @Thomas-Kabke-Sommer, Crossplan Germany. We had an exiting conversation about the importance of #voice for #marketing and why people might use Alexa rather in the sleeping room than in the kitchen. It’s in German – happy to provide you with an English download

AI identifies in 20 secs a disease affecting 127 million people …

An autonomous-AI diagnostic system developed by IDx from Iowa USA, which is being implemented to help detect health issues such as diabetic retinopathy and cervical cancer, can make an initial diagnose without the need for an eye specialist. Technology like this will be crucial to rural communities who don’t have easy access to healthcare and

Why You Should Immediately Start Working on Your Voice Marketing Strategy …

written together with Carolyn Manion The future of your successful business depends on its ability to keep up with the fast digitization that drives our younger generations forward. While robots, artificial intelligence, and big data are probably the first things that pop into our minds when we think of relevant innovations to incorporate into businesses

AI Can Spot Eye Disease with 94.5% Accuracy

AI now can spot eye diseas and explain its’ results. This is a huge step forward, as before the results were always kind of coming out of a black box. This will make it easier to understand how the underlying data is driving the results. It is especially important as there is a hight need

The Old Lady Germany Keeping a Leading Role in Future Mobility

When it comes to innovation, Germany tends to both whine about the political circumstances and blame the regulations for making an inventors life so hard. Others, especially the states and the big 5 tech companies seem to be lightyears ahead and experimenting with (sometimes debatable) tech innovation in China looks like a paradise for experimentation.

A Plea for Open Innovation and the Power of the Good …

Created together with Carolyn Manion Disruptive Innovation always meets a good deal of skepticism at its advent. Throughout history, leaders, influencers, and the media have provided ominous forecasts regarding all kinds of new machines, inventions, and ideas.  Check the current news, and stories are quick to zero in on isolated disaster incidents of new technology, rarely

Artificial Intelligence Innovations: Changing Businesses for the Better …

created together with Carolyn Manion The influence of artificial intelligence has penetrated almost every sector of business and science, laying a landscape of rapidly changing processes and products before us. While ethical concerns, suspicion of data privacy breach, and fears of automation taking over human jobs persist, many of these innovations are proving that industries

How to avoid your AI solution turns into a disaster for us all …

Undoubtedly artificial intelligence is a big chance for humanity. It will help us stepping up the evolution ladder and will open up new worlds for us. However we are facing one big challenge – our history. What we just realize is that it is taking revenge, that we have neglected to work on our ethical