Drones and robots automate industrial inspection

Avitas Systems, A GE subsidiary in Boston employs advances in machine learning to enhance fleets of low-cost drones and robots to inspect infrastructure including pipelines, powerlines, and transportation systems. Drones have assisted with monitoring of mines, wind turbines, and insurance claims for some time now. However, off-the-shelf deep learning technology is automating more of the … Continue reading “Drones and robots automate industrial inspection”

Intelligence augmentation: the human-machine labour force

Image by: COM SALUD Agencia de comunicación/Flickr, CC BY While the arrival of high-level artificial intelligence foreshadows the replication of human faculties, there is a nuanced territory in AI development that suggests human and machines benefit from a symbiotic existence – intelligence augmentation. IA is a component of full-blown robotics that has already integrated with daily … Continue reading “Intelligence augmentation: the human-machine labour force”

Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technology to boost profits for Karnataka farmers

The government of Karnataka signed a MoU with Microsoft to develop multi-variant agricultural commodity price forecasting model. The project is a component of a great vision to bridge digital divides in agricultural process. The state government seeks tech-enabled solutions including cloud-based tools, artificial intelligence and data analytics to secure and promote agrarian operations. The Karnataka … Continue reading “Microsoft’s artificial intelligence technology to boost profits for Karnataka farmers”

Logistics firms pioneer AR technology to boost productivity, profits and worker safety

Logistics firms have run pilot tests across operations to assess the viability of augmented reality tools. The evident return of investment has propelled heavyweights like General Electric and DHL to roll out AR smart glasses to industry sectors globally. Logistics players spent $52.9 million or INR 3.4 billion on smart glasses in 2017. This number … Continue reading “Logistics firms pioneer AR technology to boost productivity, profits and worker safety”

NVIDIA launches world’s first AI supercomputer for autonomous vehicles

Image by: NVIDIA Newsroom NVIDIA released an artificial intelligence backed computer chip that can make autonomous vehicles operate without any human controls. The DRIVE PX Pegasus could support ‘Level 5’ autonomy performing over 320 trillion operations per second and analysing huge amounts of data generated by a driverless vehicle to make potentially life-saving decisions. This … Continue reading “NVIDIA launches world’s first AI supercomputer for autonomous vehicles”