Thursday, October 22, 2020

Resiliency of Power Grid Being Boosted with Help of AI 

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor   Long-time US government investments to build a “smart grid” for delivering electric power are employing AI techniques to improve resiliency.   The US Department of Energy (DOE) has made supporting...

AI Helping to Manage the Environment, From Sea Ice to Water for Malta

By AI Trends Staff Researchers at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute are studying how to apply AI to predictions of the spread of sea ice, to make warning to vessels in the polar seas cheaper, faster...

AI Can Help Protect Smart Home IoT Devices from Hackers

By AI Trends Staff As researchers continue to find security flaws in smart home hub IoT devices, part of an immature security infrastructure. One researcher suggests AI can be helpful to address the vulnerabilities. A cybersecurity...

Executive Interview: Perry Lea, Book Author, Entrepreneur, Director of Architecture: Microsoft

New Applications Foreseen from Combination of AI and Powerful Edge Devices Perry Lea is a 30-year veteran technologist. He spent over 20 years at Hewlett-Packard as a chief architect and distinguished technologist of the LaserJet...

Staid Insurance Industry Exploring AI With Some Caution

By AI Trends Staff  The insurance industry is dominated by massive national brands and legacy product lines that have remained largely unchanged for decades. It is a staid industry. This makes the industry ripe for...

Quantum Computing with AI Seen Helping to Advance IoT

By AI Trends Staff While still in a development stage, quantum computing is starting to advance into a new era, where it is poised to accelerate AI and the Internet of Things. Quantum computing is seen...

Autonomous Freight Trains Powered by AI Coming

By AI Trends Staff Driverless trains powered by AI are coming. Driverless train software produced by New York Air Brake was used in a demonstration last summer of a 30-car freight train traveling 48 miles...

AI Put to Work to Help US Steel Industry Stay Competitive

By AI Trends Staff As the US steel industry looks for ways to lower costs in a global market facing slowing demand, a modern steel plant in Arkansas is using AI to help it become...

AI Initiatives in Manufacturing Often Loosely Defined, Survey Finds

By AI Trends Staff Many AI initiatives are loosely defined, lack proper technology and data infrastructure, and are often failing to meet expectations, according to a new report from Plutoshift on implementation of AI by...

The Environmental Impacts of AI and IoT In Agriculture

By Caleb Danziger, Science Writer As the world’s citizenry continues to grow, with estimates putting 2100's population at 11.2 billion, the agriculture industry will need to compensate for increased demand. Within the next 80 years,...




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