Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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,...

AI World 2019 Reporters’ Notebook: European Commission Warning On Data Privacy; News from Exelon,...

The AI World Conference & Expo is packed few days with news emanating from the Expo floor, the plenary sessions, a hackathon and tracks. There’s more good stuff than a writer can possibly fit...

AI Being Enlisted to Help Monitor Energy Consumption of Individual Households and Vast Businesses

By AI Trends Staff Energy monitoring can range from knowing about how much energy is being consumed in a household to how much is needed to power a business. The domain of energy consumption is...

AI in Manufacturing, in Use by Less than 8% Today, Seen Growing to 50%...

By AI Trends Staff Using AI and the Internet of Things (IoT) should help manufacturers restructure supply chains, improve efficiency, address skills shortages, transform operations - and create entirely new revenue streams and business models. Today...

Connected Car Platforms Making Headway; Microsoft Taking a Lead Role

By AI Trends Staff Connected-car platforms are being advanced by governments and through technology company partnerships, in efforts to improve roadway safety and mobility and to build the infrastructure to support autonomous, self-driving cars.  The Utah...

Why the Convergence of 5G and AI Intrigues this Venture Capitalist

By Ben Yu, Managing Director, Sierra Ventures As an emerging-technology investor, I am always on the lookout for new technologies that can improve existing markets and enable new ones. That’s why 5G really intrigues me. This advanced digital...

City Tech Leaders Setting Priorities for Building Smart Cities

Imagine being CIO or CTO of a large city: lots of departments and city leaders need your assistance, citizens are demanding faster and easier access to resources, up time is crucial, and you're tasked...




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