Sunday, September 20, 2020

Samsung announces big IoT push with chips, cloud platform, cars, and Otto AI

The Samsung Developer Conference was the stage upon which Samsung announced a swathe of new IoT initiatives and updates. Strangely little was said about the upcoming Tizen 3.0, Samsung’s IoT operating system, but a...

The Industrial IoT: Turning the Hype into Competitive Advantage

by Isaac Brown, Lux Research There is tremendous hype around the burgeoning Internet of Things (IoT), but the IoT is not a singular entity as the value proposition, timeline, and technological needs vary widely across...

Intel buys into machine learning and IoT with Itseez acquisition

Itseez, which was founded by two former Intel employees, specializes in computer vision algorithms and implementations, which can be used for a number of different applications, including autonomous driving, digital security and surveillance, and...

Using Artificial Intelligence for IoT Integration: Bit Stew’s Approach

Supervised and unsupervised learning approaches rapidly map data into a semantic model that can be used in an IT architecture. GE Digital’s acquisition of Bit Stew Systems, a small startup with about 100 employees, should...

How Amazon’s Alexa is bringing intelligent assistance into the mainstream

  To paraphrase William Gibson, “The future is already here and, thanks to intelligent assistants (IA), it is more evenly distributed than ever before.” Based on our spoken input, mobile personal assistants (like Siri and Google...

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,...

San Jose Relying on Planning, Collaboration to be Smartest City

The San Jose Smart City Vision is a plan that uses technology and data-driven decision-making to promote safety, sustainability, economic opportunity and quality of life for its constituents. The California city's endgame is to...

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...

Lux Insight: Cisco Acquires Jasper Technologies for $1.4 Billion in Cash and Equity

On February 3, 2016, Cisco announced its intention to acquire Jasper Technologies for $1.4 billion in cash and equity, making it the largest Internet of Things (IoT) platform acquisition to date. Jasper was founded...

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