Press Releases

Qualcomm Invests in Chinese AI Unicorn SenseTime for On-Device AI

November 21, 2017 at 10:13 AM

SenseTime, China s leading AI unicorn, on Nov. 15 announced a strategic investment agreement with global communications giant Qualcomm Inc., which is pending closing. (Photo above shows SenseTime co-founder and CEO Li Xu (right), and Keith Kressin, SVP of product management at Qualcomm (left).) The two companies will working on

Cognitive Computing Consortium Holds Directions in Cognitive Program at AI World 2017

November 14, 2017 at 11:39 AM

Cognitive Computing Consortium Holds Directions in Cognitive Program at AI World 2017 Conference in Boston Thought Leaders in AI and Cognitive Computing to Address the Latest Trends and Case Examples at New AI World Conference Program Westboro, MA November 14, 2017 Cognitive Computing Consortium, a Boston-based think tank that supports

Babson College Joins AI World, Program for AI / Cognitive Computing Professionals

October 31, 2017 at 9:05 AM

Babson named Education Sponsor for AI World 2017 Conference in Boston December 11-13 AI World has named Babson College the Education Sponsor for AI World 2017 to be held December 11-13, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Register to attend Oct 30, 2017 - As part of the sponsorship, Babson s Technology,

Kogentix announces production and Cloudera certification of Automated Machine Learning Platform v1.3

October 17, 2017 at 10:10 AM

October 17, 2017- Kogentix, the leader in practical artificial intelligence (AI) fueled by big data, announced the production release of version 1.3 of the Kogentix Automated Machine Learning Platform (AMP). Kogentix also announced that AMP v1.3 has achieved Cloudera Certification. AMP v1.3 includes several enhancements that fit the product s

Introducing faster GPUs for Google Compute Engine

September 22, 2017 at 9:54 AM

From the Google Cloud Platform Blog Today, we're happy to make some massively parallel announcements for Cloud GPUs. First, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) gets another performance boost with the public launch of NVIDIA P100 GPUs in beta. Second, NVIDIA K80 GPUs are now generally available on Google Compute Engine. Third,

Neura Makes Smart Homes Smarter With AI-Connected IoT Devices

August 25, 2017 at 10:20 AM

Neura, the technology company that uses AI to enable apps and devices to personalize experiences across IoT devices and mobile apps, has announced its first Smart Home solution. Neura s AI technology integrates with smart home IoT devices and apps, enabling them to learn about each person in the home

China s largest AI unicorn SenseTime sets single round record by raising $410 million in Series B funding

July 27, 2017 at 10:20 AM

SenseTime, China s leading artificial intelligence (AI) company that specializes in computer vision and deep learning, has raised $410 million in its Series B round of funding, setting a new record for the most capital received in a single round within the field of AI. The unprecedented level of financing

NVIDIA, Baidu Collaborate to Power AI in Cloud Data Centers, Self-Driving Cars and the Home

July 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM

NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) and Baidu have announced a broad partnership to bring the world's leading artificial intelligence technology to cloud computing, self-driving vehicles and AI home assistants. Speaking in the keynote at Baidu's AI developer conference in Beijing, Baidu president and COO Qi Lu (shown above) described his company's plans

Kinetica Raises $50 Million as GPU database, battle-tested by the military, gains momentum in the enterprise

June 30, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Kinetica, provider of a GPU-accelerated relational database, has closed $50-million in Series A financing, co-led by Canvas Ventures and Meritech Capital Partners, with participation from new investor Citi Ventures and existing investor Ray Lane of GreatPoint Ventures. We invested because we believe in the promise of Kinetica in the commercial

Volkswagen partners with NVIDIA to expand deep learning competence

June 27, 2017 at 10:30 AM

For future-oriented digital topics, the Volkswagen Group remains committed to artificial intelligence (AI). This is why Volkswagen IT is cooperating with US technology company NVIDIA with a view to expanding its competence in the field of deep learning. At the Volkswagen Data Lab, IT experts are developing advanced AI systems

C2RO, PubNub partner to secure robot communication to cloud

June 8, 2017 at 10:10 AM

C2RO, an innovative startup specializing in artificial intelligence, computer vision and collaborative solutions for robots, is proud to announce a partnership with PubNub, the leading Data Stream Network (DSN) for connected devices. This partnership will enable C2RO s clients to benefit from the PubNub DSN to easily establish real-time bidirectional

Zenedge Launches Advanced API Security Solution for Web and Mobile

June 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Zenedge, a provider of cloud-based, artificial intelligence (AI) driven Web Application Firewall (WAF), malicious bot detection and DDoS cybersecurity solutions, announced today the availability of Zenedge API Security , an advanced API protection solution designed to go beyond traditional IP rate limiting based DDoS protection for APIs, featuring a proprietary

NVIDIA Adds Six AI Startups to Its GPU Ventures Portfolio

April 26, 2017 at 11:42 AM

As the AI ecosystem continues its global expansion, NVIDIA is expanding its portfolio of startup investments, adding six companies in three countries over the past year. In addition to providing funds for future growth, we offer these startups NVIDIA s advice and perspective as the world s leading AI computing

NVIDIA, Facebook team up to boost Caffe2 deep learning famework

April 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM

By Ian Buck, GM and VP of NVIDIA Accelerated Computing NVIDIA and Facebook this week announced the result of our joint work to advance artificial intelligence with Caffe2, a new AI deep learning framework contributed by Facebook to the open-source community. Every day, the world generates information text, pictures, videos

IBM Delivers Latest NVIDIA GPU Accelerator on the Cloud to Speed AI

April 11, 2017 at 9:30 AM

IBM has announced that it is the first major global cloud provider to make the NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPU accelerator available on the cloud. By combining NVIDIA s acceleration technology with IBM s Cloud platform, businesses can expect to more quickly and efficiently run compute-heavy workloads, such as artificial intelligence,

AI World and AI Trends Team Up with FORTUNE to Produce a Branded Content Section on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise

April 5, 2017 at 12:37 PM

AI World and AI Trends Team Up with FORTUNE to Produce a Branded Content Section on Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise FORTUNE also announced as a Premier Business Media Sponsor of AI World 2017 Boston, MA April 5, 2017 AI World today announced a collaboration with FORTUNE to produce a

WorkFusion Offers Free RPA Product, Free Automation Training

April 5, 2017 at 7:56 AM

WorkFusion RPA Express, the world's first free Robotic Process Automation (RPA) product for enterprise operations, has launched globally, making it faster and easier for businesses to begin or accelerate their digitization efforts. (Robotic process automation (RPA) is the application of technology that allows employees in a company to configure computer helps improve the UK's satellite defence and security intelligence

April 4, 2017 at 9:28 AM

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), a UK government agency, recently hosted a competition to identify and categorize objects in satellite imagery. Dstl provided 1 km x 1 km satellite images and the challenging task was to detect different types of objects, such as buildings, vehicles, trees or roads

NVIDIA to host GPU Technology Conference May 8-11 in San Jose

April 4, 2017 at 9:12 AM

NVIDIA, a world leader in AI computing technology, will host its eighth annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) on May 8-11, at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center. NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang will deliver a keynote on Wednesday, May 10, to an expected audience of 8,000 attendees. GTC is

IBM Breaks Industry Record for Conversational Speech Recognition

March 14, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Press Release IBM has announced that it broke the industry record for speech recognition, creating a technology that recognizes spoken words ever closer to human parity. Last year, IBM announced a major improvement in conversational speech recognition: a system that achieved a 6.9 percent word error rate. Since then, IBM

WorkFusion Raises $35 Million to Scale AI-powered Automation within Enterprise Operations

January 26, 2017 at 9:09 AM

WorkFusion, has closed a $35 million Series D financing round led by Georgian Partners with participation from existing investors Mohr Davidow Ventures, iNovia, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), Greycroft and RTP Ventures, bringing total funds raised to $71 million. The funding will accelerate customer adoption of AI-powered automation as they realize

IT Products go from big noise to AI concepts, and big business

January 6, 2017 at 9:02 AM

I wish I could go back in time and figure out when the IT sector made the transition from being product driven to concept focused. I guess it's like trying to figure out when we stopped being a kid or when we realize that we are "old". When it comes

New Study Demonstrates Increasing Demand for Conversational Interaction with Devices

November 17, 2016 at 4:59 PM

Over Two-Thirds of Mobile Users Enjoy Talking To Their Device, And Now They Want The Same Experience In The Car And At Home Study by Analyst Firm Creative Strategies Demonstrates Increasing Demand for Conversational Interaction with Devices Mountain View, CA, November 17, 2016 Artificial Solutions ( ), the natural language

NVIDIA to Power Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit

November 16, 2016 at 11:54 AM

GPU-Accelerated Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit Now Available in the Cloud on Microsoft Azure and On-Premises with NVIDIA DGX-1 SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Nov 14, 2016) - To help companies join the AI revolution, NVIDIA today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to accelerate AI in the enterprise. Using the first purpose-built

IBM and NVIDIA Team Up on World s Fastest Deep Learning Enterprise Solution

November 16, 2016 at 8:12 AM

IBM and NVIDIA announced collaboration on a new deep learning tool optimized for the latest IBM and NVIDIA technologies to help train computers to think and learn in more human-like ways at a faster pace. The new IBM Power System S822LC for High Performance Computing servers feature a new IBM