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UP police to use AI, Face recognition to identify criminals

Police in Uttar Pradesh will now be able to solve cases faster with an application that has a database of five lakh criminals as well as AI, face recognition and a host of other tech features, officials said on December 27.Named 'Trinetra' or third eye, it was launched by UP Police chief O P Singh at a conference of senior officers during the annual 'police week' celebrations in Lucknow, a senior official said.…

Report: UK doctors sceptical that AI could replace them

Although artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to disrupt health care, doctors in the UK are sceptical of the technology entirely replacing them, according to a survey. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, investigated primary care physicians' views on AI's looming impact on health professions.When it came to predictions about the future of medicine, British general physicians (GPs) were generally

IBM executive says, India to build innovative AI models in 2019

India is at the forefront of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) surge and next year will see more local innovations from the country with broader adoptions across various sectors globally, a top IBM executive said on Friday.According to Sriram Raghavan, Vice President, IBM Research-India and Singapore, 2018 have been an exciting year for IBM Research India lab with some path-breaking work coming out of it.

Ericsson opens its AI global facility center in Bengaluru

Swedish networking and telecom major Ericsson on Thursday said it had opened a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerator in this tech hub for research and development (R&D) in AI and Automation."The new facility will accelerate our execution strategy by leveraging AI and Automation technologies to create data driven, intelligent and robust systems for automation, evolution and growth," said the company

World gets its first AI news anchor

The world's first AI news anchor has finally, made its first presence in China.During the fifth World Internet Conference organized in China's Zhejiang Province, the Chinese Government state-run news agency Xinhua News introduces the first male AI news anchor who can continuously read the news for 24 hours and can do facial expression as well as like a real anchors do.Xinhua's first English #AI anchor makes…

AI bot “ClaRAN” can spot radio galaxy too.

An artificial intelligence (AI) programme used to recognize faces on Facebook can also identify galaxies in deep space, scientists said Wednesday. The AI bot named ClaRAN scans images taken by radio telescopes, said researchers from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) in Australia.Its job is to spot radio galaxies -- galaxies that emit powerful radio jets from supermassive black holes at…

TabSquare secures S$10 million in series B round funding

TabSquare, a Singapore based leading provider of AI-powered smart in Restaurant solutions, on Monday has announced that it has secured $7.2 million (S$10 million) in series B round funding, Which was led by Kakaku.com, Coca-Cola Amatil, Resorts World Inc with the participation of its existing investor Walden International.In a press release issued by TabSquare, said: "The company will use the money to enhance…

Is Artificial Intelligence an Enabler or a Demon?

Let this quote by Elon Musk be the precursor to the ensuing discussion in this article. Technology, without a doubt, is an enabler of almost everything today. From banking transactions to food ordering, from shopping to education, technology is everywhere, simplifying our lives.However, there is a downside to it, as opined by Musk in the above quote. Too much dependence, perhaps, isn’t going to serve the same…

Artificial Intelligence can Demolish Fake News

We live in an era where violence is real and the news is fake. In what can be termed as a grotesque violation of human rights, fake news circulated on WhatsApp has claimed the lives of twenty-four individuals in India since May 2018. This, however, is just a glimpse of wide-scale violence that has become commonplace in our country, courtesy fake news. In today’s digitally connected world where everything from food…

IKEA is Brainstorming Future-ready Autonomous Cars

While the buzz around self-driven vehicles is gaining traction, retail giant IKEA is brainstorming future-ready cars that work as hotels, stores, and meeting room. The firm has released a few designs of its "future living lab", SPACE10 that is based in Copenhagen. Some of the concepts are almost practical whereas others still need better understanding. Nevertheless, the designs presented has sparked a new wave of…