Microsoft says it is making upgrades to Translator and other Azure AI services powered by a new family of AI models that researchers are calling Z-code, offering a more efficient language model than other large-scale providers. According to Microsoft, Z-code is a new family of artificial intelligence models developed by Microsoft that takes advantage of […]
Intel’s AI for Workforce program provides industry support for community colleges to empower students with AI skills.
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Google says it has made improvements to Google Assistant that bolster the company’s artificial intelligence assistant’s natural language capabilities, including correctly understanding and pronouncing unique names. Starting over the next few days, users can teach Google Assistant to enunciate and recognize names of contacts the way they pronounce them. Without keeping a record of the […]
Microsoft’s recent announcement that it is acquiring healthcare artificial intelligence and voice recognition company Nuance could signal a new era of voice-enabled technologies in the enterprise. Nuance’s speech recognition technology for medical dictation is currently used in 77% of U.S. hospitals, and Microsoft plans to integrate those technologies with its Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare offering […]
The EU has proposed a set of regulations that will regulate artificial intelligence based on each application’s inherent risk in order to avoid the potential problems with AI systems.
Banks are quickly adopting sophisticated surveillance systems and artificial intelligence to better monitor employees and customers.
Microsoft is acquiring conversational AI company Nuance, a company that offers speech recognition software that is used in 77% of U.S. hospitals, in a deal worth $19.7 billion. According to Microsoft’s announcement, the company plans to integrate Nuance’s solutions with its Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare offering that was introduced last year. Nuance provides conversational artificial […]
AI and healthcare professionals are warning of concerns over a machine learning algorithm made for diagnosing COVID-19. The idea behind these technologies was to help health professionals tell the difference between coronavirus and other similarly-presenting ailments like pneumonia. But concerned professionals say changes need to be made before the COVID diagnosis machine learning is used […]
It’s easy to program something to give your pets some food or treats. You’ve probably seen these devices for sale online. But AI has made an advancement on that concept: it can now help encourage good behavior by rewarding your pet with a treat if certain conditions are met. A recent VentureBeat report chronicles the computer science […]