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AR and VR Could Become the Next Big Platforms

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by Angela Guess Dave Lloyd recently opined for ClickZ, “Every tech and media company is going to have to prepare for the possibility that VR and AR will become the next big platforms. In the past few months: Apple acquired Metaio, an AR startup. Google’s I/O conference highlighted Cardboard, a VR platform for mobile phones.…

Sensory Boosts Speech Recognition Accuracy 80% by Adding Deep Learning

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Sensory Inc., a Silicon Valley-based company focused on improving the user experience and security of consumer electronics through state-of-the-art embedded voice and vision technologies, today announced TrulyHandsfree 4.0, the next evolution of the company’s extremely successful embedded small-footprint voice user interface platform. Compared to…

The Top 10 Machine Learning APIs

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by Angela Guess Janet Wagner recently wrote for Programmable Web, “Machine learning is everywhere these days… Right now, Amazon, Google, IBM, and Microsoft are the biggest players battling to dominate the very fast-growing machine learning cloud services market. IBM further strengthened its position in the market with the recent acquisition of AlchemyAPI, a leading deep…

The Problem of Programming Human Bias into Machines

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by Angela Guess Jason Baldridge, a TechCrunch contributor, recently wrote, “‘We’re watching you.’ This was the warning that the Chicago Police Department gave to more than 400 people on its ‘Heat List.’ The list, an attempt to identify the people most likely to commit violent crime in the city, was created with a predictive algorithm…

9 Updated Predictions for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Gil Press recently wrote, “A number of new reports on the Internet of Things (IoT) provide a fresh look at the state of this hot market and forecasts for its future impact on the world’s economy.IDC discussed The Internet of Things Mid-Year Review at a webinar on July 23, including…

Retailers Must Embrace IoT, Machine Learning or Risk Falling Behind

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by Angela Guess Roland Moore-Colyer recently wrote for V3, “Technology is the future of retail. Digital data, machine learning, cloud-powered analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) will separate the wheat from the chaff in tomorrow’s retail industry. A recent Sector Insights government report (PDF) said that retailers will need to embrace the latest technology…

How the Internet of Things is Fundamentally Changing the Supply Chain

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by Angela Guess Forbes contributor Chris Wilder recently wrote, “The digital economy is changing the game for supply chain customers. Value chains are shifting rapidly, while technology advancements are disrupting old-style operations… Further, advances in the digital economy, Big Data, and The Internet of Things (IoT) have expedited the need for companies to detect supply…

Webinar: How Semantics Solves Big Data Challenges

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 30, 2015 To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by:   About the Webinar Today, organizations want both IT simplicity and innovation, but reliance on traditional databases only leads to more complexity, longer development cycles, and more silos.…

Slides: How Semantics Solves Big Data Challenges

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This presentation was given in a live webinar on July 30, 2015 How Semantics Solves Big Data Challenges from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by:   About the Webinar Today, organizations want both IT simplicity and innovation, but reliance on traditional databases only leads…