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SparkCognition and British Army Collaborate to Advance AI Applications for Defense

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by Angela Guess

A new press release reports, “SparkCognition has announced a new engagement with the British Army, providing collaborative thought leadership on the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in future warfare. Specifically, the AI company’s Defense team will consult with the British Army on the role of machine learning in military applications and contribute to research on future military planning. This partnership focuses on how operations can be streamlined using AI technologies today. Ranked #20 on the 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 list, SparkCognition has established itself as an AI technology leader. The company has business-critical cognitive enterprise solutions in place for customers in energy, oil and gas, manufacturing, finance, aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and security.”

Colonel James Cook, Assistant Head of Strategic Concepts for the British Army, noted, “We live in an era of constant competition, in a security environment that is constantly evolving and is increasingly complex, dynamic and unstable. To be successful, it is essential the British Army continues to be forward-looking and technologically advanced, ready for the challenges of the future, both at home and overseas… SparkCognition is a leader in the field of artificial intelligence and this collaboration will help ensure that the British Army continues to stay at the cutting edge of evolving technologies.”

Read more at PR Newswire.

Photo credit: SparkCognition

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