ICYMI, June 2022: AI in the pandemic and minimising risk

As we look back at news and developments seen in artificial intelligence this year, here are some of AI Magazine’s most popular articles from June 2022

AI and the pandemic ‒ managing viruses with technology

As the world battled against the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders, healthcare professionals and technologists all looked for solutions to combat the virus’s spread to prevent its damaging effects. Playing a pivotal role in the fight was artificial intelligence (AI). In the early stages of the crisis, AI was used to track the spread of the disease, helping to predict where the disease would develop next and how quickly it would spread. The technology was also used to monitor and analyse key trends, in addition to accelerating the development of test kits.

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Top 10 consultancy firms offering AI support

To speed up the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), a number of consulting firms are playing a key role as they look to support organisations implement this technology. According to a 2021 survey by IBM and Morning Consult, one-third of companies have deployed AI and nearly half of them are exploring it. However, the survey found that there were some barriers to AI adoption, including limited expertise, data complexity and lack of tools for AI development. Consulting companies are bridging this gap by providing insights and the correct tools, playing a significant role in business development.

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Beyond Limits: minimising financial risk with cognitive AI

Ari Kamlani, Senior AI Solutions Architect and Data Scientist at Beyond Limits discusses his role, the company and its use of cognitive AI.

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Top 10 companies offering facial recognition software

As biometric data is unique to each individual, biometric technology is often used to identify individuals and as a result, has led to the rise of biometric authentication as a form of identification and access control. The global facial recognition market size was valued at USD$3.86bn in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4% from 2021 to 2028. Technology is improving, evolving, and expanding at an explosive rate, particularly with the introduction of biometric technology.

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Top 10 companies developing autonomous vehicle technology

To learn more about the autonomous vehicle industry, AI Magazine takes a look at the top 10 autonomous vehicle companies leading the way in the industry.

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