Artificial Intelligence

Read about all of the latest news and announcements related to artificial intelligence

Virtual digital assistants to be on 7.5 billion devices by 2021

Virtual digital assistants to be on 7.5 billion devices by 2021
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 May 2017

Ovum report finds that smartphones and tablets are leading the voice AI- capable devices market

Smart factories to add US$500 billion to global economy by 2020

Smart factories to add US$500 billion to global economy by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 May 2017

Capgemini research predicts 50% of factories could be smart by the end of 2022

Build 2017: How Microsoft is helping developers to innovate

Build 2017: How Microsoft is helping developers to innovate
By Lindsay James | 12 May 2017

At the event Microsoft demonstrated several new innovations that will transform developers' lives

EIS Group uses Microsoft Bot Framework to deliver AI services

EIS Group uses Microsoft Bot Framework to deliver AI services
By Rebecca Lambert | 11 May 2017

The integration aims to make it easier for insurers to improve the way they interact with customers

Microsoft HoloLens to go on show at UC EXPO

Microsoft HoloLens to go on show at UC EXPO
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 May 2017

Event will explore how AI, mixed reality and video are transforming workplace collaboration

Industry of Things World USA 2018

Industry of Things World USA 2018
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 May 2017

8-9 March 2018; Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, California, US

Attend the event to explore real-life IIoT business cases and IoT implementation strategies

LaLiga uses AI and the cloud to deliver enhanced fan experiences

LaLiga uses AI and the cloud to deliver enhanced fan experiences
By Sean Dudley | 28 April 2017

Spanish football league partners with Microsoft to provide personalised services to supporters

Industry of Things World 2017

Industry of Things World 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 April 2017

18-19 September; Berlin Congress Center, Germany

More than 1,000 experts will discuss IoT technologies, AI and Industry 4.0

Hannover Messe 2017: Sarcos Robotics and Microsoft develop AI robot

Hannover Messe 2017: Sarcos Robotics and Microsoft develop AI robot
By Rebecca Lambert | 25 April 2017

The Guardian S robot uses the Azure IoT Suite and more to carry out inspections in difficult terrains

Cloud, AI, unified communications and analytics to top bill at UC EXPO

Cloud, AI, unified communications and analytics to top bill at UC EXPO
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 April 2017

Event will explore the technologies that will change how companies work in the future

AI to transform automotive and industrial equipment manufacturing

AI to transform automotive and industrial equipment manufacturing
By Rebecca Gibson | 24 April 2017

Accenture research shows companies must invest in digital technologies now to remain competitive

Autonomous Systems World 2017

Autonomous Systems World 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 April 2017

14-15 June; Titanic Chaussee Berlin, Germany

Find out how autonomous systems technologies are transforming industrial workplaces

PwC finds 55% of patients would use robotic health services

PwC finds 55% of patients would use robotic health services
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 April 2017

Patients would use AI services if they improved access to healthcare and gave quicker diagnoses

Apps World Evolution

Apps World Evolution
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 April 2017

13-15 June; ExCeL, London

Find out how to use next generation technology to build immersive and intuitive experiences

Search365 and Microsoft tackle the big data minefield

Search365 and Microsoft tackle the big data minefield
By Lindsay James | 03 April 2017

Search365 recognises that data can only be useful in a managed, searchable system

AI and IoT account for almost 50% of investment in insurtech start-ups

AI and IoT account for almost 50% of investment in insurtech start-ups
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 March 2017

New Accenture report finds both technologies have the potential to transform services

“There is no place for digital exclusion in the UK,” says MP

“There is no place for digital exclusion in the UK,” says MP
By Lindsay James | 29 March 2017

A new parliamentary group has been set up to look at how the UK will be affected by new technologies 

Internet of Things World to cover IoT, AI, blockchain, security and more

Internet of Things World to cover IoT, AI, blockchain, security and more
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 March 2017

World’s largest internet of things conference and expo will take place in the US this May

Humans and machines must work together in future workplace

Humans and machines must work together in future workplace
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 March 2017

PwC says human skills will help firms use digital technologies to their competitive advantage

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability

Insurers to implement machine learning to drive profitability
By Lindsay James | 08 March 2017

Willis Towers Watson has included machine learning in the latest edition of its Radar pricing software

Social media to be major direct shopping channel for Generation Z

Social media to be major direct shopping channel for Generation Z
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 March 2017

Youngest group of consumers will drive new retail trends and demands, predict Accenture

CeBIT 2017

CeBIT 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

20-24 March 2017; Hannover, Germany

Hot topics will include AI, cloud, cybersecurity, drones, IoT, virtual reality and more

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2017

New initiatives enable partners to use Microsoft's cloud, AI and research to transform healthcare

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 February 2017

Accenture finds that AI and machine learning will help to improve job satisfaction and staff retention

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 February 2017

In an era of ‘app fatigue’, chatbots promise a more natural, human interface for us to engage with organisations. Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today