Artificial Intelligence

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

How AI can enhance the customer experience

How AI can enhance the customer experience
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 July 2017

We explore how artificial intelligence could improve banks’ ability to personalise the customer experience and identify patterns in ways that humans can’t

How artificial intelligence could improve banks’ ability to personalise the customer experience 

Industry 4.0: bringing AI to manufacturing

Industry 4.0: bringing AI to manufacturing
By Guest | 16 August 2017

In the second of a series of four articles on the matter of Industry 4.0, Mike James from ATS Global looks at developments around artificial intelligence

Mike James from ATS Global looks at how artificial intelligence is being adopted in manufacturing 

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer

The BBC and Microsoft trial voice-controlled iPlayer
By Lindsay James | 03 August 2017

The experimental version of iPlayer lets viewers talk to their television and find their favourite programmes

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience

Cognitive systems to help insurers improve customer experience
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 August 2017

IDC says chat bots, virtual agents and robo advisors could expedite and improve operations

Microsoft’s 2017 hackathon to solve society’s big problems

Microsoft’s 2017 hackathon to solve society’s big problems
By Elizabeth Robinson | 25 July 2017

Microsoft employees use their technological abilities to generate business ideas

Accountants must go digital to remain competitive, says Prodware

Accountants must go digital to remain competitive, says Prodware
By Elizabeth Robinson | 19 July 2017

Prodware report explores how the cloud and AI can help firms meet customer expectations

Six ways that Microsoft is advancing AI technology

Six ways that Microsoft is advancing AI technology
By Elizabeth Robinson | 18 July 2017

Microsoft shares how it is using AI to tackle environmental challenges and improve lives

Worldwide spending on robotics to hit US$230.7 billion in 2021, says IDC

Worldwide spending on robotics to hit US$230.7 billion in 2021, says IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2017

AI and machine learning are driving robotics for industrial, commercial, and consumer use

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks

Artificial intelligence: make sure you’re aware of the risks
By Guest | 17 July 2017

Tom Srail from Willis Towers Watson says that, while the rise of AI is providing many new opportunities for insurance companies, it is also presenting a number of risks

Willis Towers Watson's Tom Srail says insurers should take care when adopting AI solutions 

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance

The benefits of bringing bots to insurance
By Guest | 14 July 2017

Dennis Vanderlip from Microsoft explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence to better serve their customers and run a more efficient operation

Microsoft's Dennis Vanderlip explains how insurers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence

 

IP EXPO Europe

IP EXPO Europe
By Rebecca Gibson | 14 July 2017

4-5 October; ExCeL London, UK

Event will cover cloud, cybersecurity, networks and Infrastructure, AI, analytics and IoT

Accenture opens IIoT innovation centre in Germany

Accenture opens IIoT innovation centre in Germany
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 July 2017

Facility will help clients design and prototype digital solutions for engineering and manufacturing 

Microsoft Inspire

Microsoft Inspire
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 June 2017

9-13 July; Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC, US

Event will update attendees on Microsoft strategy and product roadmaps

Microsoft backs AI start-ups with Station F partnership

Microsoft backs AI start-ups with Station F partnership
By Rebecca Lambert | 22 June 2017

The collaboration involves setting up an AI programme at the start-up campus in Paris

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer

Microsoft and TU Delft join to create a quantum computer
By Lindsay James | 12 June 2017

Microsoft and TU Delft are developing topological qubits, which could form a future quantum computer

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say

Robots will soon learn from each other, Oxford researchers say
By Lindsay James | 31 May 2017

AI could enable drones to find and rescue people in remote areas with limited network connectivity

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