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Emotion AI to read emotional state of mobile device users by 2022 

AI is treading further, it won’t be limited to being an assistant through Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana and Google Assistant. It will soon become a best friend to mobile device users with emotion artificial intelligence.  As per the research firm Gartner, by 2022, the personal devices like mobile phones and wearables, will know more about the emotional state of an individual than his/her own family.   Although we already have the emotion AI technology implemented in virtual personal assistants (VPAs), the step forward will add value to more customer experiences. The emotion AI systems will be able to detect the emotions in verbal and facial expressions of the users.   It will be used in various educational software, video games, autonomous cars, diagnostic software, athletic and health per...

Accenture joins ‘Partnership on AI’ to benefit people and society with artificial intelligence

Accenture, on Monday announced that it has joined hands with PAI (Partnership on AI), the alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers that work to advance the understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, to address few of the important global challenges like health, education, food, and economic opportunity. Accenture will share its insights, research and capabilities in Responsible AI, a practical approach to benefit human life using AI, and join other prominent industry leaders who also contribute to AI field for benefits of the society. “We are thrilled to join the Partnership on AI. We believe businesses, governments and academia have a critical role in co-innovating and applying AI to invent new educational, workforce and business models that are both...

Microsoft employee empowerment and intelligent communication vision to foster a new work culture

At the ongoing Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida, Microsoft announced the expansion of its Microsoft 365 for empowering education customers and firstline workers. Microsoft also introduced its new vision centered around intelligent communications via Microsoft Teams, new intelligent search abilities and IT management and security betterments for helping its customers remain compliant and safe, including meeting the GDPR. Empowering employees Microsoft 365 F1 An amalgamation of Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security and Windows 10, Microsoft 365 F1 will empower over 2 billion deskless workers (firstline workers), the folks behind the counter, on the phone, in the clinics, on the shop floor, who serve as the first point of a company’s contact. The aim of this plan is to dig...

IBM investing $240 million in MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

IBM is planning to make a 10-year, $240 million investment in artificial intelligence through the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab it’s creating in partnership with MIT. The aim of this lab will be to unlock the potential of artificial intelligence for the industries, such as health care and cybersecurity, and explore the economic and ethical implications of AI on society. MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is one of the largest long-term university-industry AI collaborations, mobilizing the talent of more than 100 AI scientists, professors, and students to pursue joint research at this lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This collaboration will bring together leading computer, brain, and cognitive scientists to tackle some of AI’s greatest challenges. The focus of the scientists and engineers of this lab will be on...

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