Merseyside Police introduced a mobile AI device to identify drivers using phones or not wearing seatbelts, aiming to improve road safety. This technology, targeting ‘fatal four’ offences, uses infrared cameras for detection. The initiative emphasizes behavioral change over issuing tickets, seeking to reduce road accidents and promote safer driving practices across Merseyside.
LG Electronics and Qraft Technologies have launched the AI-driven LG Qraft AI-Powered U.S. Large-Cap Core ETF (LQAI), targeting to outperform the S&P 500. This innovative ETF, investing in 100 stocks, leverages an AI algorithm for portfolio management, incorporating financial and macroeconomic data. It represents a unique blend of technology and investment, autonomously rebalancing every four weeks.
In Taiwan, global chipmakers, amid US-China tensions, cautiously navigate public relations, limiting media interactions as semiconductors become a national security focus. Micron adjusts strategies amidst geopolitical complexities. Despite these tensions, American firms remain engaged in China’s lucrative market. Concurrently, ByteDance scales back VR ambitions, while China’s BYD advances in global EV markets. MediaTek and Qualcomm innovate in generative AI for edge computing.
Sutro, an innovative AI-powered startup, revolutionizes app creation by enabling effortless building of Android and iOS apps without coding knowledge. It simplifies app development, allowing users to add complex features through simple commands. Founded by Tomas Halgas, Sutro is geared towards entrepreneurs, rapidly converting ideas into functional apps. Already popular, it has facilitated the creation of nearly 1,000 apps.
OpenAI’s ChatGPT faced disruptions, likely due to a DDoS attack, after a traffic surge. This followed the launch of GPT-4 Turbo and new features at OpenAI’s DevDay. The outage, impacting its broad user base including 92% of Fortune 500 firms, underscores the growing reliance on AI tools in diverse sectors. CEO Sam Altman had anticipated potential service instability.
Dictador, a Polish alcohol company, has appointed ‘Mika’, an AI-powered humanoid robot, as CEO, a first in the industry. Created by Dictador and Hanson Robotics, Mika operates 24/7, using data-driven decision-making without personal bias. This reflects a major shift in corporate leadership, blending AI with traditional roles to potentially reshape future business operations.
At EDUtech Asia 2023, Creta Class highlighted its AI-driven interactive education solutions, revolutionizing early childhood learning. Serving over a million learners globally, the company blends AI and educational expertise. Their products, including 3D Animated Courses and the Creta Tap tablet, aim to nurture children’s learning interest and confidence. CEO Carlton Kuo emphasized their commitment to innovative early education.
New Snow Software Survey Finds AI Driving 2024 IT Agenda, with 82% of Leaders Completely Prepared to Leverage Generative AI
Snow Software’s survey of 800 IT leaders highlights AI as a predominant focus, with 72% foreseeing increased AI usage amid economic challenges. The report shows a shift in priorities towards AI integration, cybersecurity, and cost reduction. IT leaders are also grappling with visibility gaps in SaaS/cloud procurement, underlining the evolving nature of IT roles and a trend toward platform-centric approaches.
NVIDIA’s H100 Tensor Core GPUs have set new records in MLPerf benchmarks, with their Eos AI supercomputer training a GPT-3 model in just 3.9 minutes, three times faster than before. This breakthrough, utilizing 10,752 H100 GPUs, marks a significant leap in AI processing speed, promising cost reductions, energy savings, and accelerated AI product development.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr Brings Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Saudi Arabia for Helping Boss Luis Castro
Al Nassr Football Club embraces innovation by employing an AI platform to assist coach Luis Castro. This AI tool offers detailed player analytics and insights into opponents’ tactics, underlining the club’s commitment to technological advancement in sports. This strategy, part of Al Nassr’s ambition to lead in Saudi football, has shown promise, even in matches without star Cristiano Ronaldo.
Samsung is set to revolutionize communication with its “Live Call Translate” feature, debuting on Galaxy AI phones next year. Developed under the Galaxy AI initiative, this feature offers real-time audio and text translation, eliminating language barriers during calls. Blending on-device and cloud-based AI, it promises an enhanced, secure, and private mobile experience, as emphasized by EVP Wonjoon Choi.
WPP and Sprinklr are collaborating to merge Sprinklr’s advanced AI platform with WPP’s AI tools. This alliance will enhance customer experience development, offering shared clients like Coca-Cola innovative AI insights for customer engagement. The partnership prioritizes data integration, analytics, and solution innovation, ensuring WPP teams get specialized support and contribute to Sprinklr’s advisory board.
Samsung is set to introduce Galaxy AI, a breakthrough mobile AI platform combining on-device and cloud-based AI. This initiative will notably feature “Live Call Translate” for real-time audio and text translations, integrated into Galaxy AI phones. Launching early next year, it aims to remove language barriers in communication, enhancing user experience with secure and private technology.
A $699, screen-free smartphone that projects a green laser onto your hand is about to hit the market: report
Humane’s AI Pin, a novel $699 wearable device with a $24 monthly subscription, is launching soon. This screenless gadget, equipped with swappable batteries, provides phone, data, and AI interaction services. It’s designed by ex-Apple employees and uses OpenAI’s GPT-4 for voice commands. Features include translation, email summaries, and privacy-focused design, heralding a new era in wearable technology.
Connectomics, the study of brain networks, is advancing rapidly with the integration of AI and electron microscopy at MIT and Harvard. The development of “SmartEM” allows for faster, more precise mapping of neural connections, potentially transforming neuroscience research. This technology could greatly accelerate understanding of brain architecture and aid in exploring neuropathologies and psychiatric disorders.