BHP increases the pace of innovation with mixed reality and IoT

The Pilbara is a remote and ancient landscape in the north of Western Australia. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Australia mining company BHP was still able to innovate during lockdown. For example, Andrew Wood a BHP mechanical fitter with 30 years’ experience under his belt and he works for BHPs iron ore…

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Fujitsu and Tokyo Shinagawa Hospital to develop AI for COVID-19 support diagnosis

Proposed technology supports doctors performing diagnostic imaging on patients suspected of having COVID-19. Fujitsu and Tokyo Shinagawa Hospital today announced the launch of a joint R&D project for AI technology to support diagnostic imaging via chest CT (Computed Tomography), which represents a promising candidate for the effective diagnosis of COVID-19…

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Australia’s national science centre processes one trillion data points

AI-based platform used to help pinpoint the location of diseases causing genes. Researchers from CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, has processed one trillion points of genomic data through VariantSpark, an artificial intelligence-based platform, which can help pinpoint the location of specific disease-causing genes in the human genome. The human genome…

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Tencent reveals AI programs

Creating opportunities in AI. Tencent has unveiled its comprehensive blueprint for the development of its Artificial Intelligence technologies at the 2020 World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai. The ICT company announced its Light 2.0 Program and four new platforms including an AI pan-entertainment platform, an AI console for broadcasting…

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WeMart supermarket chain to use Alibaba Cloud for online strategy

Supermarket giant goes online due to COVID-19. Asian supermarket giant, WeMart will use Alibaba Cloud’s cloud and AI technology for everything from e-commerce, payment and logistics support to enabling integration of online and offline business to enhance the supermarket’s competitive advantages. Established in 2006, WeMart is one of the largest…

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