Alinta Energy powers ahead

Cloud-based data warehouse and AI infused analytics. Alinta Energy is one of the first companies in Australia to use Azure Synapse Analytics, the recently released next phase of Azure SQL Data Warehouse which promises a limitless analytics service bringing together enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics. The Alinta Data…

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Identifying algorithmic bias in AI

Newly released paper demonstrates helps to address problems with AI bias. With companies increasingly using AI for decision making in everything from pricing to recruitment, addressing the problem of algorithmic bias explores how these decision-making systems can result in unfairness. A recently released technical paper demonstrates how businesses can identify algorithmic bias…

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Space the new frontier for APAC tech development

UN says companies in the region are looking towards space for sustainable development. Asian and Pacific nations are leveraging space technology and geospatial information to respond to challenges on the ground, including in their efforts to contain the spread and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a recently…

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Harnessing technology to create safer roads

Using data and AI to identify potential black spots on roads for early intervention. Transport for NSW which has conducted a Proof of Concept harnessing big data and machine learning to identify potentially dangerous road intersections, allowing preventive measures to be taken before crashes happen. The Enterprise Data & Analytics…

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AI chat bot to be designed for Chinese diabetes patients

AI chatbot to help Chinese paitents improve knowledge for better self-management. Healthcare company, Novo Nordisk plan to develop a Chinese-speaking, AI chatbot for diabetic patients. Combining Novo Nordisk’s expertise and experience in diabetes care, and Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform and AI services, the companies will collaborate to deliver an AI…

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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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