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Artificial Intelligence a new product category at CES Asia 2018

ARM Accelerator and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will bring several cutting-edge companies to the event

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Artificial intelligence a new product category in CES Asia 2018. IANS
Artificial intelligence a new product category in CES Asia 2018. IANS
  • Artificial Intelligence will be a new product category
  • It will be a new product category in CES Asia 2018
  • AI is already a big part of everyday technology

Realising the growing dominance of the Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that “CES Asia 2018” will highlight advancements in the sphere as a new dedicated product category.

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Artificial Intelligence is already a big part of everyday technology. Pixabay

Alibaba AI Labs, Baidu “DuerOS” and “iFLYTEK”, among others, will exhibit the latest in big data analytics, speech recognition and predictive technology at CES Asia 2018 in Shanghai from June 13-15. With China setting the pace to become a global innovation leader in AI, CES Asia will bring together the biggest players shaping the future of artificial intelligence.

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“Artificial Intelligence is one of those exciting technologies that will become ubiquitous in the next decade as it becomes more deeply embedded in the products that we use day in and day out to make our lives better,” John T Kelley, Senior Director, International Programmes, said in a statement on Tuesday.

“AI is already being incorporated in everyday consumer technology products that provide practical benefits, including cars, smart homes, robotics, health and wellness devices and home security,” added Kelley, also the Show Director at CES Asia 2018.

Artificial Intelligence is emerging as a very important technical aspect.

ARM Accelerator and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will bring several cutting-edge companies to the event. GT Robot Technology, a Singapore-based firm that specialises in humanoid robotic solutions, will exhibit at CES Asia for the first time. IANS

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AI Skills Fuel Digital Transformation in India: Microsoft’s President

Nearly eight per cent of GDP components in India are currently impacted by digital technologies and by 2021, 60 per cent of those will be impacted

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"A tectonic shift is happening in AI. Nearly 85 per cent of enterprises globally will use AI in some form or the other by 2020.

In a renewed push for Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Intelligent Cloud and Intelligent Edge use cases in the country, Microsoft India on Wednesday said there is highest penetration of AI skills among the workforce that will fuel digital transformation in the country sooner than thought.

“A tectonic shift is happening in AI. Nearly 85 per cent of enterprises globally will use AI in some form or the other by 2020. Indian firms are now fast catching up,” Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, told reporters at the company’s flagship Media and Analysts’ Day here.

Nearly eight per cent of GDP components in India are currently impacted by digital technologies and by 2021, 60 per cent of those will be impacted.

“Almost every sector is becoming digital and that transformation is impacting every company in India,” stressed Maheshwari.

Microsoft,

Microsoft currently has 54 Azure Cloud regions — more than AWS and Google combined.

Today, 97 per cent of the top banks, 75 per cent of the top retailers, 81 per cent of the top auto firms, 75 per cent of the top pharma players and 67 per cent of the top healthcare firms are Microsoft’s customers in India.

Wipro, Future Generali, L&T Technology Services and Apollo Hospitals are some of the key customers.

“With over 9,500 partners, nearly 3,000 Cloud partners and 88 own IP-ready partners, we are ready to unlock the full potential of AI, Cloud and data for the Indian firms,” stressed the Microsoft India President.

Over 700 AI-driven enterprises in India today are driving businesses with New Age technologies.

Driven by Intelligent Cloud, Intelligent Edge and spurt of data, AI and its growing use cases are set to change the game.

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Microsoft currently has 54 Azure Cloud regions — more than AWS and Google combined.

“We will continue to work closely with the countries when it comes to data localisation. India already has three Azure regions which shows how serious we are for keeping data within the boundaries,” said Maheshwari. (IANS)