Emotion recognition and sentiment analysis market to reach $3.8bn by 2025, says Tractica

Significant advances have been made during the past few years in the ability of artificial intelligence (AI) systems to recognise and analyse human emotion and sentiment, owing in large part to accelerated access to data (primarily social media feeds and digital video), cheaper compute power, and evolving deep learning capabilities

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How IoT is getting us closer to zero unplanned downtime

As industrial automation continues to digitse, one area in particular is becoming a critical area of concern– unplanned downtime. The shift to outcome-based business models, IoT sensors on connected equipment, and of course, the pervasive and increasing reliance on machines, are all adding to the pressure to avoid outages. Mitigating downtime is a critical, strategic

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Voice impersonators can fool speaker recognition systems

Skilful voice impersonators are able to fool state-of-the-art speaker recognition systems, as these systems generally aren’t efficient yet in recognising voice modifications, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. The vulnerability of speaker recognition systems poses significant security concerns.

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Novel HMIs will differentiate and ensure minimal driver distraction, finds Strategy Analytics

Expectations for in-vehicle speech recognition systems continue to rise. As in-vehicle connectivity and infotainment systems are becoming increasingly important in the daily lives of drivers, novel HMIs are needed, not only to differentiate, but also to ensure minimal driver distraction.

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Communications coming full circle – are we moving back into a voice-first world?

With the wave of personal assistants, such as Siri, Cortana and Google Assistant, and new start-ups leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics to build personal companions, it’s becoming clear we are moving toward a new voice-controlled relationship with technology.

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US$50,000 to be won building apps to kickstart a ‘new era’ in Industrial IoT with GE Brilliant Hacks

The best manufacturers in the world rely on a skilled workforce, quality materials, optimal processes, and reliable machines. When any of these elements start to fail, they create delays, cost overruns, waste, and anxiety on the shop floor.

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Artificial intelligence just got even smarter

Little can rival the ascendancy of artificial intelligence’s (AI) profile from a niche concern to technology’s hottest theme, transcending the pages of the technical press to sit at the heart of mainstream culture.

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