Artificial Intelligence – Page 9

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    ERP systems slow to embrace AI

    2017-12-18T12:52:00Z

    A look at how major enterprise-resource-planning system providers are adapting their technology for artificial intelligence.

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    Volkswagen CDO sees major transformation underway

    2017-12-18T12:50:00Z

    Johann Jungwirth, the Volkswagen Group’s chief digital officer, explains how he is moving quickly to transform the company and its brands.

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    Ford grows its driverless-car unit through acquisition

    2017-10-29T12:03:00Z

    Lidar can see things that conventional radar may miss, making it essential for driverless cars (Photo: Argo AI) Ford Motor s recently acquired artificial intelligence company, Argo AI, bought Princeton Lightwave, in a move to further boost its in-house expertise in a technology that s key for ...

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    Study: Corporate investment in artificial intelligence on the rise

    2017-10-20T14:43:45Z

    The Teradata survey found that 62 pc of companies plan to appoint a chief AI officer (Photo: Teradata) Companies are investing heavily in artificial intelligence, but adoption is often hindered by a lack of IT infrastructure, according to a new survey. The poll, conducted by market researchers Vanson Bourne ...

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    VW enters AI partnership with China’s Mobvoi

    2017-04-13T13:42:11Z

    VW's 2017 concept car relies on artificial intelligence technologies (Photo: VW) Volkswagen Group is teaming up with China’s Mobvoi to develop and implement artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in the car. The German automotive group said the two companies will form a 50-50 joint venture to develop technologies for smart ...

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    Toyota joins forces with NTT for connected-car development

    2017-03-28T06:12:00Z

    Toyota and NTT say one of their goals is to standardize connected-car technology (Photo: Toyota) Toyota and Japan's NTT Group are cooperating to develop connected-car technologies, combining research in accident prevention, new mobility services and other areas. The two companies said in a press release that their goal is ...

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    Ford bets on artificial intelligence

    2017-02-13T16:57:57Z

    Ford plans to have an SAE level 4 autonomous vehicle on the road by 2021 (Photo: Ford) Ford Motor plans to invest 1 billion dollars in artificial intelligence by acquiring a majority stake in Argo AI. The artificial intelligence startup will continue to operate independently from Ford, but the ...

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    Bitkom: Cognitive computing market set to double in 2017

    2017-02-08T11:18:38Z

    At CES, chipmaker Nvidia announced it will equip Mercedes with AI technology (Photo: Nvidia) The global market for so-called "cognitive computing" application is set to almost double in 2017, according to Germany's high-tech association, Bitkom. The projection reflects the focus that many companies, including automakers, are putting on hardware ...

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    Nvidia GPU Technology Conference - San Jose

    2017-01-17T19:00:04Z

    At the Amsterdam GTC, Nvidia CEO Huang unveiled new AI technology (Photo: Nvidia) Nvidia hosts its annual GTC Technology Conference, a forum for the global GPU development community, in San Jose, California, May 8 through 11. The chipmaker, which plays a growing role as a provider of high-powered systems ...

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    Baidu appoints Microsoft exec to COO position

    2017-01-17T09:53:14Z

    Qi Lu was global executive vice president at Microsoft before joining Baidu (Photo: Microsoft) Baidu has recruited a senior Microsoft executive, Qi Lu, to serve as its group president and COO. Lu, an artificial intelligence expert, will be in charge of products, technology, sales, marketing and operations at the ...

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    Toyota exec highlights autonomous-driving challenges

    2017-01-16T14:29:32Z

    Toyota's Pratt says human nature is big factor in autonomous-driving technology (Photo: Bongard) Amid all the enthusiasm for driverless cars, a senior Toyota executive, speaking at the CES consumer electronics show, focused on some of the big challenges that will need to be overcome before autonomous driving can be ...

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    CES: Toyota unveils concept car with advanced artificial intelligence

    2017-01-05T02:20:11Z

    Toyota's Bob Carter unveils the Concept-i at the CES in Las Vegas (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- Toyota Motor unveiled a concept car here featuring artificial intelligence technology that is designed to learn and grow with the driver. The Japanese carmaker said at the CES consumer electronics show ...

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    Uber Creates artificial intelligence lab

    2016-12-06T14:13:19Z

    Uber is looking to AI for help in developing its ride-hailing services (Photo: Uber) (Bloomberg) --Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to buy startup Geometric Intelligence Inc. to help the ride-hailing company create a new artificial-intelligence research lab. The startup has 15 employees and is developing new machine-learning techniques inspired by ...

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    BMW, Toyota, Allianz invest in artificial-intelligence startup

    2016-10-10T16:34:13Z

    (Photo: Allianz) BMW and Toyota Motor have teamed up with insurer Allianz to invest in Nauto, a Californian startup company that has developed technology to accelerate the auto industry's drive to develop autonomous cars. Nauto's system, which lets fleet vehicles become part of a self-learning network, consists of an ...

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    VW steps up R&D efforts in artificial intelligence

    2016-05-18T17:44:26Z

    DFKI research covers a range of new technologies (Photo: DFKI) Volkswagen, acknowledging the growing automotive importance of machine learning, has acquired a stake in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). “Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key technology for autonomous driving and therefore an investment in our future,” ...

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    Detroit: Mercedes says E-Class is first car with car-to-x communication

    2016-01-11T05:07:07Z

    The new E-Class is inspected on the eve of the Detroit auto show (Photo: Arjen Bongard) DETROIT -- Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche showed the new Mercedes E-Class here on the eve of the Detroit auto show, saying the core model is "the very first series-built car that is equipped ...

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    CES: Toyota research boss sees lots of hard work on autonomous cars

    2016-01-06T07:03:08Z

    Gill Pratt says he will address the difficult aspects of autonomous driving  (Photo: Toyota) LAS VEGAS - The new CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI) said there is a lot of hard work to be done before driverless cars can be commercialized. "Although the industry has made ...

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    CES: Volvo to use Nvidia's deep-learning technology on the road

    2016-01-05T13:36:58Z

    Nvidia CEO Huang shows Drive PX2 at a pre-CES briefing (Photo: Arjen Bongard) LAS VEGAS -- Volvo Cars will operate a test fleet of 100 XC90 SUVs equipped with Nvidia's new deep-learning based computing engine. Nvidia said on the eve of the CES consumer electronics show here that the ...

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    Toyota plans massive artificial-intelligence investment

    2015-11-06T18:33:54Z

    Gill Pratt joined Toyota earlier this year. He previously was a robotics program manager at DARPA, a US Defense Department agency (Photo: Toyota) Toyota Motor is investing 1 billion dlrs over the next five years in artificial intelligence and robotics, underscoring how the automotive industry's corporate priorities are changing. ...