Artificial intelligence jobs see a spike in interest, says Indeed data
AI-related jobs have seen a steady increase in job searches in the last 5 years, says the data. Python, Natural Language Processing (NLP) are among top skills in demand.
Muse Wearables unveils AI-powered wellness smart band
The smart band can detect in advance of one to three days before the onset of COVID-19 symptoms like high body temperature or low oxygen alerting the users.
CII launches Artificial Intelligence Forum chaired by IBM's Sandip Patel
The CII AI Forum will focus on building a strong AI ecosystem in India by building awareness at scale and enhancing capabilities by skilling/reskilling workforce for the future, CII said.
IBM India builds AI Community with startups
The aim is to create a portfolio of real-world solutions aimed at cutting costs and improving efficiencies for enterprise clients.
IIT Alumni Council to set up 6 research centres for startups
The proposed research centres are in engineered biomolecules, quantum technologies, nuclear sciences, imaging AI, electric transportation (including drones) and fintech, the council said in a statement.
Government examining national strategy on artificial intelligence: Rao Inderjit Singh
NITI Aayog, after extensive consultation with various ministries and leading academicians, institutions, practitioners and industry players, had released India’s National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (NSAI) in June 2018, outlining the proposed efforts in research, development, adoption and skilling in AI, planning minister said.
IIT Delhi sets up a School of AI
“The future progress of a nation will depend on its AI capability. Therefore, many countries have started investing heavily in AI. Besides, India is ranked 5th in the world in both the most number of AI companies and AI jobs,” V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi said.
Automation, artificial intelligence to be central in the post-Covid world
“We are in an environment that is getting more and more volatile every day,” said Siemens India MD Sunil Mathur, said. “At the same time, customers are becoming even more demanding. The challenge that most manufacturing companies are facing is how to balance these two.”
Artificial Intelligence could add $450-$500 billion to GDP by 2025: Nasscom
Nasscom’s action plan recommends focusing on five key areas -- strategy, data, technology stack, talent and execution. According to the report, if India acts quickly, it can become a leader in building a holistic data utilization and AI effort, especially as countries emerge from the pandemic and global economic slowdown.
View: Artificial Intelligence is not enough to catch defaulters
A survey of global best practices shows that the most effective way to check errant behaviour is a fear of the law.
AI-related job searches rising steadily: Indeed
with accelerated adoption of AI-led technologies over the recent years in the country, according to a report by global job site Indeed.
Artificial intelligence can speed up and improve Alzheimer's diagnosis: Study
Scientists at the UK's University of Sheffield's Neuroscience Institute examines how the routine use of AI in healthcare could help to relieve the time and economic impact that common neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, put on the National Health Service (NHS).
Wadhwani Institute of AI testing tool to detect Covid-19 through cough patterns
The idea behind the initiative is to help health care and civic authorities speed up testing by filtering out patients with Covid-19-like symptoms but without the infection.
Nasdaq makes push into anti-money laundering tech with new AI-based system
The company hopes the system can make it quicker and cheaper for banks and other financial institutions to sift through the deluge of alerts flagging possible cases of money laundering generated by bank transaction monitoring systems.
India on the cusp of wider adoption of IoT, AI, Cloud post Covid: Deloitte India
The rate of growth of adoption of the new technologies is expected to pick up substantially in the next half of the year.