Edgybees raises $9.5 million for AI that augments drone camera footage

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Edgybees, a provider of georegistration and augmented reality tools for drone operators, today announced that it raised $9.5 million, bringing its total raised to $15 million. The company says the proceeds will be used to drive product research, expand global adoption, and support an “aggressive” hiring strategy.

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Former NHS surgeon creates AI ‘virtual patient’ for remote training

A former NHS surgeon has created an AI-powered “virtual patient” which helps to keep skills sharp during a time when most in-person training is on hold. Dr Alex Young is a trained orthopaedic and trauma surgeon who founded Virti and set out to use emerging technologies to provide immersive training for both new healthcare professionals… Read more »
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Machine Learning and the operating room of the future

Professor Prokar Dasgupta is internationally renowned clinician-scientist, educator, polymath and editor-in-chief of the British Journal of Urology International (BJUI). As a pioneer of robotic surgery and other technological innovations in the field of urology, he spoke to us about the central role that technology will play in the operating theatre of the future — and how it might impact on surgical training.

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TechSee raises $30 million to streamline field service work with AR and computer vision

TechSee, which describes itself as an “intelligent visual assistance” company, today closed a $30 million investment round led by OurCrowd, Salesforce Ventures, and Telus Ventures.

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Mining Automation market size worth $6.2 billion by 2025

The global mining automation market size is expected to reach USD 6.2 billion by 2025 at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period, according to a report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing need to enhance accuracy and productivity of mining operations is expected to drive market growth.

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