Hill International and Everguard.ai partner to advance Artificial Intelligence (AI) in improving Construction jobsite safety

Hill International

Hill International and Everguard.ai announced they are bringing best-in-class technologies – including artificial intelligence (AI) and sensor fusion – to construction companies focused on improving worker health and safety. This collaboration, enabled through the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program and Qualcomm IoT Services Suite, will bring Everguard’s Sentri360 platform and ecosystem to Hill International customers, creating a paradigm shift from a reactive to a proactive approach to prevent jobsite injuries and accidents.

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The Analytics Lifecycle, Analytics Maturity, Analytics Canvas, and Absorptive Capacity

Analytics lifecycle

In today’s article, we will learn about four main concepts that are important to consider when starting to lead analytical projects. These concepts include tools and frameworks that will assist you and your team to structure your analytics projects in a professional manner to consider all aspects involved in the use case. These collaboration tools will guide you from getting the raw data to the final step of making an important decision that will affect your company on a big scale.

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Johnson Controls and Pelion Partner on Artificial Intelligence / Internet of Things (AIoT) for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings

Smart buildings

Pelion, the Connected IoT Device service provider, and subsidiary of Arm, jointly announced a partnership with Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings. This partnership will accelerate innovation in connectivity, security and intelligence at the edge for Johnson Controls OpenBlue technology.

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The pros and cons of Edge Computing

Edge computing, a process in which computing happens on local servers and devices “on the edge” of the network instead of on distant cloud data centers. Despite its growing popularity and accessibility, is edge computing an enduring solution for efficient and accurate data processing? Read some of the pros and cons.

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Edge computing orchestration startup Zededa raises $12.5M


Edge virtualization startup Zededa today announced it has raised $12.5 million in an oversubscribed extension to its series A round. The company says the funding will be used to bolster its customer acquisition efforts as it continues to expand the size of its workforce.

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How the Open Edge is driving Digital Transformation

State of the Edge To understand and foster better practices across businesses and the technology industry, the Linux Foundation created the LF Edge in 2019 and rolled the State of the Edge into it last year. State of the Edge is a vendor-neutral platform for open research on edge computing that is dedicated to accelerating innovation by crowdsourcing a shared vocabulary for edge.

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5 ways Artificial Intelligence can benefit Customer Experience (CX)

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Customer Experience (CX) is a topic of discussion mostly in the corporate business world in this era. It refers to a customer’s comprehensive perception of a brand throughout his journey, starting from navigating the website to getting the desired product. So each activity of an organization during the customer journey has a strong impact on the customers’ perception and their decision to repurchase the same brand. In the remitting growth and success of any industry, loyal customers play a profound role.

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How will Laboratories look and operate after COVID-19?

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The pandemic has fuelled a wave of digitalisation within research and development, with many laboratories adapting to the new way of working by implementing digital software and technology that facilitate remote work.
The disruptive technologies that characterise Laboratory 4.0, from basic connectivity of documentation to automation, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), have the potential to radically transform the laboratory environment, enabling scientists to work smarter, not harder.

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C3 AI launching a technology licensing office after getting broad AI software Patent

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Enterprise AI software platform vendor C3 AI will begin licensing its model-driven architecture and other technologies later this year after receiving a broad, new “omnibus” U.S. patent for its flagship product, the C3 AI Suite.

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Way beyond AlphaZero: Berkeley and Google work shows robotics may be the deepest machine learning of all

The vast majority of artificial intelligence has been developed in an idealized environment: a computer simulation that dodges the bumps of the real world. Be it DeepMind’s MuZero program for Go and chess and Atari or OpenAI’s GPT-3 for language generation, the most sophisticated deep learning programs have all benefitted from a pruned set of constraints by which software is improved.

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Bosch partners with Fetch.ai to ‘transform’ digital ecosystems using DLTs

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Bosch has partnered with Cambridge-based AI blockchain startup Fetch.ai with the aim of transforming existing digital ecosystems using distributed ledger technologies (DLTs). The global engineering giant will test key features of Fetch.ai’s testnet until the end of this month and will deploy a node on the network. The strategic engineering project between Fetch.ai and Bosch…

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10 innovative companies using Artificial Intelligence (AI)

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All major tech giants, including Google, Microsoft, and Apple, are introducing extraordinary Artificial Intelligence (AI) features in their systems. Siri and Alexa personal assistants are examples of AI as a service and becoming the must-to-have devices in the USA homes. Innovated machine breakthroughs like self-driving cars are no more a dream but a reality now. AI has truly revolutionized the world we live today – surrounded by many gadgets, devices, and tech that is influenced by machine learning, deep learning and data science.

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Agritech: Smart agriculture for smallholders


It is estimated that an average farm generates 500,000 data points per day, and this is expected to grow to four million data points by 2036, says Catherine Lian, managing director of IBM Malaysia. These data points cover things such as fertiliser and pesticide application rates, weather, soil nutrient content and harvesting dates.

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Gen Z is defining digital banking – FinTech is listening

Gen Zers are the true digital natives. From streaming to sharing, those between the ages 18 to 24 expect seamless connectivity — and their finances are no exception. The banking industry has shifted servicing dramatically from its beginnings as a brick-and-mortar stalwart to become far more digitally flexible. As one of many pandemic impacts, having a choice for complete online banking is an ageless expectation, however for Gen Z it has become a table stake.

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Boeing-SparkCognition joint venture SkyGrid deploys AI to protect drones

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SkyGrid, a Boeing-SparkCognition joint venture, has launched the world’s first AI-powered security for drones. Drones are being used for increasingly critical purposes, including carrying vital medical supplies. Security is paramount to build the trust necessary to unlock the full potential of the emerging industry. Amir Husain, CEO and founder of SparkCognition and SkyGrid, said: “In…

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AI-IOT: a powerful combination of the future

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The current business world is changing with the adoption of IoT (Internet of Things). IoT is helping in conspicuously catching a tremendous amount of data from various sources. However, folding over the large number of data originating from incalculable IoT devices, makes it complex to gather, process, and analyze the data.

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7 big data goals for 2021: AI, DevOps, hybrid cloud, and more

In 2021, corporate big data leaders will be looking to improve data quality and turnaround of big data projects, as well as performance in meeting business objectives. While 2020 hasn’t been a normal year for anyone, you still have to plan for the future and get ready for what may come. Here are seven key big data areas of focus for 2021.

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