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Highlights from Hannover Messe 2017

Highlights from Hannover Messe 2017

May 19, 2017
IDTechEx analyst Dr David Pugh attended the recent Hannover Messe - in this article he shares his key findings from the event.
Building a better 'bot': artificial intelligence helps human groups

Building a better 'bot': artificial intelligence helps human groups

May 19, 2017 United States
Artificial intelligence doesn't have to be super-sophisticated to make a difference in people's lives, according to a new Yale University study. Even "dumb AI" can help human groups.
Swarming robots and autonomous blimps

Swarming robots and autonomous blimps

May 18, 2017 United States
Researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules of the air: don't collide or undercut each other. They've also built autonomous blimps that recognize hand gestures and detect faces.
AI to accelerate drug discovery for aging and age-associated diseases

AI to accelerate drug discovery for aging and age-associated diseases

May 17, 2017 United Kingdom
The Chief Science Officer of the Biogerontology Research Foundation (BGRF) has presented new research on artificial intelligence for drug discovery.
A peek inside the 'black box' of machine learning systems

A peek inside the 'black box' of machine learning systems

May 15, 2017 United States
Many astounding feats of computer intelligence, from automated language translation to self-driving cars, are based on neural networks: machine learning systems that figure out how to solve problems with minimal human guidance. But that makes the inner workings of neural networks like a black box, opaque even to the engineers who initiate the machine learning process.
Cancer cells detected more accurately with artificial intelligence

Cancer cells detected more accurately with artificial intelligence

May 12, 2017 United Kingdom
Cancer cells are to be detected and classified more efficiently and accurately, using ground-breaking artificial intelligence.
Machine learning to develop new genetic medicines

Machine learning to develop new genetic medicines

May 10, 2017 Canada
Genetic mutations are the cause of countless diseases and disorders, from cancer to autism to cystic fibrosis. Now, a startup company is applying decades of research into machine learning and genomic science to develop genetic medicines — accelerating treatments that address the root causes of these conditions.
$30 million in funding to automate intelligent enterprise

$30 million in funding to automate intelligent enterprise

May 8, 2017 Romania
UiPath builds intelligent software robots that help businesses globally automate repetitive processes by leveraging cutting-edge computer vision technology.
Hand that sees offers new hope to amputees

Hand that sees offers new hope to amputees

May 5, 2017 United Kingdom
A new generation of prosthetic limbs which will allow the wearer to reach for objects automatically, without thinking - just like a real hand - are to be trialled for the first time.
Facial analysis can reveal rare diseases

Facial analysis can reveal rare diseases

May 4, 2017 United States
Globally about 350 million people have one of over 7,000 known rare diseases. The journey to a diagnosis for these children averages seven years from symptoms to diagnosis, in which time they see an average of seven doctors.
IDTechEx Show! Exhibition Grows by 30%

IDTechEx Show! Exhibition Grows by 30%

May 3, 2017 9
On May 10-11 an estimated 3,000 people from over 40 countries will meet at the Estrel Convention Centre in Berlin to discuss the commercialization of a diverse range of emerging technologies.
AI start-up set to disrupt the fertility sector

AI start-up set to disrupt the fertility sector

May 3, 2017 Australia
With infertility growing globally, the industry is turning to smart ways to improve outcomes of assisted reproduction like IVF.
Brief Video Tour of the IDTechEx Show! Berlin 10 - 11 May 2017

Brief Video Tour of the IDTechEx Show! Berlin 10 - 11 May 2017

May 2, 2017
Watch the preview of the IDTechEx Show! coming up in Berlin, 10-11 May 2017.
When artificial intelligence evaluates chess champions

When artificial intelligence evaluates chess champions

May 1, 2017 France
The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games. Although simple and efficient, it overlooks relevant criteria such as the quality of the moves players actually make.