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13 Feb, 2018

Episode 6 - Weekly IoT News Update

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This week we looked at AI computing applications, IoT within retail and how IoT enabled AI solutions can help energy sensors. Read on for more information

Samsung refines it's IoT enabled pop-up store concept

The electronics giant hopes to help transform brick-and-mortar retail as a platform for technological experimentation, starting with an IoT enhanced pop-up store concept.

Edge computing applications can accelerate 5G, AI -

New analysis finds edge computing has the potential to achieve more efficient and intelligent network deployment for 5G and accelerate artificial intelligence.

Kellton Tech offers IoT enabled AI solution to energy sector -

Kellton Tech Solutions a Hyderabad headquartered IT and digital transformation solutions provider, has announced foraying into energy vertical with what it claims an innovative and first of it's kind IoT enabled AI solution.

Xiaomi partners with Naver in AI for IoT devices

Naver's AI platform Clova will power Xiaomi's IoT devices going forward, the companies have announced. Naver's Clova and Xiaomi's own AI will be tied to mutually improve their technology.

Taiwanese company Gogolook invests millions in developing AI and IoT technology 

The Taiwanese mobile application developer Gogolook, responsible for the application "Whoscall" has announced that it has invested NT$ 345 million (US$11.7 million) into the development of AI and IoT technology.

Centre for machine intelligence launched to help build a smarter and safer society

The new CMI (Centre for Machine Intelligence), based within the Department of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS), draws together researchers and practitioners in AI, machine learning and autonomous systems to develop a coherent approach to research and technology transfer to impact our future society.

HSE will fund painless blood sugar testing

Abbott have released a system in Ireland which uses sensors to monitor blood sugar levels in diabetic people. FreeStyle Libre sensor is placed on the back of the upper arm, eliminating the need for routine finger pricking while delivering instant results. The sensor should be replaced every 14 days, and patients can swim or take showers while wearing it.

Sumitomo Electric and NEC collaborate in AI and IoT based mobility business 

Sumitomo Electric Industries and NEC Corporation have begun collaborating in the mobility business, including planning and development of automotive components. In December 2017, the collaboration started with vehicle connectivity support business using networks. The two companies will now plan, develop, demonstrate, and commercialize hardware and software for in-vehicle and transportation infrastructure systems by capitalizing on their cutting-edge AI and IoT technologies, while expanding the business in stages.

Samsung’s next-gen home appliances will be powered by IoT and AI technologies to create a ‘smart home’

Samsung has announced it will bring a new 'smart home' experience to consumers through it's digital home appliance products powered by IoT and AI technology. This move is to offer consumers a seamless multi-device experience. The company's 2018 "multi device experience strategy" is to make people's lives simpler and easier through connecting multiple products from Samsung and other manufacturers.

Hon Hai plots move beyond iPhone assembly to AI, Big Data

Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou, best known for assembling Apple Inc.’s iPhones, plans to increase it's focus on AI and big data over the next few years as he seeks to transform the contract manufacturer into a more influential force in the global technology industry.

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