December 7, 2016

Applications Intelligently Linking Machines is Our Future

November 30, 2016 Rich Ord

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will be the primary driver of the fourth Industrial Revolution and Cisco and other companies are at the forefront. It’s commonly referred to as Industrie 4.0. “Industrie 4.0 is not digitization or digitalization of mechanical industry, because this is already there,” said Prof. Dr.-Ing. […]

Speech Enabled Applications Can Now Understand As Well As People

October 19, 2016 Rich Ord

In an historic breakthrough, Microsoft’s AI team has developed technology that recognizes speech as well as humans. Their research team published a paper (PDF) showing that their speech recognition system makes errors at the same rate as a professional transcriptionists, which is 5.9%. The IBM Watson research team published a […]

AWS Enables Continuous Querying of Streaming Data

August 15, 2016 Staff Writer

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making available Amazon Kinesis Analytics, enabling continuous querying of streaming data using standard SQL. This allows developers to create SQL queries on live and continuous data for real-time analysis. No new programming skills are needed. “AWS’s functionality across big data stores, data warehousing, distributed analytics, […]

Shopping via Mobile Apps Predicted to Drive Ecommerce

August 1, 2016 Rich Ord

We Are Social’s Digital in 2016 report illustrates how both mobile and social media will will be key drivers of ecommerce going forward. “Smartphone penetration is reaching new heights around the globe, and we are fast approaching the point where being an internet user means being a smartphone user,” commented […]

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