Ericsson landed on its corporate feet when it parachuted out of the GSMA’s Mobile World Congress last Friday. For the last few years, the network solutions provider has (like Huawei and a few others) hosted Pre-MWC Briefings for media and analysts in key markets, in an attempt to catch attention ahead of the pandemonium in Barcelona.Continue reading “5G tipping point: Industry and consumers lured with cheaper, smarter services”
Ericsson has launched artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations. This is a new energy management solution that leverages artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics to optimise energy consumption across network infrastructure for communications service providers.Continue reading “AI-powered energy infrastructure operations launched by Ericsson”
Sigfox, the Internet of Things (IoT) service provider, has launched the second French edition of its Hacking House in Paris. For six months, participants from seven different countries will bring IoT-based projects to life addressing issues as diverse as car theft prevention and bird protection.Continue reading “Sigfox launches second Paris Hacking House helping students to bring IoT-based projects to life”
Orange Spain has chosen St. Louis-based Amdocs a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, to drive new services and revenue in the digital economy.The project encompasses a large-scale IT and business transformation, including a multi-year contract with managed services, the managed upgrade of tens of legacy systems, and technology provided by multiple partners.Continue reading “Orange Spain and Vodafone Spain both aim to transform customer relationships”
Monica Eaton-Cardone, COO and co-founder of dispute management specialist, Chargebacks911z has been named winner of the Women in Payments US Innovation Award.Continue reading “Chargebacks911 co-founder Monica Eaton-Cardone wins women in payments US Innovation Award”
Over the last 20 years, automotive innovation has mostly focused on hardware. But more recently, the automotive industry has started to undergo a significant transformation, manufacturing electric and hybrid cars which are increasingly connected.Continue reading “Will fully autonomous cars rule the road in 20 years?”
New technologies are accelerating the pace of change for businesses across Europe, with many businesses unsure how developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), data analytics and other innovations will impact their operations in 2020.Continue reading “Digital innovations on the road ahead in 2020”
Technology experts are increasingly working together to solve customer problems, Here Rob Lamb, client principal and CTO Officer at Dell Technologies, explores the benefits of breaking down siloes – and moving away from traditional practices – by delving in to the telco and manufacturing industries.Continue reading “Breaking tradition: Why collaborative solutions trump siloed working”
Total operator spend on artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will exceed US$15 billion (€13.5 billion) by 2024, according to a new study from Juniper Research. This is a rise from a $3 billion (€2.7 biilion) spend in 2020.
The research identifies network optimisation and fraud mitigation solutions as the most highly sought-after AI based services over the next 4 years. AI-based solutions automate network functionalities including routing, traffic management and predictive maintenance solutions.Continue reading “AI spend by network operators to reach $15bn by 2024, driven by optimisation and fraud”
Online construction materials supplier, CMOStores.com is planning to disrupt the UK building trade and do-it-yourself (DIY) market. The company expects to make an unspecified “major investment in web developments”, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technology at its six digital superstores. This will improve the customer experience of visitors to the websites and drive business efficiencies.Continue reading “Online builders’ merchant aims to disrupt market with ‘significant investment’ in AI”
MATRIXX Software, Inc. has appointed board member Glo Gordon to succeed Dave Labuda as CEO of MATRIXX and lead the company through its next phase of transformative growth.
Following a February transition, Labuda will remain with the company as non-executive chairman of the board and senior innovation advisor.Continue reading “Dave Labuda appointed non-exec chairman as Glo Gordon takes over as MATRIXX CEO”
Capgemini has launched a new report, Emerging technologies in sports: reimagining the fan experience. The study, using responses from over 10,000 fans around the globe who regularly watch and follow top sports, has been produced by the Capgemini Research Institute. Since January 2018 Capgemini has been the official Global Innovation Partner of the Men’s and Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.Continue reading “AI and AR/VR tech now used by sports fans and athletes, says Capgemini report”
As we move into a new decade, technology is continuing to make big changes in the way eCommerce businesses engage with their customers. To keep up with the changing demands of consumers, Kooomo, an Enterprise Cloud Commerce Platform, has put together a list of the ten key eCommerce trends that online retailers should be aware of:Continue reading “AI and voice search among the top eCommerce trends for 2020, says Kooomo”
Global travel technology provider, CodeGen, is to show its suite of artificial intelligence-powered tools at the ITB Berlin event (March 4 – 8th).
As specialists in digital transformation, CodeGen’s range of end-to-end software solutions and reservation systems aims to help travel companies boost revenue and develop a competitive edge in the business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) market. CodeGen’s team of experts will be at ITB Berlin (hall 5.1, stand 128) to demonstrate tools such as:Continue reading “CodeGen brings artificial intelligence to Berlin travel show”
InterDigital Europe, Ltd., a subsidiary of InterDigital Inc., a mobile and video technology R&D company, is the latest organisation to participate in the 5G-CLARITY project.
This is a joint effort with a consortium of partners in Europe to develop automated solutions powered by artificial intelligence (AI) for private networks beyond 5G. The project integrates multiple wireless access technologies and their evolutions from 3GPP 5G New Radio, IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi, and IEEE 802.11 Li-Fi.Continue reading “European industries and academics partner to develop multi-access private networks beyond 5G”
Investments in digital transformation and innovation will account for 30% of all IT spending in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) by 2024, up from 18% in 2018. That’s according to the latest predictions revealed by International Data Corporation (IDC) as it hosted more than 500 of the region’s most influential ICT industry figures at Dubai’s Atlantis, The Palm for IDC Directions 2020.Continue reading “IDC predicts strong growth in spending on digital transformation & innovation”
Over the past five years, International Data Corporation (IDC) has been documenting the rise of the digital economy and the digital transformation that enterprises must undergo to compete and succeed.
Greater enterprise intelligence has become a top priority for business leaders on this transformation journey. By working with and observing such enterprises, IDC has developed a new Future of Intelligence framework, which provides insight and understanding for business leaders and technology suppliers.Continue reading “IDC launches Future of Intelligence framework to provide context into the digital economy”
Industrial software specialist, Aveva, announced a significant enhancement to its Asset Performance Management (APM) portfolio, with the launch of Aveva APM Assessment, Asset Strategy Optimisation and Asset Strategy Library.
This completes the integration of the recently acquired MaxGrip software solutions into Aveva’s APM Portfolio. As a result, customers are now able to realise greater levels of reliability, availability, safety and efficiency in operating their capital assets, and move from reactive and predictive maintenance to prescriptive maintenance.Continue reading “Prescriptive capabilities added to ‘AI-infused’ asset performance management”
Over the past few decades, artificial intelligence (AI) has gone from science fiction to an integral part of everyday business operations. According to a survey, “43% of organisations in the United Kingdom believe AI will play a big role in their operations.”Continue reading “Artificial intelligence risks losing trust if it doesn’t offer explanations”
Germany’s Bundesliga has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver greater insight into every live broadcast of Bundesliga games and enable new personalised fan experiences.Continue reading “Germany’s Bundesliga to use AWS machine learning and analytics to enhance football fan’s experience”
Paris, France. January 9th, 2020 – Randstad Belgium has adopted the Sidetrade artificial intelligence (AI) platform called Aimie. The solution is designed to optimise the financial side of its customer relationships and to accelerate cashflow.Continue reading “AI system recruited by HR firm Randstad Belgium to improve customer relations and cashflow”
Reading, UK-based Enghouse Systems Ltd (TSX:ENGH) has acquired the USA’s Dialogic Group Inc. for a purchase price of approximately US$52.0 million, subject to certain adjustments.
Based in Parsippany, New Jersey, Dialogic partners with mobile operators, system integrators and technology developers to deploy its solutions via its worldwide network of offices. Dialogic’s revenue over the next 12 months is projected to be between $58.0 million and $63.0 million.Continue reading “Enghouse Systems continues on global M&A trail buying Dialogic’s software business for US$52mn”
In the last 10 years alone, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has proven it can drive cars, see better than humans, says Jose Lazares, vice president strategy and business management at Intapp and even beat champion players of the show Jeopardy! It is no surprise that we’ve reached the point where AI has become a business asset across industries. Gartner this year predicted that artificial intelligence augmentation will create $2.9 trillion (€2.62 trillion) in business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity in 2021.Continue reading “AI isn’t a decision maker, it’s an enabler”
Helsinki, Finland-based Elisa Smart Factory, an industrial Internet of Things (IoT) and data analytics provider, has agreed to collaborate with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), an IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation.Continue reading “Advanced analytics solutions for manufacturing launched by Elisa Smart Factory and TCS”
Software testing and quality assurance company, Qualitest has acquired the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) company AlgoTrace for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition marks the first step of Qualitest’s growth strategy following a US$420 million investment from Bridgepoint earlier this year.Continue reading “Qualitest dips into $420mn funds to buy AlgoTrace and expand its AI and machine learning offering”
San Jose, CA, USA. December 2nd, 2019 –ADLINK Technology, a global provider of edge computing, has joined forces with Intel and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to simplify artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge for machine vision.Continue reading “Solution to simplify Edge AI deployments for machine vision is launched by ADLINK, Intel and AWS”
Taipei, Taiwan. November 26, 2019 – AAEON, a developer of artificial intelligence (AI) edge computing platforms, has introduced the BOXER-8220AI box PC powered by NVIDIA® Jetson Nano™. With the latest (system on chip) SoC from NVIDIA built for AI, the BOXER-8220AI is said to offer stable, reliable performance at a price that is competitive and budget friendly.Continue reading “Powering artificial intelligence with NVIDIA Jetson Nano”