Monthly Archives: August 2017

Conservation Drones Help Protect Animals

Innovative researchers and conservationists are using drones to monitor threatened animal populations, collect valuable biological data and even deter poachers. For lost hikers, the buzz of a drone as it zooms by overhead can mean help is on the way. For doctors in remote areas, the sound can signal the arrival of much-needed medical supplies. … Continued

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DCIM Saves Money Through Automation

The adoption rate of DCIM (data center infrastructure management) is fairly strong, according to the DCIM Solution Deployment study commissioned by Intel and Schneider Electric. Morar Consulting interviewed around 200 CIO, CTOs, IT and data center managers, half in the US and half in the UK, and found a majority are using DCIM. We found that …continue reading DCIM Saves Money Through Automation

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Get Ready for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

The topic of artificial intelligence (AI) is of great interest worldwide. As all industries undergo a digital transformation, they are finding that the ability to use data is both a competitive advantage and strategic imperative. Healthcare is certainly no exception. In this first part of a two-part blog series, I will discuss some of the …continue reading Get Ready for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

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AI Makes Drones Smart, Easy for Photographers

A certified drone pilot and artificial intelligence expert explain how technology innovations are making drones smarter, more capable and easier to fly. Difficult-to-fly, remote control consumer drones from just a few years ago are being superseded by smart, autonomous aerial robots. Powered by cutting edge computer vision and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, these new drones … Continued

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New Intel Xeon Processors for Workstations – Designed for Professional Creators

It’s been six weeks since Intel announced the Intel® Xeon® Scalable platform, and I’ve been blown away by how enthusiastically customers have adopted these industry-leading processors. Fueled by advances like the Intel® Mesh Architecture, additional cores, expanded memory and I/O, and Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 512 (Intel® AVX-512), this new platform has the performance and …continue reading New Intel Xeon Processors for Workstations – Designed for Professional Creators

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Reinvent the In-store Experience by Unlocking the Power of Data-driven Insights

Shopper behavior and spending habits are changing dramatically, causing the retail industry to face a period of significant disruption. As shoppers are empowered by mobile devices, social media and the Internet, they expect retail experiences that combine choice, convenience, superior … Read more >

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4 Reasons Why Excellent Customer Service Should Start With A Smile

A smile alone doesn’t guarantee excellent customer service, but excellent customer service almost always starts with a smile.”    – K. Turnali Each year, as holiday shopping season gets underway, many businesses are stepping up their focus on customer service. They spend millions of dollars developing customer-service practices that include employee training and corporate engagement …continue reading 4 Reasons Why Excellent Customer Service Should Start With A Smile

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Siggraph 2017 Highlights Bright Future for Commercial Virtual Reality in Entertainment and Beyond

We’re a team of three, all loaded down with protective gear – bulletproof vest, helmet and a hand gun. I’m feeling the adrenaline rush of approaching a vacant building that reportedly houses a band of criminal offenders that are armed and dangerous. Shots are fired, taking cover I see the target through the second-floor window, …continue reading Siggraph 2017 Highlights Bright Future for Commercial Virtual Reality in Entertainment and Beyond

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Trust and Autonomous Driving: What Will It Take?

Reactions from people taking their first ride in an autonomous car help researchers design human-machine interfaces that instill trust in driverless vehicles. What will it take for people to trust riding in a car that no one is driving? Beyond all the technological and regulatory challenges industry experts face in developing autonomous cars, this question … Continued

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Healthcare Blockchain: What Goes On Chain Stays on Chain

Many healthcare organizations are currently experimenting with blockchain. As use cases are defined, and prototypes created a key step is to decide what sensitive data goes on the chain (types of information and volume) and what doesn’t. Healthcare security teams need to be an integral part of this process. Here is why … One of the …continue reading Healthcare Blockchain: What Goes On Chain Stays on Chain

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Does Whale Snot Hold the Secret to Ocean Health?

Scientists equipped with drones and sophisticated AI programs are learning about whales, oceans and even human health. Like many marine species in the world’s oceans, whales face more threats today than ever before. Water pollution, noise, collisions with ships, fishing nets, hunting — plus stress from habitat and food loss due to climate change — … Continued

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Insights and Benefits of a DCIM Solution Deployment

A Q&A with Jeff Klaus, general manager, Data Center Software Solutions at Intel regarding the state of DCIM Solution Deployments.   What unique insights did the research convey about the current state of DCIM deployments? While DCIM has been on the market for quite some time, as the data from our DCIM Solution Deployment Survey …continue reading Insights and Benefits of a DCIM Solution Deployment

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Intel FPGAs Accelerate AI with Microsoft Project Brainwave

I’m excited about today’s announcement from Microsoft that they have chosen Intel’s Stratix 10 FPGA to power their new deep learning platform codenamed Project Brainwave.  In this post I want to clarify why real-time AI is so critical, explain how Intel FPGAs accelerate the performance of AI applications and share how this project is a …continue reading Intel FPGAs Accelerate AI with Microsoft Project Brainwave

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Retailers Get Big Sales Bump by Investing in RFID Technology

Overhead and handheld radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology is transforming brick-and-mortar retail. Today, nearly 73 percent of all retailers are implementing RFID to track their inventory. The benefit is clear: As consumer shopping behaviors and expectations have shifted dramatically in the … Read more >

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Artificial Intelligence: Teaching Machines to Learn Like Humans

Using the human brain as a model, machine learning teaches AI computers how to learn new things, recognize patterns and make decisions. We learn by doing, Aristotle once said. Today, experiential learning doesn’t apply just to humans — machines are increasingly able to sense, reason, act and adapt based on learned experience. It’s unlikely the … Continued

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