The Urban Institute Uses AI to Help Fight Inequality in US Cities IBM and the Urban Institute are using the IBM Cloud Pak® for Data as a Service to identify neighborhoods at risk of community decline or gentrification and enable timely policy proposals to prevent displacement. The project will use deep data analysis to create machine learning models that will shape policy suggestions.
AI Brings Vision to Sight Impaired Machine learning and computer vision aid doctors in the diagnosis of diabetic-related eye diseases, enabling early treatment and preventing vision loss. People who have experienced profound vision loss might benefit in the future from an AI-based bionic eye that provides spatial awareness.
AI-based Platform Analyzes QSR Customer Data, Levels Playing Field for Restaurant Owners Brightloom combines data mining and machine learning in a software platform that identifies customer buying patterns and predicts future purchases. With detailed customer information, smaller restaurants can personalize offers to encourage brand loyalty and increase sales.
The Latest Digital Home Innovation: Smart Fabric with Object Sensing Textile advancements include stain resistance and increased durability. Researchers are now finding ways to enable household fabrics to sense objects and notify users to take action. That could bring the end of lost keys and shift how home cooks approach meals.
Aquaculture Thrives as IoT Improves Production Fish farmers deploy technology to gain real-time information about water quality, fish health, and feeding patterns under murky waters. Machine learning and computer vision are transforming the process and sustainability of fish farming.
Planting Seeds of Efficiency: Robots and Drones on the Range The future of farming lies in sensors, cameras, robotics, and automation. Precision farming and Smart Ag 4.0 technologies help growers simultaneously address the increasing demand for food and the labor shortage.
Improving Asset Management with IoT and Predictive Analytics Asset tracking and predictive asset maintenance takes the guesswork out of equipment upkeep and improves the lifespan of the machinery. The use of IoT shifts maintenance from preventative to predictive and gives companies more control over their assets.
Chipotle Uses Sustainability Database to Score Meals Consumer demand for sustainable products is increasing as the effects of climate change worsen. The HowGood database and machine learning are working together to determine sustainability scores for food products based on carbon emission levels.
Banks Use AI to Offer Customers Money-saving Suggestions Artificial intelligence platforms improve customer service, security, and revenue. Now predictive analytics can assess a customer’s spending and saving habits and suggest ways to improve their finances--while introducing new and interesting bank services .
- Author: Susan Biagi
- January 13, 2021
Getting Personal: Stores Use Customization to Woo Holiday Shoppers Pandemic-related restrictions continue to hamper in-person shopping. Stores that tap into customer data to send personalized marketing messages can be the golden key to entice consumers to shift from looking to purchasing.
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