The Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) promises to improve processing efficiency for artificial intelligence (AI) using an architecture focused on the data type, parallelism, high-speed interconnects and Flexpoint, but data ingestion is an issue for high-end, critical applications of AI.
With six TV channels, 58 radio stations, 1,500 webpages updated daily, 28 broadcast languages and 348 million global viewers per week, the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) has a constantly expanding reach. The necessity to keep viewers happy and interested in BBC content is ever-present. But with that necessity comes the need for digital identity management, which led the BBC to integrate a one-stop-shop solution, the ForgeRock Identity Platform.
As retail stores compete head-to-head with online shopping megastores, retailers are upping their game to lure buyers into the store to make purchases. One ingenious new solution from Treasury Wine Estates and San Francisco app development firm Tactic uses a mobile app and augmented reality (AR) to bring talking wine labels to life for in-store shoppers.
Farming is one of the first industries to be totally transformed by data.
Chow Sang Sang, a major jewelry retailer from Hong Kong, uses virtual reality in stores -- Mirum's Magic Mirror* 2.0 featuring Intel® RealSenseTM Technology -- to redefine retail experiences. */
The arrival of embedded vision signifies a new era of machine vision that connects customers’ presence, gestures and identity to retailers’ databases and digital signage to optimize messaging and sales. How will we use this?
As we all become more driven by digital communication, schools and other public institutions have to keep up with these changes and adjust their infrastructure accordingly. People have shorter attention spans and prefer to receive information in sound bites. This is especially true in education. Solution provider Alpha Video is turning to digital signage to help schools keep students captivated and informed.
When almost everything we touch can be customized or personalized, it's ironic that education is the place where many schools still apply a one size fits all approach.
Cities are replacing phone booths and static signage with kiosks in an effort to connect more infrastructure to the cloud.
IoT has opened the door to rapid innovation but wireless/RF devices come with their own set of test problems that can slow down a design if established practices aren’t coupled with new test technologies.