Category: Artificial intelligence

Huawei announces virtual AI academy in Singapore

Huawei has launched its Virtual AI Academy which offers more than 140 free online courses in Singapore.

Mercedes to make next-gen perpetually ungradeable vehicles

Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Källenius (top) and NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jensen Huang at a live media event.

Mercedes-Benz aims to herald a new era of software-defined, intelligent vehicles from 2024. In a collaboration with NVIDIA, the German carmaker will be producing next generation perpetually ungradeable vehicles.

Huawei announces next-gen OceanStor Pacific Series

Zhou: Mass data will play an increasingly important role in enterprise digital transformation.

Huawei has launched the next-generation of its OceanStor Pacific Series mass storage system that delivers efficient, cost-effective, and reliable services for AI, HPC, videos, and other mass data scenarios.

Chulalongkorn Uni strides towards Thailand 4.0 innovations

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Indochina is certainly becoming a happening place for innovations. Just a week after Vietnam’s VinAI announced that it was using the new NVIDIA DGX A100 for natural language processing research, Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University is now turning to the same system to power its Thailand 4.0 innovations.

VinAI invests in NVIDIA DGX A100 for NLP research

Natural language processing (NLP) requires loads of computing power so research lab VinAI has turned to the new NVIDIA DGX A100 system — making it the first in Vietnam and one of the first in Southeast Asia to deploy the newly-launched GPU-accelerated data centre in a box.

China AI startup fights COVID-19 with lung analysis tool

GPU-powered Lung Doc is used by 30 hospitals in China.

Shukun Technology was busy improving its AI-powered platform to diagnose heart disease and strokes when COVID-19 struck. The China AI startup quickly switched gear to develop a system that analyses chest CT scans to help speed up diagnoses of COVID-19 patients.

NVIDIA CEO to deliver GTC 2020 keynote on May 14

Huang to make announcements in keynote address.

If things had gone as originally planned, NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) would have been done and dusted by now. But the coronavirus has forced the conference to go digital with NVIDIA Founder and Chief Executive Officer Jensen Huang set to deliver his keynote address on May 14, 9pm (Singapore time).

NEC leverages AI to come up with COVID-19 vaccine blueprint

If ever there’s a time to for technology to come to the forefront, it’s now. Artificial intelligence (AI) has been around for decades, creating hope but delivering on few promises. The emergence of deep learning in recent years has changed that landscape. It has brought drawn more to invest in and work on AI with results to boot.

Korea startup harnesses AI to deal with array of healthcare issues

If there’s a phrase to describe artificial intelligence (AI) startup Vuno, it has to be “It thinks BIG”. While most startups aim to use technology to tackle one medical condition, the Korea company decided to cast its net wide by using NVIDIA GPU-powered AI products to address diagnoses of different diseases.

ABC Technology listed among IDC’s 101 fastest growing fintech in APAC

Yang: Listing an affirmation of market embracement and adoption.

Fintech startup ABC Technology has been rated by IDC as among the 101 fastest growing fintech companies in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan).

GTC Digital gives participants more bang for the buck

What could have been a dampener may just turn out to be a better offering for participants who have registered for this year’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC). Yes, they won’t get to go to San Jose. Yes, they will miss the face-to-face meetings. But, NVIDIA has put great thoughts into making GTC Digital, the online version, just as engaging and informative. Plus, NVIDIA has refunded all participants so they can attend most of the conference for free.

GTC goes online, Google IO and GDC scratched

It’s been a month of event cancellations due to COVID-19. NVIDIA has pulled the plug on the annual GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose and taking the show online. Just how much of the event will be held online is yet to be known but the definite go ahead is the keynote address by NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang.

Fuji Xerox to become Fujifilm Business Innovation Corp

Fuji Xerox is changing its corporate name to Fujifilm Business Innovation Corp on April 1, 2021. All Fuji Xerox affiliates and sales companies in and outside Japan will also change their names respectively on that date but their new names will be announced later.

China to lead in global robotics systems and drones spending in 2020

China will lead in drones and robotics systems (US$46.9 billion) in 2020, according to IDC. Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan and China) (APeJC) will be the second largest region with US$25.1 billion in spending, followed by the US (US$17.5 billion) and Western Europe (US$14.4 billion).