Advanced Manufacturing - the use of innovative technology to improve products or processes - has created significant value and impact in the manufacturing industry today. Bold and ambitious startups form a key role in the ecosystem as they are at the forefront of innovation, offering novel product and process technologies.
The topic of Explainable AI is increasing in importance as practitioners seek to take the latest AI research out of the lab and into the real world, where it can directly impact people, businesses and society. However, there are significant challenges to consider when moving from solving pure mathematics problems to designing systems and abiding by principles that work for the masses.
As Artificial Intelligence (AI) becomes an increasing part of our daily lives, educational institutions from elementary to higher education as well as adult and professional learning are being transformed by intelligent systems that are helping humans learn better and achieve their learning objectives. In the not too distant future, it is expected that AI will be a core part of all educational experiences, where it can benefit and be applied across a wide range of educational needs. As Singapore embarks on its journey towards becoming an AI Smart Nation, how can we use AI in education to connect our citizens to the opportunities of a future innovation economy?
SGInnovate and Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) are co-hosting a regional competition that culminates at XTC Singapore Demo Day on March 25, where outstanding startups will be showcased. The top three startups will become XTC finalists and be invited to Paris in June 2020.
Global megatrends are forcing supply chain and logistics companies to re-think their business models. According to an Accenture research study, ‘digital disruption in the industry threatens traditional players with irrelevance – unless they too learn to disrupt’ because ‘agile new entrants (like startups) touting digital, customer-centric business models are steadily fragmenting it’.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has provided humanity with opportunities for creating growth and prosperity with its seemingly endless potential. It has disrupted various industries to benefit businesses and our society as a whole.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is on the rise, and very rapidly so. This technology for next-generation intelligence and decision making is permeating every industry and much of human activity. But while the hype is spreading quickly and affecting every industry, business leaders of the world would need to know, ‘Beyond the hype, what can AI do for my business and how can I go about doing so?’
Singapore, like many other Asian and European countries, is in demographic trouble. With a rapidly ageing population that is living longer, there is an increasing need to provide additional medical services beyond the status quo.
Singapore and other Asian cities namely Bangalore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Mumbai, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Tokyo have the potential to become global agri-food innovation powerhouses “by creating space for innovation, encouraging public-private sector interaction and drawing in entrepreneurs, such hubs will play an outsized role in driving investment and innovation in the region,” according to the “Asia Food Challenge Report” by PwC, Rabobank and Temasek Holdings.
Singapore released its National AI Strategy at the inaugural Singapore FinTech Festival x Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SFF x SWITCH) 2019, and it aims to build itself into a world leader in developing and deploying AI solutions by 2030.
You have heard so much about the Robotics Revolution and how it will take over jobs and the world. Drones, autonomous vehicles, automated guided vehicles, social robots, collaborative robots - the Robotics Revolution is indeed coming!
The benefits of AI should be accessible to everyone. But it is not enough to deliver only the technological capabilities of AI; scientists, entrepreneurs and companies also have an important responsibility to ensure that AI is safe and inclusive for all.