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NEC XON provides Africa's first AI-driven wireless LAN

NEC XON provides Africa’s first AI-driven wireless LAN

July 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on NEC XON provides Africa’s first AI-driven wireless LAN

NEC XON has announced that it will be providing the first AI-powered wireless LAN (WLAN) solution in Africa which will enable the company to provide automated insights across the network stack while saving time and simultaneously improving network performance. The solution is based on technology from Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks company, which has been...

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Tyrone van Balla, Co-Founder of RD9 Solutions

South African entrepreneur seeks to use robotics to transform education

June 28, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African entrepreneur seeks to use robotics to transform education

A young South African entrepreneur aims to use a robot to teach children how to build new robots. RD9 Solutions is a start-up company created by Tyrone van Balla. van Balla and his business partner Ridhaa Benefeld aim to build robots and use them as...

NeuroBlade raises over $27 million to develop a new type of AI chip

NeuroBlade raises over $27 million to develop a new type of AI chip

June 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, StartupsComments Off on NeuroBlade raises over $27 million to develop a new type of AI chip

Israeli startup, NeuroBlade, has raised over $27 million to scale its workforce and ramp up its marketing efforts in order to bring the first generation of its AI chip to the market. The deployment and use of AI are still limited by factors such as size,...

Is this how much artificial intelligence will be worth in 2025?

Is this how much artificial intelligence will be worth in 2025?

June 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Is this how much artificial intelligence will be worth in 2025?

Tech investor, Tej Kohli, predicts that the value of artificial intelligence (AI) may reach around $150 trillion by 2025. “We are now at a tipping point, after which AI and machine learning will grow exponentially to underpin and benefit every single aspect...

Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers.

Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers

June 25, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egyptian operator deploys AI for unbanked subscribers

  fonYou has announced that it reached an agreement with a mobile operator in Egypt to deploy its iCarrier Data platform for the distribution of hyper-personalized airtime, data bundles and other carrier products. iCarrier Data is a platform that enables...

Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

June 12, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco Collaboration gives AI boost to Jabber users

Kicking off day 2 on Tuesday, 11 June at Cisco Live US 2019 currently taking place in San Diego, California, the company revealed that it is unifying its portfolio in a bid to improve user collaboration. It was announced that popular application Jabber will...

46% of South African companies piloting AI technologies, study reveals

46% of South African companies piloting AI technologies, study reveals

June 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on 46% of South African companies piloting AI technologies, study reveals

New research commissioned by Microsoft and conducted by EY shows artificial intelligence (AI) pilots and experimentation are now prolific across South African companies, with businesses showing a willingness to embrace AI and experiment using new technology....

Cisco announces new software advancements at Cisco Live 2019

Cisco announces new software advancements at Cisco Live 2019

June 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco announces new software advancements at Cisco Live 2019

Technology leader, Cisco announced a number of software innovations designed for managing and securing networks at the 30th Cisco Live US taking place on 09-13 June 2019 in San Diego, California. The company introduced new artificial intelligence and machine...

75% of large organisations will hire AI behaviour forensic experts by 2023-Gartner

75% of large organisations will hire AI behaviour forensic experts by 2023-Gartner

June 7, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Top StoriesComments Off on 75% of large organisations will hire AI behaviour forensic experts by 2023-Gartner

Users’ trust in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions is plummeting as incidents of irresponsible privacy breaches and data misuse keep occurring. Despite rising regulatory scrutiny to combat these breaches, Gartner predicts...

IBM expands Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

IBM expands Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

May 27, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Internet of ThingsComments Off on IBM expands Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture

IBM announced the global expansion of Watson Decision Platform for Agriculture, with AI technology tailored for new crops and specific regions to help feed a growing population. For the first time, IBM is providing a global agriculture solution that combines...

Cortex Group launches Africa’s first AI-Only focused VC

Cortex Group launches Africa’s first AI-Only focused VC

May 20, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Cortex Group launches Africa’s first AI-Only focused VC

The Cortex Group has launched Cortex Ventures will serve as Africa’s one-stop-shop for AI-focused start-ups and scale-ups seeking early or growth stage funding – coupled with the unique opportunity to tap into the Cortex Group’s technical advisory,...

Cortex Group launches Africa’s first AI-Only focused VC

Cortex Group acquires Tesla Water’s water quality monitoring solution

May 13, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Cortex Group acquires Tesla Water’s water quality monitoring solution

Cortex Group, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) focused holding company, home to Cortex Logic has announced that it is in the process of signing a definitive agreement to acquire Tesla Water’s market-leading Water Quality Monitoring Solution – which...

Fighting the new heist frontiers of cyberspace with multi-faceted solutions

The always-on economy gives cloud data management trends a seat at the boardroom table

May 10, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on The always-on economy gives cloud data management trends a seat at the boardroom table

The digital transformation of today’s enterprises requires being able to operate in an ‘always on’ economy; offering instant service delivery for today’s modern consumers with their expectations of immediate fulfilment. With regards to both data...

The key difference between Artificial intelligence vs automation

The key difference between Artificial intelligence vs automation

May 6, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on The key difference between Artificial intelligence vs automation

AI is often confused with automation, yet the two are fundamentally different. The key difference is that AI mimics human intelligence decisions and actions, while automation focuses on streamlining repetitive, instructive tasks according to Dr Mark Nasila,...

Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

April 26, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

A simple gesture. A world built from accessible assets that drive human convenience and interaction. This is the future that’s powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), two of the planet’s hottest topic trends right...

AI-powered smart companion, rAInbow, recognised by UN

AI-powered smart companion, rAInbow, recognised by UN

April 22, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on AI-powered smart companion, rAInbow, recognised by UN

Sage has announced that AI-powered smart companion, rAInbow, has won a UNESCO (The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Netexplo Award. Founding partner Sage Foundation worked with AI for Good and the Soul City Institute for...