Government

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In an emergency, every second matters

Written by Justine Jablonska | November 29, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Government, New Normal

The first four minutes after a 9-1-1 call is made are the most crucial. ...read more


45,000 frog calls and counting: How crowd-sourced science could help heal the planet

Written by Justine Jablonska | October 29, 2018 | Cloud, Data, Government...

How do we help the planet? Ask a frog... and 200,000 of its friends. ...read more


Can better data analytics slow the fastest-growing illegal trade in the world?

Written by Justine Jablonska | September 18, 2018 | Data, Government, Industries...

It’s the third-largest criminal activity in the world. Can big data disrupt human trafficking? ...read more


Can AI help reduce Beijing’s smog?

Written by Rich McKay | September 4, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Energy and Utilities...

Energy and utilities companies can use AI and IoT to embrace sustainability and efficiency: reducing pollution, optimizing renewable energy, and improving asset management. ...read more


For this Maryland city, a smarter city is a safer one

Written by Justine Jablonska | August 9, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, Government...

Seat Pleasant, Maryland is located on less than one square mile a few miles east of Washington, DC. It has two major highways running through it, a population of 4,721, and a mayor who likes to ride a bike wearing a shirt with his title in large letters across the back. Upcoming city events include ...read more


Accessibility on the go: mobility for everyone

Written by Rich McKay | July 31, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Data...

How can governments and companies build accessibility into emerging tech like IoT and AI? IBM's Erich Manser explains why designing for everyone is critical for digital transformation. ...read more


Green means AI for traffic and beyond

Written by Rich McKay | June 18, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Data...

Can AI make your commute a little easier? IBM Master Inventor Steve Hobson says adding AI to traffic lights can make our cities safer, reduce pollution, and improve commute times. ...read more


Home, smart home: IoT and AI will make where we live more accessible

Written by Rich McKay | June 13, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Data, Electronics...

The aging population wants to safely live in their own homes as long as possible. People with disabilities want a home designed for their specific needs. A more accessible, smarter home can help. ...read more