e-Gro launches in North America

Rockwool supplier Grodan has brought their e-Gro software platform to the North American market.   Originally launched in the Netherlands during the HortiContact trade show, e-Gro went on to win the Concept Innovation award at GreenTech earlier this year.   With cloud solutions, Internet of Things (IoT), AI learning and big data, Grodan says that Continue Reading

Slow brain learning may soon be the focus of ultrafast artificial intelligence

For seven decades, artificial intelligence has been used to mimic the learning capabilities of the human brain using modern computers and large datasets. However, the slow and natural learning process of the human mind has remained distinct from AI learning algorithms, which operate at lightning fast speeds.   But now, a team of scientists at Continue Reading

China’s Squirrel propels AI with Mellon

In China, Squirrel propels AI education by teaming up with Carnegie Mellon University, a Pennsylvania-based university. Both will set up experimental laboratories focused on promoting innovative and emerging technologies and develop personalized training modules for global export. Having been on the preferred list of companies offering AI education in China for some time now, Squirrel Continue Reading

Artificial intelligence: the future of hospitality?

With chatbots, virtual assistants and personalised booking platforms becoming more mainstream, Katherine Price explores the opportunities and obstacles artificial intelligence can bring to hospitality and speaks to those operators already ahead of the curve Would you trust artificial intelligence to check in your guests or answer their queries? At the 2019 NYU International Hospitality Industry Continue Reading

New AI Oral-B Genius X toothbrush tells you which teeth you’ve already brushed

While electric toothbrushes have long been touted as better than their feeble manual counterparts, there’s now a new kid on the block: electric toothbrushes with Artificial Intelligence.   Oral-B has just launched a brand new electric toothbrush that features the same technology that lies behind driverless vehicles and robots that diagnose diseases.   The Oral-B Continue Reading

AI engine data system trialled on Suezmax

he trial of an engine data collection system on the Suezmax tanker Energy Triumph has proved successful in optimising engine behaviour At the 29th CIMAC World Congress in Vancouver, Canada, Winterthur Gas & Diesel’s (WinGD) general manager of business development, Carmelo Cartalemi* presented a paper on how the group formulated and conducted a trial of Continue Reading