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Intel discusses semiconductor shortage forecast and damage control strategy

The computer industry is currently experiencing a particular crisis: a shortage of semiconductors, which are essential for the production of certain components or the operation of connected devices. The Covid-19 pandemic has prevented factories, especially those in Taiwan, the co...

Spain: a project for a European centre for artificial intelligence to compete with European infrastructures

In Spain, an ambitious project around AI is tending to take shape. A group of private investors, led by the owners of the Basque teleoperator Dialoga Group, wants to build a European center for AI in the province of Alava in the Spanish Basque Country. The aim is thus to help Eur...

Supervised and reinforcement learning to help robots adapt to any environment

Through Rapid Motor Adaptation (RMA ),Facebookis making progress in adapting robots to their environment in order to develop their motor skills. Adapting robots to an environment just like a human can do in everyday life Humans can walk with relative ease over rocks, through mud,...

Cinema and Deepfake: zooming in on lip sync with foreign language dubbing

Deepfake is a technique based on artificial intelligence that allows audio or video files to be superimposed on other existing files in order to reproduce a person’s voice or change their face and thus make them say things or do things that they have never done. This techno...

AI and Geopolitics: the AIDA Committee of the European Parliament proposes its innovative approach on the subject

The Artificial Intelligence in a Digital Age (AIDA) committee linked to the European Parliament proposes a study on artificial intelligence and European diplomacy. Entitled “The Governance of Artificial Intelligence as a New External Policy of the European Union”, the...

Data sets: Kili Technology raises $25 million

Kili Technology, a startup that helps companies run high-performance, large-scale artificial intelligence projects with its tools, has announced a $25 million round of funding from Balderton Capital and its original investors, Serena Capital and Headline. This comes six months af...

Survey: focus on the global machine learning market for the period 2020-2027

Verified Market Research, an agency specializing in market research, has published its survey on the machine learning market as well as its deployment by companies. A market valued at $2.4 billion in 2019 and expected to reach $47.3 billion by the year 2027, growing at a CAGR of ...

Over ten years of cooperation between Thales and ONERA to automate mine-hunting drones

For more than ten years, ONERA and Thales have been working closely together on a project related to artificial intelligence. ONERA is conducting research into intelligent systems for the French military ecosystem and more specifically into the automation of mine-hunting drones. ...

European Parliament adopts resolution for better data governance and sharing

Data governance has been a recurring topic since the announcement of the new AI regulation by the European Commission. At the end of May, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on AI and data in culture, education and audiovisual. During the month of July, the European Parl...

Generalization of health data sharing: launch of the digital component of the Ségur de la santé

Two billion euros: this is the amount that will be devoted to health professionals and software publishers in the field as part of the digital component of the Ségur de la santé. This project is intended to be a real accelerator of the digital health roadmap to generalize the sha...

Inkbit wants to democratize 3D printing on a large scale thanks to artificial intelligence

3D printing company Inkbit announced it has raised $30 million in a Series B round led by Phoenix Venture Partners LLC (PVP). The startup usually produces a 3D printer that can correct printing errors throughout the process using artificial intelligence. With this funding, the fi...

Google introduces Google Cloud Armor, a service to protect applications from DDoS attacks

Google Cloud introduced its adaptive protection feature called Google Armor . This new machine learning-based protection service will aim to help businesses protect their Google Cloud applications and tools against DDoS attacks up to the highest level: level 7. The tech giantR...

Robotic process automation and machine learning: the bet of hotels to boost tourism

UiPath, a company specializing in robotic process automation, has leveraged its technology to develop several automation processes for the tourism industry. This sector is one of those that has been hit hard by the Covid-19 health crisis. Several aspects will be subject to potent...

Atos and Graphcore Announce Partnership to Develop High Performance Computing Solutions

On the one hand, Atos, a French specialist in digital transformation, which earlier this month presented its new computer vision platform, but also its ThinkAI solution to boost AI applications. On the other side, Graphcore, whose Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU) microprocessor...

DeepMind and EMBL: a major breakthrough in human proteome analysis using artificial intelligence

DeepMind, a technology company and subsidiary of Google, has announced its collaboration with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) with the aim of providing the most complete and accurate database possible on human protein structures. NamedAlphaFold , it should allow ...

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Deep learning app could help diagnose HIV more easily

A research team of experts from the Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) and University College London (UCL) has harnessed artificial intelligence to improve the ability of health workers to diagnose HIV. They used deep learning algorithms and combined them with immunochromato...

BCPE Group announces its innovation plan BPCE 2024 to accelerate its digital transformation

Over the past twelve years, the BPCE group has undergone a profound transformation. However, no period has acted as a revelator and accelerator of the trend than the one linked to the health crisis due to Covid-19. On 8 July, the joint body of the Banque Populaire and the Caisse ...

Atos launches its computer vision platform for multiple use cases

During the 2021 edition of the Atos Technology Days, Atos unveiled its new Atos Computer Vision Plateform.This platform is dedicated to the analysis of videos and images thanks to AI. Users of the system will be able to use computer vision to process and analyze very large amount...

Focus on the “Women & AI” charter of the InterElles Circle for a responsible and non-sexist AI

Two years ago, the “Women & AI” pact of the Cercle InterElles was launched with the objective of proposing to companies to commit to a responsible and egalitarian AI. Currently, the signatories are sixteen companies from the scientific and technological world: CEA...

How have startups adapted to the decline in investment in the world of artificial intelligence?

According to global technology market advisory firm ABI Research, funding in AI through venture capital fell by 33.9% in 2020 compared to 2019. This and many other findings come from the firm’s 2020 AI investment analysis report. Several interviews were conducted and the do...

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Idemia and Bosch Building Technologies join forces to offer an innovative biometric access solution

The company Idemia, specialized in augmented identity, has announced the launch of a partnership with Bosch Building Technologies, the Bosch subsidiary focusing on the security sector. The aim is to tap into the biometric access control market: a subject that has been the subject...

Digital artist uses machine learning to identify politicians distracted by their smartphones

In the two French parliamentary hemicycles, the National Assembly and the Senate, representatives make and break the laws of France. Two tasks, which at first glance, seem to require total concentration. Yet it is quite possible to see deputies or senators using their smartphones...

Contentsquare announces acquisition of Upstride and $500 million fundraising

Contentsquare, a company specializing in experience analytics, has announced the acquisition of Upstride, a French deeptech that aims to improve the performance of its clients’ machine learning tools. With the arrival of this start-up, the firm hopes to accelerate the compa...

Cambridge-1, the new supercomputer designed by Nvidia for intelligence and health

On July 7, Nvidia opened the Cambridge-1 supercomputer dedicated to AI and health research in the UK. It is located in Harlow, England, more precisely on the site of Kao Data. Several projects were announced on the occasion of its inauguration and concern several themes: genomic ...

Intelligent foam material could give robots a sense of touch

A research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced that it has designed a foam-like material that can be described as “intelligent foam”. It would allow robots to better perceive physical contact, and thus, to interact more easily with their...

Use case: an innovative solution that helps cities to better manage their combined sewer system

In Buffalo, in the state of New York in the United States, sewer backups are a major problem: nearly 7.5 billion litres of wastewater overflow each year. A significant volume that worries the municipality, which has demanded a decree to improve its collection system. The city dec...

Microsoft offers a free online training around machine learning on GitHub

In Europe, online courses on artificial intelligence are becoming more common: Finland has launched Elements of AI to train European citizens in the basics of AI, and the Institut Montaigne offers its OpenClassrooms training program entitled Objectif AI . Now it’s Microsoft...

The University of Paris seeks to accelerate cosmology research using IPUs and neural networks

Artificial intelligence is increasingly used in astrophysics: recently, several Japanese researchers have exploited deep learningto better observe and understand the universe. Still in the field of cosmology, the University of Paris has taken advantage of Graphcore’s Intell...

Facebook AI unveils BlenderBot 2.0, a chatbot that adapts its memory over the long term

Facebook AI Research (FAIR), Facebook’s artificial intelligence research lab, has been working on BlenderBot 2.0, a chatbot that combines long-term memory with information retrieved live from the internet. It’s a major update to the original Blender Bot, which was des...

Focus on the winners of the French-speaking Village pitch session: the 15 best AI solutions

The 2021 edition of the Viva Technology (VivaTech) trade show, which took place from 16 to 19 June 2021, saw the launch of the Artificial Intelligence Technology Collective of the Francophone Village: an initiative coordinated by Isabelle Galy. During the Pitch Session: “Th...

Fintech Younited raises $170 million to become a leader in the European payment industry

The fintech Younited announced that it has raised $170 million from two international investors: Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs) and Bridgepoint, as well as from its historical shareholders: Eurazeo, Bpifrance via its Large Venture fund and AG2R La Mondiale. Since ...