This Week in Analytics & AI News

Hear Andrew Ng explain the future of AI on Intel’s new podcast. Intel and Baidu team up to transform intelligent infrastructure. Museum docents are looking a little different these days with VR assistants and robots taking on certain duties. Intel AI tech helps improve fetal ultrasounds. And Intel’s Steve Allen tackles common misperceptions of AI in healthcare.

Podcast: The Future of AI

Few people understand AI as deeply as Andrew Ng, the technologist, teacher, and entrepreneur who founded Landing AI, is a General Partner at the AI Fund, and was a founding leader at Google Brain. Hear Ng’s insights into the future of this critical technology in the first episode of Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Podcast.

Intel, Baidu Drive Intelligent Infrastructure Transformation

You’ve heard about digital transformation, but how about intelligent infrastructure transformation? At Baidu World 2020, Intel and Baidu announced they’re teaming up on a number of intelligent infrastructure projects, including using Intel Xeon Scalable processors to optimize Baidu’s cloud infrastructure.

Virtual Assistants Take on COVID-19 Screening, Docent Duties

When you were a kid and your class took a field trip to the museum, your docent probably wasn’t a robot. Times have changed, though, and even the Smithsonian is turning to robots to greet visitors and provide information. And Intel tech—including the Intel Distribution of OpenVINO toolkit and Intel RealSense technologies—helps power these virtual assistants.

Intel AI Powers Samsung Medison’s Fetal Ultrasound Smart Workflow

New smart workflows from Samsung Medison and Intel aim to improve obstetric measurements, contribute to maternal and fetal safety, and allow doctors to spend more time talking with patients. BiometryAssist and LaborAssist automate and accelerate ultrasounds, improving time-sensitive care during pregnancy and delivery.

AI in Healthcare: Shedding Light on Some Misperceptions

What do you think AI does in healthcare? It turns out many people’s assumptions about AI in medical settings are pretty far from the truth. So Steve Allen, an Intel Health and Life Sciences segment director, explains some of these misperceptions and how AI technology is actually improving clinical workflows and the patient experience.