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ACM

Australian enterprise ACM has invested in a high-tech milk processing and manufacturing facility, tapping machine learning to reduce the risk of human error and cross-contamination. Using Azure Cognitive Services and data insights to optimize milk quality, they have saved about $100,000 in weekend overtime costs and reduced the environmental costs of spoiled milk.
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Nara University

Is Japan’s Ashura Buddha happy or sad? Researchers from Nara University turned to Azure Cognitive Services’ Face API to unravel the mystery behind the 1,200-year old statue’s subtle facial expressions.
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Envision

To maximize renewable energy production, Envision turned to AI. Its “smart” wind turbines equipped with up to 500 sensors monitor factors like wind speed and direction, and improve energy production by up to 15 percent.
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Narayana Health

India’s Narayana Health believes that the key to affordable and high-quality healthcare services is embracing technology. The hospital is leveraging AI to decipher X-Rays to point out any irregularities from a normal X-Ray, helping doctors make more accurate diagnoses in less time.
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Northern Territory Fisheries

Identifying and counting fish species in murky water filled with deadly predators is a difficult job. But scientists in Australia’s Northern Territory are working on an artificial intelligence project with Microsoft that has incredible potential for marine conservation around the world.
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FUJIFILM

After every professional baseball match in Japan, hours are spent selecting the best photos for fans and commercial use. FUJIFILM and Microsoft Japan now have an AI solution that can do the job under 30 minutes, even when players’ faces are not visible in an angled or side shot.
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Piramal Glass India

India’s Piramal Glass have overcome production efficiency challenges of glass manufacturing through deploying AI-powered Real Time Manufacturing Insights, powered by Azure IoT platform. The results: 40% reduction in manual data gathering, 25% improvement in employee productivity, and 5% reduction in defects.
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Baobei Huijia

Baobei Huijia (Baby Come Home), a leading non-profit organization in China, dedicated to finding missing children, is using Microsoft technology powered by AI and facial recognition to reunite missing persons with their families.

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Clobotics

What do wind turbines and store shelves have in common? If you ask Clobotics, a start-up dual headquartered in Shanghai and Seattle, they are practical applications of digitalizing the physical world using AI-powered computer vision.

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Airdoc

Airdoc, a start-up in China, has created an AI-driven system that takes and analyzes photographic images of the retina at the back of each eye. Painless and low-cost, its high accuracy rate on finding indications of diseases on retinal images could make preventative healthcare available to millions of people.

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Sustainable Coastlines

Microsoft Partner, Enlighten Designs is working on an exciting new initiative with Sustainable Coastlines aiming to create citizen scientists, arming them with the right data and insights to help keep New Zealand clean, green and beautiful.

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National Australia Bank (NAB)

Card fraud and skimming are giving banks headaches and costing them over $30 million a year. NAB and Microsoft have collaborated to design a proof of concept ATM using cloud and AI, to improve customer experience by removing the need for physical cards or devices to access cash.

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Lifetime Support Authority

Working with Microsoft partner Satalyst and Microsoft’s Cognitive Services bot framework, Lifetime Support Authority in Australia has a pilot underway to steer the treatment, care and support of individuals admitted to hospital with catastrophic injuries.

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Spektacom

Legendary Indian cricketer Anil Kumble’s is latest foray, Spektacom, leverages Artificial Intelligence (AI) to capture and analyze data points such as bat speed to help cricket players and coaches up their game.

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Bendigo Health Psychiatric Services

Bendigo Health Psychiatric Services (BHPS) in Australia is tapping into technology to efficiently manage about 1,160 active patients. Artificial Intelligence (AI) helps clinicians dictate notes directly into the system via Azure Cognitive services’ speech-to-text input.

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Shell

Smoking at petrol stations are a no-no, and yet motorists light up when they shouldn’t. To address this, Shell is working with Microsoft in Singapore and Thailand to use deep-learning AI models to identify such behavior and raise instantaneous alerts.

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