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Crop Data

CropData is attempting to help farmers in the most remote parts of India make a viable living with the help of Cloud, AI and machine learning algorithms, as well as blockchain technologies.

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Z Energy

As New Zealand’s largest fuel provider, Z Energy’s modern desktop solution allows them to be a truly people-centric organization and is now future-fit and pumped up for the long haul.

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iMocha

iMocha, a Indian startup, introduced a Live Coding Platform to help recruiters conduct whiteboarding interviews for technology roles in a virtual and safer environment.

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CyberShikshaa

CyberShikshaa, a philanthropic program in India, funds and trains women engineering graduates from underserved small towns across India so they can build careers in the rapidly expanding cybersecurity sector, giving them the opportunity to pursue their dreams in careers from engineering to cybersecurity.

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Reimagine Taiwan

Microsoft Corp. announced plans to establish its first cloud datacenter region in Taiwan and provide digital skilling for over 200,000 by 2024. This will establish Microsoft Taiwan as a hub in Asia for innovation in designing and building advanced cloud software and hardware infrastructure spanning AI, IoT and edge solutions

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Alliance Group

New Zealand co-operative Alliance Group shed its aged technology and transformed its infrastructure via a wide scale Microsoft 365-led transformation with Lexel Systems, doing its best for 4,000 shareholders, maximising efficiencies and evolved products from commodity to premium export.

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The Australian Ballet

In Australia, dancers managed to stay connected as a community with the help of collaboration tool, Microsoft Teams. It enabled them to do what they love virtually, giving another meaning to ballet.

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FJ Dynamics

Global robotics company FJ Dynamics wanted to transform traditional farming with the power of data. Using Microsoft Azure Intelligent Cloud Platform, it has built an efficient and secure Internet of Things (IoT) platform in order to boost production and sustainability while reducing risk of labor shortages and the physical demands on farmers.

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FarEasTone

Taiwanese telco FarEasTone (FET) adopts top-to-bottom transformation with help from AI and data using a strategy they created: BAI—big data, AI and IoT. In a key move, FET joined the Microsoft Research Asia (MSR Asia) Innovation Partnership to deepen its use of AI to add value to operations. This led to a successful mobilization of an internal and external culture of innovation, with advanced services introduced to customers and benefits to their employees.

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Telstra

As the worlds of telecommunications and computing rapidly converge, Telstra’s extension of partnership with Microsoft will accelerate cloud-based solutions, digital transformation, crucial industry solutions such as telematics and smart spaces, as well as advance Telstra’s and Microsoft’s sustainability and climate commitments.

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Joval Wine Group

With operations and a collection of trading entities that span the full breadth of the wine industry, Joval decided to welcome innovation and transferred all of its applications to the public cloud just prior to the pandemic. This provided the company the agility to rapidly scale back cloud use, rein in costs, and quickly pivot to a remote working model for all 300 staff.

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Clean Energy Regulator

The Regulator is poised to adopt a series of trials harnessing Microsoft Azure artificial intelligence (AI) services to create evidence-based decision making tools to support emissions reduction in Australia. With support from Microsoft Fast Track Centre and Services, an enterprise-wide digital transformation, with solutions from Azure to Power BI and Teams, will help Clean Energy Regulator create more opportunities for increased innovation

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CNPC Richfit

CNPC Richfit, the fastest growing and largest information support team of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), has deployed Microsoft HoloLens to transform training programs for technicians and frontline employees. The integration of Microsoft HoloLens and Azure Kinect DK will provide CNPC Richfit the capabilities to overcome space constraints needed for trainings within oil and gas companies with a large number of employees through virtual training.

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Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives

With Thai farmers reeling from the impact of COVID-19, Thailand’s Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) turned to Microsoft to help farmers claim stimulus funds from the government. With the full capabilities of a world-class cloud platform, farmers can now claim these funds remotely – free from the risk of potential infection at bank branches.

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Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

Claims are now expedited from months to minutes, as key phrases are now extracted from documents, and surfaced to a lawyer’s business application with Maurice Blackburn Lawyers’ newly rolled out AI-infused solution.

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FJ Dynamics

FJ Dynamics

Global robotics company FJ Dynamics wanted to transform traditional farming with the power of data. Using Microsoft Azure Intelligent Cloud Platform, it has built an efficient and secure Internet of Things (IoT) platform in order to boost production and sustainability while reducing risk of labor shortages and the physical demands on farmers.

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Duotel

Hotels, which were once thought of as a respite for travelers, are now seen as potential health hazards. For Duotel, this serves as a catalyst for transforming the hotel experience. With Microsoft Intelligent Cloud Azure, DuotelCube was created — an IoT-enabled device for guests to control the environment, like monitoring and boosting air-quality by using ultraviolet rays to clean the air with a press of a button. It also enables contactless communication with hotel staff. As a plug and play wireless device, hotels can now be upgraded to a safe, smart hotels quickly and easily.

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Sri Lanka Tea Board

Sri Lanka’s renowned multimillion tea industry was at risk of a shutdown when COVID-19 hit. To keep the industry running, on which two million people rely for their livelihoods, the industry’s century old auction was moved online using Microsoft Azure. Traders were able to bid virtually from their homes or offices, while team members worked from home via Microsoft Teams. This has sheltered the industry and those who depend on it from the disastrous consequences of a COVID-19 shutdown.

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TalentCloud

Chinese company TalentCloud created Agro-Brain, a solution built on Microsoft Azure, to shift farmers to data-centric practices resulting in less pollution and use of pesticides, higher quality and safety, and wins for everyone, from producer to consumer to the environment.

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Australian Red Cross

In just one week, the Australian Red Cross has been able to implement a one-stop platform that enables specially trained volunteers to call individuals in home isolation to check on individuals’ wellbeing over the phone each day.

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PSYGIG Inc.

A Japanese startup that specializes in self-driving vehicles, leveraged Azure and their expertise in data collection to create a thermal imaging system to help curb the spread of the virus.

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Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) Pte Ltd

DLT in Singapore has created a blockchain platform leveraging computational power, with the global geographical footprint and security of Microsoft Azure to digitize mountains of paperwork. The platform speeds up the movement of supply chains, and delivers greater transparency and confidence to empower trading companies.

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Bellsystem24 Holdings, Inc.

Call centers’ like Bellsystem24 in Japan require the physical products for reference when troubleshooting with callers over the phone. Partnering Microsoft, Call Center Virtualization was trialed and operators were able to don Microsoft HoloLens 2 allowing them to manipulate a 3D virtual reproduction of products, anytime and anywhere.

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JBS Australia

As consumers demand higher safety and ethical standards in Australia, JBS Australia worked with Microsoft partner, Lumachain, for an AI, IoT, and blockchain solution automating end-to-end data tracking, such as delivery trucks’ temperature, to provide customers with the highest quality product.

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Qantas

Passenger safety is Qantas’ top priority. To overcome the cost barriers and advance safety standards in Australia with regular refresher trainings, Qantas is working with Microsoft HoloLens2 to bring mixed reality simulation training to their engineers anytime and anywhere.

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RaceFit

In Hong Kong, RaceFit has created smart garments embedded with sensors that provide sophisticated feedback. Using Azure, IoT and AI, the app delivers real time information on the wearer’s physical status including strength, flexibility, and coordination.  Soon, the company plans to expand the usability of its app to team sports, like football.

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Danone

Danone-AQUA and Microsoft partner, Jejak.in created a solution that uses IoT and AI technologies to collect and analyze ecological data, helping locals and environmentalists to access digital solutions to measure, monitor, and support the Citarum River clean up.

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Towada Art Center

To keep visitors in Japan’s Towada Art Center safe in a experiential art exhibit , the centre worked with Nissho Electronics to monitor the vehicles’ locations, with palm-sized GPS devices leveraging Azure. Through the scalability of Azure, the solution was delivered in 10 days.

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Eros Now

Eros Now in India is leveraging Azure to improve the customer viewing experience with enhanced features, with viewers in more than 135 countries. Eros hopes that its work with Microsoft will generate expansion into new markets and reach its goal of 50 million subscribers over the next three years.

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Civica

Civica, a global software company focused on solutions for the public sector, built a cloud-based AI-infused library search and management platform, leveraging technology to analyse and access the trove of documents that are available on Azure.

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Certis

Security companies like Singapore’s Certis are changing how they monitor camera feeds and safeguard people against threats with the help of AI. The routine task of monitoring and identifying issues can be managed by AI while security officers handle situations that require human interactions. Through AI, the company has also found a way to address the labor crunch.

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Linker Networks

For the global autonomous vehicle dream to come true, the driverless cars, trucks, and buses of the future need to be safe. Taiwan’s Linker Networks is using AI to teach vehicles how to accurately recognize objects around them through its auto-labeling system, increasing accuracy rates to 99% and cutting image tagging time by 70%.

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Bridgestone

Bridgestone, a world leader in innovative tire technologies, developed Tirematics, a solution that sends data from tire sensors to Microsoft Azure to detect first signs of tire issues, reducing unnecessary tire inspections and tire-related operating issues.

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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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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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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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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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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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Vision Australia

Launched in association with Vision Australia, Soundscape has been developed by Microsoft’s artificial intelligence and research development team and is part of the company’s AI for Accessibility global initiative. Soundscape is specifically designed to deliver greater outdoors spatial and location awareness to people who are blind or have low vision by unobtrusively providing them audible clues.

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