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Saquib Shaihk holds up his smartphone with the Seeing Ai app activated.Creating an AI future with possibilities for all

Saqib Shaikh lost his sight at the age of seven, fell in love with computers as a schoolboy and grew up to become a software engineer. He had an inspirational mission: to create AI solutions for people with disabilities. Doing so, he says, drives the overall development of technologies… Read more »



Fly high with AI

What better way to educate tomorrow’s engineers on the possibilities of technology, than through AI and drones? Microsoft Hong Kong and drone company DJI recently organized Hong Kong’s inaugural Microsoft AI x DJI Drones Joint University Competition. Over 60 students were challenged… Read more »



Levelling the playing field for the hearing impaired with AI

Over 466 million people in the world suffer from hearing loss. For students with hearing disabilities, effective learning in the classroom is challenging. However, students from the Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf can now receive… Read more »



Game on for AI in education

Adverse experiences in early childhood can have significant negative impact on learning and behaviour development. To enhance learning for these underserved children, the University of California students are using machine learning and speech recognition to power a Virtual Tutor… Read more »



Teaching refugee youths with chatbots

There are 28.5 million refugees worldwide. When in crisis, displaced youth often have their education interrupted. A chatbot named Hakeem, is using AI to search through huge amounts of learning resources available on the internet. Thanks to Hakeem, students can learn everything… Read more »



Dinner with AI

What’s more annoying than the question “Are we there yet?” Our vote goes to “What’s for dinner?” While cooking may not be tough for some, figuring out what to whip up for the week is a real challenge. That’s what Albert Heijn, the Netherlands’ largest supermarket chain… Read more »



No matter the season, AI has got you covered

Arthur C Clarke famously said, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” In the case of clothing manufacturer, Fruit of the Loom, using AI and Machine Learning to be prepared for any sudden changes in winter demand forms the basis of their magic… Read more »



Can AI up the style quotient of glamour seekers?

Few would say “no” to being fashionably dressed. Following the latest trends all the time, however, can often feel like a continuous burden to many. At Wolford, a retailer that sells luxury wear, shoppers can now get instant answers to style questions thanks to an AI chatbot… Read more »



Smarter, more intelligent shopping

Shopping online is convenient, but what if you could shop as easily in a brick-and-mortar store? Kroger is disrupting grocery stores as we know it, using Azure AI. The company deployed a digital shelving system that dynamically changes product prices and shows icons to help… Read more »



Always trendy with AI

For brands with over 100 years of heritage, departing from the tried-and-tested can seem like an uphill struggle. In the case of 109-year-old L’Oréal, change is inevitable as today’s customers have extremely short attention spans. It means that the average 18 months… Read more »



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