Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Manulife announces $400,000 AI partnership with UWaterloo

A four-year, $400,000 partnership with Ontario’s University of Waterloo (UWaterloo) will support artificial intelligence (AI) research in disability claim prediction as well as fraud detection and natural language comprehension in customer service, Toronto-based Manulife Financial Corp. announced Tuesday.

Read the full story at Investment Executive

Monday, September 17, 2018

Waterloo AI Institute Inaugural Seminars

listing of seminars to be held in 2018

Announcing the inaugural seminars of Waterloo.ai.  Please find the seminar details located on our Events page. 

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Machine learning - a solution to networking problems

Computers can now learn to solve networking problems for themselves, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.

Friday, August 24, 2018

AI technology rapidly analyzes water samples

Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology by Waterloo Engineering researchers could improve monitoring at treatment plants to help ensure clean water and safeguard public health.

The researchers have developed AI software capable of identifying and quantifying different kinds of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, a threat to completely shut down water systems when it suddenly proliferates.

Read the full story at engineerthefuture.ca 

Monday, August 20, 2018

Getting your TV to better understand you

Researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University of Maryland have collaborated with the Comcast Applied AI Research Lab to improve the voice query understanding capabilities of the Comcast Xfinity X1 entertainment platform.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Elucid Labs uses AI in imaging device to detect skin cancer

A medical startup has developed cutting-edge imaging technology that has the potential to detect skin cancer without leaving a mark.

Elucid Labs uses artificial intelligence (AI) technology in a small noninvasive imaging device to analyze moles and other skin lesions for signs of skin cancer, helping dermatologists make faster, more accurate decisions and reducing the number of unnecessary biopsies.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Canada's AI Ecosystem (Medium.com)

Part 2: Ontario’s complete artificial intelligence value chain

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Using AI to Fix Potholes

UW researchers develop artificial intelligence software to detect road problems

Potholes and deteriorating roadways are the bane of motorists and a big task for municipalities to manage.

An artificial intelligence software system developed by University of Waterloo researchers can simplify road maintenance to flag defects early, saving taxpayers money and drivers headaches

Read the full story

Thursday, June 28, 2018

AI and radar technologies could help diabetics manage their disease

People with diabetes could be able to monitor their blood sugar without drawing blood using a system now being developed at the University of Waterloo.

Read the full story at Science Daily

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