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.

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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 (

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

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