Monash University has secured $4.3 million in funding from the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) to lead four major data and cloud infrastructure science projects, advancing the artificial intelligence (AI), data science and research technology capabilities at the university. The four projects focus on building scalable data environments for data-centric research, sensitive data and strengthening … Continue reading Monash University awarded funding for advanced technology research
Over the last two years, APS Industrial has been the master distributor of Siemens industrial low-voltage electrical and automation products in Australia. PACE speaks with Justin Farrell from Siemens and Simon Kearney from APS Industrial to discuss the recent trends in industrial automation technology. Coming under the broad umbrella of “Industry 4.0”, recent trends in … Continue reading Getting the edge in industrial automation
Australia has won its bid to host a major international machine learning event, the Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), in 2021. CSIRO’s Data61, in partnership with strategic bidding organisation BESydney and with support from NSW state government, led the successful bid for the event, which will take place at the International Convention … Continue reading Sydney to host NeurIPS conference in 2021
UNSW University students have designed a virtual and augmented reality system that enables workers to safely shut down dangerous machinery in industrial plants, an effort that has seen them win this year’s UNSW Maker Games competition. Now in its third year, the Maker Games encourages UNSW students from multiple faculties to come together and design … Continue reading Virtual reality industrial safety solution wins UNSW Maker Games
RMIT researchers have developed technology that is able to detect emotions in human speech, enabling more natural conversations with robots. Current voice-activated technology used in virtual assistants is limited by its ability to decipher human emotions, causing it to provide irrelevant responses or miss the point of some conversations entirely. But a team of researchers … Continue reading New technology to help robots detect emotion in human speech
Leaders in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will gather in Sydney for the AI and Machine Learning Summit on 15 and 16 August. The event will look at the implications of AI and Machine Learning, across industry and its application on business. How industry can integrate AI into their existing structure, how they can maximise return on investment, the … Continue reading How to apply AI and machine learning to business
Google has acquired Australian data science company Kaggle in an effort to improve its artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities.
Stanford University researchers have identified nearly two-dozen solid electrolytes that could someday replace the volatile liquids used in smartphones, laptops and other electronic devices.
General Electric has acquired two machine learning start-ups that will increase its artificial intelligence capability, while also helping it to compete with IBM Watson.
Chinese search giant Baidu has decided to open source its deep learning software to the greater community of AI software developers.
Google has announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup that has developed technology enabling smartphones to recognise what they are aimed at.