Artificial Intelligence

New Outdoor IoT Protocols Are Coming to Your Backyard. Literally.


72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 96 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees. 72 degrees…. This is what most IoT data looks like — the same information over and over and over again. What is useful here, and what is not? For those that follow our articles, you have long seen us discuss deriving […]

The Convergence of IoT, LTE, AI and Cloud


IoT, the Internet of Things, is the network of computing devices embedded in everyday objects that enables them to send and receive data. These devices are extremely diverse, depending on the use cases. For example, Amazon’s Echo device takes as input a human voice command “Alexa, play Hawaiian music,” sends it to Amazon Cloud, brings […]

Artificial Intelligence: We’ve Reached an Exciting New Milestone


AI Background Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been broadly defined as intelligence exhibited by machines and a branch of AI called Deep Learning (DL) has garnered a lot of attention in the past few years. DL, or hierarchical learning, is a subset of Machine Learning that mimics the function of the human neocortex. The neocortex is […]

AI for the Uninformed, a 2017 AI World Conference & Expo Summary


As an attendee at my first Artificial Intelligence (AI) conference, I had few expectations. However, after three days, something didn’t feel right. My limited human brain was puzzled, because all the speakers were human! At a leading-edge AI conference, shouldn’t there be AI speakers and panelists? That bit aside, there were some cool takeaways: There […]

Are Chatbots and Voice Assistants Superfluous?


There’s yet another cloud service from AWS: Amazon Lex, which lets developers build conversational interfaces into applications for voice and text. It uses the same deep learning technologies that power Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant. Lex lets you quickly build natural language conversational bots, aka chatbots. Microsoft has a similar technology, called the Microsoft Bot Framework. […]