AI Articles and Analysis in Consumer goods

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Spoken Voice AI Applications in the Smart Home - with Peter Cahill from Voysis

Spoken Voice AI Applications in the Smart Home – with Peter Cahill from Voysis

Episode Summary: Over the last couple of years there has been a definite but small shift from mobile as the primary interface focus for businesses to voice. With home assistant devices like the Amazon Echo and the Google Home becoming more commonplace, we aim to focus on how voice based AI applications are being used by businesses today and what this adoption will look like in the future.  

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Is Artificial Intelligence for Small Business?

Is Artificial Intelligence for Small Business? Factors to Consider for Technology Adoption

AI is being likened to a "Fourth Industrial Revolution" because of it's potential for creating profound change in people’s lives, much like the invention of steam engines (First Industrial Revolution), electricity and mass production (Second Industrial Revolution), and the rise of the digital age (Third Industrial Revolution) had in the past.

Robbie Allen from Automated Insights - The Use-Cases of Natural Language Generation 2

NLP for eCommerce Search – Current Challenges and Future Potential

Episode summary: In this week's interview on the AI in Industry podcast, we speak with Amir Konigsberg, the CEO of Twiggle, about the future of product search - and how eCommerce and retail brands can use natural language processing (NLP) to improve their user experience.

Machine Learning for Restaurants and Food Services - Examples, Challenges, Trends

Machine Learning for Restaurants and Food Services – Examples, Challenges, Trends

This year has been marked by an increase in artificial intelligence interest from new business sectors. Just one years ago, we hardly had any visitors or subscribers from the food services sector - and this year we have a strong interest from food processing and food services leaders, which has come as a surprise.

Dan Faggella presentation - How Will Artificial Intelligence Affect the Future of Retail?

How Will Artificial Intelligence Affect the Future of Retail?

After a presentation at the Shop!Association’s national conference late last year, I had plenty of time to chat with retail business people about their own ideas about AI’s uses, and the trends that matter most. This prompted me to gather my thoughts and combine the ideas of retailers with the AI-in-retail research we’ve done, and put together a piece to help retail vendors make sense of the next 2-3 years of AI’s influence in retail.

Artificial Intelligence in Home Robots – Current and Future Use-Cases

Artificial Intelligence in Home Robots – Current and Future Use-Cases

The International Federation of Robotics reports that the U.S. service robot industry, which includes both industrial and domestic sectors, is a $5.2 billion market. It also estimates that home robots or domestic robots will contribute $11 billion in revenue by 2020.

AI Recommendation Engines for Big Purchases - Will You Buy Your Home or Car Using AI? 2

AI Recommendation Engines for Big Purchases – Will You Buy Your Home or Car Using AI?

Episode summary: This week, AI in Industry features Dr. David Franke, Chief Scientist at Vast. David talks about how AI can work with scarce transaction data to derive meaningful analytics for big purchases, such as cars and houses. He elaborates on how the AI can glean information from user interaction and marketplace data to provide customers with the relevant product fit, deals and recommendations on big purchases. He also discusses the future trends and business benefits for early adopters of AI for purchase recommendations of high-cost items. 

Machine Learning with Less Training Data - Approaches and Trends

Machine Learning with Less Training Data – Approaches and Trends

Expert systems and machine learning are two ends of a spectrum working to solve similar problems quite differently. One one hand you have if-then scenarios and a logical approach, and on the other you have vast neural networks and a big data approach. Some companies exist to try and bridge the gap between the if-then rule systems and the massive piles of data. They hope to find a middle ground of sorts, one that mitigates their individual disadvantages. One such company is Montreal’s fuzzy.ai.

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