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Technology for poverty

iFLYTEK continues to use AI technology to help poverty areas solve educational and medical difficulties.

Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty

The study used machine learning to assess consumer spending and asset wealth, using high-resolution satellite imagery to measure poverty in Africa.

Published in 2016

Methods for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status(MERON)

Kimetrica has developed an application called MERON. MERON is a machine learning tool - Method for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status to detect malnutrition using photographs. It allows for a non-invasive, time efficient, and tamper-proof approach to assessing the malnutrition status of an individual by using a facial recognition and processing algorithm.

Published in 2017

Keeping people safe with AI-enabled flood forecasting

The flood forecasting pilot initiative incorporates AI and physics-based modeling to provide accurate real-time flood forecasting and alerts. The models can more accurately predict not only when and where a flood might occur, but also the severity of the event.

Published in 2019

AI-powered Urban Development Architect

The project aims to create a matching algorithm for refugees by modeling the ideal refugee migration patterns and recommend appropriate destination countries. In this way, the social and economic pressures in those countries could be alleviated, and the disruption to the lives of migrants and local inhabitants could also be minimized.

Published in 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Human Development

This article explains the essentials of AI and data-driven analytics, analyzes the solution space of a number of human development problems, and identifies the most valuable contributions that AI and data analytics can make.

Published in 2018

AI-based financial advisor for low-wage workers

The financial advisor system can learn from historical data to predict the account balances of individuals for a future time period, analyze the spending patterns of users, and provide key insights into their financial health. With its help, low-income individuals and families can better plan their financial spending behavior and avoid a vicious cycle of debt and poor credit.

Published in 2017

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A.I. powered precision agriculture

Orbem.ai is as an interdisciplinary and international team from the Technical University of Munich. Their A.I. powered digital technology automatically analyzes and classifies biological samples, revolutionizing the way we produce food to meet the needs of a rising population.

Jaguza Livestock Application

Jaguza helps people solve their farming problems, concerning disease, Market, Farming Methods, information sharing, Livestock Monitoring, social security and Reporting. The Livestock Farmers use drones to obtain an aerial overview of the area in which they keep their livestock. They can track and monitor their livestock remotely, identifying any issues in real time.

Aerobotics

Aerobotics uses drone imagery and artificial intelligence to monitor crops and warn about potential risks, early pest, and disease detection.

Digital Agriculture: Farmers in India are using AI to increase crop yield

Microsoft in collaboration with ICRISAT, developed a digital agriculture, where technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud Machine Learning, Satellite Imagery and advanced analytics are empowering small-holder farmers to increase their income through higher crop yield and greater price control.

Farmlogs

FarmLogs is a free platform using AI to help farmers increase profitability and reduce waste. FarmLogs contains four products: FarmLog Lite(free), FarmLogs Essentials, FarmLogs Complete, Add-Ons.

Vertical Farm

With sensors, cameras, artificial intelligence, etc., Plenty provides the optimum conditions for crops to grow and uses robots for automated cultivation in Vertical Farm.

Published in 2017

Long Live the Kings

Use model to predict population of salmons

Published in 2020

Curbing the decline of wild and managed bees

Classify land use to help farmers shift to more sustainable farming methods

Published in 2019

Technology for poverty

iFLYTEK continues to use AI technology to help poverty areas solve educational and medical difficulties.

AI-BASED EARLY PEST WARNING SYSTEM

Identify pests using smartphone app.

Published in 2019

Prediction model for crop productivity in India

This project is using climate forecasts of Global Climate Models to predicted crop-yields in near-future in India.

Published in 2018

Transforming the way food is grown with Data and AI

Prospera’s technology collects, digitizes & analyzes vast amounts of data to help growers control & optimize their production and growing systems. Prospera’s system provides growers easy-to- use digital tools to achieve better yields, healthier crops, and higher profits.

Methods for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status(MERON)

Kimetrica has developed an application called MERON. MERON is a machine learning tool - Method for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status to detect malnutrition using photographs. It allows for a non-invasive, time efficient, and tamper-proof approach to assessing the malnutrition status of an individual by using a facial recognition and processing algorithm.

Published in 2017

Child Growth Monitor

This is a mobile app using augmented reality in combination with AI. By determining weight and height through a 3D scan of children, the app can instantly detect malnutrition.

Global Fishing Watch

Monitoring global fishing activity

Published in 2017

AI-driven credit risk scoring system to farmers

Harvesting is building Agriculture Intelligence Engine to help financial institutions make and monitor loans to farmers in the developing world. There are 3 products in Harvesting Farmer Network: Credit Risk Solution, Farm Land Monitoring, and Land Record Monitoring.

Published in 2017

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Expanding the Application of Deep Learning to Electronic Health Records

AI helps the clinical care team provide the best care for patients.

Whole Genome Sequencing Analysis for COVID-19

The technology for whole genome sequence analysis is a technology for virus genome sequencing from sample to report. It establishes virus screening and analysis capabilities for local disease control centers and customs agencies that need to manage COVID-19. It provides viral genetic data screening, automated analysis and report generation, and can also work as a research platform for laboratories

AI in drug discovery

This study involves tasks in identifying drug targets, identifying lead compounds, optimizing their designs against multiple property profiles of interest and identifying synthetic routes to realize the composition of matter.

Similar-Image Search Tool for Pathology

The study explored different modes of refinement for image-based search, and evaluated their effects on doctor interaction with SMILY.

PeriGen

The technology uses AI as an adjunct to clinician interpretation of electronic fetal heart rate monitoring. 

Artificial Intelligence for chemical risk assessment

The project looked at the possibility of AI-based on CRG in the scientific-technical process and social aspects and the decision making process.

Advancing Drug Discovery via Artificial Intelligence

Drug discovery and development are among the most important translational science activities that contribute to human health and wellbeing. However, the development of a new drug is a very complex, expensive, and long process. AI combined with new experimental technologies is expected to make the hunt for new pharmaceuticals quicker, cheaper, and more effective.

Technology for poverty

iFLYTEK continues to use AI technology to help poverty areas solve educational and medical difficulties.

Methods for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status(MERON)

Kimetrica has developed an application called MERON. MERON is a machine learning tool - Method for Extremely Rapid Observation of Nutritional Status to detect malnutrition using photographs. It allows for a non-invasive, time efficient, and tamper-proof approach to assessing the malnutrition status of an individual by using a facial recognition and processing algorithm.

Published in 2017

AI can detect depression in a child's speech

A machine learning algorithm can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children, potentially providing a fast and easy way of diagnosing conditions.

Published in 2019

Using AI to advance the health of people and communities around the world

This system captures a high-resolution image of the back of the patient’s eye that clinicians use to identify diabetic retinopathy and determine if the patient is at risk of vision damage.

Child Growth Monitor

This is a mobile app using augmented reality in combination with AI. By determining weight and height through a 3D scan of children, the app can instantly detect malnutrition.

CT Image Analytics for COVID-19

The CT Image Analytics for COVID-19 technology can assist in identifying characteristics of coronavirus pneumonia in CT scans with about 96% accuracy. It is 60 times faster than human detection methods, taking less than four seconds to run each test and transmit the data.

Autonomous AI systems for smart infrastructure.

This system aims to make roads safer by sending alerts of crashes and illegal driving and to improve traffic management by counting and identifying vehicles and pedestrians.

Watson Health

IBM Watson Health was created to help solve some of the world's most pressing health challenges through data, analytics and AI. 

Covid-19 study and drug-candidate screening

The SARS-Cov virus, which studies the highest gene sequence similarity, modeled the covid-19 virus. Combined with high-precision molecular dynamics calculation and drug molecular simulation research and development platform, the three-dimensional structure of 3CLpro and PLpro potential targets on covid-19 viruses and the Siper protein associated with infection was obtained. New screening of older

AI speeds up search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines

Northwestern University researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to speed up the search for COVID-19 treatments and vaccines. The AI-powered tool makes it possible to prioritize resources for the most promising studies — and ignore research that is unlikely to yield benefits.

Protecting Patients from Medication Errors

The study would identify prescriptions that looked abnormal for the patient and their current situation,preventing medication errors in patients

AIME

Using Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Analytics, we have created several machine learning tools and engines in line of important issues related to public health.

Breast Tumor Screening AI System

The system uses a newly designed TMuNet model that automatically identifies and locates suspect lesions, identifies the location of the lump and calcite stoves, and helps doctors quickly find suspects.

Machine Learning for Rapid Identification of HIV-related Social Media Data

Using an existing social media dataset that was associated with HIV and coded by an HIV domain expert, they tested whether four commonly used machine learning methods could learn the patterns associated with HIV risk behavior. They used the 10-fold cross validation method to examine the speed and accuracy of these models in applying that knowledge to detect HIV content in social media data.

Traffic management reimagined

Waycare collects data from transportation agencies' existing infrastructure. This information is combined with additional data from mobile apps, connected vehicles, weather, and event management systems. Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms ingest, synthesize, and process this information to produce actionable insights and predictions for traffic safety and congestion management.

MONA: Automated retinal screening for disease identification and management

Retinal screening becomes part of a regular health checkup for early disease identification and management. Major retinal diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration can now be identified in an early stage. Additionally, a retinal analysis can assess the impact of risk factors – including diabetes, smoking, obesity, high cholesterol, and hypertension.

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Hujiang makes use of AI technologies to improve learners' learning efficiency.

Hujiang proposed AI technologies based systems to enhance learners' learning efficiency.

China tries to correct essays with AI for its students.

China started to work with 60,000 schools for automatic essay correction, with a level of precision matching humans in 92% of the cases.

Plan Ceibal proposed an online adaptive learning solution--Mathematics Adaptive Platform.

Plan Ceibal in Uruguay introduced Mathematics Adaptive Platform, which has been adapted to the national curriculum. It is a tool that provides personalized feedback according to each student's skill level based on an analysis of student experiences.

Brazil created an AI equipt platform -- Mec Flix .

In Brazil, the federal government created Mec Flix as a state educational platform. It is a video content platform designed to prepare students for the national higher education examination.

IBM proposed ’Simpler Voice: Overcoming Illiteracy’ project.

IBM introduced SimplerVoice: a key message and visual description generator system to help low-literate adults navigate the information-dense world with confidence on their own.

Xiaoyuan Kousuan checks math homework to help parents, teachers

Xiaoyuan Kousuan had gained increasing popularity in China since its launch a year ago. It claims to have checked an average of 70 million arithmetic problems per day, saving users around 40,000 hours in total.

Knewton puts achievement within reach for everyone with adaptive technologies and products that deliver personalized and lasting learning experiences.

Knewton provides adaptive learning technology to bring customized education to people all around the world. Education companies, schools, and teachers all use Knewton to run their digital course media and tailor materials to students' needs. The platform helps improves pass rates, motivates students, and helps them get better exam scores.

mindojo--making quality education universally accessible and affordable

Mindojo is an intelligent learning platform. It's simple, you map out the content of your course, and Mindojo creates a chat-like learning process, personalized for each of your students. As students learn, Mindojo both adapts better to students and improves your content.

Adaptive learning in Brazil

In Brazil, an EdTech company Geekie the adaptive learning platform in Brazil accredited by the country's Ministry of Education – is used by over 5,000 schools across the country to provide customized learning experiences for students.

Do-it-yourself artificial intelligence

The AIY Vision Kit from Google lets you build your own intelligent systems that can see, speak, and recognize objects using machine learning. Everything you need is provided in the kit.

Chinese school installs facial recognition cameras to monitor students

The Hangzhou No. 11 Middle School has established a "smart classroom behavior management system," which captures students' expressions and movements, analyzing them with big data to make sure they're paying attention.on of privacy.

Technology for poverty

iFLYTEK continues to use AI technology to help poverty areas solve educational and medical difficulties.

AI helps research discovery

Iris.ai uses Natural Language Processing technologies to review massive collections of research papers or patents to find the right documents, extract all their critical data, or identify the most precise pieces of knowledge.

Visualizing the Consequences of Climate Change Using Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks

Using Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks and climate models, researchers create an educational tool that will produce accurate, vivid, and personalized street-view images of houses after extreme weather events, so as to raise public awareness and conceptual understanding of climate change.

Published in 2019

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AI for culture heritage-Women who changed science

This project highlights the life stories of women scientists who won the Noble Prize, and discovers the deep connections of these women.

Gender Gap Grader

The project provides APIs to help companies and organizations to measure the gender gap by big data analysis.

The Tech She Can Charter

The group the organizations take action to help women in tech careers, including the AI domain.

Millennia2025 MAD-Skills Intelligence Platform

The project mainly provides digital tools for women to learn and enhance working techniques.

WeAllFit Scholarships for Women in Artificial Intelligence

The project aims to provide 100% founded scholorship for women in AI AI Engineer Bootcamp.

Generation AI

This project uses artificial intelligence to help realize and uphold child rights.

HelpSelf Legal

This project provides a fee-based website to help domestic violence survivor to file the legal paperwork for a restraining order against an abuser.

IoT based Artificial Intelligence Women Protection Device

This project describes and provides a smart intelligence security device to protect India women from rape.

Published in 2018

Women Techmakers

Google's Women Techmakers program provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology.

Algorithmic Justice League

The organization is founded by a famous female scientist, Joy Buolamwini, to develop existed algorithms to overcome the large racial and gender bias, especially facial recognition technologies.

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Garbage sorting automation

Garbage sorting automation is one of the Baidu Star Plan projects. The garbage classification automatic scheme created by Baidu flying paddle ability and model was trained by using the object detection and image segmentation model of flying paddle.

CleanRobotics

CleanRobotics is dedicated to Creating sustainable, innovative, tech-driven solutions to persistent environmental problems. It is opening up a new program to replace all of your facilities waste stations with TrashBots for free.

Remix Water

RemixWater is one of Hitachi's products. It is an integrated system of seawater desalination and water reuse using artificial intelligence technology to develop detailed indicators. The system aims to save energy and costs by mixing seawater and wastewater.

ConserWater

ConserWater is a platform using satellite data and AI to help farmers reduce water wastage and predict exactly how much water farmers need to give to their crops at any time. It also includes AI-based irrigation recommendations, plant disease detection, irrigation leak detection, farm-specific weather, and so on.

RUBSEE European Project

The RUBSEE project is a real time monitoring system using AI and computer vision to follow waste management processes in waste treatment plants. It aims to optimize the waste industry s environment and improve its economic and regulatory compliance.

WINT - Water Intelligence

WINT uses artificial intelligence to detect water waste and leaks in real-time and can alert the user about the leakage of water and shut it down automatically at the source with higher precision compared to staff. It not only conserves water resources but also prevents damages caused by water leaks in commercial and government buildings and infrastructures.

Published in 2018

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AI in energy security

SparkCognition combines parsimony, sensors and data generated from operations to predict when critical infrastructure will collapse.

Published in 2017

Big data technologies for oil and gas storage

In terms of image interpretation, Shell uses intelligent technologies such as pattern recognition to perform operations such as fault capture to determine the composition information of the geology. At the same time, Shell uses full-waveform inversion to analyze seismic signals and generate more accurate stratigraphic details.

Published in 2018

AI for the management and operation of solar power plants.

The company has launched an AI-based diagnostic and optimization solution that captures and analyzes all the production data of a solar power plant, and daily management is optimized and guided.

Published in 2015

Machine learning techniques for energy forecasting

Nnergix company uses both satellite data and machine learning (ML) algorithms for more accurate prediction of energy production. The satellite data is generated from satellite images and they are are prepared for large-scale and small-scale weather models.

Published in 2013

UK Power Networks Launch Active Newtorks Management Scheme

ANM tracks how the grid interacts with different energy loads to adjust its components and to achieve efficiency gains. When a new energy producer (such as a solar plant) starts working, or new energy consumers begin to connect to the grid, the ANM adjusts the grid accordingly. Therefore, ANM also lays the foundation for electric vehicles to be charged using the smart grid.

Published in 2017

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Do-it-yourself artificial intelligence

The AIY Vision Kit from Google lets you build your own intelligent systems that can see, speak, and recognize objects using machine learning. Everything you need is provided in the kit.

Using computational science and AI to end modern slavery

The conference topic is focused on the fight against forced labor, modern slavery, human trafficking, and child labor with artificial intelligence and computational science。

Siemens presents SIEAERO – the next generation of overhead line inspection

SIEAERO is a smart analytic software developed by Siemens for overhead line inspection. It leverages UAVs, AI, and digital to improve service of transmission lines. SIEAERO service is fully automated, faster, and more precise. It reduced the time for flight execution and data analysis from weeks or even months to a few days.

Use of Artificial Intelligence to Facilitate Employment Opportunities for People with Disabilities

EARN developed a policy brief for businesses interested in AI to benefit is to guarantee the right of people with disability.

AI is a Job Engine, not a Job Killer

According to estimation from market research institutions, up to 50 percent of most activities can be automatic by AI robots. That means labors will have more time to assess the results, advise customers or patients, or recognize and foster the abilities of our employees. As AI is widely deployed in enterprises, new jobs are being created, and others are less needed, others are changing.

AI is bringing back balance to Japanese workers

Japanese entrepreneur Miku Hirano founded the enterprise, Cinnamon, using artificial intelligence to help relieve the burden on the Japanese worker and restore work-life balance.

A new tool to help Italian companies grow with AI

A free tool was developed by Google and Management of the Politecnico University of Milan to evaluate their readiness for artificial intelligence and to understand how to make the most of the solutions offered. AI can help growing benefits for the thousands of small- and medium-sized businesses.

Google for Chile: Supporting development through tech

In Chile, AI brings up new opportunities in several industries and Working together with many industries to supporting the development of cities to help everyone succeed.

Farmlogs

FarmLogs is a free platform using AI to help farmers increase profitability and reduce waste. FarmLogs contains four products: FarmLog Lite(free), FarmLogs Essentials, FarmLogs Complete, Add-Ons.

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and IBM

In the case of this service, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and IBM co-created a recognize software for classifying the characteristics of rock samples. This software is a faster and more accurate tool to classify rock samples to preserve geologists’ time and to help determine the best locations to fulfill their drilling strategy.

Using AI to Reduce False Positives and Line Stoppages for the Automotive Industry

Using AI-powered vision replace traditional machine-vision technology in the automotive industry to inspect the surface defects such as auto-body scratches and part defects like panel splits, cracks, inner-fin defects, defective automotive vents, etc. AI-powered vision performs is much better than the traditional rule-based machine vision in drastically lowering (up to 90% in some cases) the numbe

OceanMind

Using satellites and AI to preserve biodiversity, protect livelihoods, and prevent slave labor in the seafood industry.

Published in 2014

Salesforce Einstein AI

Einstein AI, proposed by SalesForce, is an artificial intelligence system embedded inside the SalesForce CRM system that can help small and medium-sized businesses to explore and analyze customer data and to focus on marketing. It integrates multiple AI technologies to extract customer preference from their phone conversations, emails and even social media posts so that the salespersons could comm

Published in 2016

Crayon

Crayon is an AI-powered analysis tool which helps small enterprises to keep track of the digital movements of their competitors from hundreds of millions of sources. It analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of other companies by monitoring and investigating the price fluctuation, the market campaigns, customer feedback, etc. The users could adjust their strategies according to the market trends di

MonkeyLearn

MonkeyLearn is a platform which provides tools that allow users to train artificial intelligence agents within a few hours without the need for coding ability or expertise in machine learning. Instead of hiring data scientists and market experts, small enterprises can easily incorporate AI in their business by merely feeding the customer data into the easy-to-use interface provided by MonkeyLearn.

The AI Economist: Improving Equality and Productivity with AI-Driven Tax Policies

The AI Economist uses a Reinforcement Learning framework in simulated economies to learn dynamic tax policies, providing a purely simulation-based and data-driven solution in finding a tax policy that optimizes equality along with productivity. The simulations may help to improve policy impact and social outcomes in real-world economies.

Published in 2020

Since establishing a foundation data science and cognitive intelligence team in 2015, we have made rapid progress.

Willow , Woodside developed their own cognitive assistant based on Watson deep learning artificial intelligence platforms. In deployed Watson systems, Willow could work across and outside them. Using simple, natural language voice or text commands, Willow clearly knows which system holds the information we need, or related information lives in several systems, drawing relevant answers from our 64-

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Do-it-yourself artificial intelligence

The AIY Vision Kit from Google lets you build your own intelligent systems that can see, speak, and recognize objects using machine learning. Everything you need is provided in the kit.

Aerobotics

Aerobotics uses drone imagery and artificial intelligence to monitor crops and warn about potential risks, early pest, and disease detection.

Autonomous AI systems for smart infrastructure.

This system aims to make roads safer by sending alerts of crashes and illegal driving and to improve traffic management by counting and identifying vehicles and pedestrians.

AI helps research discovery

Iris.ai uses Natural Language Processing technologies to review massive collections of research papers or patents to find the right documents, extract all their critical data, or identify the most precise pieces of knowledge.

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and IBM

In the case of this service, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and IBM co-created a recognize software for classifying the characteristics of rock samples. This software is a faster and more accurate tool to classify rock samples to preserve geologists’ time and to help determine the best locations to fulfill their drilling strategy.

Using AI to Reduce False Positives and Line Stoppages for the Automotive Industry

Using AI-powered vision replace traditional machine-vision technology in the automotive industry to inspect the surface defects such as auto-body scratches and part defects like panel splits, cracks, inner-fin defects, defective automotive vents, etc. AI-powered vision performs is much better than the traditional rule-based machine vision in drastically lowering (up to 90% in some cases) the numbe

Keeping people safe with AI-enabled flood forecasting

The flood forecasting pilot initiative incorporates AI and physics-based modeling to provide accurate real-time flood forecasting and alerts. The models can more accurately predict not only when and where a flood might occur, but also the severity of the event.

Published in 2019

City Brain

The City Brain project, created by DAMO Academy, Alibaba, aims to solve emerging challenges Chinese cities are facing with during their rapid development, including heavy traffic congestions, urban planning, crime prevention, etc. The platform has achieved promising progress in many cities in China and Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.

AI Reduces Data Centre Cooling Bill by 40%

Google is working with machine learning engineers from DeepMind, the world-leading artificial intelligence company, to reduce the power consumption for cooling down its considerable number of data centres. The system analyzes the relationship between various actions and their corresponding energy consumption, to select the best strategy which still maintains the safety standards.

Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS)

Road weather information system (RWIS) is an intelligent system which can monitoring and recording all kinds of weather information or road conditions, thus helping drivers to avoid severe pavement condition, and engineers to schedule the maintenance. The system is very sustainable and resilient as it consumes low power and is built strong enough to undergo stressful situations.

Salesforce Einstein AI

Einstein AI, proposed by SalesForce, is an artificial intelligence system embedded inside the SalesForce CRM system that can help small and medium-sized businesses to explore and analyze customer data and to focus on marketing. It integrates multiple AI technologies to extract customer preference from their phone conversations, emails and even social media posts so that the salespersons could comm

Published in 2016

Crayon

Crayon is an AI-powered analysis tool which helps small enterprises to keep track of the digital movements of their competitors from hundreds of millions of sources. It analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of other companies by monitoring and investigating the price fluctuation, the market campaigns, customer feedback, etc. The users could adjust their strategies according to the market trends di

FloodAlerts

FloodAlerts is a software application which can automatically warn users about the risk of flood based on information provided by the Environment Agency. Personal users can choose a safer route by setting several monitoring locations. At the same time, the software can help enterprises to watch out for the water level in the area of infrastructure and assets.

MonkeyLearn

MonkeyLearn is a platform which provides tools that allow users to train artificial intelligence agents within a few hours without the need for coding ability or expertise in machine learning. Instead of hiring data scientists and market experts, small enterprises can easily incorporate AI in their business by merely feeding the customer data into the easy-to-use interface provided by MonkeyLearn.

Dynamic Infrastructure

Dynamic Infrastructure can spot and repair defects in various infrastructures and assets, including bridges, tunnels and roadways with AI technology to avoid significant failures. The system performs imagery analysis on information extracted from the past inspection records and day-to-day photos, Lidar scanning and drone flights. It can create interactive visual medical reports for each defect.

Using Deep Learning to Estimate Degree of Internal Damage to Bridge Infrastructure

FUJITSU aims to solve the severe problems of maintaining and managing deteriorating bridges infrastructures using AI and FUJITSU Human Centric AI Zinrai technology. The job was initially done by human visual inspections, which can only spot the abnormalities on the surface of the infrastructure. On the contrary, this technology collects vibration data from IoT sensors to determine the internal da

Published in 2017

Traffic management reimagined

Waycare collects data from transportation agencies' existing infrastructure. This information is combined with additional data from mobile apps, connected vehicles, weather, and event management systems. Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms ingest, synthesize, and process this information to produce actionable insights and predictions for traffic safety and congestion management.

AI Supercomputers Help ‘Augment’ Human Site Inspectors

Avitas Systems is improving safety inspection efficiency in industries by incorporating robotics, AI and data analytics technology, powered by NVIDIA AI supercomputers, in critical infrastructure and sites of oil, gas, energy and transportation.

Assessing National Development Plans for Alignment with Sustainable Development Goals via Semantic Search

The initiative is launched by UNDP with IBM Research to develop an algorithm to automate the Rapid Integrated Assessment (RIA). The RIA aims to help countries align their national plans with the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and AI could help reduce the completion time "from an estimated 3-4 weeks to 3 days."

Published in 2018

Monitor living conditions in cities using deep learning and street imagery

Researchers have applied deep learning to street imagery for measuring spatial distributions of income, education, unemployment, housing, living environment, health, and crime. It has the potential to complement traditional survey-based and administrative data sources for high-resolution urban surveillance to measure inequalities and monitor the impacts of related policies.

Published in 2019

Since establishing a foundation data science and cognitive intelligence team in 2015, we have made rapid progress.

Willow , Woodside developed their own cognitive assistant based on Watson deep learning artificial intelligence platforms. In deployed Watson systems, Willow could work across and outside them. Using simple, natural language voice or text commands, Willow clearly knows which system holds the information we need, or related information lives in several systems, drawing relevant answers from our 64-

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Generation AI

This project uses artificial intelligence to help realize and uphold child rights.

Combining satellite imagery and machine learning to predict poverty

The study used machine learning to assess consumer spending and asset wealth, using high-resolution satellite imagery to measure poverty in Africa.

Published in 2016

AI-powered Urban Development Architect

The project aims to create a matching algorithm for refugees by modeling the ideal refugee migration patterns and recommend appropriate destination countries. In this way, the social and economic pressures in those countries could be alleviated, and the disruption to the lives of migrants and local inhabitants could also be minimized.

Published in 2018

AI-based financial advisor for low-wage workers

The financial advisor system can learn from historical data to predict the account balances of individuals for a future time period, analyze the spending patterns of users, and provide key insights into their financial health. With its help, low-income individuals and families can better plan their financial spending behavior and avoid a vicious cycle of debt and poor credit.

Published in 2017

The AI Economist: Improving Equality and Productivity with AI-Driven Tax Policies

The AI Economist uses a Reinforcement Learning framework in simulated economies to learn dynamic tax policies, providing a purely simulation-based and data-driven solution in finding a tax policy that optimizes equality along with productivity. The simulations may help to improve policy impact and social outcomes in real-world economies.

Published in 2020

Monitor living conditions in cities using deep learning and street imagery

Researchers have applied deep learning to street imagery for measuring spatial distributions of income, education, unemployment, housing, living environment, health, and crime. It has the potential to complement traditional survey-based and administrative data sources for high-resolution urban surveillance to measure inequalities and monitor the impacts of related policies.

Published in 2019

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Google for Chile: Supporting development through tech

In Chile, AI brings up new opportunities in several industries and Working together with many industries to supporting the development of cities to help everyone succeed.

ConserWater

ConserWater is a platform using satellite data and AI to help farmers reduce water wastage and predict exactly how much water farmers need to give to their crops at any time. It also includes AI-based irrigation recommendations, plant disease detection, irrigation leak detection, farm-specific weather, and so on.

RUBSEE European Project

The RUBSEE project is a real time monitoring system using AI and computer vision to follow waste management processes in waste treatment plants. It aims to optimize the waste industry s environment and improve its economic and regulatory compliance.

AI for culture heritage-Women who changed science

This project highlights the life stories of women scientists who won the Noble Prize, and discovers the deep connections of these women.

Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory-The Repaint system

The Repaint system can help to design reproductions of paintings combined with 3D printing and deep learning technologies.

Google Doodle-Celebrating Johann Sebastian Bach

AI technologies is used to learn the Bach's signature music style

Published in 2019

Europeana Collections

Europeana Collections is Europe’s digital library, museum, gallery and archive, providing online access to a vast store of cultural heritage material from across Europe

TIME MACHINE

This large project aims to develop a digital information system by analyzing the big data of the past and future of Europe.

QQ Music ; music.163.com

Chinese music platforms

Autonomous AI systems for smart infrastructure.

This system aims to make roads safer by sending alerts of crashes and illegal driving and to improve traffic management by counting and identifying vehicles and pedestrians.

AI for culture heritage-Mont-Saint-Michel: The historic 3D model comes to life

Artificial intelligence techniques have been utilized to reconstruct the historic 3D map of the famed Mont-Saint-Michel —a 17th century icon of French.

AI for good-Media bias

Artificial intelligence is used here to identify and prevent the spread of misinformation online by quantifying bias.

Venice Time Machine

The Venice Time Machine Project is a pioneer international Digital Humanities scientific program which includes two phases to build a digital library and 4D model of Venice Mirror world.

Published in 2012

AI for culture heritage-the Māori Language Project

The project aims to preserve the dying language - te reo Māori using artificial intelligence technology.

AI for culture heritage-The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses over 1.5 million works of art spanning 5,000 years. Now, The Met is exploring artificial intelligence to make its collection accessible to the 3.9 billion internet-connected people worldwide.

City Brain

The City Brain project, created by DAMO Academy, Alibaba, aims to solve emerging challenges Chinese cities are facing with during their rapid development, including heavy traffic congestions, urban planning, crime prevention, etc. The platform has achieved promising progress in many cities in China and Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.

Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS)

Road weather information system (RWIS) is an intelligent system which can monitoring and recording all kinds of weather information or road conditions, thus helping drivers to avoid severe pavement condition, and engineers to schedule the maintenance. The system is very sustainable and resilient as it consumes low power and is built strong enough to undergo stressful situations.

FloodAlerts

FloodAlerts is a software application which can automatically warn users about the risk of flood based on information provided by the Environment Agency. Personal users can choose a safer route by setting several monitoring locations. At the same time, the software can help enterprises to watch out for the water level in the area of infrastructure and assets.

Dynamic Infrastructure

Dynamic Infrastructure can spot and repair defects in various infrastructures and assets, including bridges, tunnels and roadways with AI technology to avoid significant failures. The system performs imagery analysis on information extracted from the past inspection records and day-to-day photos, Lidar scanning and drone flights. It can create interactive visual medical reports for each defect.

Using Deep Learning to Estimate Degree of Internal Damage to Bridge Infrastructure

FUJITSU aims to solve the severe problems of maintaining and managing deteriorating bridges infrastructures using AI and FUJITSU Human Centric AI Zinrai technology. The job was initially done by human visual inspections, which can only spot the abnormalities on the surface of the infrastructure. On the contrary, this technology collects vibration data from IoT sensors to determine the internal da

Published in 2017

AI-powered Urban Development Architect

The project aims to create a matching algorithm for refugees by modeling the ideal refugee migration patterns and recommend appropriate destination countries. In this way, the social and economic pressures in those countries could be alleviated, and the disruption to the lives of migrants and local inhabitants could also be minimized.

Published in 2018

Monitor living conditions in cities using deep learning and street imagery

Researchers have applied deep learning to street imagery for measuring spatial distributions of income, education, unemployment, housing, living environment, health, and crime. It has the potential to complement traditional survey-based and administrative data sources for high-resolution urban surveillance to measure inequalities and monitor the impacts of related policies.

Published in 2019

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Tech For Ocean Plastic Prevention & Expanded - T.O.P.P.E.R

Building an image-recognition tool to improve plastic recycling rates, reduce ocean plastic pollution, and strengthen waste management in under-resourced communities.

Published in 2016

Farmlogs

FarmLogs is a free platform using AI to help farmers increase profitability and reduce waste. FarmLogs contains four products: FarmLog Lite(free), FarmLogs Essentials, FarmLogs Complete, Add-Ons.

ConserWater

ConserWater is a platform using satellite data and AI to help farmers reduce water wastage and predict exactly how much water farmers need to give to their crops at any time. It also includes AI-based irrigation recommendations, plant disease detection, irrigation leak detection, farm-specific weather, and so on.

Consumer-to-Manufacturer (C2M) model

With the vast database of over 300 million customers feedback, JD tries to make the consumption more responsible by using big data and artificial intelligence based on the Consumer-to-Manufacturer (C2M) model.

Published in 2019

Simplified Food Waste Management

KITRO reduces avoidable food waste by providing restaurants with automated hardware and software solutions to identify, manage, and monitor the source and quantity of food waste and reduce the hidden cost of food waste.

Published in 2017

Vertical Farm

With sensors, cameras, artificial intelligence, etc., Plenty provides the optimum conditions for crops to grow and uses robots for automated cultivation in Vertical Farm.

Published in 2017

Home Energy Saving System

Ecoisme is an energy-saving system that could monitor and analyze the energy consumption of the electric equipment then give insights to reduce the utility bills.

Published in 2017

Today Convenience Store Project

Baidu uses the deep-learning platform PaddlePaddle and its click-through rate (CTR) model to predict the purchased quantity of fresh goods in convenience stores. This technology can effectively reduce food waste.

Published in 2017

Food Waste Solution

Winnow Vision uses artificial intelligence to detect the type and quantity of food discarded, and the commercial kitchen could reduce food waste with these data.

Published in 2019

Optimal Resource Productivity

TOMRA is a company from Norway which uses sensor-based technology for optimal resource productivity, includes reverse vending, material recovery, food sorting, recycling and mining.

Published in 2019

WINT - Water Intelligence

WINT uses artificial intelligence to detect water waste and leaks in real-time and can alert the user about the leakage of water and shut it down automatically at the source with higher precision compared to staff. It not only conserves water resources but also prevents damages caused by water leaks in commercial and government buildings and infrastructures.

Published in 2018

AI Reduces Data Centre Cooling Bill by 40%

Google is working with machine learning engineers from DeepMind, the world-leading artificial intelligence company, to reduce the power consumption for cooling down its considerable number of data centres. The system analyzes the relationship between various actions and their corresponding energy consumption, to select the best strategy which still maintains the safety standards.

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Prediction model for crop productivity in India

This project is using climate forecasts of Global Climate Models to predicted crop-yields in near-future in India.

Published in 2018

Keeping people safe with AI-enabled flood forecasting

The flood forecasting pilot initiative incorporates AI and physics-based modeling to provide accurate real-time flood forecasting and alerts. The models can more accurately predict not only when and where a flood might occur, but also the severity of the event.

Published in 2019

AI Reduces Data Centre Cooling Bill by 40%

Google is working with machine learning engineers from DeepMind, the world-leading artificial intelligence company, to reduce the power consumption for cooling down its considerable number of data centres. The system analyzes the relationship between various actions and their corresponding energy consumption, to select the best strategy which still maintains the safety standards.

Climate Change AI: Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

Experts explore how machine learning can help tackle the climate crisis, such as promoting greenhouse gas emission reduction and helping society adapt to a changing climate. Some high impact problems are identified where existing gaps can be filled by machine learning, and a platform is also built for resource and knowledge sharing as well as interdisciplinary collaborations.

Published in 2019

Visualizing the Consequences of Climate Change Using Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks

Using Cycle-Consistent Adversarial Networks and climate models, researchers create an educational tool that will produce accurate, vivid, and personalized street-view images of houses after extreme weather events, so as to raise public awareness and conceptual understanding of climate change.

Published in 2019

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Tech For Ocean Plastic Prevention & Expanded - T.O.P.P.E.R

Building an image-recognition tool to improve plastic recycling rates, reduce ocean plastic pollution, and strengthen waste management in under-resourced communities.

Published in 2016

Long Live the Kings

Use model to predict population of salmons

Published in 2020

Tracking Antarctic penguin populations

Tracking Antarctic penguin populations

Published in 2012

Mapping Ocean Wealth

Illustrate the value of coral reefs

Published in 2014

OceanMind

Using satellites and AI to preserve biodiversity, protect livelihoods, and prevent slave labor in the seafood industry.

Published in 2014

Vessel Identity

Identify illegal fishing vessels using image classification techniques.

Published in 2008

Global Fishing Watch

Monitoring global fishing activity

Published in 2017

AI’s killer (whale) app

Use sound analysis to locate and protect killer whale

Published in 2020

A tale of a whale song

Classifying song of different whale species.

Published in 2018

OOICloud

Make data from the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) publically available in the cloud

Published in 2019

Wild Me

Identify wild animals

Published in 2016

Fish4Knowledge

Identify fish species in the ocean.

Published in 2010

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Aerobotics

Aerobotics uses drone imagery and artificial intelligence to monitor crops and warn about potential risks, early pest, and disease detection.

RUBSEE European Project

The RUBSEE project is a real time monitoring system using AI and computer vision to follow waste management processes in waste treatment plants. It aims to optimize the waste industry s environment and improve its economic and regulatory compliance.

Large-scale forest ecological surveys

Classifying the species of individual trees in a forest

Published in 2019

Forest disturbance detection and hydrologic response

Monitoring tree loss in the forest

Published in 2020

Cornell Bioacoustics Research Program

AI-powered acoustic monitoring of insects

Published in 2019

GainForest

Get investments on endangered forests

Published in 2019

Intelligent tool for monitoring monkey populations

Identify individual monkeys from images captured by photographers and camera traps, helping researchers identify and find monkeys needing sterilization and distribute contraceptive-laden food.

Published in 2019

iNaturalist

Recognize species in the pictures

Published in 2019

Protecting bird populations after hurricanes with AI

Use AI to monitor birds after hurricanes.

Published in 2019

Curbing the decline of wild and managed bees

Classify land use to help farmers shift to more sustainable farming methods

Published in 2019

Smart Park

Identify people in the park and manage them on a cloud

Published in 2019

Master tracker app

Help train animal tracing skills

Published in 2010

Mapping biodiversity by classifying bird calls with AI

Measure bird biodiversity by sound

Published in 2020

Tracking Antarctic penguin populations

Tracking Antarctic penguin populations

Published in 2012

Identifying bird songs in acoustic field recordings

Monitor and recognize birds' song

Published in 2018

ATREE

Identify biodiversity in satellite images

Published in 2018

Wild Me

Identify wild animals

Published in 2016

Rainforest Connection

Developing acoustic monitoring systems to prevent illegal deforestation.

Published in 2014

Monitoring for threatened species and ecological communities

Monitoring network to assess the conditions of threatened species and ecological systems.

Published in 2012

Using AI to find where the wild things are

Analyzing camera trap pictures to protect animals

Published in 2019

SilviaTerra

A market for forrest owners to be paid for the carbon absorbed by their trees.

Published in 2010

Biodiversity Indicators Dashboard

Digital map monitoring conservation conditions.

Published in 2016

NatureServe Habitat Suitability Modeling

Generate high-resolution habitat maps for imperiled species

Published in 2020

LINC

Capturing and sharing data on lion populations

Published in 2019

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AI can detect depression in a child's speech

A machine learning algorithm can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children, potentially providing a fast and easy way of diagnosing conditions.

Published in 2019

Japan is Experimenting with AI to Combat Terrorism

This system can identify suspicious people and objects targeting large events, determining the model of automobiles, and analyzing suspicious financial transactions.

AI Prevent School Violence

This system can monitor 30+ of the most popular apps and social media platforms, including text messaging and email, for signs of digital dangers.

AI traces long-missing children

The lab-created a learning strategy to fully master the natural facial age-changing law from the data, to make cross-age recognition more reliable and accurate.

Baidu AI search for missing people

Face recognition technology can help to promote family reunion. The system is connected to a National Rescue System from the Ministry of Civil Affairs, and is able to search in a database containing information of 30,000 missing people. Users can upload photos of the missing ones for quick comparisons.

Artificial Intelligence – a promising anti-corruption tool in development settings?

This study points to two different strategies for using artificial intelligence to aid anti-corruption efforts. It can be applied to uncover corruption that was previously difficult to detect. Secondly, it is possible to design novel artificial intelligence-assisted processes with the aim to avoid previously corruption-prone procedures.

Fast and Reliable Gunshot Detection for Crime-fighting

First, highly-specialized software analyzes audio signals for potential gunshots. After the software determines the location of the sound source, it analyzes the pulse features to determine if the sound is likely to be gunfire. The system pushes the alert notification to law enforcement and emergency responders.

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AI for culture heritage-Women who changed science

This project highlights the life stories of women scientists who won the Noble Prize, and discovers the deep connections of these women.

Women Techmakers

Google's Women Techmakers program provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology.

AI for good-Media bias

Artificial intelligence is used here to identify and prevent the spread of misinformation online by quantifying bias.

Climate Change AI: Tackling Climate Change with Machine Learning

Experts explore how machine learning can help tackle the climate crisis, such as promoting greenhouse gas emission reduction and helping society adapt to a changing climate. Some high impact problems are identified where existing gaps can be filled by machine learning, and a platform is also built for resource and knowledge sharing as well as interdisciplinary collaborations.

Published in 2019

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics for Human Development

This article explains the essentials of AI and data-driven analytics, analyzes the solution space of a number of human development problems, and identifies the most valuable contributions that AI and data analytics can make.

Published in 2018

Assessing National Development Plans for Alignment with Sustainable Development Goals via Semantic Search

The initiative is launched by UNDP with IBM Research to develop an algorithm to automate the Rapid Integrated Assessment (RIA). The RIA aims to help countries align their national plans with the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and AI could help reduce the completion time "from an estimated 3-4 weeks to 3 days."

Published in 2018