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Category: Artificial Intelligence

The Cow Collar Wearable: How Halter benefits from FreeRTOS

Who is Halter, and what IoT product are they building? Halter (https://halterhq.com), based in New Zealand, is an agri-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that focuses on cattle herd management. Halter creates GPS enabled, solar powered smart collars for cows. The collar hardware allows farmers to interact with an easy-to-use app to remotely set geographic boundaries […]

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Preparing restaurant, catering, and food service companies for the California Consumer Privacy Act

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Enabling efficient patient care using Amazon AI services

Artificial intelligence can speed up the development of new drug development, be a bridge to personalized medicine using the information of our genomes, and help address the problem of a chronic shortage of doctors (especially in countries where health services are underdeveloped). However, significant challenges remain before we can get there. The challenge The application […]

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Improving fraud prevention in financial institutions by building a liveness detection architecture

Facial recognition is an important tool for identifying a person. Facial recognition systems are already popular worldwide and are used to prevent fraud, particularly in financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies. Although facial recognition systems are relatively new, counterfeiters have already developed ways to bypass them including impersonation, or with the use of […]

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Building multilingual SMS chatbot campaigns to support COVID-19 patients remotely

The expansion of laboratory tests for COVID-19 have provided health systems with tools to screen for the coronavirus in their community. While some patients have tested positive for COVID-19 and were well enough to manage their symptoms and recover at home, healthcare providers have been challenged with identifying individuals who have waited longer than advisable […]

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How Opus One Solutions is helping utilities decarbonize effectively with AWS-powered planning system

From Utility Dive’s 2020 State of the Electric Utility Survey, it’s clear that the transition to clean energy continues to be the biggest driver of sector transformation. Of the 566 utility executives and professionals surveyed around the world, 46 percent said sustainability, integration of renewable energy, and environmental concerns were most important to their business. […]

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Planning for recovery: 5 trends to watch in travel and hospitality’s new normal

Previously, we have discussed how organizations have been stabilizing operations by aggressively optimizing costs, leveraging technology to support remote working, contact centers and ensuring both workforces and customers are safe. This is a complex and involved situation: ensuring maintaining a viable business, whilst balancing people and services, especially without a clear view of how and […]

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Predicting all-cause patient readmission risk using AWS data lake and machine learning

It’s no secret that hospital readmissions impact patient outcomes and the financial health of healthcare providers globally. Specifically in the United States, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) shows that readmissions are some of the costliest episodes to treat, with costs reaching in excess of $41.3B. Hospitals and healthcare providers are looking for […]

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Challenging times begets innovation for travel and hospitality companies

It’s been said that challenges shouldn’t paralyze you but help discover who you are. We’ve seen time and again how immense challenges bring about incredible innovation. That is especially true today. Around the globe, travel and hospitality companies are taking advantage of the flexibility of the AWS Cloud to innovate quickly and meet the needs […]

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Leveraging healthcare chatbots at your digital front door

Innovations in industries like retail, communication, transportation, and entertainment, have forever changed customer expectations. Information and services can now be accessed immediately from nearly any device in any location. For healthcare, this means patients want new ways to conveniently and quickly access care… and taking their business elsewhere if those needs are not met. In […]

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