Xenex Disinfection Services, provider of UV technology-based disinfection solutions, announced that it has been named an approved supplier in the Countess of Chester Commercial Procurement Services (CPS) National Framework Agreement for Decontamination Solutions.
Logistics giant Deutsche Post DHL is using AI to prepare employees for the future workplace and increase internal placements. VP group learning, talent and platforms Meredith Taghi tells Siân Harrington why skills are its new currency, why career marketplace is the new talent management and what lessons she has learned from implementing an AI tool.
Researchers have found that out of the more than 300 COVID-19 machine learning models described in scientific papers in 2020, none of them is suitable for detecting or diagnosing COVID-19 from standard medical imaging, due to biases, methodological flaws, lack of reproducibility, and ‘Frankenstein datasets.’
Intelligent waste management start-up Recycleye Ltd has worked with the Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre to bring artificial intelligence and affordable robotics to bear on the waste management industry.
A computer network closely modelled on part of the human brain is enabling new insights into the way our brains process moving images – and explains some perplexing optical illusions.
UCL has announced a four-year research partnership with Facebook AI Research (FAIR), in which PhD students spend time at both UCL Computer Science and Facebook This new strategic partnership between UCL and FAIR is the launch of Facebook’s PhD programme in the UK.
Argyll & Bute Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP) has begun carrying COVID test samples and other medical materials on drone delivery flights between medical facilities in the Argyll & Bute region. Following a proof-of-concept phase last year, the three-month initiative, which aims to help improve COVID-19 related logistics to and from remote locations, has now been expanded and is fully operational.
A new Brighton-based RPA (Robotic Process Automation) start-up has just opened its virtual doors–and says it’s already winning business in its target market of micro companies and small traders.
Customer contact must deal with a fairly complex ecosystem of fragmented data across different sources. To manage this mission critical ecosystem, a robot can play an essential role and eliminate challenges like fragmented data and delivering personalization. And above all, to eliminate the frustration a lot of customers experience (CX) in their dealings with companies: ‘30% of a total call duration is silent time.’
Roboyo, a provider of intelligent automation, has entered the UK as part of its global expansion to support clients worldwide. To spearhead this client-centric growth, it has added two high-calibre business service leaders to its senior team. Roboyo has appointed ex-North Highland UK CEO, Charles Vivian as UK Managing Director and ex-Mckinsey and former Russell Investments CEO, Andrew Doman as Chairman.