Artificial Intelligence

Leybold offers online sound checks for vacuum pumps

Leybold - Leybold is taking a big step toward the digitalization of its product line and has an innovative online sound check for vacuum pumps on its website. With this free tool, users receive immediate feedback regarding the condition of their vacuum pumps.

Evonik becomes a member of the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab to accelerate innovation with AI

Evonik - Evonik expands cooperation with IBM in the field of digitization. The two companies extend their strategic partnership ahead of schedule until 2025. Taking this decision early creates more opportunities for longer-term projects. Furthermore, Evonik will be involved in the research and development of artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT): Evonik is the world's first chemical company to participate at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab.

Quantum Computing: Boehringer Ingelheim and Google Partner for Pharma R&D

Boehringer Ingelheim - Boehringer Ingelheim announced today a collaborative agreement with Google Quantum AI (Google), focusing on researching and implementing cutting-edge use cases for quantum computing in pharmaceutical research and development (R&D), specifically including molecular dynamics simulations.

Outdated innovation processes threaten to derail AI progress

Lux Research - While manufacturing companies have been investing in AI heavily, the results have been mixed. Companies have been hampered because they have been using traditional processes to manage AI innovations. In their new report, “Stage-Gating Your AI Innovations to Success,” Lux Research outlines the challenges companies face when it comes to AI innovations and how they can change their innovation processes to improve their success rates with AI.

How To Make AI Trustworthy

USC Viterbi - One of the biggest impediments to adoption of new technologies is trust in AI. Now, a new tool developed by USC Viterbi Engineering researchers generates automatic indicators if data and predictions generated by AI algorithms are trustworthy. Their research paper, “There Is Hope After All: Quantifying Opinion and Trustworthiness in Neural Networks” was featured in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence.

BMW Group Selects NVIDIA to Redefine Factory Logistics

NVIDIA - BMW Group has selected the new NVIDIA Isaac robotics platform to enhance its automotive factories — utilizing logistics robots built on advanced AI computing and visualization technologies, the companies announced today.