AI for Business

March 22, 2019

LightEdge: Orchestrating Artificial Intelligence amongst the edge and the cloud

Reducing network latency, decreasing energy consumption and the ever-growing need for internet bandwidth, improve the availability of applications and increase systems’ privacy and security. These are the key advantages of employing LightEdge, the edge computing solution developed by Konica Minolta to further enhance the Cognitive Hub’s architecture.
March 11, 2019

The golden age of AI: a discussion with Tomaso Poggio on applications, theories and new machine learning algorithms

At the end of the 2019 edition of the Machine Learning Conference of Prague, we spent some time together with one of the event’s speaker, Tomaso Poggio: as one of the founders of computational neuroscience, he is a devote supporter of interdisciplinarity as a fundamental instrument for bridging brains and machines to increase our chances to arrive at understanding and developing a ‘real artificial intelligence’
February 28, 2019
Konica Minolta at the Machine Learning Prague 2019

Advanced multimedia analytics at the Machine Learning Prague conference 2019

For the third consecutive year, Konica Minolta participated in the Machine Learning Prague conference. The main topic was centred on practical applications of various branches of machine learning. At our booth our researchers showcased our current projects in the field of advanced multimedia analytics: Visual Quality Inspection and Customer Behaviour Analysis, as well as the Cognitive Hub and IoT solutions and services.
February 20, 2019

Machine Learning techniques for a better Customer Experience

One of the elements of success in online shopping, is the possibility to analyse the client, to follow them along their journey and to derive useful information that may improve their experience within the retail environment. Customer Experience (CX) Management has become a fundamental component in every marketing strategy and its attempt to increase clients’ satisfaction. With the benefit of new technologies and new analysis models, today it is now possible to provide consumer behaviour analysis for brick and mortar shops.
May 9, 2018

Five take-home messages from the AI Expo

And another conference on AI? On the 18–19th April, I took part in AI Expo Global, an event hosted at the Olympia National, London, in which more than 10,000 attendees discussed not only AI and Business Intelligence, but also topics like IoT, Big Data & Analytics and the emergence of blockchain