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.
On the 12th June I visited Forum Manufacturing Technologies and Robotics: the Future is Now, which was held at Imperial College in London. Many UK companies, Italian machine tool and robotics manufacturers and representatives from Italian universities took part in the event with the objective of building a network for educational, research and industrial collaboration.
On the 14th and 15th June, Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe kick-started the Innovation Customer Advisory Board in our Rome lab. This initiative aims to engage customers, prospects or interested stakeholders that are currently adopting, assessing and expressing an interest into IT Digital Services and new technologies.
One year ago our new Konica Minolta Laboratory Europe website appeared on line for the first time. Let me share with you some data looking back over this first foundation year: 43 Pages and 38 blog posts covering our categories of News, Healthcare technologies, AI for business, Digital Workplaces, Computer Vision and Robotics. Almost 11,000 users with more than 37,000 page views.
Monday 12th February 2018. Konica Minolta opened a new research facility in Rome, Italy - confirming its transformation into a platform-led, IoT business and demonstrating to continue investing in innovation.