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Meet the healthcare interaction robots
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Meet the healthcare interaction robots

Interactions between healthcare workers and patients waiting in the emergency department could soon be handled by robots. As well as facilitating communication via a video screen, these robots have sensors for measuring vital signs such as skin temperature, pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation.

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Source: MIT
Flying robot uses Artificial Intelligence to pick ripe fruit
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Flying robot uses Artificial Intelligence to pick ripe fruit

A flying robot uses Artificial Intelligence to locate fruit trees and algorithms to find the fruit among the foliage and classify its size and ripeness. After choosing the fruit, the robot works out the best way to access it and uses its picking arm to grasp the fruit. This way food waste will be reduced.

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Source: The World Economic Forum
The Technology and Innovation Report of 2021
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The Technology and Innovation Report of 2021

Frontier technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, robotics and biotechnology are key for sustainable development. Potentially worth over $3.2 trillion by 2025, these technologies could increase inequality. It’s vital that the less developing countries don’t miss out on this wave of technological change.

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Source: UNCTAD
Digital technologies enable a more sustainable world
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Digital technologies enable a more sustainable world

Organisations need to adapt their business models to remain in business. Digital technologies should be integrated into all areas of a business to fundamentally change how organisations operate and deliver value. While this might be a scary vision for some, it is one of the strongest drivers of change.

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Source: World Economic Forum
Artificial intelligence for detailed satellite data analysis
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Artificial intelligence for detailed satellite data analysis

Earth observation satellites generate big amounts of data. Artificial intelligence can help in the analysis of this data, for example it can calculate the levels of heat storage in urban areas. Artificial intelligence can also combine meteorological data with satellite imagery to estimate wind speed.

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Source: The Conversation
AI and machine learning will finally take off in healthcare
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AI and machine learning will finally take off in healthcare

The combination of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning will enable healthcare providers to improve diagnoses and to advance the science of imaging. Clinicians will use wearable data to help them make better health decisions. All this will cause an explosion of innovation in health.

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Source: Forbes