Aramco enhances industrial IoT and AI with Qualcomm’s expertise

Aramco enhances industrial IoT and AI with Qualcomm's expertise.

Petroleum and natural gas firm, Aramco, has collaborated with Qualcomm Technologies in order to enhance connectivity, artificial intelligence and advanced computing technologies for industrial use cases in Saudi Arabia.

This collaboration aims to speed the development of the industrial 4G/5G and non-terrestrial networks (NTN) ecosystem, which includes 450MHz cellular technologies. It will also focus on designing hardware, software, and services to accelerate the adoption of...

Jason Mann, SAS: How IoT is shaping the world for the better

TechForge recently caught up with Jason Mann, VP of IoT at data and AI leader SAS, as he explained how companies can utlise the Internet of Things effectively, and how the technology is improving sustainability around the globe.

What are the latest trends in IoT you’re seeing develop this year?

A major trend is the continued emergence of GenAI, which is further accelerating the adoption of AI in IoT.

With sensors more widespread than ever, producing ever...

SoundHound enhances voice assistant with Perplexity’s search tech

SoundHound has signed a partnership with conversational AI-powered search engine Perplexity to deliver next-gen voice capabilities for IoT devices. The collaboration aims to enhance SoundHound's voice assistant, SoundHound Chat AI, with advanced online large language model (LLM) capabilities that Perplexity specialises in.

SoundHound Chat AI will be equipped to provide not only more accurate and up-to-date responses to web-based inquiries, but also more complex answers that go...

Wayve secures over $1B to develop AI for self-driving vehicles

Wayve has secured $1.05 billion to develop next-generation "embodied AI" technology for self-driving vehicles.

The funding round for the UK startup was backed by major tech giants like SoftBank Group, NVIDIA, and Microsoft. Wayve plans to use these funds to advance their embodied AI approach, which will enable self-driving cars to learn from and navigate the real world—including unpredictable situations involving other drivers and pedestrians.

Wayve co-founder and CEO...

ITRI partners with Arm to open IoT certification lab in Taipei

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has joined forces with global semiconductor and software designer Arm to establish a new ITRI・Arm SystemReady Lab in Taipei. This certification centre is the fourth of its kind worldwide after similar labs in the US, Europe, and India.

The new lab will leverage ITRI's research and development strengths combined with Arm's SystemReady compliance program to offer comprehensive certification services for the Artificial...

Is AI-driven VR the next big thing?

Despite approaching the cost of a relatively good secondhand car, the Apple Vision Pro has captured the attention of millions not only for what it is, but for what it could represent in the future. Some in tech believe it is simply a proof of concept before Apple offer a more affordable albeit more compromised version in the future, others are instead believing this to be the standard high priced but high-quality Apple gadget. 

VR is back?

Whatever happens with the...

IoT Community coins ‘GenAIoT’ with enterprise in mind

It is always a point of interest to be present at the birth of a new buzzword. In this instance, it is hoped this neologism will help usher in an umbrella of concepts and technologies to operationalise the industrial and enterprise IoT.

GenAIoT, relating to the intersection of generative AI and the Artificial Internet of Things (AIoT), has been introduced by The IoT Community, a 49,000-strong C-suite network. SAS, ClearBlade, SoftServe and Intellias are among the founding members...

NVIDIA: Real-time AI drives industrial automation’s next phase

The heavy lifting in manufacturing, factory logistics, and robotics is getting assistance from real-time AI, according to NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang's keynote at GTC 2024.

A simulation-first approach is paving the way for the next phase of automation in these industries that often involve bulky products, expensive equipment, collaborative robotic environments, and logistically-complex facilities.

Huang demonstrated how developers could use digital twins to develop, test,...

IFOW: Automation impacts workers’ quality of life

A recent study conducted by the Institute for the Future of Work (IFOW) sheds light on the profound impact of automation technologies on the quality of life of workers.

The study, conducted as part of the Pissarides Review, delved into the effects of exposure to new workplace technologies on the wellbeing of nearly 5,000 UK workers. For the first time, the research utilised the EuroQol EQ-5D-3L, a widely-accepted measure of health-related quality of life and...

Samsung will bring Galaxy AI to its wearables

Samsung, following the successful launch of its Galaxy S24 series featuring Galaxy AI, is expanding its AI technology to wearables. The move aims to revolutionise digital health experiences and marks a significant step in Samsung's commitment to integrating AI across its product lineup.

In an editorial penned by TM Roh, CEO and President of Samsung MX, the company announced its intention to incorporate Galaxy AI features into future wearable devices. This initiative seeks to...