At $2.5 billion in 2020, the conversational AI platform market is growing at a rate of 75% annually. Haptik, a subsidiary of the Jio Platforms Group, has staked its claim in this market with its newly launched self-serve Enterprise CX platform. It will empower product managers with three solutions to help them build a successful IVA, or Intelligent Virtual Assistant. The three solutions are a conversational studio, a live agent handoff, and intelligent analytics. While the conversation studio is a low-code IVA builder with more than 100 proprietary AI templates, the live agent handoff offers unique drag-and-drop integration with Zendesk, Freshworks, Salesforce Service Cloud, Genesys, Nice InContact, and other similar contact centre systems.
Carestream to Highlight the Value of AI in Medical Imaging ( Its published on 27th )
Carestream Health will highlight the imaging and workflow value of AI in medical imaging at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America conference, which begins on November 28th, 2021. According to Jill Hamman, the Global Marketing Manager of Carestream’s Global X-ray Solutions, the features to be showcased at the conference would have to do with imaging facilities helping deliver gains in image quality and efficiency. It will also highlight its AI-driven innovations, such as Smart Noise Cancellation, Evolution Plus, Smart Room, and more.
A document was released by a host of different regulatory authorities across countries, including the US Food and Drug Administration, Health Canada, and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA). The document aims at complementing and informing the work-structure of the International Medical Devices Regulators Forum or IMDRF and other global standard organizations. These ten principles address the unique considerations, complex, iterative, and data-driven nature of medical devices that incorporate machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Pharmaceutical companies are increasing hiring for robotics-related roles. In August 2021, 19.6% of pharma companies had at least one position for robotics roles in their recruitment drive. In June and July, this percentage stood at 18.4% and 17.2% respectively. Further analysis of the data shows that the pharma companies are hiring for robotics-related roles at a higher pace than the average for all companies. The data comes from GlobalData’s job analytics database that tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies across the world.
A report published by the International Federation of Robotics shows that a record-setting number of 943,000 industrial robots operate in China’s factories today, indicating an annual growth of 21%. Experts believe that this number will cross the mark of 1 million units in 2021. The growth in the operational stock of robots is complemented by a growth in sales. Robot sales witnessed a growth of 20% in 2020 in China, with around 168,000 units shipped during the year, the highest value ever for country-wise shipments.