Robots filling the void in post-coronavirus world TOKYO. KAZINFORM The coronavirus pandemic has forced society to reshape how people interact, and robots are fast filling the void, even to the point of helping alleviate feelings of loneliness in a world where social distancing has become the new norm.
Robotics takes center stage at this year's CIFTIS BEIJING. KAZINFORM Robots of various hues and shapes dot the landscape at the ongoing China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing, as Chinese tech companies showcase their latest cutting-edge technologies at the nation's first major offline international trade event since the COVID-19 outbreak.
China Focus: AI robots tackling COVID-19 pandemic meet global consumers BEIJING. KAZINFORM Robots with unique functions like disinfection, delivery and rehabilitation assistance are exhibiting their talents to global consumers at the ongoing 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS), which kicked off Friday in Beijing.
AI-based pandemic prediction system in development in Russia KUBINKA. KAZINFORM An artificial intelligence-based system, capable of predicting social or political events, as well as pandemic, such as the coronavirus one, is being developed in Russia, says Pavel Laptayev, CEO of Russia’s RTI technology company.
Japan's new supercomputer ranked fastest in world TOKYO. KAZINFORM The latest supercomputer developed by Japan's state-backed Riken research institute is the world's fastest for computing speed, according to a twice-yearly ranking announced Monday by the U.S.-European TOP500 project, marking the first time in nine years that a Japanese supercomputer has captured the top position.
COVID-19 makes universal digital access and cooperation essential: UN tech agency GENEVA. KAZINFORM As the corona virus, COVID-19, pandemic reshapes the way in which we work, keep in touch, go to school and shop for essentials – across the world – it has never been more important to bridge the digital divide for the 3.6 billion people who remain off-line.
Global Women’s Forum Dubai hosts Google Trends News Initiative session DUBAI. KAZINFORM The Global Women’s Forum Dubai hosted Google News Initiative Teaching Fellow, Samya Ayish, who shared insights on what people are searching for on Google and the impact this has on journalism during a breakout session which took place at the Society Hub.
Electronics in 2020: From Internet of Things to Intelligence of Things LAS VEGAS. KAZINFORM The world's largest consumer electronics fair opened its 2020 edition Sunday with an indication of things to come in the next decade, as the novelty of the Internet of Things evolves into a new trend – the intelligence of things.