ITU Blog: How advanced crop intelligence can help solve food production challenges

Farmers spend nearly half of their operational budgets on agrochemicals such as herbicides and pesticides. Unfortunately, they usually apply these to entire fields at a time, which generates high chemical costs and decreases the efficacy of the chemicals. Such widespread…

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Why WikiOmni and Word4App founder John Chen supports the AI for Good Global Summit: Q&A

Renowned artificial intelligence (AI) expert Stephen Ibaraki recently interviewed Jiang (John) Chen, the founder of WikiOmni and Word4App about why he is supporting the AI for Good Global Summit this June in Geneva, Switzerland. Below is an excerpted version of the interview. Q: Personally, professionally,…

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26 May, Hangzhou, China: ITU workshop on broadband cable and TV – join the discussion online

An ITU workshop on TV and content delivery over Integrated Broadband Cable Networks in Hangzhou, China, 26 May 2017, will explore the latest innovations in the field of Integrated Broadband Cable Networks, networks delivering TV and broadband services over coaxial…

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ITU Blog: How ‘computational sustainability’ uses AI to protect the planet: 3 use cases

Artificial Intelligence (AI) does more than make our technology smarter, it also protects the planet. Consider the work of researchers in the field of ‘Computational Sustainability‘ – a field of AI research making us better stewards of life on Earth….

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Why IEEE’s Computer Society Chair supports the AI for Good Global Summit: Q&A

Renowned artificial intelligence (AI) expert Stephen Ibaraki recently interviewed Andy Chen, the Computer Society Chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE) and President & CEO of the Catronic Enterprise consulting firm, about why IEEE is supporting the AI for…

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Sigfox joins ITU to influence international standardization for the Internet of Things

Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity provider Sigfox has become a member of ITU to influence international standardization for IoT technologies and applications. Sigfox operates a low-bandwidth network dedicated to providing IoT devices with low-cost, low-power connectivity on a global scale….

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