Business, Technology

Nauto Unveils AI-Powered Driver-Behavior Learning Platform

Fleet-safety technology company Nauto on Nov. 6 unveiled its first and only in-vehicle, artificial intelligence-powered Driver Behavior Learning Platform, according to a news release.

November 12, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Future of Workforce a Priority Amid AI Push, Lawmakers Say

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WASHINGTON — The advancements in artificial intelligence will require a national strategy that ensures workers are able to adapt to sweeping changes, two members of Congress active in this national debate said Oct. 16.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2019
Business, Technology

Fleet Executives Stress Corporate Culture as Recruiting Tool

Craig Harper, Heath Arnold, Anna Faford, Wes Davis, Jeff First Craig Harper (from left), Heath Arnold, Anna Faford, Wes Davis and Jeff First by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — The future of trucking will mean managers will be tasked with sifting through a lot of data at the same time the industry turns to artificial intelligence, according to a panel of transportation officials.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 8, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

AI-Powered Analytics: Company Reports Can Now Write Themselves

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Truckers looking to autogenerate written reports from their databases now have a raft of choices available, thanks to the emergence of artificial intelligence-enabled ­writing software. Essentially, these AI-generated writing solutions can drill down into company databases and autoproduce easy-to-understand, written reports.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
September 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Robots Displacing Jobs Means 120 Million Workers Need Retraining

Robotic Arm Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg News

More than 120 million workers globally will need retraining in the next three years due to artificial intelligence’s impact on jobs, according to an IBM survey.

Shelly Hagan | Bloomberg News
September 6, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in OpenAI

OpenAI researcher Jonas Schneider examines the research lab’s robotic hand In this Thursday, July 26, 2018, photo, OpenAI researcher Jonas Schneider examines the research lab’s robotic hand in San Francisco, on July 26, 2018. (Associated Press/Ryan Nakashima)

Microsoft Corp. agreed to invest $1 billion in a partnership with research group OpenAI, gaining a prominent cloud-computing customer from the artificial intelligence field.

Dina Bass | Bloomberg News
July 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

New, More Agile Robots Speed Takeover of Jobs From Humans

Robots Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg News

Robots that can see, learn and grip different items are advancing quickly into the retail, food-and-beverage, and consumer-packaged-good industries. While deliveries of robots to the U.S. auto industry fell 12% last year, shipments to food and consumer-product companies soared 48%.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
July 12, 2019
Business, Technology

A.I. Will Boost Productivity, but Needs Human Guidance

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Artificial intelligence is going to boost human produc­tivity in a thousand ways, transforming everything from transportation to health care to agriculture. But it won't be accomplished without the human factor.

Mark A. Buchanan | Bloomberg News
May 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

World’s Most Valuable AI Startup Explores Automated Cars, Global Expansion

Artificial Intelligence Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

SenseTime Group Ltd., the world’s most valuable artificial intelligence startup, plans to sustain growth by expanding globally and diving deeper into arenas from autonomous cars to health care.

Lulu Yilun Chen | Bloomberg News
March 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

AI and Trucking’s Future Workforce

As artificial intelligence grows more sophisticated and becomes increasingly accessible to businesses of all types, it will usher in significant changes across a broad spectrum of industries, including freight transportation.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 1, 2019