Hitachi's AI badges boost worker performance with happiness advice

/ Jun 27, 2017

Hitachi's AI badges boost worker performance with happiness advice

Hitachi Ltd. says its artificial intelligence system has helped improve business performance by advising workers on how to increase their happiness. “In running organizations, we’ve relied on experience and gut feelings until now,” Kazuo Yano, corporate chief scientist at Hitachi’s Research & Development Group, ...

Rise of AI-assisted art raises challenges notions of proprietary rights

/ Jun 23, 2017

Rise of AI-assisted art raises challenges notions of proprietary rights

Artificial intelligence is finding its way into the world of music, literature and art, raising never-before-considered questions about a creator’s role. A team led by Shigeki Sagayama, professor of mathematical engineering and information physics at Tokyo’s Meiji University, has created software that can compose ...

May 19, 2017

Zurich Insurance deploying robots to decide personal injury claims

Zurich Insurance is deploying artificial intelligence in deciding personal injury claims after test trials cut the processing time from an hour to just seconds, its chairman said. “We recently introduced AI claims handling … and saved 40,000 work hours, while speeding up the claim ...