Microsoft explains how Artificial Intelligence will shape our future

Artificial Intelligence has taken the center stage when it comes to the technology battleground and there is no reason to deny the major role it will play in pivoting the tech industry in general to the next level of innovation. It is one of the very few domains where it will make the computers work on behalf of humans and thus reduce the efforts on the human front. Technology is expected to become more intelligent, more conversational, more contextual and will allow business owners to feel the pulse of their customers and help them solve some of the impending challenges.

Microsoft on Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft has always been at the forefront when it comes to AI and apart from the apps and features the company is also focussing on leveraging AI and extend it to their enterprise solutions as well. The company is also leading a global conversation around AI’s transformative potential. Recently, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has explained how Microsoft is democratizing AI for everyone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Recently, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has explained how Microsoft is democratizing AI for everyone at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

This new era of AI is driven by the combination of almost limitless computing power in the cloud, the digitization of our world, and breakthroughs in how computers can use this information to learn and reason much like people do. What some are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution is being accelerated by these advancements in AI, and this means that all companies are becoming digital companies — or will soon be.

Microsoft puts forth an interesting analogous when it comes to Artificial Intelligence and says we are still in mainframe stage when it comes to AI and we need to evolve to PC and Mobile era in order to make AI accessible to the public. This is more or less early days of one of the most powerful and persuasive technology. Furthermore, the company also explains how Artificial Intelligence goes beyond the computer games and can literally revolutionize several sectors of the industry including automotive, manufacturing, healthcare, education, research and also the public sector.

Furthermore, the company also explains how Artificial Intelligence goes beyond the computer games and can literally revolutionize several sectors of the industry including automotive, manufacturing, healthcare, education, research and also the public sector.

As we already know cars are getting a brain of their own and cities are getting smarter. In fact, the very existence of driverless cars is a living tribute to the field of artificial intelligence. Just imagine how a manufacturing system can develop a reasoning problem and resolve the issues all by itself without needing human interpretations and how medical imaging system can assist a clinician to identify tumors accurately. Of course powering all of this is the staggering amount of data which is used by the Artificial Intelligence to function.

Microsoft explains how customers like Volvo, Nissan, BMW and Harman Kardon are already banking on the technology to do some fascinating things in the car and also create solutions in home automation and device control.

As a matter of fact, Microsoft Translator is a free cross-platform tool for simultaneously translating speech between two persons and the use cases in which it comes handily is staggering. The program connects up to 100 people and speaks up to nine languages in the world and types in more than 50 languages.

Artificial Intelligence is creeping in everywhere and will usher a new set of computing capabilities, says Microsoft.

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