IMD plans to use artificial intelligence in weather forecasting
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is planning to use artificial intelligence in weather forecasting, for issuing nowcasts, which can help enhance 3- 6 hours prediction of severe weather events, the Director-General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said the usage of artificial intelligence, as well as machine learning, isn't as common as it's in some other fields and it's fairly new in the region of weather forecasting. The IMD has invited research groups who could study just how artificial intelligence (AI) be used for improving weather forecasting and the Ministry of Earth Sciences is evaluating their proposals.
AWS Declare General Availability of Amazon Fraud Detector.
Amazon Web Services Declare the general availability of Amazon Fraud Detector, a completely managed service that makes it simple to quickly recognize fraudulent online activities like online payment and identity fraud. Using machine learning under the hood and based on more than twenty years of fraud detection expertise from Amazon, Amazon Fraud Detector automatically recognize fraudulent activity in milliseconds-- without machine learning knowledge needed. With only a few clicks in the Amazon Fraud Detector console, buyers can select a pre-built machine learning model template, publish historical event data, and create decision logic to assign outcomes to the predictions. There are no up-front payments, long-term commitments, or infrastructure to supervise with Amazon Fraud Detector, and customers pay only for their actual usage of the service.
AI can add 2.5% to GDP with policy push, investment: NASSCOM.
With coronavirus led disruption accelerating the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI automation as well as), a report released by the IT industry body NASSCOM states that a unit increase in AI intensity can return up to $67.25 billion or maybe 2.5 % to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to the Indian economy, although though business as usual growth in AI investments is unlikely to increase current levels of AI intensity, moves such as the current investment of Rs 7,000 crore sanction by the Finance Minister towards an Artificial Intelligence program could help to a great extent. Such an increase in investment could approximately increase the AI intensity by 1.3 times, resulting in an advantage of $85.77 billion or 3.2 percent of the GDP.
IRCTC App, Website Will Get incredible New Features Powered By Artificial Intelligence!
This came into the picture when recently, the Railway Board Chairman, VK Yadav was quoted in a PTI report stating that the IRCTC site will be revamped. As per Mr. Yadav, the processes will be simplified and personalized with the usage of artificial intelligence. Apart from this, the online portal will also be integrated with hotel booking as well as meal bookings as mentioned by Mr. Yadav. In the earlier up-gradation during 2018, the IRCTC site was transformed to eliminate the' Login' procedure for checking out the train accessibility. At that time various new features were introduced to the website such as the Vikalp feature to choose alternate trains in case of waitlist tickets, waitlist forecast feature, payment option by 6 banks as ‘preferred banks’, new user interface, etc.
CompTIA Launches Technology Interest Groups in Artificial Intelligence, Drones, and Advancing Women in Technology.
CompTIA, the nonprofit trade association for the worldwide technology sector, has created three new Technology Interest Groups (TIGs) aimed at expanding opportunities for social networking and learning among individuals with similar interests in innovation. The new TIGs on Advancing Women in Technology, AI Technology, and Drone Technology is open to everyone and is free of charge All that’s needed to join a TIG is to finish an easy registration and to possess an interest in technology.
Wipro selects Google Cloud to advance its digital transformation program.
Wipro has partnered with Google for the migration of its enterprise-wide SAP footprint to the Cloud platform. The engagement will bring SAP applications and workloads to the cloud to support the country’s fourth-largest software services firm’s 180,000-plus employees.