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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft joins Cyber Valley

Posted by fidest press agency su mercoledì, 13 novembre 2019

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation IPA and the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO have joined Cyber Valley, further strengthening Europe’s largest research consortium in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The tie-up demonstrates once again that Baden-Württemberg is the AI hotspot in Europe, on a par with some of the world’s leading centers, for instance in North America.Professor Reimund Neugebauer, President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, emphasized: “Artificial intelligence is one of the central digital issues of the future and will change our lives from the ground up. For the international economy and industrial value chains, it means a fundamental structural change. By joining Cyber Valley, together with our partners we will advance research and transfer from science to the market in order to fully exploit the potential of this key technology and strengthen Germany as a location for international competition.”

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ChrysCapital-backed Infogain Acquires Silicus Technologies

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 6 ottobre 2019

Infogain, a Silicon Valley based global leader in software platform engineering services and solutions, today announced its acquisition of Silicus Technologies (Silicus), a Houston-headquartered Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Gold Partner and Microsoft Azure Expert MSP.Silicus, a Microsoft Azure-focused cloud transformation services company, enables enterprises to drive business differentiation at scale through cloud-enabled innovation and modernization across apps, IoT, data, AI and infrastructure solutions. Silicus has over 500 employees across Houston, Texas and Pune, India. The company provides services to over a dozen billion-dollar companies based in the US.“Silicus has been on a tremendous growth trajectory and we are very proud of the company we’ve built. This is a great time for us to join Infogain to achieve even greater success. We share a similar culture of innovation as well as the experience and expertise required to deliver the best digital solutions for our clients,” said Sumant Ahuja, Chief Executive Officer of Silicus.Ayan Mukerji, President and Chief Operating Officer, Infogain, added, “We are excited to work with Silicus’ leadership team and employees. We will continue to focus on creating client value and delivering excellence. With Infogain’s expanded Microsoft Azure and IoT capabilities, our clients will further reduce their time to market and improve their market advantage.”

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Edge AI Summit Returns to Silicon Valley

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 6 ottobre 2019

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Intel, Bosch, LGE & Panasonic among AI pioneers to join the second annual Edge AI Summit at the Computer History Museum, Nov 20-21, 2019.Down at the endpoint and even sensor level, innovations in hardware and algorithms have enabled machine learning to run on battery and solar power. Concurrently, the rollout of edge infrastructure and 5G is enabling greater compute resources to be placed geographically and logically close to the sources of data, and better networking between endpoints, edge nodes and the cloud.Technology is approaching a point where perhaps the main limitation for AI practitioners is imagination. This year’s Edge AI Summit will unveil some of the most imaginative use cases of machine learning at the edge, from aquaculture to automotive, touching on developments in AR/VR, autonomous systems, computer vision & reinforcement learning.Between 250-300 attendees are expected to attend, with topics focusing on the network and infrastructure needed to support large scale machine learning use cases in edge environments, and the architectural & engineering challenges of embedding AI on devices.

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Hosts Health & Wellness Community Fair

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 8 ottobre 2018

Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) will host its free annual Health & Wellness Community Fair on Saturday, Oct. 13 between 10 AM and 2 PM. The fair will be held at the Hospital, located at 15107 Vanowen Street, Van Nuys, Calif. The fair will offer a variety of free health screenings, including blood pressure, body mass index (BMI), carotid artery, cholesterol, and foot health. Free flu shots will be administered to those who are eligible. Physicians and other medical experts will give live presentations, including Joshua Rokaw, MD, on diabetes awareness, and Brian J. Ostick, MD, on stroke awareness. Attendees may visit information booths to learn more about VPH services and receive health and wellness resources. “Providing wellness education, screenings, and resources to the communities we serve is aligned with our mission of improving the quality of health in the San Fernando Valley,” said Lori Cardle, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer. “Our annual health fair enables us to interact with our neighbors beyond our hospital walls, and focus on disease prevention and awareness, which is vital to the improvement of health in the Valley region.”The event will feature fun activities for children, including an arts and crafts station, a treasure hunt, and a “Teddy Bear Clinic” led by certified pediatric nurses and child life specialists. The Teddy Bear Clinic is designed to familiarize young children with hospital settings and procedures. Children choose a teddy bear and take it to a series of medical stations, where the bears receive mock check-ups, bandages and temperature checks.The fair also will include live cooking demonstrations led by Hospital chef, Gabriela Perez Martinez, and registered dieticians will be on hand to provide information on food and nutrition. Attendees will even be able to extend the community fair experience into their homes by visiting the “Farmer’s Market” on-site and selecting a fruit or vegetable to take home, where they may incorporate the produce into an upcoming meal.Healthy BBQ food and a steel drum band will round out the day’s festivities. Parking is available at the hospital’s Noble Street parking structure, or next to the hospital at 15211 Vanowen Street, in the Campus parking structure.

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