We’ve reported before about how AI is being used to fill in gaps in Flint, Michigan, pipe records to predict where pipes need to be replaced to solve the city’s water crisis, but what about using AI as a tool for mapping known infrastructure? That’s what Mach9 out of Pittsburgh is doing. Co-founder and CEO…
ChatGPT-4 Is Already Here: How Will You Use It?
ChatGPT-4 is here, on the heels of ChatGPT-3. What is new with this new edition of generative AI, and how could it benefit you? AI is here to stay, for better or worse, and companies in all industries are scrambling to figure out how to leverage the technology to make their business more efficient. OpenAI…
Replaced By A Room Full of CodeMonkeys: AI Use Cases for Software Engineers
Engineers may be grappling with the idea that AI can code, threatening low-level software developer jobs in the coming years, but AI is also a valuable tool that engineers are harnessing to do mundane tasks and process more information than humans can. Could AI Replace Basic Software Engineering Job Functions by 2040? According to the…
What Makes A Work From Home Technology Suite Secure?
Often overnight with the coronavirus outbreak shutdowns across the world, business owners and employees were asked to convert to work from home technology without any transition. Obviously that is not only a recipe for communication and infrastructure strain but a major security risk as well. We have heard a number of stories at Cronicle about companies offering work from home technology, but what really makes these suites of software and virtual work from home technology work together as a suite of secure team connectivity tools?
Voxel51 Releases COVID-19 Physical Distancing Impact Trend Analysis Tool
Ann Arbor’s Voxel51, which offers advanced machine learning tools to analyze video, has just released a tool that looks at the social impact of physical distancing from the COVID-19 epidemic. They’re calling it PDI, or Physical Distancing Index. The data can be used in a number of ways to look at the results of social distancing orders and correlated with virus spread trends.
Alexa, You’re Fired: Why Conversational AI Startup Clinc Is Bulldozing The Competition
Just a few months ago, industry-disrupting conversational AI startup Clinc, which is rolling out an automotive application of their voice-interface software in 2021, was filling the top floor of tech and startup co-working space Cahoots and filling an office in Kerrytown. Now the conversational AI research startup is expanding into a third location in Ann…
Voxel51 Chosen As AI Top Pick To Present at Tech Disrupt 2019
Ann Arbor’s Voxel51, an AI startup that analyzes video for self-driving automotive applications and more, was featured last week in TechCrunch for its seed funding round raising $2 million, and because the company was chosen as a top 5 AI/machine learning company across the U.S. selected as a TechCrunch Top Pick to present at Tech Disrupt 2019. AI is growing up, and startups like Voxel51 are getting out there. That’s because Voxel51 is using adaptive tech to analyze videos using AI, not just traditionally frame by frame, but through analyzing the relationships between frames to understand what is going on content-wise over time.
Gradient Valley Builds New Machine Learning AI Company in Ann Arbor
There’s a new tech company hiring in Ann Arbor, and its biggest challenge is keeping up with growth. Gradient Valley is “Southeast Michigan’s premiere provider of machine learning solutions,” a machine learning and artificial intelligence consultancy built out of a partnership between owner Keith Bourne and Arbormoon Software owner Dave Koziol. Keith Bourne tells us he started this company in 2018 after doing similar work for 3 years because the cost of working with machine learning and AI is dropping and a lot of companies are interested.
Ann Arbor-based Clinc AI Announces $52 million Series B
Ann Arbor-based Clinc, a conversational AI company featured in our recent piece on the Cahoots coworking space, today announced a $52-million Series B round of funding as the tech company works toward an upcoming IPO in 2022. The investments come from partners including Insight Partners, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Drive Capital, and DFJ Growth. Clinc’s…