Tuesday, November 8, 2022, the Arizona Technology Council and Arizona Commerce Authority announced the winners of the 2022 Governor’s Celebration of Innovation awards. Innovator of the Year for Academia was awarded to Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) and Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) for their Artificial Intelligence partnership with Intel.
Penguin Solutions™, an SGH™ brand (Nasdaq: SGH) that provides HPC, AI, and IoT technologies for edge, core, and cloud, today announced the Penguin Edge™ IFC6720 application-ready platform designed to drive networked video content distribution in edge applications. Based on the Qualcomm SDA845 system-on-chip (SoC), the Penguin Edge IFC6720 platform is a turnkey box solution for dual simultaneous 4K displays with concurrent HDMI input and wireless content-sharing in an optimized, reliable and secure digital environment.
Since 1968, Intel’s technology has been at the heart of computing breakthroughs. As an industry leader creating world-changing technology, enabling global progress and enriching lives, Intel stands at the brink of many technological innovations — technology that not only shapes our future but also shapes humanity.
Botco.ai, the leading HIPAA-compliant conversational marketing solution, announced today the launch of Instachat Builder, a new product that accelerates AI chat deployment by allowing Botco.ai customers to directly train Botco.ai’s chatbot on any type of text information. Traditionally, chat applications required extensive manual training before they could begin fielding customer questions, but with Instachat Builder, companies can train Botco.ai’s conversational AI platform on any relevant text information in minutes. This new approach enables teams to launch intelligent chatbots immediately — thereby speeding up deployment, boosting response rates, and reducing fallbacks.
Earlier this year, Axon announced our Virtual Reality (VR) Simulator Training was ready for use. Simulator Training is immersive VR training that helps officers develop critical thinking and de-escalation skills and build community trust. This training was built, in large part, by a team of self-proclaimed “gamers.” How did such a group position themselves to transforming the future of law enforcement? We sat down with Jada Williams, Axon Director of Product Design for Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) to learn just that.
Three University of Advancing Technology (UAT) students accepted Professor Hue Henry’s a Game-A-Week challenge and really delivered, creating a UAT themed game—UAT Invasion—for their GAM170 course. Morgan Soetaert, Christelle Cyprien and Anthony Marquez rose to the challenge and had a great time doing it!
When Michael Wilson welcomed his first child into the world, he immediately reevaluated what mattered to him in his life and career. Michael had studied Civil Engineering in school and since graduating had worked in the AI and robotics space, most recently managing a team at Amazon for 10 years. Now, at the drop of a hat and with a new baby in tow, he began to rethink his career.
Scottsdale-based Axon Enterprise Inc., the company that makes Tasers and other safety technology for law enforcement agencies, has acquired a virtual reality studio that specializes in immersive training modules for large organizations. Axon (Nasdaq: AXON) said its acquisition of Atlanta-based Foundry 45 will help it achieve its goal to use new immersive technologies such as virtual reality, or VR, and augmented reality to prepare law enforcement officers for real-life situations in the field — and to make such training more accessible and affordable.
Intel and Arizona’s Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) today announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) incubator lab for students aspiring to land jobs in areas ranging from business to nursing to healthcare — and other professions that increasingly draw on AI technology. The new AI incubator lab in Arizona, and the associate degree program it supports, is the first of its kind in the U.S.
Botco.ai, the leading HIPAA-compliant conversational marketing solution, is excited to announce that it has been selected as a winner in TiEcon’s TiE50 Awards Program. Botco.ai was recognized for its innovation in using AI technology to drive conversational marketing at scale. The company is one of 152 winners worldwide, but the only winner from Arizona.