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Brisbane-based company Bigmate has announced the commercial availability of a technology which enables businesses to pre-screen for higher skin temperatures as workers enter or leave buildings.  The thermal screening tool, known as “Thermy” uses thermal cameras and advanced analytics to analyse skin temperature, automatically sending an alert when it detects

Australia’s largest general insurer announced its venture fund has invested in Arturo, an insurance analytics provider which uses AI, satellites and drones to assess commercial and residential property. Terms of IAG’s investment were not disclosed but was made in February by IAG Firemark Ventures as part of Arturo’s $8 million

More than 30 per cent of the 400 patents Adobe filed last year were specifically related to artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Adobe introduced its AI capability Sensei four years ago and has since launched hundreds of new AI-powered features and capabilities across its portfolio. Within its marketing, advertising and

For the past four years, the strongest demand for talent with artificial intelligence (AI) skills has not come from the IT department, but rather, from other business units in the organisation, according to Gartner. Gartner Talent Neuron data shows that although the IT department’s need for AI talent has tripled

Consumer retail spend over chatbots will reach $142 billion by 2024; rising from $2.8 billion in 2019. This represents average annual growth of 400 per cent over the next four years, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The research identified the retail sector as a key beneficiary of

Automation will displace one in five Australian workers in the next 15 years, according to research from a leading ICT group which argues significantly more re-skilling and investment is needed to save jobs and grow the economy. The Australian Computer Society commissioned Faethm, a local AI firm, to apply it

Reejig, a Sydney based startup that uses big data and AI to predict problems and opportunities in large complex workforces, today announced a $2.2 million first capital raise. The company says the money will be used to scale its software as a service platform which connects various HR systems, collating

Businesses are failing to recognise how AI has already changed the consumer, according to Mathew Sweezey, director of marketing strategy at Salesforce.  During the Salesforce World Tour in Sydney, which was hosted virtually today, Sweezey said any medium that an individual interacts with on a daily basis now is empowered

DocuSign announced its intent to acquire the contract analytics and AI technology provider Seal Software for $188 million in cash. The deal reflects the increasingly important role that artificial intelligence (AI) will play in digital document management. The news builds on the existing relationship between the two companies. DocuSign already

You would thinking flying in a plane would be more dangerous than driving a car. In reality it’s much safer, partly because the aviation industry is heavily regulated. Airlines must stick to strict standards for safety, testing, training, policies and procedures, auditing and oversight. And when things do go wrong,