Are modern social messaging services killing off the more traditional methods of electronic communications. Is this the end of email and SMS? How can RCS fit in to the picture?Read More
Google is rolling out a tool for Android users that enables them to superimpose realistic-looking and sounding computer generated images of bears, sharks, penguins, cheetahs, snakes – you name it – on to the real world as viewed through the phone’s camera.
You may think this is just another augmented reality (AR) gimmick along the lines of the Pokemon Go game, because, let’s face it, AR for quite some time, has felt like a technology in search of a problem to solve.Read More
A year after the European Union brought in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you might be wondering what all the fuss was about.Read More
In the last feature we looked at how AI-powered chatbots were transforming the world of customer relationship management and e-commerce.
Here we’ll examine some of the more specialist roles chatbots are taking on, particularly in the healthcare sector.Read More
Autism Spectrum Disorder (hereafter, autism) is thought to affect around 1 in 100 people. Autism is typically diagnosed in childhood. In Lothian, data suggest that around 800 children are assessed for autism every year, and around 80% of those will receive a diagnosis of autism. Diagnosis can be a lengthy process: the average diagnosis waiting time for children in Scotland in 2011 was 331 days – for some families this is quicker or longer. Research suggests that the length of the diagnostic process is, in part, due to clinicians not having all the relevant information about the child at each appointment. The process can be challenging for parents/carers, not least because they are navigating a complex system.
If you think you know chatbots - or virtual assistants to give them a term that covers both voice and text interaction - think again.Read More