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From Fantasy to Reality: Common Misconceptions about AI Explained

Artificial intelligence (AI) has loomed over our future since John McCarthy first coined the term in 1955. Even today, AI continues to promise ushering in huge social and economic upheavals, profound and far-reaching in its effects as those of the first industrial revolution. As AI becomes a real and growing part of our lives, we are hearing progressively more myths and realities of its real life applications. We asked Tatiana…

ABBYY launches AI-powered real-time recognition SDK that speaks 63 languages

Computer vision has evolved quickly in the past few years. From Word Lens to Google Goggles, the ability to recognize text and objects speedily on any device is a far cry from the days of scanning documents and time-consuming OCR. Document and content capture company ABBYY today announced the release of its new Real-Time Recognition SDK (RTR SDK), which promises to take text capture to a new level. I saw the solution…

ABBYY Technology Summit 2017 Ignites Momentum for #OneABBYY

Under warm blue skies on the waterfront of the San Diego Marina, ABBYY held its fifth annual ABBYY Technology Summit. We welcomed a record 250 customers, partners and employees from more than a dozen countries eager to learn about the latest innovations in ABBYY capture software with the uses machine learning, AI, text analytics and robotic process automation (RPA). While the summit was a celebratory reunion for many partners and…

Towards intelligent intermodal transportation services

ABBYY recently had a great opportunity to connect with the beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) at this year’s Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) Expo in Long Beach, California. IANA is North America’s leading industry trade association representing the combined interests of the intermodal freight industry. Their key objective is to promote the growth of efficient intermodal freight transportation through education, dialogue and innovation. Naturally, any talk about innovation and technology…

The changing perception of AI

There is no shortage of AI conferences nowadays and it is always interesting what the real business people take home.  To get valuable insights into this, we asked three of our top specialists  – Butch Reh, Vice President Sales North America, David Bayer, VP Text Analytics,  and Olga Frumkina, Marketing Director ABBYY Russia – to share their impressions. All the three were present at the recently concluded AI Summit in…

Initiating smart transportation

As digital experiences and trends go mainstream, transportation and logistics companies will need to invest or deepen their investment in relevant technology areas. However, many 3PL vendors continue to deal with manual data entry while everything else in their lives has gone digital. Compounding the challenges are driver shortages, the increase of data from Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices, and the rise of emerging geographic markets with antiquated paper-based systems. Transportation companies…