Google, Nvidia, NEC, IBM, among others, announced their latest IT deals or technology deployments.
French healthcare company Sanofi has joined hands with Google to work on innovations, aimed at using emerging data technologies to change how medicines and health services will be delivered in future. Sanofi and Google will use data sets to improve their understanding of key diseases and extract patients’ insights and feedback.
Sweden’s Volvo has selected U.S. chipmaker Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence used in self-driving trucks. Volvo and Nvidia will begin work immediately with personnel from the two companies being co-located in Gothenburg, Sweden and Santa Clara, California.
NEC Technologies India has partnered with the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) to deploy its automated fingerprint identification system (AFIS) for the Kerala State Police in India. This system will help state police accelerate investigations more efficiently by providing a faster and more accurate fingerprint verification.
Energy major Total said its new supercomputer will enable its geologists to find oil faster, cheaper and with a better success rate. The Pangea III computer build by IBM will help process complex seismic data in the search for hydrocarbons 10 times faster than before.