Increased availability of data, growing cloud computing power, and more powerful algorithms are giving rise to computing systems that can see, hear, learn and reason, creating new opportunities to improve education and healthcare, address poverty and achieve a more sustainable future.
“At Microsoft, we believe that people around the world can benefit from artificial intelligence (AI) – but only if AI technologies are available for them,” says Kevin Wo, managing director at Microsoft Singapore.
“For our customers, we are building AI capabilities into our most popular products, such as Windows and Office. Windows is more secure thanks to AI systems that detect malware and automatically protect computers against it. And PowerPoint Presentation Translator lets you engage diverse audiences more effectively by breaking down language barriers through auto-captioning in over 60 languages. This feature will also aid people with hearing loss.”
Read the full article titled “2018 – the Year AI Comes to the Fore” to find out how Microsoft has built AI into its most popular products to drive new value for its customers.
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This post may contain excerpts from an article entitled “2018 – the Year AI Comes to the Fore” published in The Business Times on 7 February, 2018.