• Hamburg-based Natix making cameras intelligent for smarter cities

    Natix start-up uses AI video analytics for smarter cities - role of data protection pivotal
  • ARIC pushing artificial intelligence ahead

    German companies rate artificial intelligence (AI) as highly relevant, according to the AI Study 2020. Managers all over the world including 200 decision-makers with German companies had been interviewed for the survey by Deloitte. Yet, prejudices and fears of AI still persist in broad sections of...

  • HHLA using machine learning to raise productivity in Port of Hamburg

    Length of stay becoming more predictable - goal of raising productivity
  • Fighting corona with AI - man and machine to go hand in hand?

    Synergeticon GmbH, which is based in the ZAL Center for Applied Aeronautical Research in Hamburg, specialises in integrated process assistance, collaborative robotics and artificial intelligence for use in aircraft production. However, extraordinary times require new ideas. In an interview with...

  • Flagship AI medical project starts in north Germany

    Companies, universities and research institutions across northern Germany are pooling their expertise to develop their growth potential in AI and healthcare and held their first meeting in late May, a press release said Monday (June 22, 2020). The German government is putting EUR 10 million towards...

  • Robotic cars to take to Hamburg's roads?

    Sensors and software can transform an ordinary vehicle into an intelligent, autonomous, robotic car. The car in turn communicates with other vehicles and infrastructure such as traffic lights or parking lots. However, this requires the exchange of enormous amounts of data in very short periods of...

  • Finalists of Hamburg Innovation Award announced 

    Jurors of the Hamburg Innovation Awards contest have announced the finalists in three categories: business idea with the most potential (idea), the most exciting start-up (start) and the most innovative growth company (growth) in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. The winning teams can expect to...

  • No need to fear artificial intelligence

    Almost one in three Germans will have to decide in future whether to talk to a virtual bot or consult a real doctor, for instance, in the event of a high fever or an anxiety attack. While this is not yet the case, such a scenario is definitely possible in five years, according to the online survey ...

  • Artificial intelligence - a tool not a mind

    Artificial intelligence - a tool not a mind AI set to change the world of work – and harbours both opportunities and risks. Hamburg News is devoting a series to the issue. Part 1: An Introduction
  • Strong AI still a long way off – transparency can boost trust

    Expectations on artificial intelligence (AI) are high and smart algorithms are being hailed as solutions to mankind’s biggest problems – from incurable diseases, hunger, water shortages to the climate crisis. Superhuman intelligence is now supposed to come up with solutions for problems unsolved by...