Exploring the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Demos & Drinks

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, though still in their infancy, are poised for rapid growth this year. From virtual assistants to fraud protection, this cutting edge technology has tremendous potential to transform our day-to-day lives in 2017.

Tech in Motion Boston is excited to showcase those companies on the verge of bringing this growing technology to the next level!

Join us on Thursday, March 23rd at WeWork South Station for our classic Demos & Drinks event - AI edition! There is no formal agenda for this event - attendees arrive, grab a bite to eat, a drink, and interact with the various companies showcasing their products and technology.

Demo Companies

Audible on Alexa brings voice control to our market-leading spoken word content. Our echo devices can fill the room with sound, and immerse the listener in audio content from books to Ted Talks to short stories. Voice control reduces the friction into getting started, as you no longer need to know what you want, you can just ask for how you want to be informed, amused or entertained, and Alexa will take it from there.

Cogito (http://www.cogitocorp.com/) enhances the emotional intelligence of phone professionals through behavioral change software. By applying validated behavioral science through artificial intelligence and machine learning, Cogito’s in-call guidance helps the world’s most successful enterprises improve sales results, deliver amazing customer experiences and enhance quality of care. Backed by OpenView, Romulus Capital and Salesforce Ventures, Cogito is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Confirm makes authenticating a drivers license or ID fast, easy and secure. Our software integrates in minutes to confirm a person’s identity for any transaction that benefits from proof of identity.

DataRobot (https://www.datarobot.com/) offers an enterprise machine learning platform that empowers users of all skill levels to make better predictions faster. Incorporating a library of hundreds of the most powerful open source machine learning algorithms, the DataRobot platform automates, trains and evaluates predictive models in parallel, delivering more accurate predictions at scale. DataRobot provides the fastest path to data science success for organizations of all sizes.

Diffeo is building an AI-powered research assistant that analyzes what you’re reading and writing to provide content suggestions and insights that accelerate your research. Diffeo calls it collaborative machine intelligence.

Diffeo's current customers are intelligence analysts with some of the most demanding information access challenges in the world, and they’re working hard to integrate products seamlessly into the tools they use all day.

Evolv Technology (http://evolvtechnology.com/) is rethinking everything about the security industry by creating solutions that address and adapt to the threats of today’s increasingly dangerous world. Evolv’s Mosaiq™ Platform provides a first-of-its-kind solution, integrating deep learning-based video analysis, walkthrough firearm and explosive detection, facial recognition, and security analytics. Led by veterans of the physical security industry, and advised by former leaders of the TSA, FBI, CIA, Secret Service, and Homeland Security, Evolv is dedicated to helping government agencies and private businesses protect their soft targets and their hard assets.

NAO (https://www.ald.softbankrobotics.com/en/about-us) is an educational tool unlike any other- daring young minds to dream about the future of robotics. NAO is portable and approachable, inviting people to interact with it in a way that allows STEM and research topics to come to life. Standing at 58 cm, NAO uses a number of sensors, sonars and interactive applications to spark the minds of students of all ages.

Neurala puts deep learning neural networks into the hands of developers with The Neurala Brain and an easy-to-use Software Developers Kit. Originally developed for NASA, our artificial intelligence software makes robots, drones, toys, consumer electronics, self-driving cars and smart devices (IoT) more autonomous, engaging and useful. Products developed with Neurala and an ordinary camera can learn people and objects, recognize them in a video stream, find them in the video, and track them as they move.

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Audible, Inc. (http://www.audible.com/) is a digital media company that provides daily spoken word entertainment service to millions of listeners around the world. Audible offers the world’s largest catalogue of audiobooks and is quickly becoming the premier destination for news, comedy, original shows, and more. Join us in helping to bring inspiration and entertainment to our growing base of global listeners.