Exponential Technology Report - 8 April 2020

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There are amazing advances of exponential technology taking place all the time.  Every week Idea Storm brings you the latest news stories in this easy to read report.  Just click on image or "Read article" button to open the news story that interests you.We have selected three news stories for this email. 



How Hospitals Are Using AI to Battle Covid-19


In collaboration with Microsoft,Providence built an online screening and triage tool that could rapidly differentiate between those who might really be sick with

Covid-19 and those who appear to be suffering from less threatening ailments. In its first week, Providence’s tool served more than 40,000 patients, delivering care at an unprecedented scale. Read article


Scientists develop AI that can turn brain activity into text


Reading minds has just come a step closer to reality: scientists have developed artificial intelligence that can turn brain activity into text.


While the system currently works on neural patterns detected while someone is speaking aloud, experts say it could eventually aid communication for patients who are unable to speak or type, such as those with locked in syndrome. Read article


Augmented Reality (AR) Market to Exhibit an Incredible CAGR of 48.6%


The augmented reality (AR) market is predicted to reach USD 125.32 billionby 2026, exhibiting a CAGR of 48.6%during the forecast period. The growing application of AR in various industries for monitoring and training purposes will bolster the healthy growth of the market during the forecast period. AR can enhance the effectiveness of training, especially for complicated or rare tasks, besides reducing the overall cost. Read article



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