Monthly ( May 2019) news for: #IoT, #DataSecurity, #Cloud, #SmartCities, #AI,#SmartHome,#DigitalTransformation

AI Ethics in the Post-GDPR World

One year on from GDPR’s implementation there are concepts worth considering around AI’s ethical implications

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) creates a seemingly large hurdle for artificial intelligence (AI) implementation. Yet it can also be an opportunity for ensuring your AI is maximising the privacy of individuals. High profile data breaches have diminished public trust around data privacy, but companies restore that trust by embracing GDPR and taking a transparent approach to AI with a focus on privacy

vía @TechNative

Facial recognition policy makers debate temporary moratorium vs. permanent ban

On Tuesday, in an 8-1 tally, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by city departments, including police. Supporters of the ban cited racial inequality in audits of facial recognition software from companies like Amazon and Microsoft, as well as dystopian surveillance happening now in China.

via @VentureBeat

McDonald's Installs AI-Powered Menus To Predict Orders

McDonald’s is tapping artificial intelligence to customize its outdoor digital menu displays to show food based on weather, time of day, current traffic and trending menu items.

The AI technology is coming from Dynamic Yield, an Israeli personalization tech company McDonald’s acquired in March.

The restaurant chain tested the technology in several U.S. restaurants last year



5G will hit the IoT market in late 2020 and struggle for years, claims report

ext-generation 5G technology will only appear in the internet-of-things (IoT) market in late 2020, and struggle to find its mark in the space for years afterwards, according to a new report from analyst firm Berg Insight. As late as 2023, just three per cent of IoT connections will utilise 5G, it predicted.

Berg Insight has considered the three evolutionary specifications of the 5G New Radio (NR) standard, as prescribed in 3GPP’s Releases 15 and 16. These cover enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), massive machine-type communications (mMTC), and ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC).

vía @EIoTinsights

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