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Using AI to streamline remote communication in healthcare

Philips researchers have already been using AI techniques for decades, to automatically scan for diseases in medical images. In a recent project, together with trainees from the PDEng Software Technology program, they explored new possibilities in telehealth and customer support for hospital staff.

Headlines

Kendrion locks up 3T acquisition
Quantum computing unicorn considers European HQ near Imec
Semiconductor boom might turn to glut in 2023, says IDC
The Netherlands joins European chip collaboration
$12M seed round brings Dutch stealth startup Axelera AI to light
Loop Robots cleans up with a $2M seed investment

Europe’s AI business model

Taking the ethical route in AI, Europe may present a viable alternative approach to that of China and the United States. By offering something that neither AI champion can – things like privacy and transparency – European companies stand a fighting chance.

In other news

Google is already working on a foldable Pixel phone (CNet)
Tesla: shortage of EV battery minerals on the horizon (Evertiq)
Toyota, Panasonic to set up company for ‘connected’ homes (Reuters)

Going digital

Over the last years, Jan Bosch has been writing about the consequences of digitalization for the European software-intensive systems industry. Starting now, he’ll be sharing his views on a weekly basis through Bits&Chips.