IBM Watson AI X Prize

By Laura Lovett 02:37 pm November 30, 2018
AI-healthcare startups have dominated the list of finalists at the IBM Watson AI XPrize competition. While the competition was opened to all fields, seven out of the final 10 startups came from the healthcare sector.  Even within the healthcare category, the startups focus on a range of specialities and applications. For example, Pittsburgh-based startup Behavior employs wearables and smartphones...
By Jonah Comstock 04:45 pm June 23, 2016
As the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder X Prize draws to a close, the X Prize Foundation has teamed up with IBM Watson to launch a new contest, a $5 million open challenge to develop an AI application that could be focused in the area of healthcare -- but could also be aimed at education, energy, environment, global development or exploration. “In the coming decade, as X Prize strives to achieve...