October 6, 2020
US tech giant NVIDIA has announced plans to build the UK’s most powerful supercomputer, to help healthcare researchers.
The Cambridge-1 supercomputer is expected to come online by the end of the year and is intended for artificial intelligence (AI) research into medical challenges, including those presented by COVID-19.
Speaking at his GPU Technology Conference keynote, NVIDIA founder and CEO,...
September 14, 2020
Silicon Valley tech giant NVIDIA, which is best known as a hardware company for graphic processing units, is one of the latest companies to look into the telemedicine space.
Researchers at the company are working on an automated speech recognition and natural language processing technology that can transcribe and organize information from a telemedicine visit both for the patient and clinicians...
October 15, 2019
Digital chronic disease management company Livongo Health announced a partnership today with VSP Vision Care that will blend each service for the companies’ mutual clients. More specifically, Livongo members with diabetes who are also under “most” VSP plans will be offered retinal screenings from VSP network doctors, and receive messages through the digital program prompting them to seek eye care...
April 8, 2019
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced more than 30 organizations collaborating in a newly launched initiative focused on AI in healthcare. Comprised of Google, Fitbit, IBM, Livongo, Samsung, Verizon and others, the effort seeks to develop common terminology and a set of best practices regarding data use with the new technology.
“AI will boost our wellness and health care by...
March 20, 2019
As more big names in tech are jumping into the healthcare arena, the industry is getting a makeover. Now Nvidia, a hardware company best known for creating consumer and professional-grade graphics processing units (GPUs) as well as chip units for mobile computing, sees an opportunity to carve out a bigger name for itself in the space.
“I think that computational biology is the future,” Kimberly...
March 19, 2019
Artificial intelligence has been making its way into nearly every facet of modern life from self-driving cars to tagging photos on facebook. In such a human-driven industry like healthcare, many are skeptical about where AI will fit in.
However, it doesn’t have to be human versus machine— rather, the future can be humans working with machines, according to panelists at the Women in Health AI...
March 19, 2019
As Nvidia continues its focus on the medical imaging space, last night the hardware company unveiled Clara AI, a toolkit for radiologists, which includes 13 classification and segmentation artificial intelligences and software tools.
At yesterday’s Nvidia’s GTC conference keynote address, the company’s CEO Jensen Huang discussed how artificial intelligence could be the key to helping...
October 23, 2018
This morning computer hardware company Nvidia announced that it was teaming up with Scripps Research Translational Institute to kick off a new collaboration focused on developing artificial intelligence and deep learning tools that will help analyze genomic and digital health sensor data. In addition to the tools developed, the partners plan on creating a new best practice resource guide.
April 25, 2018
The name Nvidia usually creates a synapse to the video game industry — or more recently the self-driving car business. But now the computer hardware company is looking to get a foothold in the healthcare industry.
Last month at the GPU Technology Conference the company revealed plans for a new AI platform called Clara, which will use AI to create a virtual medical imaging platform.
“What we are...
November 30, 2017
Modernizing Medicine, maker of specialty-specific mobile product suites, announced that it has joined Xcertia, a standards body for mobile apps that launched by the American Medical Association, HIMSS, and others at the 2016 Connected Health Conference. Within the collaboration, the company and other participants will work to develop guidelines and resources to support consumers and clinicians’...