The global AI market is expected to grow at a CAGR of:0
FROM 2017 to 2025
– Grand View Research
Under a recently launched pilot program from Ford, self-driving Fusion sedans took to the streets of Miami to deliver Domino’s pizza. In 2021, the auto manufacturer plans to start producing a self-driving vehicle built from the ground up.
Both well-known technology vendors and innovative start-ups are making a mark in the AI arena.
The Usual Suspects
Amazon—From Echo devices to drone deliveries, its AI pervades consumers’ daily lives
Apple—Made the iPhone even smarter with a neural engine for speech and image processing
Facebook—Now uses AI to handle all of its translation services
Google—Rebranded as “AI-first” company; think Google Photos, Google Brain, etc.
IBM—Is breaking ground in health care with its Watson platform
A Few Good Start-Ups
ByteDance (aka Headlines Today)—Analyzes social media accounts and reading habits to make personalized news recommendations
Flatiron Health—Uses human-assisted machine learning to mine health data and facilitate treatment of cancer patients
Foghorn Solutions—Delivers intelligence at the edge, or “fog computing,” for industrial IoT systems