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Digital doppelgangers now a reality

Creating your true digital twin is now possible and will provide a groundbreaking 3D future for the entertainment, gaming, tourism and telecommunication industries, says a global expert on computational photography and computer vision.

Open Polytechnic and Jaipuna partnership brings AI to the classroom

A new partnership between Open Polytechnic’s School Strategy division, and Jaipuna, a computer software company, means that secondary school students can now have 24/7 access to an artificial intelligence (AI) mathematics tutor.

Artificial Intelligence to double the rate of innovation in NZ by 2021

By 2021, Artificial Intelligence (AI) will allow the rate of innovation in New Zealand to double. Employee productivity gains are also expected to increase 1.5 times, according to a new AI study released by Microsoft, in partnership with IDC Asia/Pacific.

KPEX to provide full URL transparency for all programmatic ad inventory

KPEX, the programmatic ad exchange owned by New Zealand’s four largest media groups, announces today that it will provide full URL transparency for all its online advertising inventory from 18th March 2019.

NZ may become global blockchain leader - Pascall

Kiwis could be future leaders in the billion-dollar global blockchain market across government and industry, BlockchainNZ executive director Mark Pascall says.

AI needs great minds to think alike - expert

A high-profile authority on human-centred AI is now confirmed as the keynote speaker for AI Day 2019.

Dave Heiner, Strategic Policy Advisor at Microsoft, will appear at New Zealand’s premier AI event, to be held at Auckland’s ASB Waterfront Theatre on 27-28 March.

Facial recognition technology to help problem gamblers in Gisborne

New Zealand Community Trust (NZCT) has installed facial recognition technology at all six of its Gisborne gaming venues to help problem gamblers who have excluded themselves, says NZCT Chief Executive Mike Knell.

Precision bee keeping launches in New Zealand

Helping New Zealand’s commercial bee keepers get more out of their hives is the goal of a new start up that marries together the best of the tech world with solid, Kiwi knowhow.

English-language test now delivered by computer in Auckland

Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) at Massey University is now offering English-language tests on computers at the Auckland campus.

SaaS implementation saves Victoria University millions

Victoria University is set to transform its student experience by implementing a new student system for its vocational education (TAFE) division, VU Polytechnic.