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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

Intel: we’re getting ASML’s first high-NA tool
TSMC mulls building a fab in Germany
Lightyear rides with Finnish manufacturing partner over VDL
Smart lens from Flanders sees €8M in Series A investment
Intel rumored to be interested in buying Globalfoundries
Dutch companies join hands to supply commercial quantum computers

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.