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Retail’s Try-Before-You-Buy Engine: VR

November 15, 2018

While improving the customer shopping experience is key, retailers are also discovering another benefit of embracing immersive environments. The “try before you buy” experience that VR and AR technologies enable helps curtail returned merchandise.

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Fraud-Busting Bots Save Billions In the Healthcare Sector

November 12, 2018

Healthcare bill challenges like fraud, unintentional coding or billing errors are addressable through predictive data analytics and machine learning.

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Doctor on Your Wrist: How Wearable Technology Is Saving Lives

November 7, 2018

Smartwatch makers are beginning to monitor biomarkers — from heart rate, glucose, and oxygen levels to toxins and other physiological signs — to detect and predict serious medical episodes.

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How Veteran Affairs is Tapping into AI

November 5, 2018

While there are no immediate solutions to correct the agency’s perennial wait time problem, the VA is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) for at least a few answers.

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How Wearables and Mobile Technology Could Help Veterans Overcome PTSD

November 2, 2018

It’s due to the seriousness and prevalence of psychological afflictions veterans face that researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), among others, are collaborating with the VA to find tech solutions to aid with veteran reintegration.

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Real Estate’s New Mantra: Using AI to Predict Property Value (and Returns)

October 31, 2018

Several tech startups, such as Jointer.io, AlphaFlow, First.io and Ten-X are using machine learning algorithms to sift through listing services, match investors to properties, and find mortgages to purchase.