Intelligent CIO North America Issue 21 - Page 31

LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE

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AWS and the National Hockey League ( NHL ) have announced Face-off Probability , a live , in-game NHL stat that will be displayed as a graphic that instantly shows the odds of a player winning a face-off and possession of the puck and displays them on screen for fans watching the broadcast of the game . Before the puck is dropped in a face-off , the Face-off Probability Machine Learning ( ML ) model identifies where on the ice a face-off is going to occur , and who will take the face-off , and determines the probability of each player winning the draw .
Mechdyne Corporation has provided hundreds of turnkey solutions for large-scale Virtual Reality and advanced audiovisual systems to help global clients remove obstacles to insight and understanding . Mechdyne ’ s technology is designed to enable discovery , collaboration and enhanced decision-making through hands-on interaction . “ We specialize in complex visualization and Virtual Reality ,” said Jeff Brum , Director of Marketing and Sales Operations for Mechdyne Corporation . “ These projects typically include multiple projectors and display elements . It ’ s part of our mission to pull together intricate components that require extensive computing and control to go far beyond a typical display .”

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Sharper Shape has announced the new iteration of its cuttingedge utility Digital Twin technology that incorporates a new , fourth dimension of time to what has traditionally been a 3D industry model , creating a Living Digital Twin ( LDT ), that specifically answers utility needs in terms of safety . The Sharper CORE Living Digital Twin integrates aerial and ground data with third-party data from sources such as weather satellites into a single , powerful Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-driven software platform , meaning as the surrounding environment and the asset itself changes , the living model is continuously updated , so everyone can know everything at anytime remotely from anywhere .

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Arqit , a leader in quantum encryption technology , has signed a new Cooperative Research and Development Agreement ( CRADA ) with the US Air Force ’ s ( USAF ) Research Laboratory , Directed Energy Directorate , Space Electro-Optics Division . The CRADA will demonstrate the interoperability and performance of Arqit ’ s QuantumCloud platform for defence use cases . When the Arqit platform is upgraded to include quantum satellites , the space-toground quantum encryption links will also be examined in order to prove the viability of high bit-rate global quantum encryption to the USAF and the Department of Defence ( DoD ) end-points .
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