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Tech Industry Turns Its Tools to Fighting COVID-19

From a pet toy manufacturer to an artificial intelligence company, US businesses are turning their expertise to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.

AI Tools Free for Coronavirus Researchers

Florida-based tech startup, Capice, is offering volunteer researchers free access to the company’s artificial intelligence tool and deep learning network. These are weapons they’ll need to successfully trove the reams of available data on the pandemic. The project’s mission is to find hidden secrets in the research data that may help governments worldwide slow COVID-19’s growth.

To give scientists easy access to the research, a database has been uploaded to a centralized hub named The COVID-19 Open Research Dataset. (Image source: Capice)

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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