The AIconics are the world’s only independently-judged awards celebrating the drive, innovation and hard work in the international AI Community. A panel of 20 judges from around the world thoroughly reviewed competitive entries from the leading innovators in the AI Space.
Here are the 2018 winners:
Best Application of AI for Sales & Marketing
RTB House is a global company that provides state-of-the-art retargeting technology for top brands worldwide. Its proprietary ad buying engine is the first and only in the world to be powered entirely by deep learning algorithms, enabling advertisers to generate outstanding results and reach their short, mid and long-term goals.
Best Innovation in AI Hardware
Pure Storage helps innovators build a better world with data. Pure's data solutions enable SaaS companies, cloud service providers, and enterprise and public sector customers to deliver real-time, secure data to power their mission-critical production, DevOps, and modern analytics environments in a multi-cloud environment.
Best Innovation in Robotic Process Automation
UiPath provides a complete software platform helping organizations automate business processes. The company's mission is to eradicate tedious, repetitive tasks and let software robots do the grunt work. They enable businesses and organizations to develop an agile digital workforce by providing a state-of-the-art platform for software robots orchestration. Their products automate across all internal or web-based applications/databases and have unmatched solutions for Citrix, SAP and BPO automation.
Best Application of AI in Financial Services
WorkFusion's Intelligent Automation empowers enterprise operations to digitize. WorkFusion combines robotic process automation (RPA), AI-powered cognitive automation, workflow, intelligent conversational agents, crowdsourcing and analytics into enterprise-grade products purpose-built for operations professionals. These capabilities let enterprise leaders digitize their operation, exponentially increasing productivity and improving service delivery.
Best Intelligent Assistant Innovation
Artificial Solutions® is the leading specialist in Natural Language Interaction (NLI), a form of Artificial Intelligence that allows people to converse with applications and electronic devices in free-format, natural language, using speech, text, touch or gesture. Delivered through Teneo® – an ultra-rapid NLI development and analytics platform – it allows business users and developers to collaborate on creating sophisticated, humanlike natural language applications in record time without the need for specialist linguistic skills.
Best Innovation in Deep Learning
IBM Watson Studio
IBM’s experiment-centric deep learning service within Watson Studio allows data scientists to visually design their neural networks and scale out their training runs while auto-allocation means paying only for the resources utilized. Watson Studio accelerates the machine and deep learning workflows required to infuse AI into your business to drive innovation. It provides a suite of tools for data scientists, application developers and subject matter experts to collaboratively and easily work with data. Build, train, deploy and manage AI models at scale, and prepare and analyze data, in a single, integrated environment.
Best Innovation in Natural Language Processing
Clarabridge helps hundreds of the world's leading brands understand and improve their customer experience. Using advanced text analytics, Clarabridge transforms survey, social, voice and all other forms of customer feedback into intelligence used to empower confident, decisive action across the business.
Best AI Start-Up
Luminance helps lawyers to categorise, review and analyse thousands of documents at speeds no human can match. With AI taking the burden of low-level cognitive tasks – like those common in due diligence, compliance, insurance or in-house contract management – lawyers can optimise their practice, working smarter, faster and more effectively.
Best Application of AI in the Enterprise
LiveTiles is defining the market for the intelligent workplace by giving developers and business users tools to easily create dashboards, employee portals, and corporate intranets that can be further enhanced by artificial intelligence and analytics features.
Best AI Application in Healthcare
Aifred Health is using AI techniques to develop a clinical decision aid for physicians to improve treatment efficacy for individuals suffering from depression. The foundation of this clinical tool is the data collected by researchers investigating patient response to depression treatments in clinical trials .
Ubiquitous, mobile supercomputing. Artificially-intelligent robots. Self-driving cars. Neuro-technological brain enhancements. Genetic editing. The evidence of dramatic change is all around us and it’s happening at exponential speed. Previous industrial revolutions liberated humankind from animal power, made mass production possible and brought digital capabilities to billions of people. This Fourth Industrial Revolution is, however, fundamentally different. It is characterized by a range of new technologies that are fusing the physical, digital and biological worlds, impacting all disciplines, economies and industries, and even challenging ideas about what it means to be human.
CB Insights created a list of 100 of the most promising private companies applying artificial intelligence algorithms across 25+ industries, from healthcare to cybersecurity
The 100 startups on our list have raised $11.7B in aggregate funding across 367 deals.
See the full detailed list at CBInsights.com : AI 100: The Artificial Intelligence Startups Redefining Industries