AI eyes on Jabil manufacturing

At its Build conference this week, Microsoft is detailing how it's moved its own Project Brainwave AI technology out of its research lab and into its widely used Azure cloud-computing service, starting with an accelerated option for image recognition. You're not likely to tap into Project Brainwave yourself, but it's the kind of thing that eventually could improve all kinds of services at companies you do deal with — anything from insurance to package delivery. Jabil is working with Microsoft to look at how it could use Project Brainwave to quickly and accurately use AI to scan images and flag false positives – or items that aren’t actually defective. That more detailed analysis will free up the people who manually check for defects to focus on the more complex cases. Read More