Transform 2022: Announcing the winner of VentureBeats' 4th Annual AI Innovation Awards

Transform 2022: Announcing the winner of VentureBeats' 4th Annual AI Innovation Awards ...

The winners will be honored on July 19 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

During Transform, which begins with in-person, all-day programming on July 19 and continues with six days of virtual programming over two weeks, industry experts provide comprehensive coverage across the breadth and depth of the world of applied AI, as well as industry-focused vertical tracks in healthcare, finance, retail, manufacturing, and security.

Transform 2022

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Thank you to the nominating committee members for their input, suggestions, and suggestions.

Autodesk's Tonya Custis, the director of AI research, has been awarded a Nobel prize.

IBM's global chief AI officer, Seth Dobrin

Lenovo North America's Andrea Huels, the CEO of AI

WPP's global head of data and artificial intelligence, Di Mayze

eBay's senior director of risk and trust science, Stephanie Moyerman

Anthem, by Shawn Wang, is the chief AI officer.

And the names are:

Artificial Intelligence (AI) that is conversational

Conversational AI applications today go far beyond chatbots, powered by natural language processing (NLP), natural language understanding, and other machine learning (ML) techniques. This award will highlight the sophistication, scale, and effectiveness of conversational AI, which is transforming the customer experience.


Cognigy, a German company, has provided a low-code conversational AI platform that allows customers to create text and voice virtual agents. Users may manipulate the conversational flow of chatbots using a graphical conversation editor, and can extend them across the web, WhatsApp, Amazon Alexa, and other services.

Fiserv is a cloud storage company.

Fiserv, a financial services company that provides ecommerce solutions, ACH solutions, and point-of-sale technology to merchants, started using conversational AI for customer service and quickly scaled up to more efficiency. Mave was trained by Fiserv so that it could recognize specific nouns unique to the Fiservs business, and built auditory models to help account for background noise and different dialects.

Face Hugging

Hugging Face, a Brooklyn-based open-source and platform provider of machine learning technologies, empowers conversational AI by democratizing NLP tools, benchmarks, and datasets. While they arent specifically focused on conversational AI, the work they do and tools they make available have a significant impact on the community, placing technology and substantial foundational models in the hands of researchers and companies who may not have the resources to do this on their own.

LivePerson is a registered trademark of

LivePerson, a conversational AI platform, has announced new abilities that may assist businesses in delivering digital experiences that understand, connect, and delight consumers. By utilizing the almost one billion human interactions that occur every month on LivePersons Conversational Cloud, the company's AI interprets and simplifies complex customer inquiries.

McDonald's is a fast-food store.

McDonalds is testing an automated order taking software that combines advanced natural language processing algorithms with conversational AI to speed up the process of receiving customer orders in the drive-thru, a voice-based platform for complex, multilingual, multi-accent, and multi-item conversational ordering. The company claims that this has resulted in increased customer satisfaction.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of research that focuses on applied sciences.

At an increasing rate, the field of artificial intelligence (AI) is rife with new ideas and compelling research, but these are just a few examples of how AI can aid businesses right now, whether it be robotic process automation (RPA) to reduce human labor, or streamlined processes, or more intelligent software and services to solve real-world work and life problems.


Aible, a cloud-based AI solution and AutoML platform, has capabilities that go beyond model development and tuning. It also helps data scientists perform quick analysis, while it goes beyond model statistical parameters to optimizing the model for the actual business objective.

Safe AI

Safe AI aims to make construction more efficient and environmentally conscious by retrofitting existing vehicles with autonomous technology and AI powered software. The autonomous cars make construction safer for people and the retrofitting existing vehicles reduces waste.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) signals

Signals decision-augmentation, based in London, uses cutting-edge AI to enable businesses to cut through the noise of information. With over 700 clients using their platform and services, Signals technology is now the gold standard for news monitoring, reputation management, and regulatory research.

AI Snorkel

Snorkel AI is working on an automated labeling system to allow for efficient training data labeling when building AI models at scale. In many instances, data labeling is the main bottleneck in building AI models at scale, and Snorkel AI's automatic labeling allows the development of practical solutions that otherwise would not have been possible due to the prohibitive amount of manual labor.

Sund & Baelt is a subsidiary of Sund & Baelt.

Sund & Baelt manages some of the world's largest civil infrastructure. They are using AI-powered visual inspection, along with drones and IoT sensors, to identify areas for maintenance, prolonging the lifespan of old bridges, tunnels, highways, and railways. In one project, Sund & Baelt intends to reduce its C02 emissions by an estimated 750,000 tons.

AI is on the cutting edge.

AI applications and workflows today transcend the cloud, extending to devices closer to human interaction even reaching as far as users mobile devices. This award goes to a company that is taking AI to the next level.

Boston Dynamics is a business intelligence company based in Massachusetts.

Boston Dynamics is a company that develops and deploys mobile robots that have advanced mobility, dexterity, and intelligence, enabling automation in unstructured or difficult-to-traverse areas like manufacturing plants, construction sites, distribution centers, and warehouses. One of the most interesting robots in their portfolio is the Spot, an agile robot that navigates terrain with sensory-based mobility, allowing businesses to automate routine inspection tasks and data capture safely, consistently, and at any time with a network connection.

Ford Motor Company is a company founded by the same people.

Ford Motor Company produces millions of automobiles across several models, each with a variety of package options. It is time-consuming and difficult to review every step of the manufacturing process. In several of its manufacturing facilities, computer vision AI is used to help detect and correct defects in the vehicle's body, identifying flaws that are difficult to detect but can also be costly and risk customer satisfaction.

Landing AI

Landing AIs has just launched LandingEdge, allowing manufacturers to more easily deploy deep learning visual inspection tools on the factory floor to better and more consistently detect product defects. Customers will be able to communicate with cameras, apply models to images, and make predictions in real-time.

Radius AI is a computer vision software.

RadiusAIs technology enhances retailers with real-time actionable insights on queue statistics, customer counts, parking lot statistics, customer journey, and employee metrics. It's currently being deployed by many of the largest convenience store chains and retailers in North America.

Health of Sibel

Sibel Health is the inventor of wearable skin patches that can monitor vital signs. The company has been working on artificial intelligence (AI) methods to identify biomarkers for specific health conditions. Sibel sensors have been licensed for use in hospital settings, and the company has expanded its ability to monitor vital signs using mobile devices in the home environment.

AI for Good

This award is given for AI technology, its application, or advocacy or activism in the field of AI that protects or improves human lives, or works to combat injustice and prejudice, improve equality, and better serve humanity.

Change Machine

Change Machine is a non-profit organization that aims to improve financial security for people in low-income areas through people-powered technology. Its SaaS platform provides financial coaches a way to connect low-income individuals, especially Black and Brown women, to financial products that can help them achieve their financial goals. Change Machine uses AI to develop a recommendation engine to ensure that appropriate, nonpredatory financial products are available to customers in low-income areas.

The DAIR Institute is a research organization based in New York City.

The DAIR (Distributed AI Research) Institute, founded by artificial intelligence computer scientist Timnit Gebru, is an internationally distributed AI research organization rooted in the belief that AI is not inevitable, that its hazards are preventable, and that when its creation and deployment incorporates diverse perspectives and deliberate processes, it may be beneficial.

A Responsible AI Institute

The Responsible AI Institute is a non-profit organization that aims to help consumers develop and maintain responsible AI from concepts to practice through community-driven, independent AI assessments and certifications. Without a thoughtful approach to trustworthy AI, organizations may end up perpetuating biases, jeopardizing personal data, and risking failure to comply with existing laws.

SeedAI is a seed startup company.

SeedAI assembles the AI components and packages them so that any community may build an AI ecosystem democratizing and scaling AI through education, robustness, and inclusion. The work that SeedAI is doing both at a grassroots level and in their AI Across America program with the US Congressional AI Caucus is having a positive impact on how AI can improve the quality of life across the United States, across walks of life, and across diverse communities.

The Urban Institute is a research organization based in Washington, D.C.

Urban Institute, a nonprofit organization, has developed a new methodology to assess and predict neighborhood change and the effects of gentrification, in order to develop better policy interventions and support more inclusive growth initiatives. Using census data from the United States Census, Zillow, and the Housing Choice Voucher, researchers were able to train individual AI models across eight metropolitan core-based statistics.

Innovators in artificial intelligence (AI)

This award recognizes businesses that have raised $30 million or less in funding and have been in business for two years or less.

Axelera AI is a game that runs on a computer.

Axelera is developing a chipset to help accelerate AI and machine learning algorithms at the edge. It takes a memory cell and modifies it so it can perform millions of computations in one computational cycle. In 2023, the software will be available for free access.

Medicines that Are Common

Known Medicine is a 3D cell culture dataset that predicts the medication for every cancer patient and creates the drug for every cancer. It allows the company to collect thousands of images with each patient sample, enabling the company to obtain biological, computational, and clinical data for clinical trial, companion diagnostic patient selection.

Read more about AI.

Read AI, a company that is developing an AI-powered meeting metrics platform, was cofounded by CEO David Shim, who was previously the CEO of Foursquare. The models, according to Shim, were trained on an internationally and demographically diverse set of training examples, provide real-time sentiment, engagement, and participation metrics and aggregate metrics across meetings.

Vistry is a company based in the United States.

Vistry is revolutionizing Quick Service Restaurant AI with technology that utilizes vision, voice, and IoT data analytics to help restaurants measure and improve service speed and quality. Use cases include order tracing, automated curbside check-in, drive-thru optimization, order make-time prediction, and voice bots for automated order taking.

Voxel is a French company.

Voxel, an AI-powered workplace safety company based in San Francisco, has used computer vision and artificial intelligence to detect hazards, dangerous behaviors, and operational deficiencies across its facilities. The company has also increased operational efficiency by more than 20% using existing cameras.

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