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Deloitte Singles Out Translation in How Governments Can Cut Costs Using AI

Thursday, June 1, 2017   (0 Comments)
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You know language technologies, and, in particular, machine translation, are in the midst of a hype cycle when Big 4 consulting firm Deloitte makes it a central theme in an artificial intelligence (AI) whitepaper. The 28-page paper published by the Deloitte Center for Government Insights explores how the US government can leverage AI to save on cost.

Deloitte says “AI programs can play games, recognize faces and speech, learn, and make informed decisions” and are improving “at an exponential rate”, which has resulted in everything from “self-driving cars to swarms of autonomous drones, from intelligent robots to stunningly accurate speech translation.” All that awesome tech could save the US government up to USD 41.1bn, the report estimates.

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