ChatGPT, developed by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence (AI) research and development company, can quickly generate clear text content by learning and understanding reams of language data and can even actively write stories. As AI technology advances exponentially, it is inevitable that the industry will worry about whether traditional jobs will be replaced by AI in the near future.
Generative artificial intelligence has been much in the news and businesses continue to explore its potential and applications. Google Cloud strategy consultant Michael Yung – who has more than 30 years’ experience in the IT field, particularly in the Internet, e-commerce and travel technology sectors – believes generative AI and other AI technologies that can help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), especially B2B firms.
Hong Kong start-up RaSpect specialises in remote building inspections using drones to gather the data and artificial intelligence technology to process it – faster, more accurate, more comprehensive and safer method than traditional manual building inspections.
The information technology revolution continues to transform our lives, and IT is now at the heart of every area of business. Underlining this trend, the entrepreneurs making their pitches for one of Hong Kong’s leading start-up development programmes came from a very wide range of tech-focused sectors.
Hong Kong people have an abundance of creativity, which is being manifested as start-ups continue to grow steadily across different sectors. The city has recently seen an enhancement in its incubation programmes and support systems, allowing nascent Hong Kong businesses to flourish.
Two years ago, Big Data & AI World was the last trade show welcoming visitors to the ExCel exhibition and convention centre prior to the United Kingdom succumbing to its first COVID-19 lockdown. The ensuing period proved to be an exciting one in terms of digital transformation, with more and more businesses going online throughout the course of the outbreak.
Plastic pollution in oceans, rivers, harbours and lakes has become a hot-button issue around the world, including in Hong Kong where most people live and work near waterways and see the problem every day.
Robots have been making only a slow move from the factory floor into homes, shops and offices. This is because industrial robots have a narrow range of tasks while those operating in human spaces need to deal with open-ended situations.
Anticipating that “proptech” — the application of technology in the property sector — and smart-city initiatives will bring massive changes to the real estate industry, Hong Kong developer Sino Group has set up a corporate innovation programme, PropXTech.