Artisense develops a 3D-vision technology for autonomous cars and robots to navigate effectively.
Technology is helping farmers feed the world. It can also make agriculture more environmentally friendly – for conventional and organic farmers alike.
Automation has already eliminated numerous tasks, and now artificial intelligence will add to the carnage. Humans may have to reconsider their obsession with labour.
Increasingly, organisations are using entertaining ways to train and motivate their employees.
In the beginning, technology eliminated many clerical tasks. Now the danger is extending to positions that require a high level of skill.
European universities and start-ups are developing translation tools that have become popular the world over.
Anticipating a decline in car ownership, start-ups like Bestmile and Amber plan to power seamless on-demand services.
These modern-day alchemists spin masses of raw data into gold. Here are four reasons to become one.
With robo-advisors and improved regulation, machine learning could make financial systems friendlier and more rewarding.
Physician, businessman and writer, France’s Laurent Alexandre brings a range of perspectives to the challenges posed by such new technologies as artificial intelligence.
Swiss start-up Ava’s wristband collects data on fertility. The goal: to help couples have a baby.
Will the US and China dominate the development of AI? President Macron has ideas that can keep Europe in the game.
The days when Barbie thinks only about what to wear are over. Smart-Gurlz has designed a doll to teach young girls about computer programming.
The capital of Catalonia is a technology hub with a vibrant start-up environment. A celebrated football team’s innovation hub was the catalyst.
A Danish start-up makes artificial intelligence available to emergency-care services.
Recent months have seen a major increase in cybercrime. But that’s not the only threat to our private information.
The decapitation of the robot named hitchBOT has offered greater insight into social robotics.
A universal basic income would mitigate the negative effects of automation. But it might be more effective if combined with apprenticeships.
Asia’s acquisition of two of the continent’s crown jewels came as a wake-up call. To stay competitive, Europe must innovate.
Make no mistake, the intelligent machines of the Fourth Industrial Revolution will lay waste to human employment – unless governments act.
Machines are getting much better at learning from humans and interacting with them. The next challenge: getting robots to talk to each other.
Determined to understand what internet users are thinking, Christian Henschel now manages one of Europe’s leading platforms in mobile intelligence.
Collaborative robots are boosting productivity, but they will also require us to rethink how we approach our jobs.
An Austrian start-up helps machines understand human language.
Not every start-up wants to move to America. Here are four that have remained loyal to their home turf.
Using algorithms to process sound is a booming field. Here are four promising innovations.
Humanoid robots are finally learning to charm us. Can French-founded SoftBank Robotics stay ahead of the competition after a decade at the forefront?
America is all too attractive for Europe’s innovative technology, but there are ways to stop the haemorrhage.
Home is not just where the heart is – increasingly, it’s also where you find the innovators, the money and the quality of life.
Europe is once again on the hunt for emerging research and development trends that will spawn radical social and economic rewards in years to come. Discover three of the candidate projects.
Artificial intelligence raises thorny questions that will be keeping human brains very busy.
Russia has produced an array of new tech companies since the late 2000s. But these start-ups remain virtually unknown outside the country’s borders.
Artificial intelligence has enormous potential for health care – from diagnostics to rehabilitation to services for the elderly.
Some people fret that artificial intelligence will end civilization as we know it, others believe it can solve every problem.
Lambèr Royakkers of the Eindhoven University of Technology analyses the dangers of having machines make life-or-death decisions.
With its leading research institutes and ground-breaking innovations, Europe plays a major role in the field of AI.
The fight against congestion is getting some new tools: mobile phones and complex algorithms.
Safely mimicking all foibles in software and hardware of driving will take at least another decade, if not longer.
Estonian programmer Jaan Tallinn helped create the file-sharing application Kazaa and then the famous video-call system. Now he wants to save the world.
Canines still take the lead when it comes to sniffing out smells. But the latest research shows that machines are closing the gap.
Martin Stiksel, founder of Last.fm, is back with an even more ambitious project: to organise the entire web according to each user’s behaviour.