COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus strain that causes COVID-19, is a highly contagious respiratory illness that is affecting lives worldwide.

AIM is reporting the news that is most relevant to our audience, including how the pandemic will affect the tech industry in India.

The Most Devastating Software Mistake Of All Time. Why Is the Imperial Model Under Criticism?

“Neil Ferguson’s Imperial model could be the most devastating software mistake of all time.” Neil Ferguson, a popular epidemiologist from the Imperial College, London, whose model forecasted the possible deaths due to COVID-19 with and without lockdown, has turned to…

Can AI & Big Data Help Prevent The Next Global Pandemic?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has shown much promise in augmenting human capabilities in healthcare, particularly in oncology. With the world still in the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic, this technology has seen a resurgence. Researchers have not only been testing its…

AI Facial Recognition Vs Contact Biometric Systems Amid Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic – and the new reality unveiled by this crisis – has not only disrupted lives but also the arc of several technologies. In what has come to be a significant blow, contact biometric technologies may not only…

How Different States In India Are Using AI-Powered Tools To Combat Covid-19

India may have responded quickly to the problems posed by Covid-19 with the nation-wide lockdown, but enormous challenges to mitigate its spread remains. As states chalk out stringent surveillance and quarantine measures, the demand for digital services to complement these…

HPE Deploys Four Cloud-Enabled COVID-19 Test Labs And OPD Centres In India

Tech Behemoth, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced the deployment of four COVID-19 Test Labs and four Outpatient Department (OPD) centres across the country in Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, and Dehradun to provide additional authorized testing facilities and isolation beds to…

How This Chennai-based Startup Is Using Computer Vision To Detect Violations In COVID-19 Situation

While the field of AI has seen many unprecedented developments, it still creates a lot of confusion in the minds of common people. Businesses are still wary of considering it as a good-to-have technology, let alone must-to-have. It is still…

Recently Released Datasets For Researchers To Fight Covid-19

As researchers scour numerous databases to combat the threat of coronavirus, timely access to the right data has become critical. With the urgency of this public health crisis intensifying, it has become imperative that access to reliable public data be…

How AI Can Help Manage Prisons Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

With inmates huddled together in closely-knitted cells inside prisons, it is little wonder then that these facilities are vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks. Coupled with the apathetic approach towards the health and well-being of those incarcerated, managing a pandemic of this…

Telecom Operators Are Well Poised To Aid In Fight Against COVID-19

These are difficult times for countries around the world as the COVID-19 pandemic has infected more than 2 million people and claimed 150,000 lives so far. Governments and health authorities are implementing every possible measure, such as imposing travel restrictions,…

Companies That Are Building Contact Tracing Apps To Track Employees

As several tech enterprises and governments build contact tracing systems to track and stymie the spread of Covid-19, some companies are embracing this technology to monitor their employees’ health. By surveilling employees and keeping a watchful eye on the potential…

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