Verdict has listed five of the most trending companies in Twitter discussions related to artificial intelligence (AI), using research from GlobalData’s Technology Influencer Platform.
Top Companies are the most mentioned companies among Twitter discussions of over 629 AI experts tracked by GlobalData’s Technology Influencer Platform during the second quarter (Q2) of 2022.
Trending Companies in AI Discussions: The Top Five
1. Alphabet Inc – 318 mentions
Alphabet’s Google says its new AI models enable nearly instantaneous weather forecasts, the company’s new AI Test Kitchen app helping users explore the potential of conversational AI, and Google Research’s collaboration with scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute to detect cellular signatures of Parkinson’s disease, were some of the popular discussions in the second quarter of 2022.
Ronald van Loon, CEO of Intelligent World, an influencer network that connects businesses and experts to the public, shared an article about multinational tech conglomerate Alphabet’s Google, a tech company, saying its new AI models enable almost instantaneous weather forecasts. The increasingly important tool for tackling climate change is in its early stages of development and not yet used in commercial systems, the article details. However, a non-peer-reviewed paper published by Google researchers described how they were able to accurately predict rainfall up to six hours ahead at a resolution of one kilometer from a few minutes of computation. . The researchers noted that short-term weather forecasts will be essential in crisis management and to minimize damage to life and property.
Alphabet Inc is the holding company of Google, a global technology company, headquartered in Mountain View, California, United States. The company offers a wide range of products and platforms, including Search, Maps, Calendar, Ads, Gmail, Google Play, Android, Google Cloud, Chrome, and YouTube. It also offers online advertising services through its AdSense, Internet, television, licensing and research and development services, and is involved in investments related to infrastructure, data management, analytics and to AI.
2. Amazon Web Services Inc – 202 mentions
Growing gaps in enterprise adoption of AI, which led to the popularity of Amazon Web Services (AWS) SageMaker, and AWS’ introduction of an AI services solution to manage workflows. contact center work, were some of the popular discussions in the second quarter.
Spiros Margaris, venture capitalist and board member at venture capital firm Margaris Ventures, shared an article about the company’s growing AI gaps leading to the growth of the e-commerce company Amazon Web Services (AWS) SageMaker. A study found that the inability of AI to mature today due to many companies’ lack of strategy prioritizing safety, compliance, fairness, bias and ethics , notes the article. According to the Enterprise AI Adoption Assessment, only 26% of organizations have AI projects in production, the same percentage as the previous year. Additionally, 31% of companies said they are not leveraging AI in their business today, up from 13% last year. Only 53% of AI projects move from pilot to production, taking an average of eight months or more to develop scalable models, the article further points out.
SageMaker’s architecture is designed to adapt to changing situations for building, validating, training, and deploying models. It integrates with AI services, machine learning (ML) frameworks, and infrastructure in the middle of the AWS ML stack, the article details. Therefore, SageMaker offers greater flexibility in managing model training, notebooks, tuning, debugging, and deployment. In other words, it enables the model interpretability and transparency that companies need to make AI less risky.
Amazon Web Services Inc is a subsidiary of online retailer and web service provider Amazon, headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA. The company offers a range of cloud infrastructure services, including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), robotics, gaming technology, ML, management tools, content delivery, media services, customer engagement, streaming and application security, identity and compliance.
3. Nvidia Corp – 144 mentions
NVIDIA’s launch of an AI computing platform for medical devices and computational sensing systems, the company’s invention of a new video-to-video synthesis AI model, and its Morpheus AI framework enabling developers to build and scale cybersecurity solutions, were widely discussed in the second quarter.
Elitsa Krumova, a tech influencer, shared a post about tech company NVIDIA showcasing the Clara Holoscan MGXMT, a platform for the development and deployment of real-time AI applications for the medical device industry. The platform is specifically created with regulatory standards in mind and is an extension of the Clara Holoscan platform with the aim of offering a complete medical-grade reference architecture and long-term software support, to accelerate the innovation in the medical device industry, the detailed article.
Kimberly Powell, vice president of healthcare at NVIDIA, said deploying real-time AI in healthcare is critical for areas such as drug discovery, diagnostics and surgery. The combination of the platform with AI has accelerated advanced computing and visualization, accelerated the productization of AI, and also provided software-as-a-service business models for industry, the article notes.
Nvidia Corp is a technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, United States. The company designs and develops graphics processing units, central processing units and system-on-chip units for the gaming, professional visualization, data center and automotive markets. It also offers solutions for AI and Data Science, Data Center and Cloud Computing, Design and Visualization, Edge Computing, High Performance Computing and Autonomous Vehicles.
4. Facebook Inc – 124 mentions
Meta (formerly Facebook) describing how AI will unlock the Metaverse, the company’s new AI capable of discovering and refining formulas for increasingly tough, low-carbon concrete, and the company posting the Mephisto platform to collect data to train AI models, were some of the popular Q2 discussions.
Mario Pawlowski, CEO of iTrucker, a company related to trucking, logistics and supply chain, shared an article on Meta describing how technologies such as AI, augmented reality, virtual reality, 5G and blockchain will merge to power the metaverse. Jerome Pesenti, leader of Facebook AI, said that AI will be the key to the metaverse and that the role of Meta AI is to advance AI through new research on AI breakthroughs and improve company’s products thanks to them, the article points out.
Meta AI is particularly progressing in areas such as embodiment and robotics, creativity and self-supervised learning, where AI can learn data without human intervention, Pesenti added.
Facebook Inc (now Meta) is a technology company headquartered in Menlo Park, California, United States. The Company is a provider of social media, advertising and business information solutions. Through its vision of virtual reality, the metaverse, Meta focuses on developing a virtual environment that allows people to interact and connect with technology. Some of its main products include Facebook, Instagram, Oculus, Messenger and WhatsApp.
5. International Business Machines Corp – 120 mentions
International Business Machines Corp (IBM) deploying more McDonald’s drive-thru AI chatbots, company makes its cancer-fighting AI projects open source and company’s non-Von Neumann AI hardware breakthrough in neuromorphic computing, were some of the popular discussions in Q2.
Evan Kirstel, chief digital evangelist and co-founder of marketing firm eViRa Health, shared an article about tech company IBM adding its natural language processing (NLP) software to several McDonald’s drive-ins. It happened right after the company bought the automated ordering technology unit from the fast-food chain, along with the team that built it, the article notes. The automated ordering had been tested at ten McShacks in Chicago in June 2021, with humans not required to interfere in about four out of five orders placed with the AI-driving robots.
Rob Thomas, senior vice president of global markets at IBM, said the fast-food company had struggled to place orders and that IBN’s MLP technology could augment McDonald’s technology and service at a time. wage inflation and the need for quick service restaurants, the highlighted article.
IBM is a technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA. The company creates and sells system hardware and software and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services. Its technology-based product line includes analytics, AI, automation, blockchain, cloud computing, IT infrastructure, IT management, cybersecurity and software development products. The company also offers a range of services, including cloud, networking, security, technology consulting, application services, business resilience services and technology support services.