NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Starmind, the leading technology in expanding human ingenuity with cognitive computing, is proud to announce its winning of The AIconics Best AI Breakthrough award. The technology empowers individuals to quickly solve problems, find experts and to access the entire expertise of an organization.
"The Best AI Breakthrough Award was a very closely fought award category with a high standard of entry from innovators around the globe," said Daniel Pitchford, Director for the AIconics. "Starmind stood out to our judges for the groundbreaking strides made by their Brain Technology, as well as being most impressive in terms of ROI."
The AIconics is an independently judged award celebrating the drive, innovation and hard work in the international Artificial Intelligence for Business Community. The awards provide innovators with the platform to showcase themselves to their peers as well as millions of enterprise end-users. This year's London award had a record number of applicants and was judged by a panel of AI experts, including senior leaders from VCs, academia and enterprise end-users. Starmind joins an elite group of previous winners – including HCL Technologies, ARRIA, IP Soft, TCS, IAG, Artificial Solutions and x.ai.
"Winning the Best AI Breakthrough award is an incredible honor for us," said Pascal Kaufmann, Founder of Starmind. "What we are doing at Starmind is revolutionary in applying neuroscience to AI development. Our vision, once we are able to crack the brain code, we will be to achieve true AI."
The Starmind software learns about individual knowledge, expertise and interest from user interactions and answers, creating a dynamic knowledge network, empowering employees to quickly solve problems, find experts and to access the entire expertise of an organization. Using self-learning algorithms based on the principles of brain and artificial neural network research, employees' questions are automatically forwarded to the right person within the company, identified by the algorithm as the designated expert for that specific topic.
Starmind is revolutionizing the field of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing. Based in Switzerland, Starmind was founded by Pascal Kaufmann and Marc Vontobel in 2010, and currently has operations in the U.S. and Europe. Starmind allows organizations to gather company knowledge across existing organizational boundaries, making it available to all employees, everywhere and in real time. Using self-learning algorithms based on the principles of brain and artificial neural network research, employees' questions are automatically forwarded to the right person within the company. Starmind learns about interests and expertise from all interactions and answers, creating a dynamic knowledge base. The algorithms autonomously develop employee profiles and a rich expert network. Starmind's software is currently in use in over 40 countries by companies such as Telefónica Deutschland. For more information, please visit www.starmind.com.
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