- BT companions with Atos to create Digital Imaginative and prescient, providing Pc Imaginative and prescient to their mixed buyer base
- The joint proposition will present clients with a robust AI-based analytics software to extract worth from their digital pictures and movies
As a part of a multi-million pound partnership, BT and Atos right this moment launch Digital Imaginative and prescient — a brand new laptop imaginative and prescient answer that may assist revolutionise industries, together with manufacturing and logistics amongst others.
Pc imaginative and prescient is a subject of synthetic intelligence (AI) that permits computer systems and techniques to interpret data from digital pictures, movies and different visible feeds (together with stay video streams from a set digital camera or a shifting drone) and take automated actions or make suggestions primarily based on the data.
It’s going to mix BT’s main digital connectivity with Atos’s Pc Imaginative and prescient Platform, a scalable end-to-end answer, offering pre-trained & customizable AI fashions developed by greater than 300 laptop imaginative and prescient consultants in labs all over the world.
AI video and picture evaluation is used industry-wide in functions corresponding to transport security and site visitors monitoring, high quality management in manufacturing, and site monitoring. The joint BT-Atos answer will enhance safety and monitoring for purchasers by enabling efficient, real-time use of video and picture knowledge.
Digital Imaginative and prescient will use BT’s 5G/FTTx multi-access connectivity and edge computing. This ensures enterprise clients obtain a scalable, ready-to-deploy service with round the clock help and experience.
The partnership comes after BT not too long ago introduced it was investing nearly £100 million over the subsequent three years in its ‘Division X’ unit to speed up the event of buyer options which combine rising applied sciences like 5G, IoT, Edge Compute, Cloud and AI.
Marc Overton, Managing Director for Division X, a part of BT’s Enterprise unit, stated: “This partnership with Atos offers us entry to the Pc Imaginative and prescient marketplace for the primary time, offering us the chance to play an excellent greater position within the digital transformation of companies all over the world.
“Working collectively, we have now been capable of mix our skillsets to create an progressive platform that gives a number of potential use circumstances for services corresponding to good ports and transport hubs, to retail and gasoline forecourts, to producers. Utilising leading edge applied sciences corresponding to 5G, AI and edge computing, this new platform is linked to our vast partnership with Atos and we see big potential for development on this area over the subsequent few years.
“Not solely will companies have the ability to higher leverage their video stream knowledge, enhance their operational effectivity and improve their monitoring, however they will even have the ability to mitigate threat, improve income by knowledge monetisation, unlock new functions and open new channels to market.”
Jean-Claude Geha, World Head of Telecom, Media & Know-how at Atos commented: “As our shoppers are going by their digital transformation, they want the best and finest digital providers to speed up the subsequent step of their journey. As a worldwide chief in digital transformation, Atos performs a vital position in co-developing progressive use circumstances with CSP (Communications Providers Supplier) for real-time companies, due to its intensive data of Edge and AI applied sciences and its deep experience in system integration. We’re excited to work, as soon as once more, with BT to unlock new capabilities for the Enterprise market the place BT is looking for to supply a lot wanted Vertical Digital use circumstances to extend effectivity, enhance productiveness, and to enhance enterprise alternatives and buyer expertise.”
BT and Atos have a long-standing relationship with a serious outsourcing settlement signed in 2013 and prolonged in March 2022 till 2026. BT offers Atos with community and communication providers to attach its personal operations in addition to community infrastructure and repair to help its clients. Earlier this 12 months, the businesses expanded their relationship to co-develop options with a give attention to sustainability that may mix BT’s capabilities in safe connectivity and infrastructure, together with non-public 5G and edge computing, with Atos’ digital experience in sectors corresponding to manufacturing.
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